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Danielle K. McBrian, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC
Danielle K. McBrian, MD

Dr. McBrian recently joined the Child Neurology Department as an Assistant Professor of Neurology in the Division of Pediatric Neurology and Epilepsy.

Dr. McBrian grew up in New Jersey where she graduated with honors from Rutgers College, in New Brunswick. Subsequently she attended medical school at College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University graduating in 2002. She completed a pediatric residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in 2004 at which time she returned to Columbia University to complete fellowships in Child Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology. She is a diplomate of the ABPN in child neurology.

Dr. McBrian has a special interest in the treatment of epileptic encephalopathies of infancy and childhood, intractable epilepsy amenable to epilepsy surgery, and use of dietary therapy to manage intractable epilepsy.

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Neurology
    Division of Child Neurology
    Division of Epilepsy and Sleep

Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Centers/Institutes/Programs

  • Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center (Adult and Pediatric)