Thomas B. Flynn, PhD, ABPP-Cn

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Thomas B. Flynn, PhD, ABPP-Cn, is a pediatric neuropsychologist and Director of the Neuropsychology Program in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at CHOP.

Areas of Expertise: Late neurobehavioral outcomes from cardiac surgery, Psychosocial effects of Epilepsy, Sickle cell disease
Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training


Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY


Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

Graduate Degree

University of Florida, Jacksonville, Fla.

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Associate Training Director, Psychology Internship Program

Director, Neuropsychology Program

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Neuropsychological evaluation and consultation
Training and assessment methods
Developmental and psychosocial effects of epilepsy
Epilepsy surgery, including selection of candidates and outcome
Sickle cell disease and neuropsychological effects
Late neurobehavioral outcomes from cardiac surgery




LaGreca J, Flynn T, Cahill PJ, Samdani A, Vitale MG, El-Hawary R, Smith JT, Phillips JH, Flynn JM, Glotzbecker M, Garg S; Children's Spine Study Group. Patients without intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM) alerts during VEPTR implantation did not sustain neurological injury during subsequent routine expansions: A retrospective multicenter cohort study. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017;37(8):e619-e624.


Quartermain MD, Ittenbach RF, Flynn TB, Gaynor JW, Zhang X, Licht DJ, Ichord RN, Nance ML, Wernovsky G. Neuropsychological status in children after repair of acyanotic congenital heart disease. Pediatrics. 2010 Aug;126(2):e351-9. Epub 2010 Jul 26. Read abstract.