Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
Attending Physician, Division of Neurology
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Clinician Educator), Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Deborah Holder, M.D. has joined the Division of Pediatric Neurology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles as a specialist in the treatment of pediatric epilepsy.

She previously was the Director of the Epilepsy Surgery Program at Pittsburgh Children’s Hospital and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Dr. Holder received her medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio and completed pediatric and neurology training at Baylor College of Medicine.

She served as a fellow in Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy for two years at Children’s Hospital, Boston, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Holder specializes in the treatment of children with epilepsy including surgical treatment options; she will also serve as Director of the Epilepsy Surgery Program and EEG laboratory.

Clinical Interests

Treatment of epilepsy in children, including surgical treatments of epilepsy

Education

Medical School: 

Medical College of Ohio

Internship: 

Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Pediatrics

Residency: 

Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Child Neurology; Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Pediatrics

Fellowship: 

Children’s Hospital, Boston, Harvard Medical School, Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy

Accomplishments

Certification: 

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology; American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology; American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Epilepsy

Professional Memberships: 

American Epilepsy Society, Child Neurology Society, American Academy of Neurology

Other Information

Specialty Interest: 

Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Epilepsy

Research Interests: 

Pediatric epilepsy surgery outcomes

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