Natali Baner, MD

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Natali Baner, MD, is an attending neurologist with the Division of Neurology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


Natali Baner, MD, is a pediatric neurologist with the Division of Neurology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Baner is a general neurologist with special interest in neuropsychiatric illnesses. She was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina and enjoys working with Spanish speaking patients, particularly those who may encounter challenges in accessing care due to language barriers. Dr. Baner is also involved in the Spanish speaking clinic.

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY


Pediatrics - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Child Neurology - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA (Chief Resident)

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Neurologist

Departments and Services




Baner, N, Fitzgerald, M. Progressive Drug-Resistant Epilepsy & Behavior Changes Early diagnosis of progressive epilepsy is essential. Practical Neurology 2021; Oct p.63-68.


Gonzalez-Giraldo E., Baner N., Nutt A., Kossoff E., Kessler S. (2019) Clobazam Retention Rate in Pediatric Epilepsy (P1.5-031). Neurology 92(15 Supplement).


Baner N., Schwarz C., Shaw M., Nolan R., Krupp L., Balcer L., Charvet L. (2017) Speeded Saccadic Eye Movement Predicts Symbol Digit Modalities Test Performance in Multiple Sclerosis (P4.330). Neurology 88(16 Supplement).


Bondi S, Fleisher J, Balcer L, Kvernland A, Lanoff M, Benedict P, Harrold G, Baner N. (2016) Post-Hospitalization Follow-Up Appointments for Neurologic Inpatients (P1.352). Neurology. 86(16 Supplement).


Benedict, P. A., Baner, N. V., Harrold, G. K., Moehringer, N., Hasanaj, L., Serrano, L. P., ... & Rucker, J. (2015). Gender and age predict outcomes of cognitive, balance and vision testing in a multidisciplinary concussion center. Journal of the neurological sciences, 353(1), 111-115.

Mueller, B., Baner, N., Leong, D., Fleiss, K., Moehringer, N., Galetta, S., ... & Balcer, L. (2015). Visual Performance Testing in Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (P1. 330). Neurology, 84(14 Supplement), P1-330.


Haddad, S., Goltser, Y., Baner, N., Kintzer, E., Boccio, E., Slesinger, T. L., ... & D'Amore, J. (2014). Which Vital Signs from the Initial Assessment are Associated With Development of Severe Sepsis or Septic Shock in the Emergency Department?. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 64(4, Supplement), S18-S19.


Andrew S, Rivera S, Baner N, Goltser T, Wu M, Chen A, Tomassetti D, Silverman R, Ward MF, Rentala M. (2013). Intravenous Home Infusion Therapy Instituted from 24 Hour Clinical Decision Unit Decreases Hospitalization for Patients with Cellulitis. Annals of Emergency Medicine.62(4):S50.

Haddad S, Goltser Y, Baner N, Kintzer E, Rudolph G, Slesinger T, Ward MF, Sama A, D’Amore J. (2013). Can the Modified Early Warning Score be Utilized as a Screening Tool to Predict Development of Sepsis-Induced Tissue Hypoperfusion in the ED? Annals of Emergency Medicine.62(4):S24.

Haddad S, Goltser Y, Baner N, Kintzer E, Boccio E, Rudolph G, Ward MF, Sama A, D’Amore J, Slesinger T. (2013). Is Triage Time a Valid Measure of “Time Zero” for Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock Patients in the Emergency Department? Annals of Emergency Medicine. 62(4):S39.

Kintzer E, Baner N, Goltser Y, Haddad S, Akerman M, Boccio E, Pasternak S, D’Amore J, Sama A, Ward MF. (2013). Factors Associated with Peri-Assault Loss of Consciousness Among Sexual Assault Survivors in the Emergency Depratment: A 10-Year Experience. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 62(4):S74.

Acerra J, Hill A, Baner N, Goltser Y, Gurr D, Akerman M, Kintzer E, Haddad S, Silverman R, Ward MF. (2013.). The associations between patient demographics and the acceptance of routine HIV screening in the ED. Annals of EmergencyMedicine. 62(4):S102.

Posters and Presentations


Ruiz J., Baner N., Anderson H., Chadehumbe M., Khalek N.. Staying connected: a successful transition from an in person to virtual mentorship program for underrepresented minority students, trainees and faculty. Poster and Abstract. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, May 30- June 4, 2021. Due to COVID-19 presentation was completed virtually.

Awards and Honors

2022, Outstanding Achievement Award
2021, Minority Research Scholars Program, Child Neurologist Career Development Program and Child Neurology Society
2016, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, New York University Grossman School of Medicine
2016, Gold Humanism Honor Society, New York University Grossman School of Medicine
2016, Dr. Randolph Chase Memorial Scholarship, New York University Grossman School of Medicine
2012, magna cum laude, Brandeis University
2009-2012, Dean’s List, Brandeis University
2008-2012, Alumni and Friends Academic Scholarship, Brandeis University

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees

2020-present, Equity Education Committee
2018-present, Executive Board Member, Mentorship in Inclusion and Diversity (MIND) founder