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Donald Olson

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Neurology and, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery and of Pediatrics at SUMC and LPCH

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Child Neurology 730 Welch Rd Ste 206 Palo Alto, CA 94304
    Tel Work (650) 723-0993 Fax (650) 721-6350
  • Academic Offices
    Personal Information
    Email Tel (650) 736-0885
    Alternate Contact
    Donald Olson Assoc. Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics Tel Work 723-6841
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Neurology - Child Neurology
  • Neurology, Pediatric

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratory, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford (2005 - present)
  • Neurology Service Chief, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford (2006 - present)

Honors and Awards

  • Neurology Clerkship Teaching Award, Stanford Medical Students (2006-2007)
  • Lysia Forno Award for Teaching Excellence, Stanford Neurology Residents (2002-2003)

Professional Education

Residency: University of Washington Medical Center WA (1987)
Board Certification: Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics (1986)
Medical Education: Oregon Health Science University OR (1981)
Residency: Children's Hospital of San Francisco CA (1984)
Board Certification: Clinical Neurophysiology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1992)
Board Certification: Neurology - Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1991)
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Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Epilepsy in children and adolescents. Particular interest in clinical neurophysiology (EEG and video EEG), differential diagnosis of seizures in children, and selection of patients who will benefit from epilepsy surger.


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