Neurogenetics Program | Meet our Team

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Contact the Neurogenetics Program

  • 1-617-355-6388
  • International: +1-617-355-5209

Boston Children's pediatric neurogeneticists

Our pediatric neurogeneticists are neurologists with specialized training and expertise in the identification, diagnosis and treatment of pediatric genetic disorders that affect the brain. The include:

Irina Anselm, MD
Specialties: Mitochondrial disease, neurometabolic disorders, leukodystrophy

Nicole Baumer, MD
Specialty: Down syndrome

Basil Darras, MD
Specialties: Neuromuscular disorders, Spinal muscular atrophy, ataxias

Peter Davis, MD
Specialty: Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, Autism spectrum disorders

Elizabeth Engle, MD
Specialty: Genetic eye movement disorders 

Heather Olson, MD
Specialties: Genetic epilepsies, CDKL5

Anna Pinto, MD
Specialty: Sturge Weber Syndrome

Annapurna Poduri, MD (Director)
Specialties: Genetic epilepsies, brain malformations

Mustafa Sahin, MD, PhD
Specialties: Tuberous sclerosis complex, neurocutaneous disorders, brain malformations

Siddharth Srivastava, MD
Specialty: PTEN hamartoma syndrome, Phelan McDermid Syndrome 

Nicole Ullrich, MD
Specialty: Neurofibromatosis


Boston Children's genetic counselors:

Kira Dies, ScM, CGC
Specialties: Tuberous sclerosis complex, autism spectrum disorders

Elicia Estrella, MS, CGC
Specialty: Muscular dystrophy

Beth Rosen Sheidley, MS, CGC
Specialties: Genetic epilepsies, autism spectrum disorders

Lacey Smith, MS, CGC
Specialties: Genetic epilepsies, autism spectrum disorders

Lindsay Swanson, MS, CGC
Specialties: Rett Syndrome, CDKL5, FOXG1

Alan Taylor, MS, CGC
Specialties: Genetic epilepsies, mitochondrial disorders


Boston Children’s is so much more than a hospital—it’s a community of researchers, clinicians, administrators, support staff, innovators, teachers, patients and families, all working together to make the impossible possible. ”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

Boston Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
For Patients: 617-355-6000
For Referring Providers: 844-BCH-PEDS | 844-224-7337

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