Pediatric Neurology Faculty



Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics, Head Division of Pediatric Neurology, Herman and Faye Sarkowsky Endowed Chair in Child Neurology

Clinical Interests: General pediatric neurology, Pediatric neuromuscular disease
Research Interests: Pyridoxine dependent epilepsy, Neurotoxicology

Email: sgospe@u.washington.edu
Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology

Clinical Interests: Neurogenetics
Research Interests: Developmental neurobiology and neurogenetics of brain malformations, autism, and infantile spasms

Email: william.dobyns@seattlechildrens.org

Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics, Alvord, Gerlich, and Rhodes Family Endowed Chair in Pediatric Epilepsy

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Epilepsy.
Research Interests: Use of functional MRI and MR spectroscopy in the evaluation of children for epilepsy surgery.

Email: ejn4@u.washington.edu
Professor of Neurology, Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics

Clinical Interests: Pediatric epilepsy, Epilepsy surgery, Mitochondrial disease, Neurometabolic disease
Research Interests: Mitochondrial disease and epilepsy, Mitochondrial disease, Epilepsy surgery outcomes, Infantile spasms, Ketogenic diet

Email: russ.saneto@seattlechildrens.org

Associate Professor of Neurology

Clinical Interests: Pediatric stroke, cerebrovascular disease, and general pediatric neurology
Research Interests: Pediatric stroke

Email: calefond@uw.edu
Associate Professor of Neurology, Adjunct Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Clinical Interests: General child neurology, Neuronal and cerebellar dysgenesis, Drug addiction and withdrawal
Research Interests: Molecular and genetic basis of cerebellar and cortical dysgenesis, Synaptic function and regulation of corticostriatal projections, Aberrant cortical and striatal function in Huntingtons disease and psychostimulant withdrawal

Email: bamford@u.washington.edu

Associate Professor of Neurology

Clinical Interests: General child neurology, Cognitive behavioral child neurology, Landau Kleffner syndrome, Autism, Neurological complications of cancer
Research Interests: Cognitive behavioral child neurology, Landau Kleffner syndrome, Autism, Neurological complications of cancer

Email: peter.kollros@seattlechildrens.org
Associate Professor of Neurology, Adjunct Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Clinical Interests: Epilepsy, EEG, Video telemetry, Intraoperative corticography
Research Interests: Role of neurosteroids in infantile spasms

Email: john.kuratani@seattlechildrens.org

Associate Professor of Neurology, Adjunct Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Clinical Interests: Epilepsy, clinical neurophysiology, general child neurology.
Research Interests: Neurological education, clinical application of electroneurodiagnostic techniques.

Email: james.owens@seattlechildrens.org
Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology

Clinical Interests: Epilepsy/neuropsychology of epilepsy, Outcomes following epilepsy surgery, Neuropsychological aspects of mitochondrial disorders
Research Interests: Neuropsychological aspects of epilepsy

Email: hillary.shurtleff@seattlechildrens.org

Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology

Clinical Interests: Epilepsy/neuropsychology of epilepsy, Outcomes following epilepsy surgery
Research Interests: Neuropsychological aspects of epilepsy

Email: molly.warner@seattlechildrens.org
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology

Clinical Interests: General pediatric neurology, neurofibromatosis.
Research Interests:

Email: john.alexander@seattlechildrens.org

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Clinical Interests: Headache, general pediatric neurology
Research Interests: Epidemiology of pediatric headache

Email: hblume@u.washington.edu
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Clinical Interests: Neurometabolic and Neurogenetic Disorders, Inherited Disorders of White Matter, General Pediatric Neurology
Research Interests: Progenitor and stem cell differentiation in the central nervous system, and the signal pathways regulating oligodendrocyte development, Transcription factor regulation of myelin maintenance in the central nervous system

Email: raymond.ferri@seattlechildrens.org

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Neurology

Clinical Interests: Sleep medicine, General pediatric neurology
Research Interests: Pediatric sleep medicine

Email: cary.lockhart@seattlechildrens.org
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology

Clinical Interests: Neonatal neurology, general pediatric neurology
Research Interests: Neonatal neurology

Email: nina.natarajan@seattlechildrens.org

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Clinical Interests: Developmental speech and language disorders, autistic spectrum disorders, learning disorders in neurologic disease, other neurologic conditions with associated cognitive and behavioral dysfunction.
Research Interests: Understanding brain differences that underlie language and cognitive functioning in individuals with autism and other neurologic disorders.

Email: kylejs@uw.edu
Acting Assistant Professor of Neurology

Clinical Interests: General pediatric neurology, neurogenetics
Research Interests: Neurogenetics of hydrocephalus

Email: hmtully@uw.edu