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Elizabeth A. Ng, MD, FAAP

Pediatric Epileptologist and Neuromuscular Neurologist
Lab Medical Director, Electrodiagnostic Laboratory


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Practice Name Connecticut Children's Specialty Group

Education

Education:

MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 1999
BS, Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education at City College of New York, City University of New York Medical School, 1996

Residency:

General Pediatrics, Cohen Children’s Medical Center (formerly Schneider Children’s Hospital)/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1999-2002

Fellowship:

Neuromuscular Medicine/Electrodiagnostic Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital – Columbia and Cornell/Hospital for Special Surgery/Weill Cornell Medicine, 2020-2021
Clinical Neurophysiology/Epilepsy, Stony Brook University Hospital/Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University, 2016-2017
Child Neurology, Cohen Children’s Medical Center/Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, 2013-2016

Board Certifications

  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine, American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM)
  • Advanced Central Clinical Neurophysiology with Added Competency in Epilepsy Monitoring, American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology (ABCN)
  • Epilepsy, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
  • General Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
  • Faculty Appointment

    Assistant Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

    Clinical Expertise

    Dr. Ng is a child neurologist specializing in the treatment of pediatric and adolescent epilepsy (seizures) and neuromuscular disorders. Prior to becoming a pediatric epileptologist and neuromuscular neurologist, Dr. Ng was a practicing general pediatrician for 10 years, a gratifying and introspective period that deepened her empathy and compassion in caring for children with neurological needs. In addition to being part of the pediatric epilepsy center (EEG), the pediatric MDA/neuromuscular clinic, and the multidisciplinary brachial plexus/peripheral nerve injury clinic, Dr. Ng currently serves as the lab medical director of the pediatric electrodiagnostic (EDX) laboratory (EMG/NCS) at Connecticut Children’s. Dr. Ng’s areas of clinical expertise include:

    • Epilepsy (Seizures), Refractory/Intractable Epilepsy
    • Peripheral Nerve (Neuropathy), Brachial Plexopathy
    • Neuromuscular Disorders/Electrodiagnostic Medicine
    • Clinical Neurophysiology (Electroencephalogram/EEG, Electromyography/EMG, Nerve Conduction Study/NCS)
    • Pediatric and Adolescent Headaches and Migraines, Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders (Tourette Syndrome/Tic Disorders)

    Selected Publications

    • Ng E, Akman H, Hirano M, Lange D. Young Woman with Asymptomatic HyperCKemia Presenting with Progressive Asymmetric Muscle Weakness: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Muscle & Nerve September 2021 Vol. 64 No. S1 (recipient of 2021 American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) Residency and Fellowship Abstract Award).

    • Ng E (2019). Angelman syndrome. Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Autism. Child neurology, history, and physical examination. Child neurology: summary of all guidelines. Chromosomal disorders. Degenerative diseases of childhood. Fontanel. Fragile X syndrome. Hypotonic infant/hypotonia in infancy/floppy infant. Macrocephaly. Metabolic diseases of childhood. Microcephaly. In Zaidat OO, Lerner AJ, Miles JD, Eds. The Little Black Book of Neurology, 6th Edition. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier, Inc.

    • Cheng D, Patel C, Ng E, Stevens S, Patel P, Ettinger A (2019). Metabolic disorders. In Weisbrot DM, Ettinger AB, Gallimore C, Eds. Synopsis of Neurologic and Psychiatric Complications of Systemic Disease. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

    Additional Information

    Dr. Ng sees patients in Danbury, Farmington, and Hartford and offers appointments via telemedicine.

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