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Faculty Physicians

Robin C. Ryther, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Neurology
Pediatric Epilepsy

Board Certifications

Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pediatric refractory epilepsy, epilepsy surgery, and new onset seizures; Rett Syndrome and early epileptic encephalopathie

  • Maps & Directions
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  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Additional Phone: (314) 454-6120
Fax: (314) 454-2523



Bachelor of Science: University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 1998
PhD: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 2004
Residency: Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, Boston, Massachusetts 2008
Residency: Child Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston Massachusetts 2011
Fellowship: Neurophysiology and Pediatric Epilepsy, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2013
Medical Degree: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 2006

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Developing the Pediatric Refractory Epilepsy Questionnaire: a pilot study.
Purusothaman V, Ryther RC, Bertrand M, Harker LA, Jeffe DB, Wallendorf M, Smyth MD, Limbrick DD
Epilepsy Behav. 2014 Aug; 3726-31. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2014.04.025.

    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) inhibition: potential for antiseizure, antiepileptogenic, and epileptostatic therapy.
Ryther RC, Wong M
Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2012 Aug; 12(4)410-8. doi: 10.1007/s11910-012-0276-5.

    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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