Amy Waldman, MD

Amy Waldman, MD

Amy Waldman, MD, is Medical Director of the Leukodystrophy Center, and a pediatric neurologist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Internship

Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Residency

Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Neurology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Multiple Sclerosis - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Neurology

Graduate Degree

MS in Clinical Epidemiology - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Medical Director, Leukodystrophy Center

Attending Physician

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

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2017

Datta R, Sethi V, Ly S, Waldman AT, Narual S, Dewey BE, Sati P, Reich D, Banwell F. 7T MRI Visualization of Cortical Lesions in Adolescents and Young Adults with Pediatric-Onset Multiple Sclerosis. J Neuroimaging. 2017 Aug 10. doi: 10.1111/jon.12465. [Epub ahead of print]

2014

Vanderver Adeline, Tonduti Davide, Kahn Ilana, Schmidt Johanna, Medne Livija, Vento Jodie, Chapman Kimberly A, Lanpher Brendan, Pearl Phillip, Gropman Andrea, Lourenco Charles, Bamforth John-Steven, Sharpe Cynthia, Pineda Mercédes, Schallner Jens, Bodamer Olaf, Orcesi Simona, Oberstein Saskia A J Lesnik, Sistermans Erik A, Yntema Helger G, Bonnemann Carsten, Waldman Amy T, van der Knaap Marjo S: Characteristic brain magnetic resonance imaging pattern in patients with macrocephaly and PTEN mutations. American journal of medical genetics. Part A 164A(3): 627-33, 2014.  

Dale RC, Brilot F, Duffy LV, Twilt M, Waldman AT, Narula S, Muscal E, Deiva K, Andersen E, Eyre MR, Eleftheriou D, Brogan PA, Kneen R, Alper G, Anlar B, Wassmer E, Heineman K, Hemingway C, Riney CJ, Kornberg A, Tardieu M, Stocco A, Banwell B, Gorman MP, Benseler SM, Lim M. Utility and safety of rituximab in pediatric autoimmune and inflammatory CNS disease. Neurology. 2014;83(2):142-150.

Waldman A, Ghezzi A, Bar-Or A, Mikaeloff Y, Tardieu M, Banwell B. Multiple sclerosis in children: an update on clinical diagnosis, therapeutic strategies, and research. Lancet Neurol. 2014;13(9):936-948.
 

2013

Waldman AT, Hiremath G, Avery RA, Conger A, Pineles SL, Loguidice MJ, Talman LS, Galetta KM, Shumski MJ, Wilson J, Ford E, Lavery AM, Conger D, Greenberg BM, Ellenberg JH, Frohman EM, Balcer LJ, Calabresi PA: Monocular and binocular low-contrast visual acuity and optical coherence tomography in pediatric multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders 2013.  

Books

Chapters

2014

Jeanine Ronan and Amy T. Waldman: Abnormal gait, including refusal to walk. Symptom-based diagnosis in Pediatrics Samir S. Shah and Stephen Ludwig (eds.). McGraw Hill Education, 2014. Notes: 2nd edition. 

Amy T. Waldman, Matthew Test, Samir S. Shah, Rebecca Tenney-Soeiro, Pratichi K. Goenka: Seizures. Symptom-based diagnosis in Pediatrics Samir S. Shah and Stephen Ludwig (eds.). McGraw Hill Education, 2014. Notes: 2nd edition. 

2013

Stull, L.B., Waldman, A.T.: Pediatric multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders: Clinical Guide to Diagnosis, Medical Management, and Rehabilitation Rae-Grant, A., Fox, R.J., Bethoux, F. (eds.). Demos Medical, Page: 250-263, 2013. 

2011

Waldman AT, Tardieu M: Treatment of Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis. Demyelinating Disorders of the Central Nervous System in Childhood. D. Chabas and E. Waubant (eds.). Cambridge University Press, 2011 Notes: In press.

Waldman AT, Balcer LJ: Acute Optic Neuritis in Children. Demyelinating Disorders of the Central Nervous System in Childhood. D. Chabas and E. Waubant (eds.). Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Waldman AT: Demyelinating diseases. Netter's Pediatrics. T. Florin and S. Ludwig (eds.). Elsevier, Inc. 2011.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial

2011 -   Reviewer, Neurology
2011 -   Reviewer, Pediatric Emergency Care
2011 -   Reviewer, Pediatric Drugs

Academic Committees:

2011 - 2014, Member, Data Safety Monitoring Board, "A randomized controlled trial of vitamin D supplementation in multiple sclerosis," PI: Ellen Mowry, MD, MCR; Johns Hopkins University