Pamela Pojomovsky McDonnell, MD

Pamela Pojomovsky McDonnell, MD

Pamela Pojomovsky McDonnell, MD, is a Pediatric Neurologist at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Epilepsy
Locations: Specialty Care & Surgery Center, King of Prussia
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA


Child Neurology - Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 

Pediatrics - Saint Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA


Clinical Neurophysiology - Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 

Board Certification

Epilepsy - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Neurology with special qualifications in Child Neurology
Psychiatry and Neurology

Graduate Degree

MS in Physiology and Biophysics - Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Medical Co-Director, Global Medicine

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

Departments and Services




McDonnell, Pamela Pojomovsky. El Manual de la Dieta Cetogenica 5th edition by Bergqvist et al. 2017. Edited by Maria Rodriguez.


McDonnell, Pamela Pojomovsky and Dougherty, Michelle. Dietary Therapies for Epilepsy. Practical Neurology, March 2016:46-8.


Poster. "How useful is Ictal SPECT scan for the pre-surgical evaluation in children?" Pojomovsky McDonnell, P., Jirasakuldej, S., Mandel, A., McBrian, D., Jacob, S., Eck, K., Gonzalez, E., Riviello, J., and Akman, C. American Epilepsy Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, December 4-8, 2015.


Poster. "Early complications of subdural electrode placement in Pediatric Epilepsy surgery." Pojomovsky, P., McBrian, D., Mandel, A., Giordano, M., Goldenstein, L., Feldstein, N., McKhann, G, and Akman, C. American Epilepsy Society Meeting, Seattle, WA, December 5-9, 2014