About David Dredge, MD

Dr. Dredge joined the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Pediatric Neurology in September 2016 as an Assistant Professor in Neurology and the Director of Resident Education for Child Neurology. Dr. Dredge was previously on staff at Baystate Medical Center and Tufts University, where he served as an Assistant Professor in Pediatrics and Director of Student and Resident Education for the pediatric neurology department from 2009 to 2016. In 2017 he was named the Co-Director of the MGH Pediatric Neuromuscular Program.

Dr. Dredge completed residency training in Pediatrics at Baystate Medical Center and residency training in Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital. He attended the University of Massachusetts Medical School and Carleton College as an undergraduate.

Dr. Dredge is a general pediatric neurologist with a special interest in neuromuscular disorders. He is an active participant in the care of patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and is the site director of the Muscular Dystrophy Association Care Center. Dr. Dredge has a special interest in sensory and autonomic neuropathy, and is currently engaged in research in pediatric cases of this group of disorders. His additional clinical areas of interest include myasthenia gravis, hereditary neuropathies, fetal/neonatal neurology and epilepsy. Areas of academic interest include Duchenne muscular dystrophy and small fiber neuropathy.

In his personal time, he spends time with his wife and 4 children, plays the guitar, plays nerdy card games and practices tai chi and kung fu.

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Cooley Dickinson Hospital
30 Locust St.
Northampton, MA 01061
Phone: 413-582-2000

Mass General for Children: Pediatric Neurology
55 Fruit St.
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care
Suite 6B
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-724-6400

Medical Education

  • MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Residency, Baystate Medical Center*
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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  • Dredge DC, Krishnamoorthy KS. Neonatal Meningitis. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated September 7, 2012. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1176960-overview

    Dredge DC, Parsons EC, Carter LP, Staley KJ. Anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome treated with intravenous immunoglobulin.  Pediatric Neurology 2010; 43: 65-69.

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