Edward Novotny M.D.

 Edward Novotny M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Epilepsy, Neurology, Primary care - pediatrics


Center for Women and Children, Neurology, Neurosciences




Edward Novotny, M.D., is a pediatric epileptologist. Dr. Novotny’s clinical practice is based at Seattle Children's Hospital where he is the director of the epilepsy program. He has over 25 years of experience in caring for infants, children and adolescents with epilepsy and other neurological disorders. He has been at the University of Washington since 2009 and holds the Alvord, Gerlich and Rhodes Family Endowed Chair in Pediatric Epilepsy.

Dr. Novotny trained in general pediatrics at the University of California, Davis. He also trained in pediatric neurology at Stanford University, California, where he also did a clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy fellowship. He did research fellowship training in advanced magnetic resonance imaging at Yale School of Medicine, new Haven, Connecticut.


Yale Univ. School of MedicineFellowship1989
Stanford Medical CenterTeaching Appointment1987
Stanford UniversityFellowship1986
Stanford University Medical CenterResidency1984
University of California, Davis (UCD)Residency1981
University of California, Davis (UCD)Internship1980
Saint Louis UniversityMedical education1979


Board Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry & NeurologyEpilepsy2014
American Board of PediatricsPediatrics1986
American Board of Psychiatry & NeurologyNeurology/Child Neurology1986
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