Brandon Korman, PsyD, PhD

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Supervisor, Fellowship, Internship, and Advanced Practicum in Pediatric Neuropsychology
Board-Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist
Dr. Korman is employed by Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists, the physician group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System. He is a board-certified neuropsychologist with The Brain Institute and the Department of Psychology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Dr. Korman supervises the Neuropsychology Fellowship, as well as the Internship and Advanced Practicum in Pediatric Neuropsychology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. He also holds an appointment as assistant clinical professor at the Florida International University’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. He specializes in the evaluation of cognition and behavior in children with medically complex conditions such as epilepsy, brain tumors and genetic disorders.
Dr. Korman earned his doctorate in psychology from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. His predoctoral internship was completed at the University of Florida Health Sciences Center in Gainesville, followed by a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Dr. Korman also holds a doctor of philosophy degree in neuropsychology from Nova Southeastern University, along with a doctor of chiropractic medicine degree from the Life University College of Chiropractic Studies in Marietta, Georgia.
Dr. Korman is a member of the American Psychological Association, American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, International Neuropsychological Society, Hispanic Neuropsychological Society, National Academy of Neuropsychology and the Biofeedback Society of Florida. At Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, he sits on the Utilization Review and Medical Staff Credentials Committees, as well as the Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists Strategy Committee. Dr. Korman has presented at both local and national conferences and his research on language and memory networks in children with epilepsy has been published in peer-reviewed journals. He also is an editorial board member and reviewer for several neurology-focused publications and is frequently sought out for subject-matter expertise by the media.
Dr. Korman sees patients at the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital main campus.

Coulter, K., Hastedt, I., Korman, B.. et al (2023). Pre-surgical evaluation of bilingual epilepsy patients; a case study demonstrating the importance of bilingual assessment. Journal of the International Neuropsychology Society, 29(S1), 32-33.

Cap, C., Manning, M., ..., Korman, B. (2022). Atypical language reorganization without a lateralizing neuropsychological profile in pediatric intractable frontal lobe epilepsy: How functional and structural imaging can help solve the puzzle. Journal of the International Neuropsychology Society, 28(S2), 391-392.

Wang, S., Weil, A.G., Ibrahim, G.M., ..., Korman, B.. et al (2020). Surgical management of pediatric patients with encephalopathy due to electrical status epilepticus during sleep (ESES) . Epileptic disorders, 22(1), 39-54. View in Pubmed

Korman, B. (2019). Common Substrates of Medication-Resistant Temporal Lobe Epilepsy: Hippocampal Sclerosis, Focal Cortical Dysplasia, and Combined Pathology. . Translational Neuroscience Research and Reviews, 2(1), 18-26.

Bernal, B., Guillen, M., Korman, B. (2018). Nontask-Related Brain Lateralization Biomarkers in Children: The Asymmetry of Language Areas on Functional Connectivity Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Brain connectivity, 8(6), 321-332. View in Pubmed

Russo, A., Jayakar, P., Lallas, M., Miller, I., Hyslop, A., Korman, B., Dunoyer, C., Resnick, T., Duchowny, M. (2016). The diagnostic utility of 3D electroencephalography source imaging in pediatric epilepsy surgery. Epilepsia, 57(1), 24-31. View in Pubmed

Maulisova, A., Korman, B., Rey, G., Bernal, B., Duchowny, M., Niederlova, M., et al (2016). Atypical language representation in children with intractable temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behavior, 58(), 91-96. View in Pubmed

Cleveland, J.M., Korman, B.M., Gold, S.N. (2015). Are hypnosis and dissociation related? New evidence for a connection. The International journal of clinical and experimental hypnosis, 63(2), 198-214. View in Pubmed

Korman, B., Krsek, P., Duchowny, M., Maton, B., Pacheco-Jacome, E., Rey, G. (2013). Early seizure onset and dysplastic lesion extent independently disrupt cognitive networks.. Neurology, 81(8), 745-751. View in Pubmed

Krsek, P., Jahodova, A., Kyncl, M., Kudr, M., Komarek, V., Jezdik, P., Jayakar, P., Miller, I., Korman, B., Rey, G., Resnick, T., Duchowny, M. (2013). Predictors of seizure-free outcome after epilepsy surgery for pediatric tuberous sclerosis complex. Epilepsia, 54(11), 1913-1921. View in Pubmed

Krsek, P., Jahodova, A., Maton, B., Jayakar, P., Dean, P., Korman, B., Rey, G., Dunoyer, C., Vinters, H.V., Resnick, T., Duchowny, M. (2010). Low-grade focal cortical dysplasia is associated with prenatal and perinatal brain injury. Epilepsia, 51(12), 2440-2448. View in Pubmed

Krsek, P., Maton, B., Jayakar, P., ..., Korman, B., et al (2009). Incomplete resection of focal cortical dysplasia is the main predictor of poor postsurgical outcome. Neurology, 72(3), 217-223. View in Pubmed

Krsek, P, Maton, B., Korman, B., et al (2008). Different features of histopathological subtypes of pediatric focal cortical dysplasia. Annals of Neurology, 63(6), 758-769. View in Pubmed

Korman, B. (2006). Social development: More than just child’s play [Review of the book The Development of Social Engagement: Neurobiological Perspectives]. PsycCRITIQUES--Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 51(36), Article 5.

Primary Office

Nicklaus Children's Dan Marino Center- Neuropsychology
2900 S. Commerce Parkway
Weston, FL 33331
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Fellowship - Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Internship - Unversity of Florida, Shands
Other NPDB Professional School - Nova Southeastern University

Board Certifications

American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology - Certified
American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (Pediatric Clinical Neuropsych) - Certified