Sarah Risen, MD
Dr. Risen is currently a faculty member in both the Department of Pediatric Neurology as well as the Meyer Center for Developmental Pediatrics. After completing training in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, she then pursued a 2 year clinical and research fellowship focusing on children with traumatic brain injury. Dr. Risen is board certified in Pediatrics as well as Neurology with special certification in Child Neurology. She believes in a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to the evaluation and management of neurodevelopmental disabilities.
Dr. Risen’s clinical interests include the full spectrum of pediatric traumatic brain injury (mild (concussions) to severe brain injuries), acquired brain injury, neuro-critical care, inpatient pediatric neurology, and the full spectrum of neurodevelopmental disabilities.
Traumatic Brain Injury – acute management and neurodevelopmental outcomes
Risen SR, Barber AD, Mostofsky SH, Suskauer SJ. Altered functional connectivity in children with mild – moderate TBI relates to motor control. Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine 2015;8:309-319.
Sarah R Risen, Stacy J Suskauer, Ellen J DeMatt, Beth S Slomine, and Cynthia F Salorio. Functional outcomes in children with abusive head trauma receiving inpatient rehabilitation compared to children with non-abusive head trauma. Journal of Pediatrics 2013;164(3):613-619.
Andrea Poretti, Sarah Risen, Avner Meoded, Frances J. Northington, Michael V. Johnston, Eugene Boltshdauser, and Thierry A.G.M. Huisman. Cerebellar Agenesis: An extreme form of cerebellar disruption in preterm neonates. Journal of Pediatric Neuroradiology 2013; 2:163-167.
Osorio MJ, Risen S, Alper G. An unusal presentation of juvenile Alexander’s disease. Journal of Child Neurology 2012 Apr;27(4):507-10.
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