Chief, Section of Pediatric Neurology
Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Hrissanthi (Chris) Ikonomidou, MD, PhD

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


Dr. Chris Ikonomidou is a pediatric neurologist and the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Neurology at the University of Wisconsin and American Family Children's Hospital. Her clinical interests include neonatal and neurocritical care neurology, neurodevelopmental disorders, headaches, pediatric neuroimmunology and general pediatric neurology. Her research is translational with focus on developmental brain injuries, neurotoxicity of cancer treatments and neuromodulation.

Languages spoken
  • English
  • German
  • Greek
University affiliation

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

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


    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.