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Courtney Wusthoff

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology and, by courtesy, of Pediatrics (Neonatology) at the Stanford University Medical Center

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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) 723-7299
  • Academic Offices
    Division of Child Neurology
    Academic Office Tel Work (650) 736-0885
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Neurology Director, LPCH Neuro NICU, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2013 - present)

Professional Education

Board Certification: Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics (2009)
Medical Education: University of California San Francisco CA (2004)
Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia- Child Neurology PA (2010)
Board Certification: Neurology - Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2009)
Residency: Children's Hospital of Oakland CA (2009)
Internship: Children's Hospital at Oakland CA (2006)

Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

My projects focus on clinical research in newborns with, or at risk, for brain injury. I use EEG in at-risk neonates to better understand the underlying pathophysiology of risk factors that may lead to worse outcomes. I am particularly interested in neonatal seizures and how they may exacerbate perinatal brain injury with a goal to identify treatments that might protect the vulnerable brain. I am also interested in EEG in other pediatric populations, as well as medical ethics and global health.

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