Doctors and Staff

The Brain Care Institute’s multidisciplinary Epilepsy Center features a team of talented and knowledgeable pediatric epileptologists, behavioral health specialists, neuropsychologists, neuroradiologists, and others.

Learn more about Child Neurology and the Epilepsy Foundation of Western/Central PA.

Patricia K. Crumrine, MD

Director, EEG, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Director, Medical Epilepsy Program, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Luis D Fernandez, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Christina M Patterson, MD

Director, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Medical Director, Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Program, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Bilal Sitwat, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Yoshimi Sogawa, MD

Director, Clinical Research, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Inna I. Vaisleib, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
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Shelley D. Williams, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Child Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) Staff

Geraldine VonHofen, RN, BSN, Nurse Coordinator, Epilepsy Surgery Program
Kiersten Reznik, PA-C
Brynna Slater, PA-C