Andrea Lowden, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in epilepsy and global health, pediatric epilepsy, epilepsy surgery, and magnetoencephalography.

Dr. Lowden earned her medical degree at Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in the Dominican Republic. After completing a residency in pediatrics at Pennsylvania State University, she performed an additional residency in child neurology as well as fellowships in pediatric epilepsy and pediatric clinical neurophysiology at UT Southwestern. She served as Chief Resident during her final year of residency at UT Southwestern.

Board certified in child neurology and epilepsy, she joined the UT Southwestern Division of Child Neurology faculty in 2016.

Among her other roles, Dr. Lowden chairs the Child Neurology Residency Recruitment Committee at UT Southwestern and is the Co-Director of the Angelman Syndrome and Chromosome 15q Duplication Clinic for Children’s Health as well as the Joint Pediatric Enterprise’s RedBird Pediatric Specialty Program Expansion for Pediatric Neurology.

In addition to serving on the Board of Directors for the American Clinical Magnetoencephalography Society, Dr. Lowden is an elected member of the Epilepsy Foundation Texas Professional Advisory Board, the American Epilepsy Society’s Spanish Symposium Committee, and the Dallas County Medical Society Alliance Foundation’s Women in Medicine Committee.

She is an ad hoc reviewer for Research Methodology and Education abstracts for the American Academy of Neurology’s Science Committee.

Dr. Lowden has published articles in peer-reviewed journals related to her areas of specialization and has been an invited speaker at many national and international conferences.

Personal Note

When she is not at work, Dr. Lowden enjoys traveling and cooking. She is fluent in Spanish and English.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2015-2016), Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Medical School - Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (2000-2007)
  • Residency - Penn State University/Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (2009-2011), Pediatrics
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2011-2014), Child Neurology
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2014-2015), Neurophysiology
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Clinical Magnetoencephalography Society, Board of Directors
  • American Clinical Neurophysiology Society
  • American Epilepsy Society
  • Texas Neurological Society
Honors & Awards
  • Diversity Leadership Program Scholar 2021, American Academy of Neurology
  • Best Poster Presentation 2015, UT Southwestern Neurology Residency – Research Day
  • Child Neurology Award of Excellence 2014, Children’s Medical Center Dallas
  • Chief Resident 2014, UT Southwestern, Department of Neurology
  • Fellow 2014, American Epilepsy Society
Books & Publications

Clinical Focus

  • Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Magnetoencephalography
  • Epilepsy and Global Health

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