E. Steve Roach, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

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Dr. Roach is the Past President of the Child Neurology Society, a non-profit professional association of pediatric neurologists.

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700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4625
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E. Steve Roach, MD, is Chief of Pediatric Neurology and Vice-Chair of Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s. He is also Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Roach, recognized among the “Best Doctors in America,” wrote the first textbook on cerebrovascular disorders in children, which is now in its third edition. He has written five other books along with more than 250 articles and book chapters on stroke and genetic disorders. Dr. Roach was awarded the 2002 Manuel Gomez Award by the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance for his work to improve our understanding of tuberous sclerosis. He is Past President of the Child Neurology Society, and serves as Editor-in-Chief of the peer-reviewed journal, Pediatric Neurology.


  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Research Interests

Research Center:

Research Funding*:

  • Neuro-NEXT - Network of Excellence in Neuroscience Clinical Trial Center at The Ohio State University, from National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health

Education and Training

Medical School

  • University of Tennessee
    Date Completed: 12/31/1975


  • North Carolina Baptist Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/1979


  • North Carolina Baptist Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/1982


  • Pediatrics


  • Neurology


  • Child Neurology
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 06/30/2006


  • Roach,E. Steve. 2014. Making sense of patent nonsense.  Pediatric neurology. Vol. 50, no. 3. (March): 203-204.
  • Roth,Jonathan; Roach,E. Steve; Bartels,Ute; Jozwiak,Sergiusz; Koenig,Mary,Kay; Weiner,Howard,L; Franz,David,N; Wang,Henry,Z. 2013. Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma: Diagnosis, Screening, and Treatment. Recommendations From the International Tuberous Sclerosis, Complex Consensus Conference 2012.  PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY. Vol. 49, no. 6. (December): 439-444.
  • Roach,E,Steve. 2013. Pushing the Boundaries of Stroke Therapy for Children.  PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY. Vol. 49, no. 5. (November): 301-302.
  • Roach,E,Steve. 2013. Are Diagnostic Criteria for Tuberous Sclerosis Still Relevant?.  PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY. Vol. 49, no. 4. (October): 223-224.
  • Krueger,Darcy,A; Northrup,Hope. 2013. Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Surveillance and Management: Recommendations of the 2012 International Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Consensus Conference.  PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY. Vol. 49, no. 4. (October): 255-265.
  • Northrup,Hope; Krueger,Darcy,A. 2013. Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Diagnostic Criteria Update: Recommendations of the 2012 International Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Consensus Conference.  PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY. Vol. 49, no. 4. (October): 243-254.
  • Roach,E,Steve. 2013. A New Look for Pediatric Neurology.  PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY. Vol. 49, no. 2. (August): 77-78.
  • Roach,E,Steve; Bodensteiner,John,B. 2013. Obituary: Roger Alan Brumback, MD (1948-2013).  PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY. Vol. 49, no. 1. (July): 1-3.
  • Roach,E. Steve. 2013. Mass Hysteria and the Media: Folie a Troupeau?.  PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY. Vol. 49, no. 1. (July): 6-7.
  • Roach,E,Steve. 2013. Hail and Farewell: Gratitude for Service Past and Future.  PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY. Vol. 48, no. 6. (June): 423-423.
  • Heyer GL and Roach ES. 2013. Pediatric intracerebral hemorrhage, acute seizures, and epilepsy.  JAMA Neurology. Vol. 70, no. 4. (April): e437.
  • Brown LW and Roach ES. 2013. Outgrowing the child neurologist: facing the challenges of transition.  JAMA Neurology. Vol. 70, no. 4. (April): 496-7.
  • Roach,E,Steve. 2013. Introducing the Associate Editors of Pediatric Neurology.  PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY. Vol. 48, no. 3. (March): 163-164.
  • Roach,E,Steve. 2013. Passing the Torch.  PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY. Vol. 48, no. 1. (January): 2-2.
  • Quinn CT, McKinstry RC, Dowling MM, Ball WS, Kraut MA, Casella JF, Dlamini N, Ichord RN, Jordan LC, Kirkham RJ, Noeotzel MJ, Roach ES, Strouse JJ, Kwiatkowski JL, Hirtz D, DeBaun MR. 2013. Acute Silent Cerebral Ischemic Events in Children with Sickle Cell Anemia.  JAMA Neurology. Vol. 70, no. 1. (January): 58-65.
