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Timothy John Brei, MD

Timothy John Brei, MD

Developmental Pediatrics

On staff since August 2013

Academic Title: Professor

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research

    • Rebecca Lopez Island, Washington 11.05.15

      Dr. Brei is amazing. He is compassionate, understanding, professional, knowledgeable, and he truly connected with my child. He was an advocate for my child's needs as well as my needs as a parent. I highly recommend him to anyone with a special needs child.

  • Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
    SEATTLE MAGAZINE TOP DOCTOR - 2015 Seattle Magazine 2015
    Irving Rosenbaum Community Pediatrics Recognition Award Indiana Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics 2012
    Best Doctors in America 2011 - 2012
    International Federation (IF) for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Award 2010
    Best Doctors in America 2010 - 2011
    Chair's Excellence Award Spina Bifida Association 2010
    Membership - Society for Pediatric Research 2007
    Extended Service Award Spina Bifida Association 2005
    Chair's Excellence Award Spina ifida Association 2005
    Edwin L. Gresham Recognition Award for Advancing the Care of Newborn Infants Indiana Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics 2002
    • Lipkin PH, Okamoto J, COUNCIL ON CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES and COUNCIL ON SCHOOL HEALTH
      The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) for Children With Special Educational Needs.
      26620061 Pediatrics , 2015 Dec. - 2015 Dec. : 136(6)e1650-62
    • Kim S, Ward E, Dicianno BE, Clayton GH, Sawin KJ, Beierwaltes P, Thibadeau J, National Spina Bifida Patient Registry
      Factors associated with pressure ulcers in individuals with spina bifida.
      25796136 Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation , 2015 Aug. - 2015 Aug. : 96(8)1435-1441.e1 PMCID: PMC4519375
    • Sawin KJ, Brei TJ
      Health risk behaviors in spina bifida: the need for clinical and policy action.
      22937951 Developmental medicine and child neurology , 2012 Nov. : 54(11)974-5
    • Palfrey JS, Brei TJ
      Children's health care providers and health care quality measurement.
      21570022 Academic pediatrics , 2011 May : 11(3 Suppl)S87-8
    • Fletcher JM, Brei TJ
      Introduction: Spina bifida--a multidisciplinary perspective.
      20419765 Developmental disabilities research reviews , 2010 : 16(1)1-5 PMCID: PMC3046545
    • Fletcher JM, Brei TJ
      Introduction: Spina bifida--a multidisciplinary perspective.
      20419765 Developmental disabilities research reviews , 2010 - 2010 : 16(1)1-5 PMCID: PMC3046545
    • Sawin KJ, Bellin MH, Roux G, Buran CF, Brei TJ
      The experience of self-management in adolescent women with spina bifida.
      19160922 Rehabilitation nursing : the official journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses , 2009 Jan. : 34(1)26-38
    • Heffelfinger AK, Koop JI, Fastenau PS, Brei TJ, Conant L, Katzenstein J, Cashin SE, Sawin KJ
      The relationship of neuropsychological functioning to adaptation outcome in adolescents with spina bifida.
      18764974 Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS , 2008 Sept. : 14(5)793-804
    • Brei, TJ
      The Adult with Spina Bifida
      Your Child with Spina Bifida, 2nd Edition , 2008
    • Brei TJ
      The future of the multidisciplinary clinic.
      18040537 TheScientificWorldJournal , 2007 Nov. 12 : 71752-6
    • Roux G, Sawin KJ, Bellin MH, Buran CF, Brei TJ
      The experience of adolescent women living with spina bifida. Part II: Peer relationships.
      17514995 Rehabilitation nursing : the official journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses , 2007 May : 32(3)112-9
    • Bellin MH, Sawin KJ, Roux G, Buran CF, Brei TJ
      The experience of adolescent women living with spina bifida part I: self-concept and family relationships.
      17432634 Rehabilitation nursing : the official journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses , 2007 Mar. : 32(2)57-67
