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Shavonne L Massey, MD, MSCE

Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Attending Physician, Pennsylvania Hospital
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Clinical Associate, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, Lancaster General Hospital
Attending Physician, Virtua Hospital
Department: Neurology

Contact information
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
AB (Psychology)
Princeton University, 2005.
MD (Medicine)
University of Maryland School of Medicine, 2009.
MSCE (Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2018.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Pediatrics, Drexel University College of Medicine; St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, 2009-2010.
Resident, Pediatrics, Drexel University College of Medicine; St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children , 2010-2011.
Resident, Child Neurology, New York University School of Medicine; Langone Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center , 2011-2014.
Fellow, Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine; Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia , 2014-2015.
Postgraduate Trainee, Neuroepidemiology, University of Pennsylvania Department of Neurology, 2015-2017.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Neurology (with special qualifications in child neurology) , 2014.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Epilepsy, 2016.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Neonatal brain injury
Neonatal seizures
Neurocritical care

Description of Research Expertise

Diagnosis and Management of Seizures in High Risk Neonatal Populations
EEG Biomarker Development

Selected Publications

Clatot J, Currin CB, Liang Q, Pipatpolkai T, Massey SL, Helbig I, Delemotte L, Vogels TP, Covarrubias M, Goldberg EM: A Structurally Precise Mechanism Links an Epilepsy-associated KCNC2 Potassium Channel Mutation to Interneuron Dysfunction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 121(3), January 2024.

Fung FW, Parikh DS, Massey SL, Fitzgerald MP, Vala L, Donnelly M, Jacobwitz M, Kessler SK, Xiao R, Topjian AA, Abend NS: Periodic Discharges in Critically Ill Children: Predictors and Outcome. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology December 2023.

Li Y, Scheffler A, Barkovich AJ, Chang T, Chu CJ, Massey SL, Abend NS, Lemmon ME, Thomas C, Numis A, Franck LS, Rogers E, Callen A, McCulloch CE, Shellhaas RA, Glass HC.: Neonatal Brain MRI and Short-term Outcomes After Acute Provoked Seizures. Journal of Perinatology 43(11): 1392-1397, November 2023.

Glass HC, Numis AL, Comstock BA, Gonzalez FF, Mietzsch U, Bonifacio SL, Massey S, Thomas C, Natarajan N, Mayock DE, Sokol GM, Van Meurs KP, Ahmad KA, Maitre N, Heagerty PJ, Juul SE, Wu YW, Wusthoff CJ: Association of EEG Background and Neurodevelopmental Outcome in Neonates With Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy Receiving Hypothermia. Neurology 101: e2223-e2233, November 2023.

Chen CC, Massey SL, Kirschen MP, Yuan I, Padiyath A, Simpao AF, Tsui FR.: Electroencephalogram-based Machine Learning Models to Predict Neurologic Outcome After Cardiac Arrest: A Systematic Review. Resuscitation 194: 110049, November 2023.

Hsia J, Abend NS, Gaynor JW, Chen JM, Fuller S, Maeda K, Mavroudis CD, Nuri M, Leonard J, Ampah SB, Licht DJ, Massey SL, Naim MY: Incidence of Postoperative Seizures in Neonates Following Cardiac Surgery with Regional Cerebral Perfusion and Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest. JTCVS Open 16: 771-783, October 2023.

Yuan I, Georgostathi G, Zhang B, Hodges A, Kurth CD, Kirschen MP, Huh JW, Topjian AA, Lang SS, Richter A, Abend NS, Massey SL: Quantitative Electroencephalogram in Term Neonates Under Different Sleep States. Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing October 2023 Notes: Online ahead of print.

Roberts KH, Barks JDE, Glass HC, Soul JS, Chang T, Wusthoff CJ, Chu CJ, Massey SL, Abend NS, Lemmon ME, Thomas C, Guillet R, Rogers EE, Franck LS, McCaffery H, Li Y, McCulloch CE, Shellhaas RA: Feeding and Developmental Outcomes After Neonatal Seizures-A Prospective Observational Study. Annals of Child Neurology Society 1(3): 209-217, September 2023.

Johng S, Licht DJ, Hedrick HL, Rintoul N, Linn RL, Gebb JS, Xiao R, Massey SL: Prenatal Brain Maturation is Delayed in Neonates with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. Journal of Pediatrics 264: 113738, September 2023 Notes: Online ahead of print.

Massey SL & Hahn CD: EEG in Pediatric Epilepsy. Current Practice of Clinical Electroencephalography, 5th edition. Aatif M. Hussain (eds.). Wolters Kluwer, August 2023.

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