Caffrey, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist with almost forty years
experience as a rehabilitation psychologist and neuropsychologist
providing direct patient care in brain injury rehabilitation hospitals
and acute hospital settings, serving the diagnostic categories of
chronic neurological disease; i.e: MS, spinal cord injury, stroke,
traumatic brain injury, blind and low vision and brain tumors. He has
additional extensive experience as a vocational specialist, a regional
manager in private sector rehabilitation, in a university-based
technical assistance project to Missouri educators modifying curriculum
for disabled students, as a site supervisor of psychological services,
as a visiting university lecturer and in hospital teaching.
also brings his unique perspective as a survivor of a C3-C4 incomplete
spinal cord injury with resulting quadriplegia from a 1972 Center Senior
High School wrestling match. He recovered well and connects with
patients and their families because of the shared experience of a
life-altering injury. Dr. Caffrey's mother was diagnosed with MS in
1981. Dr. Caffrey, as a neuropsychologist, has joined the staff of
neurologists, neurosurgeons, physiatrists and neuro-radiologists of the
Mid-America Brain and Stroke Institute of St Luke's Health System group
and also maintains a private practice.
Dr. Caffrey's Curriculum Vita...