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Faculty Physicians

William Edwin Dodson, MD

Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Neurology
Professor, Neurology

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Epilepsy
Pediatric Neurology

Board Certifications

Pediatrics
Pediatric Neurology
Neurology

Areas of Clinical Interest

General pediatric neurology, convulsive disorders, seizures, Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy, drug therapy, children, pharmacokinetics, pharmacology.

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: 2nd Floor, Suite D
Office Phone: 314-454-6120
Fax: 314-454-4225

Education

Education

Fellowship: Pediatric Neurology, Barnes Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 1975
Medical Degree: Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 1967
Residency: Pediatric Neurology, Barnes Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 1975
A.B. : Psychology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 1963

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Epilepsy in infancy: answering the call.
Thio LL, Dodson WE
Neurology. 2010 Mar 2; 74(9)708-9. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3181d1cd65.

PMID:
    20107140
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Topiramate monotherapy in newly diagnosed epilepsy in children and adolescents.
Glauser TA, Dlugos DJ, Dodson WE, Grinspan A, Wang S, Wu SC, EPMN-106/INT-28 Investigators
J Child Neurol. 2007 Jun; 22(6)693-9.

PMID:
    17641254
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Radiosurgical posterior corpus callosotomy in a child with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Case report.
Smyth MD, Klein EE, Dodson WE, Mansur DB
J Neurosurg. 2007 Apr; 106(4 Suppl)312-5.

PMID:
    17465368
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Randomized dose-controlled study of topiramate as first-line therapy in epilepsy.
Arroyo S, Dodson WE, Privitera MD, Glauser TA, Naritoku DK, Dlugos DJ, Wang S, Schwabe SK, Twyman RE, EPMN-106/INT-28 Investigators
Acta Neurol Scand. 2005 Oct; 112(4)214-22.

PMID:
    16146489
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparing medical students' performances and their achievements as residents: similar findings.
Andriole D, Jeffe DB, Dodson WE, Whelan A
Acad Med. 2003 Sep; 78(9)853-4.

PMID:
    14507610
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Topiramate titration to response: analysis of individualized therapy study (TRAITS).
Dodson WE, Kamin M, Kraut L, Olson WH, Wu SC
Ann Pharmacother. 2003 May; 37(5)615-20.

PMID:
    12708932
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ganaxolone for treating intractable infantile spasms: a multicenter, open-label, add-on trial.
Kerrigan JF, Shields WD, Nelson TY, Bluestone DL, Dodson WE, Bourgeois BF, Pellock JM, Morton LD, Monaghan EP
Epilepsy Res. 2000 Dec; 42(2-3)133-9.

PMID:
    11074186
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Transparahippocampal selective amygdalohippocampectomy in children and adolescents: efficacy of the procedure and cognitive morbidity in patients.
Robinson S, Park TS, Blackburn LB, Bourgeois BF, Arnold ST, Dodson WE
J Neurosurg. 2000 Sep; 93(3)402-9.

PMID:
    10969937
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Epilepsy in children.
Arnold ST, Dodson WE
Baillieres Clin Neurol. 1996 Dec; 5(4)783-802.

PMID:
    9068881
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Subtemporal transparahippocampal amygdalohippocampectomy for surgical treatment of mesial temporal lobe epilepsy. Technical note.
Park TS, Bourgeois BF, Silbergeld DL, Dodson WE
J Neurosurg. 1996 Dec; 85(6)1172-6.

PMID:
    8929515
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pharmacology and therapeutic aspects of antiepileptic drugs in pediatrics.
Dodson WE, Bourgeois BF
J Child Neurol. 1994 Oct; 9 Suppl 21-7.

PMID:
    7806779
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Course and outcome of acute cerebellar ataxia.
Connolly AM, Dodson WE, Prensky AL, Rust RS
Ann Neurol. 1994 Jun; 35(6)673-9.

PMID:
    8210223
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Felbamate in the treatment of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome: results of a 12-month open-label study following a randomized clinical trial.
Dodson WE
Epilepsia. 1993; 34 Suppl 7S18-24.

PMID:
    8243374
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Early childhood hepatocerebral degeneration misdiagnosed as valproate hepatotoxicity.
Bicknese AR, May W, Hickey WF, Dodson WE
Ann Neurol. 1992 Dec; 32(6)767-75.

PMID:
    1471867
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cytochrome c oxidase-associated Leigh syndrome: phenotypic features and pathogenetic speculations.
Van Coster R, Lombres A, De Vivo DC, Chi TL, Dodson WE, Rothman S, Orrechio EJ, Grover W, Berry GT, Schwartz JF
J Neurol Sci. 1991 Jul; 104(1)97-111.

PMID:
    1655984
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Combined deficiency of beta-galactosidase and neuraminidase: natural history of the disease in the first 18 years of an American patient with late infantile onset form.
Strisciuglio P, Sly WS, Dodson WE, McAlister WH, Martin TC
Am J Med Genet. 1990 Dec; 37(4)573-7.

PMID:
    2148053
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Generic substitutions for antiepileptic drugs.
Nuwer MR, Browne TR, Dodson WE, Dreifuss FE, Engel J Jr, Leppik IE, Mattson RH, Penry J, Treiman DM, Wilder BJ
Neurology. 1990 Nov; 40(11)1647-51.

PMID:
    2234419
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Immunochromatographic measurement of phenobarbital in whole blood with a non-instrumented assay.
Wannamaker B, Denio L, Dodson WE, Dreifuss F, Crosby C, Santilli N, Duffner P, Ryan-Dudeck P, Conboy C, Ellis E
Neurology. 1989 Sep; 39(9)1215-8.

PMID:
    2671791
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Level off.
Dodson WE
Neurology. 1989 Aug; 39(8)1009-10.

PMID:
    2761696
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Deleterious effects of drugs on the developing nervous system.
Dodson WE
Clin Perinatol. 1989 Jun; 16(2)339-60.

PMID:
    2663306
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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