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Robert Egel, MD, Child Neurology, Evergreen Park, IL


Child Neurology Evergreen Park, IL

Former Division Head, Pediatric Neurology, Advocate Children's Hospital, Oak Lawn, IL

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  • Dr. Robert Egel is a Child Neurologist in Evergreen Park, IL and is affiliated with Advocate Children’s Hospital Oak Lawn, IL. He received his medical degree from Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University and has been in practice 43 years. He specializes in General Child Neurology and is experienced in seizures and epilepsy, Migraine disorders and tic disorders.

Education & Training

  • University of Kentucky College of Medicine
    University of Kentucky College of MedicineResidency, Neurology, 1973 - 1976
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityResidency, Pediatrics, 1971 - 1973
  • Chicago Medical School/Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine  Science
    Chicago Medical School/Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine ScienceClass of 1971

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1972 - 2023
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Chicago Magazine: Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 1997, 2008, 2021-2022
  • America's Most Honored Doctors, Top 1% American Registry, 2021
  • Best Doctors Best Doctors, Inc., 1998-2020
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Seizure Disorders in Childhood.  
    Egel RT, E-Journal of Advocate Healthcare, 11/1/2005
  • Seizure Disorders in Childhood  
    Egel RT, Chicago Medicine, 2005
  • Paroxysmal Disorders Simulating Epilepsy in Childhood and Adolescence  
    Egel, RT, Chicago Medicine, 2003
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Books/Book Chapters

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow
  • Clinical Neurological Society of America (CNSA)
    Past President 2016-2018; SCNS Board 2014-2021
  • Child Neurology Society
    Emeritus Member
  • Professors of Child Neurology