  • Roach ES. 2013. Passing the Torch.  Pediatric Neurology. Vol. 48, no. 1. (January): e2.
  • Ess KC, Roach ES. 2012. New therapies for tuber-less sclerosis: white matter matters?.  Neurology. Vol. 78, no. December: 520-521.
  • Roach ES. 2012. Treatment of arteriovenous malformations: a meta-analysis.  Archives of Neurology. Vol. 69, no. April: 521-522.
  • McCarville MB, Rogers ZR, Sarnaik S, et al. 2012. Effects of chronic transfusions on abdominal sonographic abnormalities in children with sickle cell anemia.  Journal of Pediatrics. Vol. 160, no. February: 281-285.
  • Bernard,Timothy,J; Manco-Johnson,Marilyn,J; Lo,Warren; Mackay,Mark,T; Ganesan,Vijeya; DeVeber,Gabrielle; Goldenberg,Neil,A; Armstrong-Wells,Jennifer; Dowling,Michael,M; Roach,E,Steve; Tripputi,Mark; Fullerton,Heather,J; Furie,Karen,L; Benseler,Susanne,M; Jordan,Lori,C; Kirton,Adam; Ichord,Rebecca. 2012. Towards a Consensus-Based Classification of Childhood Arterial Ischemic Stroke.  STROKE. Vol. 43, no. 2. (February): 371-377.
  • Islam, MP, and Roach, ES. 2012. Neurocutaneous Syndromes. In Bradley's Neurology in Clinical Practice, 6th Ed.. 6th ed. Edited by Daroff, RB, Fenichel, GM, Jankovic, J. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders.
  • ES Roach, WD Lo, GL Heyer. 2012. Pediatric Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disorders, 3rd Edition. 3rd ed. New York, New Nork: Demos Medical Publishers.
  • Lo WD, Heyer GL, and Roach ES. 2012. Cerebrovascular disorders in children. In Textbook of Clinical Pediatrics. Edited by Elzouki, AY, Harfi, HA, Nazer, H, Oh, W, Stapleton, FB, and Whitley, RJ. Berlin: Springer.
  • Bowers,Karen,J; deVeber,Gabrielle,A; Ferriero,Donna,M; Roach,E,Steve; Vexler,Zinaida,S; Maria,Bernard,L. 2011. Cerebrovascular Disease in Children: Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Management.  JOURNAL OF CHILD NEUROLOGY. Vol. 26, no. 9. (September): 1074-1100.
  • Roach ES. 2011. Ischemic Stroke in Children. In Evidence-Based Management of Stroke. Edited by Biller J, Ferro JM. Shrewsburry: TFM Publishing Limited.
  • Comi A, Roach ES, Bodensteiner JB. 2011. Neurological manifestations of Sturge-Weber syndrome. In Sturge-Weber Syndrome. 2 ed. Edited by Bodensteiner JB, Roach ES. Mt. Freedom, NJ: Sturge-Weber Foundation.
  • Jordan LC, McKinstry RC, Kraut MA, Ball WS, Vendy BA, Casella JF, DeBaun MR, Strause JJ, Silent Infarct Transfusion Trial Investigators. 2010. Incidental findings on brain magnetic resonance imaging of children with sickle cell disease.  Pediatrics. Vol. 26, no. 1. (July): 53-61.
  • ES Roach, SP Sparagana. 2010. Diagnostic criteria for tuberous sclerosis complex. In Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: Genes, Clinical Features, and Therapeutics. Edited by D Kwiatkowski, et al. London: Wiley-Blackwell Medical Publishers.
  • Bodensteiner JB, Roach ES. 2010. Overview of Sturge-Weber syndrome. In Sturge-Weber Syndrome. 2 ed. Edited by Bodensteiner JB, Roach ES. Mt. Freedom: Sturge-Weber Foundation.
  • Roach ES, Biller J, Bettermann K. 2010. Toole's Cerebrovascular Disorders, 6th Edition. 6th ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • de los Reyes EC, Roach ES. 2010. Developmental and neurocutaneous syndromes. In Andrioli and Carpenter's Cecil Textbook of Medicine. 8 ed. Edited by Andrioli TE, Benjamin I, Griggs RC, Wing EJ. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders Elsevier.
  • Roach ES. 2009. The cost of gullibility.  Archives of Neurology. Vol. 66, no. November: 1418-1420.
  • Cartwright MS, White DL, Miller LM, Roach ES. 2009. Recurrent stroke in a child with incontinentia pigmenti.  Journal of Child Neuology. Vol. 24, no. May: 603-605.
  • JA Vidaurre, AL Khuhro, KM Zamel, ES Roach. 2009. Neurocutaneous disorders and epilepsy. In Advanced Therapy in Epilspsy. Edited by JL Wheless. Hamilton, ON: BC Decker.
  • Roach,ES. 2009. Management of Stroke in Infants and Children: A Scientific Statement From a Special Writing Group of the American Heart Association Stroke Council and the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young (vol 39, pg 2644, 2008).  STROKE. Vol. 40, no. 1. (January): E8-E10.
  • JA Vidaurre, KM Zamel, ES Roach. 2009. Channelopathies and epilepsy. In Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. 2 ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Lo WD, Lee J, Rusin J, Perkins E, Roach ES. 2008. Intracranial hemorrhage in children: an evolving spectrum.  Arch Neurol. Vol. 65, no. 12. (December): 1629-1633.
  • Roach ES. 2008. Carotid endarterectomy or stenting before coronary surgery?.  Arch Neurol. Vol. 65, no. 12. (December): e1675.
