Elizabeth Kichula, MD, PhD Elizabeth Kichula, MD, PhD, is a pediatric neurologist at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Locations: Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Bucks County Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467) Education and Training Medical SchoolMD - Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY ResidencyPediatrics - Cohen Children’s Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY FellowshipNeuromuscular fellow - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA Child Neurology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA Board CertificationChild NeurologyNeurologyGraduate DegreePhD in Neuroscience - Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY Titles and Academic Titles Attending Physician Conditions Treated Guillain-Barre Syndrome in Children Juvenile Dermatomyositis Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)Myasthenia Gravis Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Departments and Services Division of NeurologyNeuromuscular Program Publications Papers2018 Lynch DR, McCormick A, Schadt K, Kichula E. Pediatric Ataxia: Focus on Chronic Disorders. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2018 Apr;25:54-64. Epub 2018 Jan 5. 2017 Tiao J, Feng R, Berger EM, Brandsema JF, Coughlin CC, Khan N, Kichula EA, Lerman MA, Lvovich S, McMahon PJ, Rider LG, Rubin AI, Scalzi LV, Smith DM, Taxter AJ, Treat JR, Williams RP, Yum SW, Okawa J, Werth VP. Evaluation of the reliability of the Cutaneous Dermatomyositis Disease Area and Severity Index and the Cutaneous Assessment Tool-Binary Method in juvenile dermatomyositis among paediatric dermatologists, rheumatologists and neurologists. Br J Dermatol. 2017 Oct;177(4):1086-1092.. Epub 2017 Jul 31. 2016 Lynch DR, Kichula E. Challenges ahead for trials in Friedreich's ataxia. Lancet Neurol. 2016 Dec;15(13):1300-1301. 2008 Kichula EA, Huntley GW. Developmental and comparative aspects of posterior medial thalamocortical innervation of the barrel cortex in mice and rats. J Comp Neurol. 2008 Jul 20;509(3):239-58. 2001 Anderson SL, Coli R, Daly IW, Kichula EA, Rork MJ, Volpi SA, Ekstein J, Rubin BY. Familial dysautonomia is caused by mutations of the IKAP gene. Am J Hum Genet. 2001 Mar;68(3):753-8. Epub 2001 Jan 22. Awards and Honors 2016, Best Poster, Muscular Dystrophy Association Conference 2015, Zeritsky Award for Excellence in Research 2001, Sigma Xi 2001, Phi Beta Kappa Leadership and Memberships Memberships in Professional Organizations American Academy of Neurology Child Neurology Society Patient Experience Ratings About the Patient Experience Rating System The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. The comments are submitted by patients and families and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not reflect the views of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.