Behavioral & Cognitive Disorders
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Jan. 23, 2023
Pediatric Neurologist and Epileptologist
David Mandelbaum graduated from the MD-PhD program at Columbia
University. After a pediatric residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital and
neurology/child neurology training at the Neurological Institute at
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, he spent 17 years as Director of
Child Neurology at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and moved to
Alpert Medical School of Brown University in 2003, where he was
Director of Child Neurology from 2003-2016.
Since October of 2018, Dr. Mandelbaum has been working part-time, reading pediatric EEGs at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in RI, doing locum tenens work in various hospitals, including St Jude Research Children’s Hospital in Memphis, Penn State Children’s Hospital, Albany Medical Center and was a volunteer faculty member at the University Teaching hospital in Lusaka, Zambia. Dr. Mandelbaum's current work schedule is not typical of most practicing child neurologists, but it has given him a unique opportunity to work in different divisions, see what issues they have in common, what issues are different, and how they are being dealt with by different groups.
Board-certified in Pediatrics, Child Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Dr. Mandelbaum’s clinical and research interests have focused on cognitive aspects of childhood epilepsy, neonatal neurology, and autism. He is a member of the AAN (FAAN), CNS, ICNS, and PCN and serves on the editorial boards of The Journal of Child Neurology, Pediatric Neurology, Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery: Advanced Techniques and Case Management, and Annals of Child Neurology; he is ad hoc reviewer for Epilepsia, Neurology, Biological Psychiatry, and other journals. He served two terms on the CNS practice committee, one term on the CNS research committee, one term as Vice Chair of the Child Neurology Section of the AAN and is now Chair of that section. He is a member of the ABPN NDD Article Assessment Continuing Certification Committee.
Dr. Mandelbaum has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.