We have created a list compiled from family recommendations for medical professionals who have experience in treating Glut1 Deficiency patients. We hope this list will be helpful to families in trying to find qualified care for their loved ones.

Specialists listed are not necessarily endorsed by the Glut1 Deficiency Foundation.

Please contact us for recommended additions to the list.

 

Glut1 Deficiency Experts/Researchers

 

Maryland
Eric Kossoff, MD
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland


New York

Darryl De Vivo, MD
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York


Texas
Juan Pascual, MD, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Children’s Hospital Dallas
Dallas, Texas


Germany

Jörg Klepper, MD
Children’s Hospital Aschaffenburg
Aschaffenburg, Germany

 

Neurology

 

Colorado
Abigail Collins, MD
The Children’s Hospital
Aurora, Colorado


Connecticut
Francis DeMaurio, MD
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
Hartford, Connecticut

 

Florida
Steven Parrish Winesett, MD
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital
St. Petersburg, FL


Indiana
Mandy Harris, MD
Riley Children’s Hospital
Indianapolis, IN

Lisa Smith, MD
Riley Children’s Hospital
Indianapolis, IN


Minnesota
Elaine Wirrell, MD
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN


Missouri
Brian Aalbers, DO
Children’s Mercy
Kansas City, MO

Ahmed T. Abdelmoity, MD
Children’s Mercy
Kansas City, MO


New York

Sarah Finnegan, MD
University Neurology
Williamsville, New York


Ohio
Todd Arthur, MD
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Cincinnati, Ohio

Ingrid Tuxhorn, MD
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio


Pennsylvania
Christina Bergqvist,  MD
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Texas

Gretchen Von Allman, MD
UT Health/Memorial Hermann TMC
Houston, Texas

Adrian Lacy, MD
Cook Children’s Medical Center
Fort Worth, Texas


United Kingdom
Archana Desurkar, MD
Sheffield Children’s Hospital
Sheffield, England

Manali Chitre, MD
Addenbrookes Hospital
Cambridge, England

Dr Johann te Water Naude
University Hospital of Wales
Cardiff, South Wales


France
Pr. Vincent Desportes
Hôpital Femme Mère Enfant
Lyon, France

 

India
Janak Nathan, MD
multiple clinics
Mumbai, India

Neurometabolics


Ohio
Sumit Parkikh, MD
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio


United Kingdom

Mark Sharrard, MD
Sheffield Children’s Hospital
Sheffield, England

 

Genetics

 

Indiana
Jennifer Weida, MD
Indiana University Hospital
Indianapolis, Indiana


New York

Kris Engelstad, MS, CGC
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York


Texas

Fernando Scaglia, MD
Texas Children’s Hospital
Houston, Texas


Qatar

Tawag Ben-Omran, MD
Hamad General Hospital
Doha, Qatar

 

Epilepsy

 

Texas
Rebecca J. Schultz, Ph.D., RN, CPNP
Texas Children’s Hospital/Blue Bird Circle Clinic
Houston, Texas

 

Diet/Nutrition


Connecticut
Beth Chatfield, MS, RD, CD-N
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
Hartford, Connecticut

 

Florida
Stacey Bessone, RD LD/N
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital
St. Petersburg, FL


Indiana

Sarah Hallberg, DO
IU Health
Lafayette, IN

Jenny Kramer, MS, RD, CDE
Riley Children’s Hospital
Indianapolis, IN


Minnesota
Susan Eckert, RD CSP, LD
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN


New York
Cynthia Gillogly, RD
Women’s and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo
Buffalo, New York


Ohio

Therese O’Flaugherty, MS, RD, LD, CSP
Kathy Santoro, RD
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio


Texas

Emily Samuels, RD, CSP, LP
Texas Children’s Hospital/Blue Bird Circle Clinic
Houston, Texas


United Kingdom
Sonia Slegtenhorst
Addenbrookes Hospital
Cambridge, England

Nicol Clayton
Southmead Childrens Hospital
Bristol, England

 

General Pediatrics

Kentucky
Brandy Fouch, MD
Shasta Kessler, ARNP
Mt. Sterling Pediatrics
Mt. Sterling, Kentucky

 

Therapy

Texas
Pamela C. Paguio, MS, OTR
Neurodevelopmental Therapy Services, Inc.
Katy, Texas