  • Roach ES, Golomb MR, Adams R, Biller J, Daniels S, Deveber G, Ferriero D, Jones BV, Kirkham FJ, Scott RM, Smith ER; American Heart Association Stroke Council; Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young. 2008. Management of stroke in infants and children: a scientific statement from a Special Writing Group of the American Heart Association Stroke Council and the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young.  Stroke. Vol. 39, no. 9. (September): 2644-2691.
  • Roach ES. 2008. Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis: to treat or not to treat?.  Arch Neurol. Vol. 65, no. 7. (July): 987-988.
  • Roach ES. 2008. Localizing cortical function is occasionally impossible.  Arch Neurol. Vol. 65, no. 6. (June): 845-846.
  • Wasay M, Dai AI, Ansari M, Shaikh Z, Roach ES. 2008. Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis in children: a multicenter cohort from the United States.  J Child Neurol. Vol. 23, no. 1. (January): 26-31.
  • SP Sparaganna, ES Roach. 2008. Tuberous sclerosis complex. In Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. Edited by Squires. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • MP Islam, ES Roach. 2008. Neurocutaneous syndromes. In Neurology in Clinical Practice. 5 ed. Edited by WG Bradley, RB Daroff, GM Fenichel, J Jankovic. Newton, MA: Elsevier.
  • Roach ES. 2008. Questioning botulinum toxin for headache: reality or illusion.  Arch Neurol. Vol. 65, no. 1. (January): 151-152.
  • J Vidaurre, KM Zamel, ES Roach. 2008. Sturge-Weber syndrome. In Uncommon Causes of Stroke. 2 ed. Edited by LR Caplan. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Roach ES, Anselm I, Rosman NP, Caplan LR. 2008. Progeria. In Uncommon Causes of Stroke. 2 ed. Edited by Caplan LR, Bogousslavsky J. London: Cambridge University Press.
  • ES Roach. 2008. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. In Uncommon Causes of Stroke. 2 ed. Edited by LR Caplan. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Raju TN, Nelson KB, Ferriero D, Lynch JK; NICHD-NINDS Perinatal Stroke Workshop Participants. 2007. Ischemic perinatal stroke: summary of a workshop sponsored by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.  Pediatrics. Vol. 120, no. 3. (September): 609-616.
  • Lo,Warren; Roach,E,S. 2007. The degree of risk: Multiple factors promote perinatal stroke.  PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY. Vol. 37, no. 2. (August): 152-153.
  • Z Yapici, N Dortcan, BB Baycan, F Okan, A Dincer, A Bayal, ES Roach. 2007. Neurological aspects of tuberous sclerosis complex in relation to MRI/MMR spectroscopy findings in children with epilepsy.  Neurological Research. Vol. 5, no. July: 449-454.
  • Jen JC, Klein A, Boltshauser E, Cartwright MS, Roach ES, Mamsa H, Baloh RW. 2007. Prolonged hemiplegic episodes in children due to mutations in ATP1A2.  Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, & Psychiatry. Vol. 78, no. 5. (January): 523-526.
  • Avasarala JR; O'Donovan CA; Roach SE; Camacho F; Feldman SR. 2007. Analysis of NAMCS data for multiple sclerosis, 1998-2004.  BMC Medicine. Vol. 5, no. January: e6.
  • Roach ES. 2007. Treating ocular myasthenia gravis with inadequate evidence.  Archives of Neurology. Vol. 64, no. 12. (January): 1794-1795.
  • Au KS, Williams AT, Roach ES, Batchelor L, Sparagana SP, Delgado MR, Wheless JW, Baumgartner JE, Roa BB, Wilson CM, Smith-Knuppel TK, Cheung MY, Whittemore VH, King TM, Northrup H. 2007. Genotype/phenotype correlation in 325 individuals referred for a diagnosis of tuberous sclerosis complex in the United States.  Genetics in Medicine. Vol. 9, no. 2. (January): 88-100.
  • Roach ES. 2007. Both postsynaptic and presynaptic dysfunction contribute to Parkinson disease: any mechanism will not do.  Archives of Neurology. Vol. 64, no. 1. (January): e143.
  • Roach ES. 2007. Is neuromyelitis optica a distinct entity?.  Archives of Neurology. Vol. 64, no. 6. (January): e906.
  • Wasay M; Bakshi R; Dai A; Roach S. 2006. Local thrombolytic treatment of cerebral venous thrombosis in three paediatric patients.  JPMA. The Journal Of The Pakistan Medical Association. Vol. 56, no. 11. (November): e555.
  • Roach ES. 2006. Transient global amnesia: look at mechanisms not causes.  Archives Of Neurology. Vol. 63, no. 9. (September): e1338.
  • Cartwright,Michael,S; Hickling,William,H; Roach,E,Steve. 2006. Ischemic stroke in an adolescent with arterial tortuosity syndrome.  NEUROLOGY. Vol. 67, no. 2. (July): 360-361.
  • Cartwright MS; Hickling WH; Roach ES. 2006. Ischemic stroke in an adolescent with arterial tortuosity syndrome.  Neurology. Vol. 67, no. 2. (July): e360.
  • Roach ES. 2006. Surgery for brachial plexus palsy: Does timing matter?.  Archives Of Neurology. Vol. 63, no. 7. (July): e1034.
  • Hobson-Webb LD; Roach ES; Donofrio PD. 2006. Metronidazole: newly recognized cause of autonomic neuropathy.  Journal Of Child Neurology. Vol. 21, no. 5. (May): e429.
