Alison H. Downes, MD

 Alison H. Downes, MD

Alison H. Downes, MD, is an attending physician in the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Specialty Care, Market Street; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, King of Prussia
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Internship

Pediatrics - Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Residency

Pediatrics - Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Fellowship

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics - Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities - Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Board Certification

Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Publications

Posters and Presentations

2014

Downes A, Anixt J, Esbensen AJ, Wiley S, Meinzen-Derr J. Psychotropic Medication Use in Children and Adolescents with Down Syndrome. Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Annual Meeting. Nashville, Tennessee, September 21, 2014. Poster Presentation.

Downes A, Esbensen AJ, Anixt J, Meinzen-Derr J, Wiley S. Addressing Psychotropic Medication Use for the Treatment of Psychiatric Comorbidities in Children with Down Syndrome. Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group Annual Symposium. Indianapolis, Indiana, July 11, 2014. Poster Presentation.

2012

Downes A, Esbensen A, Macks R, Murphy E, Schade T. Aging in Down Syndrome: Experiences of Families. Association for University Centers on Disabilities Conference. Washington, DC, December 3, 2012. Poster Presentation.

Awards and Honors

2014,  Top Four Poster Award, Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group – USA 2014 Annual Symposium, Indianapolis, Indiana

2008   Max Kade Fellowship, American Austrian Foundation, Medical University of Vienna, Austria, Clinical clerkship at the General Hospital in Vienna

2002, Cum laude, University of Pennsylvania

Leadership and Memberships

2014 – present, Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group
2012 – present, Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
2008 – present, American Academy of Pediatrics