Chief, Section of Pediatric Neurology

Hrissanthi (Chris) Ikonomidou
MD, PhD

  • Pediatric Neurology
Hrissanthi (Chris) Ikonomidou, MD, PhD

About

Dr. Chris Ikonomidou is a neurologist and the director of research and education for Pediatric Neurology at American Family Children’s Hospital. Her medical interests include neonatal neurology, neurocritical care, neurodevelopmental disorders, headaches and general
pediatric neurology. Dr. Ikonomidou’s teaching interests include educating medical students and residents in general pediatric neurology. Her research focuses on studying aspects of prevention strategies for neurotoxicity of sedative, anesthetic, antiepileptic drugs and chemotherapy agents during development.







Languages spoken
  • English
  • German
  • Greek
University affiliation
  • Department of Neurology

Practice locations

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  • University Hospital - Pediatric Neurology
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 890-6500
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  • American Family Children's Hospital - Pediatric Neuro-oncology Clinic
    • 1675 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-6420
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  • American Family Children's Hospital - Comprehensive Pediatric Neurocutaneous Disorders Clinic
    • 1675 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-6420
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  • University Hospital - Pediatric Neurology Headache Clinic
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 890-6500
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  • Aurora Children's Health (Oshkosh) - Pediatric Neurology
    • 855 N. Westhaven Drive / Oshkosh, WI
    • (920) 303-8700
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Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
Medical School
  • Georg August University, Gottingen Medical School, Goettingen, Germany
Fellowships
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Residencies
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO
  • Free University of Berlin, Germany

Specialties

Research and publications

Dr. Ikonomidou's research focuses on studying aspects of prevention strategies for neurotoxicity of sedative, anesthetic, antiepileptic drugs and chemotherapy agents during development.