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Expert in Child Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, Epilepsy, Neuro-Oncology

Expert ID: 726621 Wisconsin, USA

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Expert received his MD from Washington University School of Medicine in 1977. He completed his resident training in pediatric in 1979 and neurology in 1980 at two different teaching hospitals in Missouri. He also completed additional fellowship training in child neurology and pediatric epilepsy in 1991. In 2003, he also completed a pediatric epilepsy preceptorship at Bowman Gray University in North Carolina.

He is board certified in pediatrics, psychiatry and neurology with a subspecialty in child neurology, clinical neurophysiology, psychiatry and neurology with a subspecialty in clinical neurophysiology and neuro-developmental disabilities.

Expert, has over 30 years of experience in the field of Neurology and Pediatrics. He can provide neurological consultation and managment for developmental and acquired disorders of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerve and muscle. His professional career is focused specifically on seizures, epilepsy, headaches, movement disorders, developmental disorders, and the effects of cancer on the nervous system.

Expert is involved in various national advisory committees on neuroscience, pediatric oncology, neurophysiology, electroencephalographic, neurofibromatosis, brain tumor, and epilepsy. He is involved in protocol analysis and assessment of pediatric oncology clinical research regarding chemotherapy, radiation, radiotherapy and diagnosis.

He is knowledgable in the most current research update in pediatric neurology and has experience evaluating and treating perinatal care. His experiences also include conducting educational programs regarding pediatric particularly the management and diagnosis of children with chronic headaches. He also provides oncology services particularly regarding pediatric brain tumors and seizures.

His research interest and past publications has been on specific topics such as neonatal neurology, brain injury, periventricular intraventricular hemorrhage, central nervous system infections, brainstem astrocytomas, migraine variants and mimics, clinical neurophysiology of infancy, childhood and adolescence, manifestations of metabolic, toxic, and degenerative diseases, infectious diseases, brainstem glioma, brainstem auditory evoked responses, audiometry and ototoxicity in children receiving cisplatin, nitrazepam, treatment of high risk medulloblastoma and primitive neuroectodermal tumors with pre-irradiation cisplatin and etoposide, cisplatin and etoposide (VP-16) for recurrent brain tumors in childhood, effects of treatment sequence on ototoxicity due to cisplatin and radiation in pediatric brain tumor patients, patterns of dissemination and recurrence in childhood ependymoma and hyperfractionated irradiation for childhood ependymoma.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Chicago, Illinois - Rockford, Illinois - Aurora, Illinois - Naperville, Illinois - Elgin, Illinois - Waukegan, Illinois - Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Madison, Wisconsin - Green Bay, Wisconsin - Kenosha, Wisconsin

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1974 Degree: MD Subject: Medicine Institution: Washington University School of Medicine
Year: 1973 Degree: B.S. Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: Washington University

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert is a member of the following professional societies: AAN, AAP, Child Neurology Society, American EEG Society, ASCO, AACR, Professors of Child Neurology and Association of University Professors of Neurology.
Licenses / Certifications
Expert is licensed in Missouri, Wisconsin, Tennessee, Colorado (Inactive) and Illinois.

He also has been certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Special Competence in Child Neurology, American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Clinical Neurophysiology and Neuro-developmental Disabilities.


Professional Appointments
Expert worked as an Assistant Professor in two different universities. His hospital appointments include being Director of the Division of Neurology at St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, Chief of the Division of Pediatric Neurology, Medical Director of Neurology at the Medical College in Wisconsin, and Chief of the Department of Neurology. He is also an active reviewer of several scientific journals and serves on several National Advisory Committees as Associate Examiner.
Awards / Recognition
Expert was initiated into Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor Society and Alpha Omega Alpha. He was awarded the Outstanding Medical Student Achievement Award and the Teacher of the Year in the Department of Neurology from the Medical College of Wisconsin and recognized in The Best Doctors in America several times.
Medical / Professional
Expert completed his residency in Pediatric at St. Louis Children’s Hospital in 1979 and in Neurology at Barnes Hospital, Washington University in 1980. He did his fellowship in Child Neurology at St. Louis Children’s Hospital in 1982.
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has over 40 original articles publications, published over 10 journal reviews and chapters, and over 20 scientific abstracts publications in the field of Neurology with a special focus on Child Neurology.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Expert has given several lectures and seminar presentations on various topics in the field of Neurology, Pediatric, Perinatal Care, Child Neurology and Oncology Services at numerous places such as the Medical College of Wisconsin, Children's Hospital of WS and Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center.
Other Relevant Experience
Expert has been a collaborator for several grants and contract proposals in his field of expertise.

Fields of Expertise

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