  • Roach ES. 2006. Early multiple sclerosis: to treat or not to treat?.  Archives Of Neurology. Vol. 63, no. 4. (April): e619.
  • Roach ES. 2006. Diagnostic testing for dementia: asking the right questions.  Archives Of Neurology. Vol. 63, no. 1. (January): e146.
  • Sparagana, SP, and Roach, ES. 2006. Tuberous Sclerosis Complex. In Gellis and Kagan's Current Pediatric Therapy. Edited by Burg, F, Ingelfinger, J, Polin, R, and Gershon, A. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
  • Roach,E,S. 2005. Otitic hydrocephalus - In reply.  ARCHIVES OF NEUROLOGY. Vol. 62, no. 12. (December): 1940-1940.
  • Adams RJ, Brambilla D; Optimizing Primary Stroke Prevention in Sickle Cell Anemia (STOP 2) Trial Investigators. 2005. Discontinuation of Transfusion for Primary Stroke Prevention in Sickle Cell Disease (STOP II).  New England Journal of Medicine. Vol. 353, no. 26. (December): 2769-78.
  • Roach ES. 2005. Sickle cell trait: innocent until proven guilty.  Archives Of Neurology. Vol. 62, no. 11. (November): e1781.
  • Ewalt DH; Diamond N; Rees C; Sparagana SP; Delgado M; Batchelor L; Roach ES. 2005. Long-term outcome of transcatheter embolization of renal angiomyolipomas due to tuberous sclerosis complex.  The Journal Of Urology. Vol. 174, no. 5. (November): e1764.
  • Roach ES. 2005. Complementary and alternative therapy for epilepsy: much less than meets the eye.  Archives Of Neurology. Vol. 62, no. 9. (September): e1475.
  • Santos CC; Roach ES. 2005. Glutaric aciduria type I: a neuroimaging diagnosis?.  Journal Of Child Neurology. Vol. 20, no. 7. (July): e588.
  • Choksi R; Roach ES. 2005. Ring-enhancing lesion in central pontine myelinolysis.  Archives Of Neurology. Vol. 62, no. 6. (June): e1016.
  • MacCollin M; Chiocca EA; Evans DG; Friedman JM; Horvitz R; Jaramillo D; Lev M; Mautner VF; Niimura M; Plotkin SR; Sang CN; Stemmer-Rachamimov A; Roach ES. 2005. Diagnostic criteria for schwannomatosis.  Neurology. Vol. 64, no. 11. (June): e1838.
  • Cartwright MS; McCarthy SC; Roach ES. 2005. Hemimegalencephaly and tuberous sclerosis complex.  Neurology. Vol. 64, no. 9. (May): e1634.
  • Roach ES. 2005. Seeing with new eyes: using positron emission tomography (PET) to identify epileptogenic tubers.  Journal Of Child Neurology. Vol. 20, no. 5. (May): e399.
  • Bari L; Choksi R; Roach ES. 2005. Otitic hydrocephalus revisited.  Archives Of Neurology. Vol. 62, no. 5. (May): e824.
  • Jones A, Granger S, Brambilla D, Gallagher D, Vichinsky F, Woods G, Berman B, Roach S, Nichols F, Adams RJ. 2005. Can peak systolic velocities be used for prediction of stroke in sickle cell anemia?.  Pediatric Radiology. Vol. 35, no. January: 66-72.
  • Roach ES. 2004. Initial Parkinson disease therapy: levodopa, dopamine agonists, or both?.  Archives Of Neurology. Vol. 61, no. 12. (December): e1972.
  • Roach ES. 2004. Is multiple sclerosis an autoimmune disorder?.  Archives Of Neurology. Vol. 61, no. 10. (October): e1615.
  • Roach ES; Sparagana SP. 2004. Diagnosis of tuberous sclerosis complex.  Journal Of Child Neurology. Vol. 19, no. 9. (September): e643.
  • Maria BL; Deidrick KM; Roach ES; Gutmann DH. 2004. Tuberous sclerosis complex: pathogenesis, diagnosis, strategies, therapies, and future research directions.  Journal Of Child Neurology. Vol. 19, no. 9. (September): e632.
  • Roach ES; Langley RL. 2004. Episodic neurological dysfunction due to mass hysteria.  Archives Of Neurology. Vol. 61, no. 8. (August): e1269.
  • Adams RJ; Brambilla DJ; Granger S; Gallagher D; Vichinsky E; Abboud MR; Pegelow CH; Woods G; Rohde EM; Nichols FT; Jones A; Luden JP; Bowman L; Hagner S; Morales KH; Roach ES. 2004. Stroke and conversion to high risk in children screened with transcranial Doppler ultrasound during the STOP study.  Blood. Vol. 103, no. 10. (May): e3689.
  • Adams,R,J; Pavlakis,S; Roach,E,S. 2003. Sickle cell disease and stroke: Primary prevention and transcranial Doppler.  ANNALS OF NEUROLOGY. Vol. 54, no. 5. (November): 559-563.
  • Sparagana SP; Delgado MR; Batchelor LL; Roach ES. 2003. Seizure remission and antiepileptic drug discontinuation in children with tuberous sclerosis complex.  Archives Of Neurology. Vol. 60, no. 9. (September): e1286.
  • Swoboda KJ; Soong BW; McKenna C; Brunt ER; Litt M; Bale JF Jr; Ashizawa T; Bennett LB; Bowcock AM; Roach ES; Gerson D; Matsuura T; Heydemann PT; Nespeca MP; Jankovic J; Leppert M; Ptácek LJ. 2001. Paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia and infantile convulsions. Clinical and linkage studies. 2000.  Neurology. Vol. 57, no. 11 Suppl 4. (December): eS42.
  • Roach ES, Biller J. 2001. Treatment of ischemic stroke in children.  Seminars in Cerebrovascular Disorders and Strok. Vol. 1, no. 3. (September): 264-270.
  • Roach ES. 2001. Immediate surgery for moyamoya syndrome? Not necessarily.  Archives Of Neurology. Vol. 58, no. 1. (January): e130.
