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Dr. Dredge is a general pediatric neurologist with experience diagnosing and managing a diverse spectrum of neurological disorders in children.
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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 Certified Duchenne Care Center. His additional clinical areas of interest include myasthenia gravis, hereditary neuropathies, fetal/neonatal neurology and epilepsy. Areas of academic interest include Duchenne muscular dystrophy, neonatal seizures and sleep activated childhood epilepsy syndromes.
In his personal time, he spends time with his wife and 4 children, plays the guitar, plays nerdy card games and practices tai chi.
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.
David Dredge, MD, and Danielle Pier, MD, are leading the next generation of trainees, fostering their careers through evidence-based education. The roles as clinician teachers, which are unique to Pediatric Neurology, recognize the importance of education in moving both the field and trainees’ careers forward.
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