Dennis J. DlugosMD, MSCE
Dennis J. Dlugos, MD, MSCE, is a professor of neurology and paediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is Director of the Section of Clinical Neurophysiology and the Epilepsy/Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship. He holds the Catherine D. Brown Endowed Chair in Pediatric Epilepsy.
Dr Dlugos obtained his medical degree at Columbia University College of Physician and Surgeons in 1988, and a Master of Science Degree in Clinical Epidemiology (MSCE) from the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 2002. He completed an internship in Pediatrics at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, in 1989, and served as an Undersea Medical Officer in the U.S. Navy from 1989 to 1993. He then completed a residency in Pediatrics at Thomas Jefferson University and Alfred I. DuPont Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Wilmington, Delaware. Dr Dlugos then completed a residency in Neurology/Child Neurology and a fellowship in Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Dr Dlugos is board certified in Neurology with special qualifications in Child Neurology, Pediatrics, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Clinical Neurophysiology with special qualifications in Epilepsy Monitoring. Dr Dlugos is a co-investigator on NIH grants involving epilepsy genetics, pharmacogenetics, and epilepsy surgery. Dr Dlugos is course director of Brain and Behavior, a 9-week Clinical Neuroscience course in the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine curriculum.