  • Roach ES. 2000. Etiology of stroke in children.  Seminars In Pediatric Neurology. Vol. 7, no. 4. (December): e244.
  • deVeber G; Roach ES; Riela AR; Wiznitzer M. 2000. Stroke in children: recognition, treatment, and future directions.  Seminars In Pediatric Neurology. Vol. 7, no. 4. (December): e309.
  • Bennett,L; Bowcock,A,M; Roach,E,S. 2000. Locus for paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia maps to human chromosome 16 - Reply.  NEUROLOGY. Vol. 55, no. 5. (September): 738-739.
  • Chudnow RS; Wolfe GI; Sparagana SP; Delgado MR; Batchelor L; Roach ES. 2000. Abnormal sudomotor function in the hypomelanotic macules of tuberous sclerosis complex.  Journal Of Child Neurology. Vol. 15, no. 8. (August): e529.
  • Roach ES. 2000. Stroke in Children.  Current Treatment Options in Neurology. Vol. 2, no. 4. (August): 295-303.
  • Swoboda KJ; Soong B; McKenna C; Brunt ER; Litt M; Bale JF Jr; Ashizawa T; Bennett LB; Bowcock AM; Roach ES; Gerson D; Matsuura T; Heydemann PT; Nespeca MP; Jankovic J; Leppert M; Ptácek LJ. 2000. Paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia and infantile convulsions: clinical and linkage studies.  Neurology. Vol. 55, no. 2. (July): e224.
  • Al-Jarallah A; Al-Rifai MT; Riela AR; Roach ES. 2000. Nontraumatic brain hemorrhage in children: etiology and presentation.  Journal Of Child Neurology. Vol. 15, no. 5. (May): e284.
  • Sparagana SP; Roach ES. 2000. Tuberous sclerosis complex.  Current Opinion In Neurology. Vol. 13, no. 2. (April): e115.
  • Bennett LB; Roach ES; Bowcock AM. 2000. A locus for paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia maps to human chromosome 16.  Neurology. Vol. 54, no. 1. (January): e125.
  • Au KS; Hebert AA; Roach ES; Northrup H. 1999. Complete inactivation of the TSC2 gene leads to formation of hamartomas.  American Journal Of Human Genetics. Vol. 65, no. 6. (December): e1790.
  • Roach ES. 1999. Von Hippel-Lindau disease: how does one gene cause multiple tumors?.  Neurology. Vol. 53, no. 1. (July): e7.
  • Roach,E,S; DiMario,F,J; Kandt,R,S; Northrup,H. 1999. Tuberous sclerosis consensus conference: Recommendations for diagnostic evaluation.  JOURNAL OF CHILD NEUROLOGY. Vol. 14, no. 6. (June): 401-407.
  • Rose VM; Au KS; Pollom G; Roach ES; Prashner HR; Northrup H. 1999. Germ-line mosaicism in tuberous sclerosis: how common?.  American Journal Of Human Genetics. Vol. 64, no. 4. (April): e986.
  • Roach ES; Gomez MR; Northrup H. 1998. Tuberous sclerosis complex consensus conference: revised clinical diagnostic criteria.  Journal Of Child Neurology. Vol. 13, no. 12. (December): e624.
  • Al-Saleem T; Wessner LL; Scheithauer BW; Patterson K; Roach ES; Dreyer SJ; Fujikawa K; Bjornsson J; Bernstein J; Henske EP. 1998. Malignant tumors of the kidney, brain, and soft tissues in children and young adults with the tuberous sclerosis complex.  Cancer. Vol. 83, no. 10. (November): e2208.
  • Weiner DM; Ewalt DH; Roach ES; Hensle TW. 1998. The tuberous sclerosis complex: a comprehensive review.  Journal Of The American College Of Surgeons. Vol. 187, no. 5. (November): e548.
  • Roach ES. 1998. Alternative neurology: the ketogenic diet.  Archives Of Neurology. Vol. 55, no. 11. (November): e1403.
  • Ewalt DH; Sheffield E; Sparagana SP; Delgado MR; Roach ES. 1998. Renal lesion growth in children with tuberous sclerosis complex.  The Journal Of Urology. Vol. 160, no. 1. (July): e141.
  • Adams,R,J; McKie,V,C; Hsu,L; Files,B; Vichinsky,E; Pegelow,C; Abboud,M; Gallagher,D; Kutlar,A; Nichols,F,T; Bonds,D,R; Brambilla,D; Woods,G; Olivieri,N; Driscoll,C; Miller,S; Wang,W; Hurlett,A; Scher,C; Berman,B; Carl,E; Jones,A,M; Roach,E,S; Wright,E; Zimmerman,R,A; Waclawiw,M; Pearson,H; Powars,D; Younkin,D; El-Gammal,T; Seibert,J; Moye,L; Espeland,M; Murray,R; McKinley,R; McKinley,S; Hagner,S; Weiner,S; Estow,S; Yelle,M; Brock,K; Carter,E; Chiarucci,K; Debarr,M; Feron,P; Harris,S; Hoey,L; Jacques,K; Kuisel,L; Lewis,N; Lindsey,R; Martin,B; McMeechan,C; Muracca,M; Rey,K; Roath,G; Hackney-Stephens,E; Sumter,L; Talbot,A; Taplin,G; Whittle,C; Woods,P; Harbin,J; Holley,L; Jackson,B; Kutlar,F; Miller,B; Odo,N; Sahm,M; Schweitzer,J; Winstead,A; Swift,T; Allen,F; Allen,K; Beasley,M; Ejantkar,A; Houston,E; Hunter,D; Luden,J; Ottenlips,J; Trocio,S; Hernandez,C; McKie,K; McMorrow-Touhy,A,M; Perry,R; Bello,J; Luban,N; Moser,F; Caplan,L; DeWitt,D; Riela,A; Babyn,P; Cure,J; Davis,P; Fiqueroa,R; Gaensler,E; Hotson,W; Kodroff,M; Langston,J; LEWIN,J; Rho,T; Seidel,G; Sutton,C; VEZINA,G; Whitman,M; Al-Mateen,M; Barfield,J; Caragan,A; Curless,R; Facchini,S; Flemming,F; Holden,K; MacGregor,D; Murphy,J; Packer,R; Park,Y; Rose,A; Sutton,C; Wiznitzer,M. 1998. Prevention of a first stroke by transfusions in children with sickle, cell anemia and abnormal results on transcranial Doppler ultrasonography.  NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE. Vol. 339, no. 1. (July): 5-11.
