Lead Neuropsychologist, Surgical Epilepsy Program
Pediatric Neuropsychologist
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Dr. Kenneth Hartline joined the Children's Orthopaedic Center and Division of Neurology at CHLA after completing an APA-accredited rehabilitation and neuropsychology track internship at New York University Langone Medical Center. Dr. Hartline specializes in neuropsychological evaluation of children and adolescents with conditions related to concussion, traumatic brain injury, epilepsy and other medical conditions affecting the central nervous system. He also specialized in psychotherapeutic interventions addressing performance anxiety and stress following medical trauma.

Clinical Interests

Pediatric neuropsychology, sports-related concussions and traumatic brain injuries, intractable epilepsy, and psychotherapy to enhance sports performance

Education

Medical School: 

Pepperdine University

Internship: 

Rusk Rehabilitation at New York University School of Medicine

Residency: 

Rusk Rehabilitation at New York University School of Medicine

Fellowship: 

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Publications: 

Hartline, K. D., Patel, A. R., Riopelle, & Herrera-Hamilton, A. (2017). Control Anchors: Assisting patients in concussion recovery management with psychotherapeutic intervention. Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Mental Health. doi: 10.1007/s40737-017-0083-z

Hartline, K. D., Savite, S., Mulati, S. & Herrera-Hamilton, A. (2018). Emotional dysregulation in children diagnosed with intractable epilepsy and subependymal gray matter heterotopia. Poster presented to the International Neuropsychological Society 2018 Meeting in Prague, Czech Republic.

Hartline, K. D., Patel, A. R, Pawlenko, N. B., Herrera-Hamilton, A., (2017). Utilizing self-reported sadness and anxiety to predict concussion recovery time in adolescents. Poster presented to the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology 15th Annual Meeting in Boston, MA.

Hartline, K. D., Herrera-Hamilton, A., Pawlenko, N., Patel, A., & Riopelle, A. (2016) Sadness as a mediator of post-concussional symptomatology length. Poster presented to the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology 14th Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.

Hartline, K. D., Patel, A., Riopelle, A., & Herrera-Hamilton, A. (2016). Control anchors: Assisting patients in concussion recovery management with psychotherapeutic intervention. Poster presented to the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology 14th Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.

Research Interests: 

Neuropsychological outcomes in surgical epilepsy
Cognitive outcomes in children with epilepsy syndromes

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