Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY


Pediatrics - Cohen Children’s Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY


Neuromuscular fellow - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Child Neurology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Child Neurology

Graduate Degree

PhD in Neuroscience - Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services




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.


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.


Lynch DR, Kichula E. Challenges ahead for trials in Friedreich's ataxia. Lancet Neurol. 2016 Dec;15(13):1300-1301.


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.


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