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Douglas Postels, MD, Child Neurology, Washington, DC, Children's National Hospital


Child Neurology Washington, DC

Michigan State University

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Education & Training

  • Stony Brook Medicine/University Hospital
    Stony Brook Medicine/University HospitalFellowship, Child Neurology, 1995 - 1996
  • Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium
    Washington University/B-JH/SLCH ConsortiumFellowship, Child Neurology, 1991 - 1993
  • San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
    San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education ConsortiumResidency, Pediatrics, 1988 - 1991
  • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
    Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of MedicineClass of 1988
  • Indiana University
    Indiana UniversityB.S., Microbiology, 1984

Certifications & Licensure

  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2020 - 2024
  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 2017 - 2024
  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2010 - 2020
  • NM State Medical License
    NM State Medical License 2003 - 2011
  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 1996 - 2002
  • NV State Medical License
    NV State Medical License 1995 - 1997
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Arnold P. Gold Humanism in Medicine Award Child Neurology Society, 2013
  • Visiting Professor Award Child Neurology Society, 2008

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Seasonal Differences in Retinopathy Negative versus Retinopathy Positive Cerebral Malaria  
    Postels D, Birbeck G, Valim C, et al, Am J Trop Med Hyg, 1/1/2013
  • Neurologic Outcomes in Retinopathy Negative Cerebral Malaria Survivors  
    Postels D, Taylor T, Molyneux M, et al, Neurology, 1/1/2012
  • Children with Retinopathy Negative Cerebral Malaria: A Pathophysiological Puzzle  
    Postels D and Birbeck G, Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 11/1/2011
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Medical Mysteries: PANDAS 
    Michigan State University - 3/1/2014
  • Historical Concepts of Wellness and Disease in Africa 
    Michigan State University - 2/1/2014
  • MRI in Retinopathy Negative Cerebral Malaria 
    Washington, DC - 11/1/2013
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Other Languages

  • French, Spanish

Hospital Affiliations