Areas of Interest
- Tics and other Pediatric Movement Disorders
- Pediatric Neurology
- Bachelor of Science – Human Physiology, Boston University
Medical Degree – Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons
- Pediatrics –New York Presbyterian Hospital – Columbia University Medical Center
- Child Neurology – New York Presbyterian Hospital – Columbia University Medical Center
- Clinical Neurophysiology – Boston Children’s Hospital
- Board Certified – American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
Awards and Honors
- Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
- Gold Humanism Honor Society
- Alter AS, Engelstad K, Hinton VJ, Montes J, Pearson TS, Akman CI, De Vivo DC. Long-term clinical course of Glut1 Deficiency Syndrome. J Child Neurol. 2015 Feb;30(2):160-9.
- Akman CI, Yu J, Alter A, Engelstad K, De Vivo DC. Diagnosing glucose transporter 1 deficiency at initial presentation facilitates early treatment. J Pediatr. 2016 Apr;171:220-6.
- Alter AS, Dhamija R, McDonough TL, Shen S, McBrian DK, Mandel AM, McKhann GM, Feldstein NA, Akman CI. Ictal onset patterns of subdural intracranial electroencephalogram in children: how helpful for predicting epilepsy surgery outcome? Epilepsy Res. 2019 Jan;149:44-52.