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Kevin C. Ess, M.D., Ph.D.


Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Gerald M. Fenichel Chair in Neurology and director of the Division of Pediatric Neurology


Specialty
Neurology, Pediatric

Ratings
4.8
48 ratingsCLICK FOR INFO
 
Practice Locations

Neurology Clinic
Doctors' Office Tower, 9th Floor
2200 Children's Way
Nashville, TN 37232
Phone: (615) 936-5536
Fax: (615) 936-8094
Website | Map
Board Certifications
Clinical Neurophysiology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Degrees
PhD - Department of Developmental Biology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1996
MD - University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1998

Post Graduate Training
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship-Washington University School of Medicine
Pediatric Internship-Denver Children's Hospital, Denver, CO
Pediatric Neurology Residency-St. Louis Children's Hospital, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis Missouri
Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship-St. Louis Children's Hospital

Patient Care Emphasis
Pediatric Epilepsy
Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood

Memberships
American Academy of Neurology
Child Neurology Society
American Epilepsy Society
Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance Professional Advisory Board
Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance Clinical Consortium
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Neurological Association (Elected Fellow)
Society for Pediatric Research (Elected member)

More Information
Research Lab Website

Publications
Recent Publications

PRACTICE LOCATIONS

Neurology Clinic
Doctors' Office Tower, 9th Floor
2200 Children's Way
Nashville, TN 37232
Phone: (615) 936-5536
Fax: (615) 936-8094
Website | Map
 
Patient Comments
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Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Dr. Ess is fabulous, easy to talk to and overall just a wonderful doctor.
Patient | September 11, 2017
Dr. Ess is so personable yet so intelligent in his field. He makes us feel like part of his TSC community which we appreciate. He takes time to always make us feel prepared and knowledgeable about everything. He is a GIFT!
Patient | May 14, 2017
He is very knowledgeable, caring and very friendly. I recommend him for everybody I know they need a care.
Patient | April 20, 2017
Loves Vanderbilt.
Patient | March 8, 2017
This was my first time meeting Dr. Ess. He has an awesome personality and thorough knowledge of my grand child's condition. I am very thankful he is on her healthcare team!
Patient | November 11, 2016

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