  • Singh BV; Roach ES. 1998. Diagnosis and management of headache in children.  Pediatrics In Review / American Academy Of Pediatrics. Vol. 19, no. 4. (April): e132.
  • Torres OA; Roach ES; Delgado MR; Sparagana SP; Sheffield E; Swift D; Bruce D. 1998. Early diagnosis of subependymal giant cell astrocytoma in patients with tuberous sclerosis.  Journal Of Child Neurology. Vol. 13, no. 4. (April): e173.
  • Au KS; Rodriguez JA; Finch JL; Volcik KA; Roach ES; Delgado MR; Rodriguez E Jr; Northrup H. 1998. Germ-line mutational analysis of the TSC2 gene in 90 tuberous-sclerosis patients.  American Journal Of Human Genetics. Vol. 62, no. 2. (February): e286.
  • Adams RJ; McKie VC; Brambilla D; Carl E; Gallagher D; Nichols FT; Roach S; Abboud M; Berman B; Driscoll C; Files B; Hsu L; Hurlet A; Miller S; Olivieri N; Pegelow C; Scher C; Vichinsky E; Wang W; Woods G; Kutlar A; Wright E; Hagner S; Tighe F; Waclawiw MA. 1998. Stroke prevention trial in sickle cell anemia.  Controlled Clinical Trials. Vol. 19, no. 1. (February): e110.
  • Chudnow RS; Mimbela RA; Owen DB; Roach ES. 1997. Gabapentin for familial paroxysmal dystonic choreoathetosis.  Neurology. Vol. 49, no. 5. (November): e1441.
  • Roach ES. 1997. Tuberous sclerosis: function follows form.  Journal Of Child Neurology. Vol. 12, no. 2. (February): e75.
  • Brower MC; Rollins N; Roach ES. 1996. Basal ganglia and thalamic infarction in children. Cause and clinical features.  Archives Of Neurology. Vol. 53, no. 12. (December): e1252.
  • Roach ES; Delgado M; Anderson L; Iannaccone ST; Burns DK. 1996. Carbamazepine trial for Lesch-Nyhan self-mutilation.  Journal Of Child Neurology. Vol. 11, no. 6. (November): e476.
  • ES Roach, AR Riela. 1995. Pediatric Cerebrovascular Disorders, Second Edition. Second ed. Mt Kisco, NY: Futura Medical Publishing.
  • Roach ES; Delgado MR. 1995. Tuberous sclerosis.  Dermatologic Clinics. Vol. 13, no. 1. (January): e151.
  • Delgado MR; Riela AR; Mills J; Browne R; Roach ES. 1994. Thrombocytopenia secondary to high valproate levels in children with epilepsy.  Journal Of Child Neurology. Vol. 9, no. 3. (July): e311.
  • al-Shahwan SA; Singh B; Riela AR; Roach ES. 1994. Hemisomatic spasms in children.  Neurology. Vol. 44, no. 7. (July): e1332.
  • Roach ES; Riela AR; Chugani HT; Shinnar S; Bodensteiner JB; Freeman J. 1994. Sturge-Weber syndrome: recommendations for surgery.  Journal Of Child Neurology. Vol. 9, no. 2. (April): e190.
  • Roach ES. 1993. Cerebrovascular disorders and trauma in children.  Current Opinion In Pediatrics. Vol. 5, no. 6. (December): e660.
  • Riela AR; Roach ES. 1993. Etiology of stroke in children.  Journal Of Child Neurology. Vol. 8, no. 3. (July): e201.
  • Raroque HG Jr; Wagner W; Gonzales PC; Leroy RF; Karnaze D; Riela AR; Roach ES. 1993. Reassessment of the clinical significance of periodic lateralized epileptiform discharges in pediatric patients.  Epilepsia. Vol. 34, no. 2. (March): e275.
  • Northrup H; Kwiatkowski DJ; Roach ES; Dobyns WB; Lewis RA; Herman GE; Rodriguez E Jr; Daiger SP; Blanton SH. 1992. Evidence for genetic heterogeneity in tuberous sclerosis: one locus on chromosome 9 and at least one locus elsewhere.  American Journal Of Human Genetics. Vol. 51, no. 4. (October): e709.
  • Kandt RS; Haines JL; Smith M; Northrup H; Gardner RJ; Short MP; Dumars K; Roach ES; Steingold S; Wall S. 1992. Linkage of an important gene locus for tuberous sclerosis to a chromosome 16 marker for polycystic kidney disease.  Nature Genetics. Vol. 2, no. 1. (September): e37.
  • Roach ES. 1992. Neurocutaneous syndromes.  Pediatric Clinics Of North America. Vol. 39, no. 4. (August): e591.
  • Miller VS, Roach ES. 1992. Embolism and radiosurgical treatment of cerebral arteriovenous malformations.  International Pediatrics. Vol. 7, no. July: 173-180.
  • Fry JA; Alvarellos A; Fink CW; Blaw ME; Roach ES. 1992. Intracranial findings in progressive facial hemiatrophy.  The Journal Of Rheumatology. Vol. 19, no. 6. (June): e956.
  • Roach ES; Smith M; Huttenlocher P; Bhat M; Alcorn D; Hawley L. 1992. Diagnostic criteria: tuberous sclerosis complex. Report of the Diagnostic Criteria Committee of the National Tuberous Sclerosis Association.  Journal Of Child Neurology. Vol. 7, no. 2. (April): e221.
  • Winick NJ; Bowman WP; Kamen BA; Roach ES; Rollins N; Jacaruso D; Buchanan GR. 1992. Unexpected acute neurologic toxicity in the treatment of children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.  Journal Of The National Cancer Institute. Vol. 84, no. 4. (February): e252.
  • Roach ES, Riela AR. 1992. Cerebrovascular disease: A diagnostic approach.  International Pediatrics. Vol. 7, no. January: 161-172.
  • Roach ES; Kerr J; Mendelsohn D; Laster DW; Raeside C. 1991. Detection of tuberous sclerosis in parents by magnetic resonance imaging.  Neurology. Vol. 41, no. 2 ( Pt 1). (February): e262.
