Shavonne L. Massey, MD, MSCE

Shavonne L. Massey, MD, MSCE

Shavonne L. Massey, MD, MSCE, is a pediatric neurologist in the Division of Neurology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, specializing in the care of children with epilepsy.

Areas of Expertise: Epilepsy, Critical care EEG monitoring, Management of neonatal seizures
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - The University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Residency

Child Neurology - New York University Langone Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY

Pediatrics - St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology - The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Epilepsy - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Neurology (with special qualification in child neurology) - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Graduate Degree

Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology (MSCE) - Center for Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Clinical Instructor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2018

Massey SL, Jensen FE, Abend NS. Electroencephalographic monitoring for seizure identification and prognosis in term neonates. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2018 Jun;23(3):168-174. doi: 10.1016/j.siny.2018.01.001. Epub 2018 Jan 17. Review.

Massey S, Banwell B. Clinical implications of status epilepticus in children. Lancet Child and Adolescent Health. 2018 February;2(2):81-83.

Abend NS, Wiebe DJ, Xiao R, Massey SL, Fitzgerald M, Fung F, Topjian AA. EEG Factors After Pediatric Cardiac Arrest. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2018 May;35(3):251-255

Romasko EJ, DeChene ET, Balciuniene J, Akgumus GT, Helbig I, Tarpinian JM, Keena BA, Vogiatzi MG, Zackai EH, Izumi K, Massey SL, Tayoun ANA. PCDH19-related epilepsy in a male with Klinefelter syndrome: Additional evidence supporting PCDH19 cellular interference disease mechanism. Epilepsy Res. 2018 Jun 18;145:89-92. doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2018.06.008. [Epub ahead of print]

2017

Shellhaas RA, Chang T, Wusthoff CJ, Soul JS, Massey SL, Chu CJ, Cilio MR, Bonifacio SL, Abend NS, Tsuchida TN, Glass HC. Treatment Duration After Acute Symptomatic Seizures in Neonates: A Multicenter Cohort Study. J Pediatr. 2017 Feb;181:298-301.

Lin JJ, Banwell BL, Berg RA, Dlugos DJ, Ichord RN, Kilbaugh TJ, Kirsch RE, Kirschen MP, Licht DJ, Massey SL, Naim MY, Rintoul NE, Topjian AA, Abend NS. Electrographic Seizures in Children and Neonates Undergoing Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Mar;18(3):249-257. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001067.

Glass HC, Shellhaas RA, Tsuchida TN, Chang T, Wusthoff CJ, Chu CJ, Cilio MR, Bonifacio SL, Massey SL, Abend NS, Soul JS; Neonatal Seizure Registry study group. Seizures in Preterm Neonates: A Multicenter Observational Cohort Study. Pediatr Neurol. 2017 Jul;72:19-24. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2017.04.016. Epub 2017 Apr 20.

Shellhaas RA, Wusthoff CJ, Tsuchida TN, Glass HC, Chu CJ, Massey SL, Soul JS, Wiwattanadittakun N, Abend NS, Cilio MR; Neonatal Seizure Registry. Profile of neonatal epilepsies: Characteristics of a prospective US cohort. Neurology. 2017 Aug 29;89(9):893-899. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000004284. Epub 2017 Jul 21.

Shellhaas RA, Berg AT, Grinspan ZM, Wusthoff CJ, Millichap JJ, Loddenkemper T, Coryell J, Saneto RP, Chu CJ, Joshi SM, Sullivan JE, Knupp KG, Kossoff EH, Keator C, Wirrell EC, Mytinger JR, Valencia I, Massey S, Gaillard WD. Initial treatment for nonsyndromic early-life epilepsy: An unexpected consensus. Pediatr Neurol. 2017 Oct; 75:73-79.

Abend NS, Massey SL, Fitzgerald M, Fung F, Atkin NJ, Xiao R, Topjian AA. Interrater Agreement of EEG Interpretation After Pediatric Cardiac Arrest Using Standardized Critical Care EEG Terminology. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2017 Nov;34(6):534-541. doi: 10.1097/WNP.0000000000000424.

2016

Williams RP, Banwell B, Berg RA, Dlugos DJ, Donnelly M, Ichord R, Kessler SK, Lavelle J, Massey SL, Hewlett J, Parker A, Topjian AA, Abend NS. Impact of an ICU EEG monitoring pathway on timeliness of therapeutic intervention and electrographic seizure termination. Epilepsia. 2016 May;57(5):786-95. doi: 10.1111/epi.13354. Epub 2016 Mar 7.

Glass HC, Chang T, Shellhaas RA, Wusthoff CJ, Abend NS, Bonifacio SL, Tsuchida T, Chu CJ, Massey S, Silverstein FS, Cilio MR, Soul JS. Contemporary profile of seizures in neonates: A prospective cohort study.  J Pediatr. 2016 Jul;174:98-103.

2011

Massey SL, Wise MS, Madan N, Carvalho K, Khurana D, Legido A, Valencia I. Comparison of corrected QT interval as measured on electroencephalography versus 12-lead electrocardiography in children with a history of syncope. J Child Neurol. 2011 Nov;26(11):1401-4. doi: 10.1177/0883073811408421. Epub 2011 Jun 1.

