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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 Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology with Special Qualifications in Epilepsy
  • 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


  • Sanmaneechai O, Sogawa Y, Silver W, Ballaban-Gil K, Moshé SL, Shinnar S.Treatment outcomes of west syndrome in infants with down syndrome. Pediatr Neurol. 2013 Jan;48(1):42-7.
  • Dlugos D, Shinnar S, Cnaan A, Hu F, Moshé S, Mizrahi E, Masur D, Sogawa Y, Le Pichon JB, Levine C, Hirtz D, Clark P, Adamson PC, Glauser T; For the Childhood Absence Epilepsy Study Team. Pretreatment EEG in childhood absence epilepsy: Associations with attention and treatment outcome. Neurology. 2013 May 29.
  • Nordli DR Jr, Moshé SL, Shinnar S, Hesdorffer DC, Sogawa Y, Pellock JM, Lewis DV, Frank LM, Shinnar RC, Sun S; For the FEBSTAT Study Team. Acute EEG findings in children with febrile status epilepticus: Results of the FEBSTAT study. Neurology. 2012 Nov 27;79(22):2180-2186.
  • Beal JC, Sogawa Y, Ceresnak SR, Mahgerefteh J, Moshé SL. Late onset ictal asystole in refractory epilepsy. Pediatr Neurol. 2011 Oct;45(4):253-5.
  • Sogawa Y, Masur D, O'Dell C, Moshe SL, Shinnar S. Cognitive outcomes in children who present with a first unprovoked seizure. Epilepsia 2010 Dec; 51 (12): 2432-2439.

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


Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Childhood Absence Epilepsy Rx, PI-PD-Pharmacogenetics
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August 21, 2014
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