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The neurologists and epileptologists listed here have direct experience with SCN8A epilepsy or other expertise in treating disorders. Families can use this directory to search for specialists in their region. Physicians with relevant expertise are encouraged to add their names.

Ingrid Scheffer, MBBS P.h.D FRACP
University of Melbourne
Medicine and Pediatrics


Christine Cukiert, M.D.
Epilepsy Surgery Program
Hospital Brigadeiro
São Paulo, SP


Elizabeth Donner, Director
Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Ave.
Toronto, Ontario
(416) 813-7073


Elena Gardella, M.D., P.h.D.
Syddansk Universitet
University of Southern Denmark
Department of Clinical Neurophysiology
Epilepsy Hospital Filadelfia
Dianalund, DK-4293


Guido Rubboli, M.D.
Danish Epilepsy Center
Dianalund, Denmark


Shinichi Hirose, M.D.
Department of Pediatrics
School of Medicine
Fukuoka Univeristy
Fukuoka 814-0180


William Gaillard, M.D.
Division Chief of Epilepsy
Children's National Health System
Washington, D.C.


John Schreiber, M.D.
Children's National Neurology
Washington, D.C.


Phillip Pearl, M.D.
Director of Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology
Boston Children's Hospital


Heather Olson, M.D.
Boston Children's Hospital
Department of Neurology
300 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115
+1 (617) 355-6000


Christelle achkar, M.D.
Harvard Medical School
Director of Medicine
Clinical Neurophysiology
300 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115


Ethan Goldberg, M.D., P.h.D.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3501 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
+1 (215) 590-1000


Nick Brenton, M.D.
University of Virginia Health System
Epilepsy and Pediatric Neurology Clinic
Fontaine Research Park
500 Ray C. Hunt Dr.
Charlottesvile, VA 22903
+1 (434) 924-2706


Dinesh Talwar, M.D.
Center for Neurosciences
2450 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ 85718
+1 (520) 326-2661


Joseph Sullivan, M.D.
Director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Center
University of California San Francisco
Department of Neurology
1825 4th St., 5th floor
San Francisco, CA 98158
+1 (415) 353-2437


Heather Mefford, M.D., P.h.D.
Division of Genetic Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
University of Washington
Box 356320
Seattle, WA 98195-6320
+1 (206) 543-9572


Ednea Simon, M.D.
Swedish Medical Center
600 Broadway #400
Seattle, WA 98122
+1 (206) 215-1440


Dean Sarco, M.D.
Pediatric Epilepsy
Kaiser Permanente - Los Angeles Medical Center
1505 N Edgemont Street, 5th floor
Phone: +1 (323) 783-4200
Fax: +1 (323) 783-4274


Elli Brimble, M.S.c, M.S., CGCL (Genetic Counselor)
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital | Stanford Children's Health
730 Welch Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94304


John J. Millichap, M.D. (FAAP)
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Neurology
225 E Chicago Ave.
Chicago IL 60611
+1 (312) 227-9644


Tamara Reynolds, MS, LGC (Genetic Counselor)
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Columbus, Ohio


Danielle A. Nolan, MD
Director, Pediatric Neurogenetics Clinic
Pediatric Neurology/Epilepsy
Beaumont Children’s Hospital
Royal Oak, MI (USA)


Ian Miller, M.D.
Director of Neuroinformatics
Department of Neurology
Miami Children's Brain Institute
3200 SW 60th Ct, Suite 302
Miami, FL 33155-4071
+1 (305) 662-8330


Rani Singh, M.D.
Children's Hospital of Alabama
University of Alabama
Department of Neurology
1600 7th Ave. S., CHB Suite 314
Birmingham, AL 35233
+1 (205) 996-7850


Ngoc Minh Le, M.D.
Pediatric Neurology and Epilepsy Center of Central Florida
7485 Sandlake Commons Blvd
Orlando, FL 32819
+1 (407) 293-1122


Ann Hyslop, M.D.
Miami Children's Hospital
Pediatric Neurology
3200 SW 60th Ct, Suite 302
Miami, FL 33155

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