[ DOCTORS ]
Director of NJ Pediatric Epilepsy
Board Member, Family Resource Network
Research / Clinical Interests:
Doctor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY
Pediatric Residency: The Children's Hospital at Montefiore - Bronx, NY
Child Neurology Fellowship: Columbia University Medical Center - New York, NY
Clinical Neurophysiology: Children's Hospital Boston - Boston, MA
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Special Certification in Child Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Clinical Neurophysiology
Principal-investigator, An Open-Label Prospective Study of Cannabidiol as an Adjunctive Treatment for Drug Resistant Epilepsy in the Pediatric Population --January 2015-present. Sub-investigator, Multi-Center, Randomized, Double-blind, Parallel Group, Placebo-controlled Trial of Two Fixed Doses of ZX008 (Fenfluramine Hydrochloride) Oral Solution as an Adjunctive Therapy in Children and Young Adults with Dravet Syndrome December 2015-present.
Principal-investigator, Multi-centered, Randomized, Double-blind Placebo-controlled Trial of Epidiolex in Dravet Syndrome, 2016-present.
Principal-Investigator, Open-Label, Multicenter Study with an Extension Phase to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability, and Exposure-Efficacy Relationship of Perampanel Oral Suspension when Administered as an Adjunctive Therapy in Pediatric Subjects (Age 4 to less than 12 years) with Inadequately Controlled Partial-Onset Seizures or Primary Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures, 2016-present.
Principal Investigator, Multicenter, 26 week Open-Label Proof-of-Concept Trial of Ganaxalone in Children with PCDH19 Female Pediatric Epilepsy and Other Rare Genetic Epilepsies followed by 52 Week Open-Label Treatment, 2016-Present.
Awards and Public Recognition:
- Top Children's MD by Castle Connolly - 2017
- "Bergen County Top Doc", Bergen County Top Doctor - October 2016
- "Favorite Doc", Hudson Valley Parent Magazine - October 2016
- "New Jersey's Favorite Kids' Docs", New Jersey Family Magazine
- 2015 American Epilepsy Society Young Investigator Award
- 2011 Arnold P. Gold Foundation Gold DOC Award - 2010