Leon G. Epstein, MD

Division Head, Neurology; Attending Physician, Neurology; Derry A. and Donald L. Shoemaker Professor of Pediatric Neurology; Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Associate Chair for Research, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Medical Director, Clinical Research Unit; Associate Director, Pediatric Research, Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute


Special Interests

​Viral disorders on the nervous system; migraine headaches; additional neurological consultations for complex

Research Interests

Infectious Diseases-viral; Neurology; Pediatrics

Biographical Information

Medical School

Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, 1973

Postgraduate Training

Visiting scientist, University of Amsterdam-Netherlands, 1989; National Institutes of Health, 1985; Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY, 1978; University of Arizona, 1976; St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital, University of Michigan, 1974


Board certified in: Neurology, Neurology with special qualifications in Child Neurology

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