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Phillip Pearl

Phillip L Pearl MD

President, Child Neurology Society, Director of Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology, and William G. Lennox Chair, Boston Children's Hospital; Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Phillip L. Pearl, MD, is Director of Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology and William G. Lennox Chair in the Department of Neurology at Boston Children’s Hospital and Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Pearl, originally from Baltimore, attended Johns Hopkins University, Peabody Conservatory of Music and University of Maryland School of Medicine. He took his residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Pearl has published over 150 manuscripts, over 100 chapters and reviews, and authored or edited five books in the field of child neurology, two of which have been translated into Chinese and Japanese. He is also on the faculty of the Music and Health Institute of the Berklee College of Music in Boston. His major research interest is inherited metabolic epilepsies. Dr. Pearl is Past President of the Professors of Child Neurology and currently President of the Child Neurology Society.