    • Sawin KJ, Hayden Bellin M, Builta E, Vasel L, Buran CF, Brei TJ
      Cross-informant agreement between adolescents with myelomeningocele and their parents.
      16483394 Developmental medicine and child neurology , 2006 Mar. : 48(3)188-94
    • Buran, CF, Brei, TJ, Sawin, KJ, Stevens, S, Neufeld, J
      Further Development of the Adolescent Self Management and Independence Scale AMIS II
      Cerebrospinal Fluid Research , 2006 : 3(Suppl 1)S 37
    • Sawin, KJ, Brei, TJ, Stevens, S, neufeld, J, Buran, C
      The Meaning of Quality of Life in Adolescents with Spina Bifida and their Parents
      Cerebrospinal Fluid Research , 2006 : 3(Suppl 1)S 36
    • Buran CF, Sawin KJ, Brei TJ, Fastenau PS
      Adolescents with myelomeningocele: activities, beliefs, expectations, and perceptions.
      15077702 Developmental medicine and child neurology , 2004 Apr, : 46(4)244-52
    • Brei TJ
      Management of drooling.
      14992458 Seminars in pediatric neurology , 2003 Dec. : 10(4)265-70
    • Sawin KJ, Bellin MH, Roux G, Buran C, Brei TJ, Fastenau PS
      The experience of parenting an adolescent with spina bifida.
      14649165 Rehabilitation nursing : the official journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses , 2003 Nov. : 28(6)173-85
    • Buran, CF, Sawin, KS, Brei, TJ, Fastenau, PS
      Competencies for Healthy Development and Successful Transition: Teens with Spina Bifida
      European Journal of Pediatric Surgery , 2003 : 13(Suppl. 1)547
    • Yerkes EB, Cain MP, King S, Brei T, Kaefer M, Casale AJ, Rink RC
      The Malone antegrade continence enema procedure: quality of life and family perspective.
      12478181 The Journal of urology , 2003 Jan. : 169(1)320-3
    • Sawin KJ, Buran CF, Brei TJ, Fastenau PS
      Correlates of functional status, self-management, and developmental competence outcomes in adolescents with spina bifida.
      14626030 SCI nursing : a publication of the American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Nurses , 2003 : 20(2)72-85
    • Brei TJ
      Management of Drooling
      14992458 Seminars in Pediatric Neurolog , 2003 : 10(4)265-270
    • Brei TJ
      Management of Drooling
      Seminars in Pediatric Neurology , 2003 : 10 (4)265-270 PMCID: 14992458
    • Sawin KJ, Brei TJ, Buran CF, Fastenau PS
      Factors associated with quality of life in adolescents with spina bifida.
      12240958 Journal of holistic nursing : official journal of the American Holistic Nurses' Association , 2002 Sept. : 20(3)279-304
    • Buran CF, McDaniel AM, Brei TJ
      Needs assessment in a spina bifida program: a comparison of the perceptions by adolescents with spina bifida and their parents.
      12394114 Clinical nurse specialist CNS , 2002 Sept. : 16(5)256-62
    • Sawin KJ, Brei TJ, Buran CF, Fastenau PS
      Factors associated with quality of life in adolescents with spina bifida.
      12240958 Journal of holistic nursing : official journal of the American Holistic Nurses' Association , 2002 Sept. - 2002 Sept. : 20(3)279-304
    • Sawin KJ, Buran CF, Brei TJ, Fastenau PS
      Sexuality issues in adolescents with a chronic neurological condition.
      17273283 The Journal of perinatal education , 2002 : 11(1)22-34 PMCID: PMC1595090
    • Sawin KJ, Buran CF, Brei TJ, Fastenau PS
      Sexuality issues in adolescents with a chronic neurological condition.
      17273283 The Journal of perinatal education , 2002 - 2002 : 11(1)22-34 PMCID: PMC1595090
    • Brei, TJ
      Myelomeningocele
      Essence of Office Pediatrics , 2001 : 272
    • Brei, TJ
      Meningomyelocele
      Current Pediatric Therapy, 16th Edition , 1999 : 450-452
    • Brei, TJ
      Meningomyelocele
      Current Pediatric Therapy, 15th Edition , 1996 : 76-79

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Medical/Professional School

University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha

Residency

Pediatrics, University of Nebraska , Omaha

Fellowship

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati

Clinical Interests

Spina bifida, cerebral palsy, complex disabilities