Latanya Agurs, MD

Program Director, Child Neurology Residency
Attending Physician, Division of Neurology
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Dr. Agurs joins the Division of Neurology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles as a specialist in the treatment of pediatric epilepsy. 

She previously was the Associate Program Director of the Child Neurology Residency Program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center associated with the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Agurs received her medical degree from the Emory University School of Medicine and completed her pediatric and neurology training within the military system at the San Antonio Military Medical Center and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. 

She served as a fellow in Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy for two years at Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Agurs specializes in the treatment of children with epilepsy, including surgical treatment options.

Clinical Interests

Treatment of epilepsy in children and adolescents, including medical and surgical options for intractable epilepsy cases


Medical School

Emory University School of Medicine


San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium- USUHS, Pediatrics
National Capital Consortium- USUHS, Child Neurology


Baylor College of Medicine, Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology



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

Professional Memberships

American Epilepsy Society
Child Neurology Society
American Academy of Neurology
International Child Neurology Association