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Yoshimi Sogawa, MD

Yoshimi Sogawa, MD
Job Title Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 2
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5520 Phone
412-692-6787 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:
1995 Niigata University School of Medicine, Niigata, Japan 
1997 General Pediatrics, Niigata University Hospital, Niigata, Japan
1998 General Pediatrics, Saiseikai General Hospital, Saitama, Japan
2003 Child Neurology, Schneider Children’s Hospital, New Hyde Park, N.Y.
2005 General Pediatrics, Schneider Children’s Hospital, New Hyde Park, N.Y.

2000 Neurology Research Fellow, Children’s Hospital, Boston, Mass. 
2006 Neurophysiology (EEG), Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology with Subspecialty of Clinical Neurophysiology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology
  • American Board of Pediatrics


  • 2009 Susan Spencer Fellowship: Early Career Physician-Scientist Award, American Epilepsy Society
  • 2006 Young Investigator Research Award, UCB, Inc.
  • 2003 Outstanding Junior Member Awards, Child Neurology Society


  • Sogawa Y, Masur D, O'Dell C, Moshe SL, Shinnar S. Cognitive outcomes in children who present with a first unprovoked seizure. Epilepsia 2010.
  • Sogawa Y, Moshe SL. Catastrophic epilepsies: Clinical controversies of infantile spasms. Neurology Asia 2010;15 (suppl 1); 5-7.
  • Fishman O, Sogawa Y, Moshé SL. Transient axial hypotonia and alteration of consciousness in an infant with Chiari I malformation. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2010 Mar;17(1):17-23.

View Dr. Sogawa's full list of publications from PubMed.


Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Functional Neuroimaging in Childhood Absence Epilepsy
  • Childhood Absence Epilepsy Rx, PI-PD-Pharmacogenetics
  • Consequences of Prolonged Febrile Seizures in Childhood
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September 18, 2012
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