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Victoria S Pelak MD

Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Dr. Pelak has subspecialty fellowship training in Neuro-ophthalmology and certification in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry. She specializes in seeing patients with visual problems related to neurologic diseases, and she has clinical expertise in vision symptoms related to Alzheimer disease, posterior cortical atrophy, Parkinson disease, and similar disorders. She built and founded the Brain and Vision Laboratory at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in order to study higher-order visual perception and has a particular research interest in visual motion processing.

Dr. Pelak founded the Colorado Posterior Cortical Atrophy Syndrome Support Group for those with neurodegenerative disease causing a syndrome that begins with higher-order visual dysfunction. The support group has remained active since 2012 and now occurs online.

Dr. Pelak completed her medical degree in her hometown of Detroit, Michigan at Wayne State University School of Medicine and her residency in neurology and her fellowship training at the University of Pennsylvania.

Contributor Disclosures

Dr. Pelak of the University of Colorado School of Medicine has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.