  • Roach ES; Kerr J; Mendelsohn D; Laster DW; Raeside C. 1991. Diagnosis of symptomatic and asymptomatic gene carriers of tuberous sclerosis by CCT and MRI.  Annals Of The New York Academy Of Sciences. Vol. 615, no. January: e112.
  • Rosman NP, Osborne JP, Gomez MR, Houser DW, Roach ES, Shepherd CW. 1991. Defining clinical and radiographic criteria required for the diagnosis of tuberous sclerosis complex.  Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. Vol. 615, no. January: 123-124.
  • Roach ES. 1990. International tuberous sclerosis conference.  Journal Of Child Neurology. Vol. 5, no. 4. (October): e269.
  • Brumback RA; Bodensteiner JB; Roach ES. 1990. Support groups for pediatric neurologic disorders.  Journal Of Child Neurology. Vol. 5, no. 4. (October): 344-349.
  • Roach ES. 1989. Cerebrovascular disorders in children.  Current Opinion in Pediatrics. Vol. 1, no. 2. (December): 278-283.
  • Roach ES; Sinal SH. 1989. Initial treatment of cystic fibrosis. Frequency of transient bulging fontanel.  Clinical Pediatrics. Vol. 28, no. 8. (August): e371.
  • Roach ES; Stump DA. 1989. Regional cerebral blood flow in childhood headache.  Headache. Vol. 29, no. 6. (June): e379.
  • Conner BL; Roach ES; Laster W; Georgitis JW. 1989. Magnetic resonance imaging of the paranasal sinuses: frequency and type of abnormalities.  Annals Of Allergy. Vol. 62, no. 5. (May): e457.
  • Kerr JS; Roach ES; Sinal SH; McWhorter JM. 1989. Intracranial arterial aneurysms complicating Behçet's disease.  Journal Of Child Neurology. Vol. 4, no. 2. (April): e147.
  • Burton BK; Pettenati MJ; Block SM; Bensen J; Roach ES. 1989. Nonketotic hyperglycinemia in a patient with the 9p- syndrome.  American Journal Of Medical Genetics. Vol. 32, no. 4. (April): e504.
  • Roach ES. 1989. Congenital cutaneovascular syndromes. In Handbook of Clinical Neurology. Vol 11: Vascular Diseases. Edited by Vinken PV, Bruyn GW, Klawans HL. Amsterdam: Elsevier.
  • Jaffe SJ; Roach ES. 1988. Transient cortical blindness with occipital lobe epilepsy.  Journal Of Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology. Vol. 8, no. 4. (December): e221.
  • Vaz RM; Formanek AG; Roach ES. 1988. Takayasu's arteritis. Protean manifestations.  Journal Of Adolescent Health Care: Official Publication Of The Society For Adolescent Medicine. Vol. 9, no. 5. (September): e414.
  • Roach ES. 1988. Usefulness of magnetic resonance imaging in tuberous sclerosis.  Archives Of Neurology. Vol. 45, no. 8. (August): e830.
  • Roach ES. 1988. Diagnosis and management of neurocutaneous syndromes.  Seminars In Neurology. Vol. 8, no. 1. (March): e83.
  • ES Roach, AR Riela. 1988. Pediatric Cerebrovascular Disorders. First ed. Mt Kisco, NY: Futura Medical Publishing.
  • Roach ES; Smith T; Terry CV; Riela AR; Laster DW. 1987. Magnetic resonance imaging in pediatric neurologic disorders.  Journal Of Child Neurology. Vol. 2, no. 2. (April): e111.
  • Burton BK; Roach ES; Wolf B; Weissbecker KA. 1987. Sudden death associated with biotinidase deficiency.  Pediatrics. Vol. 79, no. 3. (March): e482.
  • Roach ES; Williams DP; Laster DW. 1987. Magnetic resonance imaging in tuberous sclerosis.  Archives Of Neurology. Vol. 44, no. 3. (March): e301.
  • Till JS; Roach ES; Burton BK. 1987. Sialidosis (neuraminidase deficiency) types I and II: neuro-ophthalmic manifestations.  Journal Of Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology. Vol. 7, no. 1. (March): e40.
  • Peters LJ; Wiener GJ; Gilliam J; Van Noord G; Geisinger KR; Roach ES. 1986. Reye's syndrome in adults. A case report and review of the literature.  Archives Of Internal Medicine. Vol. 146, no. 12. (December): e2401.
  • Zimmerman CF; Roach ES; Troost BT. 1986. See-saw nystagmus associated with Chiari malformation.  Archives Of Neurology. Vol. 43, no. 3. (March): e299.
  • Roach ES; Buono G; McLean WT Jr; Weaver RG Jr. 1986. Early-onset myasthenia gravis.  The Journal Of Pediatrics. Vol. 108, no. 2. (February): e193.
  • Roach ES; Walsh T. 1986. Intracranial neoplasms in children.  American Family Physician. Vol. 33, no. 2. (February): e243.
  • Roach ES; Abramson J. 1985. Delayed recovery from herpes.  Pediatric Infectious Disease. Vol. 4, no. 6. (November): e703.
  • Roach ES; Abramson JS; Lawless MR. 1985. Self-injurious behavior in acquired sensory neuropathy.  Neuropediatrics. Vol. 16, no. 3. (August): e159.
  • Riela AR; Stump DA; Roach ES; McLean WT Jr; Garcia JC. 1985. Regional cerebral blood flow characteristics of the Sturge-Weber syndrome.  Pediatric Neurology. Vol. 1, no. 2. (March): e85.
  • Roach ES; Zimmerman CF; Troost BT; Weaver RG. 1985. Optic neuritis due to acquired toxoplasmosis.  Pediatric Neurology. Vol. 1, no. 2. (March): e114.
  • Roach ES; Ford CS; Spudis EV; Riela AR; McLean WT Jr; Gilliam J; Ball MR. 1985. Wilson's disease: evoked potentials and computed tomography.  Journal Of Neurology. Vol. 232, no. 1. (January): e20.
