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Chalongchai Phitsanuwong

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
AddressChicago IL 60637
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    Dr Phitsanuwong is Pediatric neurologist and epileptologist who specialises in the treatment of children with epilepsy, using medication and medical diets. He has an expertise in ketogenic diets for the treatment of difficult-to-control seizures, particularly when epilepsy surgery is not deemed an option. When surgery is the recommended treatment option, Dr Phitsanuwong provides pre-surgical evaluation and post-surgical care for children in the Pediatric Epilepsy Center. He also offers comprehensive evaluation for children with other neurological conditions. His interests include drug-resistant epilepsy, dietary therapy for epilepsy, and the genetics of epilepsy, in addition to providing pediatric care for epilepsy and other neurological conditions in underserved communities.

    Dr Phitsanuwong is also serving as a teacher and mentor to child neurology residents and EEG technicians. His research interests include ketogenic diets and epilepsy genetics.

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    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL06/2015Pediatric Epilepsy Fellowship
    Miami Children's Hospital, Miami, FL06/2014Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy Fellowship
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL06/2013Child Neurology Residency
    St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI06/2010Pediatric Residency
    University College London, London, the UKPostgraduate Diploma03/2007Clinical Neurology
    Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, ThailandDoctor of Medicine (MD)03/2003Medicine
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    2015Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

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    1. Sawanyawisuth K, Chattakul P, Khamsai S, Boonsawat W, Ladla A, Chotmongkol V, Limpawattana P, Chindaprasirt J, Senthong V, Phitsanuwong C, Sawanyawisuth K. Role of Inhaled Corticosteroids for Asthma Exacerbation in Children: An Updated Meta-Analysis. J Emerg Trauma Shock. 2020 Apr-Jun; 13(2):161-166. PMID: 33013097.
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    2. Limpawattana P, Sawanyawisuth K, Busaracome P, Foocharoen C, Phitsanuwong C, Chumjan S, Chotmongkol R, Chaisuksant S. The best criteria to diagnose metabolic syndrome in hypertensive Thai patients. J Med Assoc Thai. 2008 Apr; 91(4):485-90. PMID: 18556856.
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