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Chalongchai Phitsanuwong

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
DepartmentPediatrics-Neurology
AddressChicago IL 60637
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    Dr Phitsanuwong is Pediatric neurologist and epileptologist who specialises in the treatment of children with epilepsy. He has an expertise in ketogenic diets for the treatment of difficult-to-control seizures. He also offers comprehensive evaluation for children with other neurological conditions. His clinical interests include dietary therapy for epilepsy, and 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 a mentor to child neurology residents. His research interests include ketogenic diets for epilepsy and epilepsy genetics.


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    University of Chicago, Chicago, ILFellowship06/2015Pediatric Epilepsy
    Miami Children's Hospital, Miami, FLFellowship06/2014Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy
    University of Chicago, Chicago, ILResidency06/2013Child Neurology
    St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MIResidency06/2010Pediatrics
    University College London, London, the UKDiploma03/2007Clinical Neurology
    Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, ThailandDoctor of Medicine (MD)03/2003Medicine
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    2015Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
    2020Fellow, American Epilepsy Society
    2021Distinguished Leader in Program Innovation Award, Biological Science Department, The University of Chicago

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    1. Kacker S, Nordli DR, Phitsanuwong C. Efficacy and tolerability of the modified Atkins diet in children with drug-resistant genetic generalized epilepsy. Epileptic Disord. 2021 Nov 26. PMID: 34825888.
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    2. Phitsanuwong C. Genetic and Metabolic Neonatal Epilepsies. Pediatr Ann. 2021 Jun; 50(6):e245-e253. PMID: 34115564.
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    3. 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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    4. 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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