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

About

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
  • Department of Neurology

Practice locations

  • University HospitalPediatric Neurology Clinic
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 890-6500
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  • American Family Children's HospitalPediatric Neuro-oncology Clinic
    • 1675 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-6420
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  • American Family Children's HospitalComprehensive Pediatric Neurocutaneous Disorders Clinic
    • 1675 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-6420
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  • University HospitalPediatric Neurology Headache Clinic
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 890-6500
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  • Aurora Children's Health (Oshkosh)Pediatric Neurology Clinic
    • 855 N. Westhaven Drive / Oshkosh, WI
    • (920) 303-8700
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  • SwedishAmerican Women and Children's HospitalPediatric Neurology Clinic
    • 1350 Charles Street / Rockford, IL
    • (779) 696-0600
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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.