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Lawrence Elliot Fried, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Attending Physician, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Physician Lead, Division of Neurology Transition Program, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania
Mentor, LGBTQ+ Program, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Penn Health Tech Fellow, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Neurology

Contact information
3501 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1719
Fax: 215-590-1771
BS (Biological Sciences)
Cornell University, 2006.
MS (Biology)
Adelphi University, 2007.
Drexel University College of Medicine, 2011.
MBA (Business Administration)
The Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania, 2022.
Post-Graduate Training
Pediatric Resident, Jefferson Medical College, A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children, 2011-2013.
Pediatric Neurology Resident, Columbia University - New York-Presbyterian Hospital, 2013-2016.
Fellowship in Epilepsy, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2016-2017.
Adult Neurologist with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2018.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

EEG for management of benign and refractory epilepsies; management of headache disorders; lidocaine nerve blocks for refractory headaches; general neurology

Description of Other Expertise

healthcare administration entrepreneurship

Description of Research Expertise

Telemedicine, family engagement, transition of care and increased coordination with primary care for pediatric epilepsy patients

Selected Publications

Molisani SE, Parikh D, DiGiovine M, Dlugos D, Fitzgerald MP, Fried L, Helbig I, Kessler SK, McDonnell PP, Melamed S, Prelack MS, Sharif U, Tefft S, Tencer J, Witzman S, Shaw K, Abend NS.: A quality improvement initiative to improve folic acid supplementation counseling for adolescent females with epilepsy. Epilepsia 64(10): 2818-2826, October 2023.

Kaufman, MC., Xian, J., Galer, PD., Parthasarathy, S., Gonzalez, AK., McKee, JL., Helbig, K., Ruggiero, SM., Prelack, MS., Fitzgerald, MP., Craig, S., Rametta, SC., Molisani, SE., Sharif, U., Melamed, SE., DiGiovine, M., Fried, L., Malcolm, MP., Kessler, SK., Chadehumbe, M., Szperka, SL., Chuo, J., Caffee, L., Stephenson, DJ., Banwell, B., Goldberg, E., Abend, NS., Helbig, I.: “Child neurology telemedicine: analyzing 14,820 encounters during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic." Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology 2022 Notes: note: unable to enter names of all authors manuscript accepted, publication pending.

Fitzgerald, M., Kaufman, M., Massey, S., Fridinger, S., Prelack, M., Ellis, C., Ortiz-Gonzalez, X., Fried, L., DiGiovine, M., Melamed, S., Malcolm, M., Banwell, B., Stephenson, D., Witzman, S., Gonzalez, A., Dlugos, D., Kessler, S., Goldberg, E., Abend, N., Helbig, I.: Assessing seizure burden in pediatric epilepsy using an electronic medical record-based tool through a common data element approach. Epilepsia 62(7): 1617-1628, July 2021.

Patel, A., Jan, S., Steinway, C., Bullock, A., Greenberg, A., Thomas, B. Fried, L., Brown, L., DiGiovine, M.: Epilepsy Transition in Ambulatory Care: Experiences and Benefits of an Epilepsy Transition Team. Journal of Pediatric Epilepsy 9(4): 143-149, October 2020.

Fried, L.: "Crafting State Health Policies to Cover the Uninsured" Policy Studies Journal 1(2): 538-541, July 2007.

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