Steven L. Kugler, MD

Steven Kugler, MD, is a pediatric neurologist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Bucks County
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY


    Pediatrics - Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York, NY


    Pediatrics - Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York, NY


    Neurology and Pediatric Neurology - Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

    Additional Training

    Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Neurobiology NINCDS - Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

    Board Certification

    Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
    Neurology and Child Neurology

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Physician

  • Departments and Services
  • Research Interests

    Neurogenetics of febrile convulsions and seizure disorders
    Anti-epileptic drugs in pediatric seizure disorders
    Neurobehavioral/cognitive functioning
    Infections of the nervous system
    Prophylaxis of Migraine with Anti-convulsants

  • Publications



    Addis L1, Chiang T, Clarke T, Hardison H, Kugler S, Mandelbaum DE, Novotny E, Wolf S, Strug LJ, Pal DK. Evidence for linkage of migraine in Rolandic epilepsy to known 1q23 FHM2 and novel 17q22 genetic loci. Genes Brain Behav. 2014 Mar;13(3):333-40. doi: 10.1111/gbb.12110. Epub 2013 Dec 26.


    Strug LJ, Addis L, Chiang T, Baskurt Z, Li W, Clarke T, Hardison H, Kugler SL, Mandelbaum DE, Novotny EJ, Wolf SM, Pal DK. The genetics of reading disability in an often excluded sample: novel loci suggested for reading disability in Rolandic epilepsy. PLoS One. 2012;7(7):e40696. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0040696. Epub 2012 Jul 18. PubMed PMID: 22815793; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3399896.