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Biography

Dr. Susan Arnold, Professor of Neurology & Neurotherapeutics and Pediatrics at UT Southwestern, is Director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Center at Children's Medical Center Dallas. She received her medical degree from Cornell University School of Medicine, and completed general pediatric and adult neurology training at Yale. Dr. Arnold pursued her pediatric neurology and epilepsy training at Washington University in St. Louis. She has board certification in pediatrics, neurology with special qualification in child neurology, and clinical neurophysiology.

Special research interests include Landau-Kleffner syndrome and its overlap with epilepsy and EEG abnormalities in childhood autism. She is actively engaged in clinical research focused on medical and surgical therapy for intractable epilepsy in childhood. She has also authored two book chapters on pediatric neurology topics.

Dr. Arnold was included in D Magazine's Best Doctors list for 2018. 

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Education & Training
  • Fellowship - Washington University/St. Louis Childrens Hospital (1994-1996), Neurophysiology
  • Fellowship - Washington University/St. Louis Childrens Hospital (1992-1994), Pediatric Neurology
  • Residency - Yale-New Haven Hospital (1991-1992), Neurology
  • Residency - Yale-New Haven Hospital (1988-1991), Pediatrics
  • Medical School - Weill Cornell Medical College (1984-1988)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Child Neurology Society
  • American Epilepsy Society
Honors & Awards
  • Best Pediatric Specialists 2017, D Magazine
Books & Publications
Research
  • Pediatric sleep disorders
  • Landau-Kleffner Syndrome
  • Ketogenic Diet
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • EEG in Autistic Spectrum Disorders

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Children's Medical Center of Dallas

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