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Elysa Marco, MD, is a board-certified cognitive and behavioral pediatric neurologist, neuroscience researcher and author. She specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children with sensory processing disorder, autism, and other neurodevelopmental conditions at Cortica in San Rafael, California. Dr. Marco’s research has focused on the genetics, brain anatomy and treatment of children with neurodevelopmental disorders. Over her career, she has authored more than 40 peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters. Dr. Marco is an internationally recognized expert in the field of neurodevelopmental disorders and has been honored to speak at autism conferences, sensory symposiums, physician educational events and parent support meetings. Read more
Heather’s early experience as a clinician working with families in the homes of Southwest Virginia ignited a passion for serving and supporting clinical teams to do their best work. Heather brings to Cortica years of operational experience leading a care center with a rapidly growing healthcare provider in Virginia. She is passionate about applying her experience to supporting Cortica’s families and therapists to realize our mission. Heather earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and her MBA from University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.
Dr. Mary Steele, a board-certified pediatrician, has specialized training and expertise in neurodevelopment, behavior, and psychopharmacology. Dr. Steele studied human biology as an undergraduate at Stanford University and went on to complete her medical school training at Dartmouth and the University of Minnesota. She returned to Northern California for her pediatric residency at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). She then worked for several years as a general practitioner in San Francisco and Seattle. Read More