Wusthoff Lab Team

Courtney J. Wusthoff, MD, MS

Dr. Courtney Wusthoff is a Professor of Neurology and by courtesy, Pediatrics (Neonatal and Developmental Medicine) at Stanford University. She is the Neurology Director for the Neurology Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and the Director of Neurocritical Care at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. She received her B.A. in neuroscience and behavior at Columbia University in New York, her M.D. at the University of California, San Francisco, and her M.S. at Stanford University. Dr. Wusthoff completed her pediatrics residency at Children's Hospital Oakland, and her neurology and neurophysiology training at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. After her fellowship, Dr. Wusthoff served as Consultant in Perinatal Neurology at the Hammersmith Hospital and Imperial College in London. She is board certified in pediatrics, child neurology, epilepsy, and clinical neurophysiology.

Dr. Wusthoff leads the neonatal neurology and neurocritical care clinical and research teams. She also is a member of the pediatric epilepsy group, with a focus on the care of newborns and infants with seizures. Her clinical and research interests include neonatal seizures, brain monitoring during critical illness, and medical ethics.


Fiona Baumer, MD
Assistant Professor
Child Neurology

Sonia Bonifacio, MD
Clinical Professor

Christopher Lee-Messer, MD, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Child Neurology

Juliet Knowles, MD, Phd
Assistant Professor
Child Neurology

Rebecca J. Levy MD, PhD
Child Neurology

Kathleen Ryan, MD
Clinical Associate Professor

Support Staff

Arushi Gehani
Administrative Assistant

Swetapadma Patnaik
Senior Clinical Research Coordinator

Rayann M. Solidum, MS
Clinical Research Coordinator Associate

Prathyusha Teeyagura, BDS, MSBI
Research Data Analyst I

Jennifer Winterbottom
Clinical Research Coordinator Associate

Interested in joining our lab? Interested candidates should forward their CV and a letter of interest to Courtney Wusthoff, MD