Rusty Novotny, MD

Rusty Novotny, MD


  • Children's Title: Director, Epilepsy
  • Academic Title: Professor, Neurology and Pediatrics
  • Foundation Title: Alvord, Gerlich and Rhodes Family Endowed Chair in Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Research Center: Center for Integrative Brain Research
  • On Staff Since: July 2009
"I was first attracted to neuroscience as an undergraduate and have been fascinated ever since. I love communicating with patients and families to help them understand the complexities and wonders of the brain. I am also amazed by my colleagues both within my program and throughout the hospital. My focus is on identifying new tools that allow us to safely investigate the brain these tools have been essential to our understanding of neurological disorders in children and help us provide better treatments. I am profoundly grateful to be a pediatric specialist at Seattle Children's."
  • Biography

    Board Certification(s)

    Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology


    St. Louis University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO


    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
    Uc Davis School Of Medicine, Sacramento, CA


    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
    Yale University School of Medicine GME, New Haven, CT

    Clinical Interests

    clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy surgery in children; neuro-metabolic disorders, developmental neuroimaging; and multimodal neuroimaging in pediatric epilepsy

    Research Focus Area

    Neuroscience / Neurodevelopment

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