Howard P Goodkin

Howard P Goodkin, MD, PhD

Pediatric Neurology
Call 434.924.2706
Primary Location:
Pediatric Neurology and Epilepsy Clinic

Ground Floor

1221 Lee St.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Secondary Locations:
ABMS Certification:
Neurology/Child Neurology 2002; Clinical Neurophysiology 2003; Epilepsy 2014
Research Interests:

Status epilepticus, seizures, epilepsy, sports concussion. A founding member of the pediatric Status Epilepticus Research Group (pSERG), he has an ongoing collaboration to better define the epidemiology and treatment of children with refractory status epilepticus.

Clinical Practice:
Epilepsy Care, Seizures and Epilepsy- Pediatric, Headaches- Pediatric, Myasthenia Gravis, Seizure Disorder, Neurocutaneous Disorders, Electroencephalogram (EEG), Neurology Services, Pediatric Neurology, Tuberous Sclerosis, Ketogenic Diet- Pediatrics

Shure professor of neurology and pediatrics, Howard P. Goodkin, MD, PhD, serves as the chair of the department of neurology and director of the division of pediatric neurology. He received his undergraduate medical education at Washington University in St. Louis and his postgraduate medical education at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Goodkin joined the UVA faculty in 2002. He specializes in the care of children with epilepsy. He also serves as the neurology consultant for the UVA sports teams. He is an educator at the local and national level.

He serves on the board of the American Epilepsy Society. In addition, he has served as a councilor for the Professors of Child Neurology and on several committees for the Child Neurology Society. Other involvements include or have included: membership on NIH study sections, the scientific advisory board for Citizens United in Research (CURE) and the scientific advisory board for the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance. He is currently an associate editor of Epilepsy Research and on the editorial board of Pediatric Neurology. He’s also an associate editor of Wyllie’s “The Treatment of Epilepsy: Principles and Practices.”

  • 2011-2020 Best Doctors in America® List
Washington University, 1995
Pediatrics, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO; Pediatric Neurology, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA