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Dennis Dlugos, MD, MSCE

Associate Professor Neurology and Pediatrics

Director Pediatric Regional Epilepsy Program

Section Head of Clinical Neurophysiology

Associate Professor of Neurology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Dennis J. Dlugos, MD, MSCE, is an Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.  He is director of the Pediatric Regional Epilepsy Program at CHOP, as well as the Section of Clinical Neurophysiology, and the Epilepsy/Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship.

Dr. Dlugos obtained his medical degree at Columbia University College of Physician and Surgeons in 1988, and a Master of Science Degree in Clinical Epidemiology (MSCE) from the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 2002.  He completed an internship in Pediatrics at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, in 1989, and served as an Undersea Medical Officer in the U.S. Navy from 1989 to 1993.  He then completed a residency in Pediatrics at Thomas Jefferson University and Alfred I. duPont Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Wilmington, Delaware.  Dr. Dlugos then completed a residency in Neurology/Child Neurology and a fellowship in Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Dr. Dlugos is board certified in Neurology with special qualifications in Child Neurology, Pediatrics, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Clinical Neurophysiology with special qualifications in Epilepsy Monitoring.  Dr. Dlugos is a co-investigator on NIH grants involving epilepsy genetics, pharmacogenetics, and epilepsy surgery.  Dr. Dlugos is course director of Brain and Behavior, a 9-week Clinical Neuroscience course in the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine curriculum.

Dr. Dlugos is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Neurology, the American Epilepsy Society, the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, and the Child Neurology Society.  Dr. Dlugos is a frequent lecturer locally and at national medical meetings on topics related to pediatric neurology, epilepsy, and electroencephalograms.  He has published papers in journals such as Neurology, Epilepsia, Archives of Neurology, Pediatric Neurology, and Journal of Child Neurology

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