Pamela Pojomovsky McDonnell, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Academic Clinician, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Neurology

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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1719
BS (Neurobiological Studies)
University of Florida, 2005.
MS (Physiology and Biophysics)
Georgetown University, 2006.
Drexel University College of Medicine, 2010.
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Selected Publications

Pamela Pojomovsky McDonnell MD, Yessenia Ortiz, Michael C. Kaufman, MS, Sara Molisani, MD, Mark Fitzgerald, MD, PhD, Julie Xian, Rahma Ali, Alexander K. Gonzalez, MS, MBA, Craig Press, MD, PhD, Nicholas S. Abend, MD, MSCE, Ingo Helbig, MD: "Access to Pediatric Epilepsy Care by Telemedicine in a Spanish-Speaking Population" American Epilepsy Society meeting, Nashville, TN 2022 Notes: accepted.

Shridhar Parthasarathy, Sarah M Ruggiero, Fernanda C Soardi, Bethânia F R Ribeiro, Douglas E V Pires, David B Ascher, Alain Schmitt, Caroline Rambaud, Hongbo M Xie, Laina Lusk, Olivia Wilmarth, Pam Pojomovsky McDonnell, Olivia A Juarez, Cyril Mignot, Domitille Gras, Caroline Nava, Samuel Pierce, Boris Keren, Benjamin Kennedy, Antoinette Gelot, Sergio D J Pena, Ingo Helbig, Vishnu Anand Cuddapah: A recurrent de novo splice site variant involving DNM1 alternative exon 10a causes developmental and epileptic encephalopathy through a dominant-negative mechanism. The American Journal of Human Genetics 2022.

Pamela Pojomovsky McDonnell, MD, Yessenia, Ortiz, Nicholas Abend, MD, MSCE, Michael Kaufman, Alexander Gonzalez, Xilma Ortiz-Gonzalez MD, PhD, Ingo Helbig, MD: A single intervention in a Spanish-speaking population enhances access to telemedicine in pediatric epilepsy. American Epilepsy Society meeting, Chicago, IL 2021 Notes: Poster selected for presentation also at Better Patient Outcomes Through Diversity.

J. Hart, MD; M. Blackstone, MD; V. Scheid, MD; T. Kaur, MD; S. Haas, MD; P. Mcdonnell, MD: L. Fried, MD; J. Burns, MD; K. Murphy, D: Emergency Department and Inpatient Clinical Pathway for Evaluation/Treatment of Children with Febrile Seizures Without Neurologic Disease. Clinical Pathways ( 2020.

Pamela Pojomovsky McDonnell, edited by Maria Rodriguez Original authos Christina Bergqvist et al.: El manual de la Dieta Cetogenica (Spanish translation of the Ketogenic Diet Manual). The Children's Hospital of Philadephia - Department of Neurology 2017.

McDonnell, Pamela Pojomovsky and Dougherty, Michelle: "Dietary Therapies for Epilepsy" Practical Neurology Page: 46-8, March 2016.

Pojomovsky McDonnell, P., Jirasakuldej, S., Mandel, A., McBrian, D., Jacob, S., Eck, K., Gonzalez, E., Riviello, J., and Akman, C.: "How Useful is Ictal SPECT Scan for Pre-Surgical Evaluation of Children?" Poster presented at the American Epilepsy Society Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2015.

Jirasakuldej, S., Dallara, A., McBrian, D., Mandel, A., Cappell, J., Pojomovsky McDonnell, P., and Akman, C.: "What is the Impact of Periodic Lateralized Discharges on the Clinical Outcome of Critically-Ill Children?" Poster presented at the American Epilepsy Society Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2015.

Pojomovsky, P., McBrian, D., Mandel, A., Giordano, M., Goldstein, L., Feldstein, N., McKhann, G., and Akman, C.: "Early Complications of Subdural Electrode Placement in Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery" Poster presented at the American Epilepsy Society Meeting in Seattle, Washington 2014.

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