Gurgenashvili K, Massey SL, Grant M, Piatt J Jr, Legido A, Valencia I. Intracranial localisation of ictal urinary urge epileptogenic zone to the non-dominant temporal lobe. Epileptic Disord. 2011 Dec;13(4):430-4. doi: 10.1684/epd.2011.0476.

Massey SL, Buland J, Hauber S, Piatt J Jr, Goraya J, Faerber E, Valencia I. Acute VI nerve palsy in a 4 year-old girl with Chiari I malformation and pontomedullary extension of syringomyelia: case report and review of the literature. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2011 Jul;15(4):303-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ejpn.2011.04.001. Epub 2011 May 10. Review. 

Abstracts

2014

SUDEP Awareness Among Pediatric Practitioners: A Descriptive Survey of United States Physicians. The American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting 2014 (ID: 2034726). Seattle, WA.

Books

Chapters

2012

Younger, DS & Massey S. Encephalopathy, Progressive Pediatric in The 5-Minute Neurology Consult, 2nd Edition. 2012 DJ Lynn, HB Newton, AD Rae-Grant (Editors). 182-183

Posters and Presentations

2018

Massey S, Danzer E, Hendrick H, Rintoul N, Abend N. Trends in EEG Monitoring and Seizure Occurrence in a Cohort of Neonates with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. 31st International Congress of Clinical Neurophysiology. Washington, DC. May 2018.

Massey SL, Glass HC, Chang TC, Wusthoff CJ, Chu CJ, Bonifacio SL, Cilio MR, Soul J, Shellhaas RA, Abend NS. EEG Monitoring and Seizure Characteristics of the Neonatal Seizure Registry Cohort of Neonates with Severe Cardiopulmonary Disease. Child Neurology Society Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. October 2018

Massey SL, Shellhaas RA, Wusthoff CJ, Chang TC, Chu CJ, Soul J, Cilio MR, Bonifacio SL, Glass HC, Abend NS. Seizure Management and Medication Efficacy in the Neonatal Seizure Registry Cohort of Neonates with Severe Cardiopulmonary Disease. Child Neurology Society Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. October 2018

Massey SL, Abend NS, Dlugos DJ, Gaynor JW, Licht DJ, Nadkarni VM, Topjian AA, Xiao R, Naim MY. Electroencephalographic Patterns in Neonates Following Cardiac Surgery Prior To Cardiac Arrest. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. Chicago, IL. November 2018

2017

Abend NS, Massey S, Fitzgerald MP, Fung F, Atkin NJ, Xiao R, Topjian AA. Interrater variability of EEG interpretation after pediatric cardiac arrest utilizing standardized critical care EEG terminology. American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting, Dec. 2017, Washington, D.C.

Witzman SM, Massey SL, Kessler SK, Dlugos DJ, Abend NS. Epic for standardized pediatric and neonatal ICU reporting. American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting, Dec. 2017, Washington, D.C.

Fitzgerald MP, Massey SL, Fung F, Kessler SK, Abend NS. Seizures and developmental outcomes in neonates with HIE. American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting, Dec. 2017, Washington, D.C.

Massey S, Clancy R, Digiovine M, Fitzgerald MP, Fung F, Shou H, Farrar J, Abend NS. Inter-rater agreement in neonatal electroencephalogram background scoring. American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting, Dec. 2017, Washington, D.C.

2016

Massey SL, Abend NS, Kessler SK, Dlugos D, Licht DJ, Gaynor JW, Naim MY. Seizure Management Following Neonatal Cardiac Surgery. American Clinical Neurophysiology Society Annual Meeting 2016. Orlando, FL. February 2016.

Fitzgerald M, Massey SL, Kessler SK, Flibotte J, Dlugos D, Abend NS. Seizure recurrence risk in neonates treated with hypothermia for HIE. American Clinical Neurophysiology Society Annual Meeting 2016. Orlando, FL. February 2016.

Fitzgerald M, Massey SL, Kessler SK, Flibotte J, Dlugos D, Abend NS. Seizures and developmental outcomes in neonates with HIE. American Clinical Neurophysiology Society Annual Meeting 2016. Orlando, FL. February 2016.

Mavroudis C, Mensah-Brown K, Abend N, Massey S, Clancy R, Lynch J, Ko T, Winters M, Melchior R, Rosenthal T, Nicolson S, Montenegro L, Spray T, Gaynor J, Licht D. Patterns of Burst Suppression in Electroencephalograms of Neonates Undergoing Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest. Child Neurology Society Annual Meeting 2016. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. October 2016.

Berg AT, Gaillard WD, Grinspan Z, Shellhaas RA, Patel A, Keator C, Valencia I, Kossoff E, Wirrell E, Millichap JJ, Knupp KG, Saneto R, Loddenkemper T, Sullivan J, Wusthoff C, Chu C, Massey S. Short-term Seizure Course and Mortality in Early Life Epilepsy. American Epilepsy Society 2016. Houston, TX. December 2016.

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2015-present, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society 

2013-present, American Epilepsy Society

2011-present, Child Neurology Society