Dr. Robert H. Fryer, MD

Dr. Robert H. Fryer, MD

Pediatric Neurology | Male | 50 years old

Dr. Fryer is a specialist in pediatric migraine and sees both children and teens with headache disorders in our comprehensive Columbia Headache Center. In addition, Dr. Fryer specializes in treating pediatric patients with a wide range of general neurologic issues, including seizures, developmental delay, concussion, etc. In research, Dr. Fryer has focused on the elucidation of genes involved in neuronal migration, a key early step in CNS development. Dr. Fryer was able to identify a gene, Nisch, which regulates trafficking of receptors to the cell surface of migrating neurons. Mutations in this gene have recently been identified in patients with autistic spectrum disorders.Read more

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Dr. Fryer is a specialist in pediatric migraine and sees both children and teens with headache disorders in our comprehensive Columbia Headache Center. In addition, Dr. Fryer specializes in treating pediatric patients with a wide range of general neurologic issues, including seizures, developmental delay, concussion, etc.

In research, Dr. Fryer has focused on the elucidation of genes involved in neuronal migration, a key early step in CNS development. Dr. Fryer was able to identify a gene, Nisch, which regulates trafficking of receptors to the cell surface of migrating neurons. Mutations in this gene have recently been identified in patients with autistic spectrum disorders.

Dr. Fryer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
  •  Board certified in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Syncope
  • Tic Disorders
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

Education

  • Medical School
    Georgetown University

    Graduated in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    Columbia University Med Center

    Completed in 2001

    Georgetown University Hospital

    Completed in 1998

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology

Procedures Performed

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)