  • Roach ES; Garcia JC; McLean WT Jr. 1984. Cerebrovascular disease in children.  American Family Physician. Vol. 30, no. 5. (November): e215.
  • Abramson JS; Roach ES; Levy HB. 1984. Postinfectious encephalopathy after treatment of herpes simplex encephalitis with acyclovir.  Pediatric Infectious Disease. Vol. 3, no. 2. (March): e146.
  • Roach ES; Gibson P. 1983. Failure of N,N-dimethylglycine in epilepsy.  Annals Of Neurology. Vol. 14, no. 3. (September): e347.
  • Roach ES; Sumner TE; Volberg FM; Boyle RJ; Young LW. 1983. Radiological case of the month: intracranial calcification with cytomegalovirus.  American Journal Of Diseases Of Children (1960). Vol. 137, no. 8. (August): e799.
  • Roach ES; Angelo JN; Boyle RJ. 1983. Hypernatremia with choroid plexus hematomas and elevated CSF protein level.  Southern Medical Journal. Vol. 76, no. 8. (August): e1055.
  • Riela AR; Roach ES. 1983. Reye's syndrome: twenty years in perspective.  North Carolina Medical Journal. Vol. 44, no. 6. (June): e351.
  • Hall S; Carlin L; Roach ES; McLean WT. 1983. Pupillary sparing oculomotor palsy from metastatic carcinoma.  Surgical Neurology. Vol. 19, no. 4. (April): e363.
  • Crowell GF; Roach ES. 1983. Pyridoxine-dependent seizures.  American Family Physician. Vol. 27, no. 3. (March): e183.
  • Hall S; Carlin L; Roach ES; McLean WT Jr. 1983. Herpes zoster and central retinal artery occlusion.  Annals Of Neurology. Vol. 13, no. 2. (February): e217.
  • Carlin L; Roach ES; Riela A; Spudis E; McLean WT Jr. 1983. Juvenile metachromatic leukodystrophy: evoked potentials and computed tomography.  Annals Of Neurology. Vol. 13, no. 1. (January): e105.
  • Roach,E,S; Carlin,L. 1983. N,N-DIMETHYLGLYCINE FOR EPILEPSY - REPLY.  NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE. Vol. 308, no. 9. (January): 528-528.
  • Roach ES; Carlin L. 1982. N,N-dimethylglycine for epilepsy.  The New England Journal Of Medicine. Vol. 307, no. 17. (October): e1081.
  • Riela A; Roach ES. 1982. Choreoathetosis in an infant with tuberculosis meningitis.  Archives Of Neurology. Vol. 39, no. 9. (September): e596.
  • Roach ES; Laster DW; Sumner TE; Volberg FM. 1982. Posterior fossa arachnoid cyst demonstrated by ultrasound.  Journal Of Clinical Ultrasound: JCU. Vol. 10, no. 2. (February): e88.
  • Roach ES; McLean WT. 1982. Neurologic disorders of vitamin b12 deficiency.  American Family Physician. Vol. 25, no. 1. (January): e111.
  • Roach ES; Laster DW. 1981. Prolonged course of meningitis due to an arachnoid cyst.  Archives Of Neurology. Vol. 38, no. 11. (November): e720.
  • Roach ES; Weaver RL; McLean WT. 1981. Neonatal cerebral ultrasonography.  North Carolina Medical Journal. Vol. 42, no. 9. (September): e642.
  • Roach,E,S; Sinal,S,H. 1981. INCREASED INTRA-CRANICAL PRESSURE AND CYSTIC-FIBROSIS - REPLY.  PEDIATRICS. Vol. 68, no. 2. (January): 300-300.
  • Garcia JC; Roach ES; McLean WT. 1981. Recurrent thrombotic deterioration in the Sturge-Weber syndrome.  Child's Brain. Vol. 8, no. 6. (January): e427.
  • Roach ES; Sinal SH. 1980. Increased intracranial pressure following treatment of cystic fibrosis.  Pediatrics. Vol. 66, no. 4. (October): e622.
  • Jabbour JT, Ramey DR, Roach ES. 1977. Atlas of Computed Tomography in Pediatric Neurology. New York, NY: Medical Examination Publishing Company.
  • Roach ES. Perspectives in Pediatric Neurology: Mass Hysteria and the Media: Folie à Troupeau?.  Pediatric Neurology.
  • Weisleder, P and Roach, ES. 0. Friedrich Daniel von Recklinghausen. In Encyclopedia of Neurological Sciences, 3rd Ed.. Edited by Aminoff, MJ, and DAroff, RB.
  • Quinn CT, McKinstry RC, Dowling MM, et al. Acute silent cerebral ischemic events in children with sickle cell anemia.  Archives of Neurology.
  • Roach ES. Hail and Farewell:Gratitude for Service Past and Future.  Pediatric Neurology.
  • Roach, ES, and Weisleder, P. 0. Sir William Osler. In Encyclopedia of Neurological Sciences, 3rd Ed.. Edited by Aminoff, MJ, and Daroff, RB.

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Editor-in-Chief, Pediatric Neurology
  • Past President, Child Neurology Society
  • Associate Editor, Archives of Neurology
  • Certification Council, United Council of Neurological Specialties
  • Chair, Writing Group: Evidence based guidelines for childhood stroke, American Heart and Stroke Association
  • Child Neurology Topic Work Group, Education Committee, American Academy of Neurology
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Child Neurology
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Neurological Sciences
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases
  • Editorial Board, Pediatric Neurology
  • Executive Committee, American Academy of Neurology Committee on Sections
  • Listed, Best Doctors in America
  • Editorial Board, Pediatrics in Review
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