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Joshua Cappell, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
Division of Child Neurology and Child Critical Care


  • BA: (Physics) New York University College of Arts and Sciences, 1990
  • MD: New York University School of Medicine, NY
  • Residency: (General Pediatrics) Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY
    (Neurology) Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: (Pediatric Neurology) Columbia University Medical Center
  • PhD: (Neuroscience) New York University
Board Certifications:
American Board of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics)
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology)

Telephone (for appointments): 646-426-3876

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Research Interests: Translational electrophysiology, neuromonitoring, neuroinformatics and pediatric neuro critical care; Role of neuronal networks in epilepsy; Human neuronal ensemble recording related to epilepsy and behavior; physiologic basis of electroencephalography (EEG) and magnetoencephalography(MEG); Electrophysiology related to developmental disability & autism in Tuberous Sclerosis (TS). Pathophysiology of seizures in TS, West Syndrome and Rolandic Epilepsy.

Clinical Interest: Pediatric Neuro ICU Care, Neurologic aspects of general pediatric disease, Co-morbid neurological and medical diseases

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