Emily C. De Los Reyes, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Emily C. De Los Reyes, MD

Emily C. De Los Reyes, MD

Physician Team

Neurology Residency

Physician Team

Prader-Willi Syndrome Clinic
Physician Team

Contact Information

700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4625
FX: (614) 722-4633


Emily C. de los Reyes, MD, is an attending pediatric neurologist at Nationwide Children’s and Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Neurology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She is also the Associate Director of the Department of Pediatric Neurology at Nationwide Children’s. She is the lead specialist of the Pediatric Neurology Neurodevelopmental Clinic and the Batten’s Disease Center of Excellence. She is also the lead autism specialist and the Neurology subspecialty chair of the Autism Treatment Network at Nationwide Children’s. Her research interests include neurodevelopmental disorders and La Crosse encephalitis.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Filipino

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Ramon Magsaysay Medical Center
    Date Completed: 04/01/1985


  • Hospital of Manila
    Date Completed: 04/30/1986


  • Station Hospital
    Date Completed: 12/31/1986


  • West Virginia University Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/1991


  • University Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/1992


  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/1994


  • Pediatrics


  • Neurology


  • Child Neurology
  • Epilepsy
  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
  • Neurology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 08/15/2003


  • Mckinney JL, De los Reyes EC, Lo WD , Flanigan WML. 2014. Recurrent central nervous system white matter changes in charcot-Marie-Tooth Type X disease.  Muscle and Nerve. Vol. 80, no. 21. (April): 451-454.
  • de los Reyes EC, Roach ES. 2014. Neurologic complications of congenital heart disease and its treatment. In Handbook of Clinical Neurology. Edited by Aminoff MJ, Boller F, Swaab D. Philadelphia: Saunders.
  • HDSA Talking with Kids Workgroup: Baker, Karen, de los Reyes E, Downing N, Inz N, Murdock B, Williams J, Kogan J, Sullivan C, Zan L. 2013. Talking With Kids About HD. Edited by Tarapat K, Kogan J, Williams J. New York: Huntington's disease Society of America.
  • Morgan-Followell, Bethanie, de los Reyes, EC. 2013. Child Neurology: Diagnosis of Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic syndrome in Children.  Neurology. Vol. 80, no. 21. (May): 220-222.
  • Beunders G, Voorhoeve E, Golzio C, Pardo LM, Rosenfeld JA, Talkowski ME, Simonic I, Lionel AC, Vergult S, Pyatt RE, van de Kamp J, Nieuwint A, Weiss MM, Rizzu P, Verwer LE, van Spaendonk RM, Shen Y, Wu BL, Yu T, Yu Y, Chiang C, Gusella JF, Lindgren AM, Morton CC, van Binsbergen E, Bulk S, van Rossem E, Vanakker O, Armstrong R, Park SM, Greenhalgh L, Maye U, Neill NJ, Abbott KM, Sell S, Ladda R, Farber DM, Bader PI, Cushing T, Drautz JM, Konczal L, Nash P, de Los Reyes E, Carter MT, Hopkins E, Marshall CR, Osborne LR, Gripp KW, Thrush DL, Hashimoto S, Gastier-Foster JM, Astbury C, Ylstra B, Meijers-Heijboer H, Posthuma D, Menten B, Mortier G, Scherer SW, Eichler EE, Girirajan S, Katsanis N, Groffen AJ, Sistermans EA. 2013. Exonic Deleitons of AUTS2 cause a syndromic form of intellectual disability and suggest a critical role for the C terminus.  The American Journal of Human Genetics: 2013.92(2) 210-220.. Vol. 92, no. 2. (February): 210-220.
  • de los Reyes EC. 2012. Autism Spectrum disorders. In The Manual of Pediatric Neurology. First ed. Edited by Weisleder P. Singapore: World Scientific Press.
  • de los Reyes EC. 2012. Neurodevelopmental disorders. In The Manual of Pediatric Neurology. Edited by Pedro Weisleder. Singapore: World Scientific.
  • Alsayouf H, Zamel K, Heyer G, Khurho AL, Kahwash S, de los Reyes EC. 2011. The role of methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase gene (MTHFR)677 CV>T polymorphism in pediatric cerebrovascular disorders.  Journal of Child Neurology. Vol. 26, no. 3. (March): 318-321.
  • Morgan-Followell,Bethanie; Thakur,Roopa; de los Reyes,Emily. 2011. Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome in a 3-Year-Old Boy.  NEUROLOGY. Vol. 76, no. 9. (March): A418-A418.
  • Morgan-Followell,Bethanie; Martin,Lisa; de los Reyes,Emily; Lo,Warren. 2011. Unusual Presentations of Concurrent Central and Peripheral Nervous System Demyelination in Children.  NEUROLOGY. Vol. 76, no. 9. (March): A131-A131.
  • de los Reyes EC. 2011. Cerebral Palsy and related disorders. In The Manual of Pediatric Neurology. Edited by Weisleder P. Singapore: World Scientific.
  • McJunkin JE, Nahata M, de los Reyes EC, Hunt G, Caceres M, Khan R, Gharib M, Carr R, Taravath S, Minnich L, Welch C, Whitley R. 2011. Safety and Pharmacokinetics of Ribavirin for the treatment of La Crosse Encephalitis.  The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. Vol. 30, no. 10. (January): 860-865.
  • de los Reyes EC. 2011. Neurodevelopmental disorders. In The Manual of Pediatric Neurology. Edited by Pedro Weisleder. Singapore: World Scientific.
  • Mcjunkin JE, Nahata M, de los Reyes EC, Hunt G, Caceres M, Khan R, Gharib M, Carr R, Minnich L, Welch C. 2011. Evaluation of Ribavirin for the treatment of La Crosse encephalitis: safety and pharmacokinetics at moderate dose and safety concerns at an escalated dose.  The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal.
  • de los Reyes,Emily,C. 2010. Autism and Immunizations Separating Fact From Fiction.  ARCHIVES OF NEUROLOGY. Vol. 67, no. 4. (April): 490-492.
  • de los Reyes EC. 2010. Autism and immunizations: separating fact from fiction.  Arch Neurol.. Vol. 67, no. 4. (April): 490-492.
  • de los Reyes EC, Roach ES. 2010. Developmental and Neurocutaneous Disorders. In Cecil's Essentials of Medicine. 8th ed. Edited by Andrioli TE, Benjamin I, Griggs RC, Wing EJ. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier.
  • Brusnukul P, de los Reyes EC. 2009. Phenotypic variations in 3 children with POLG1 mutations.  Journal of Child Neurology. Vol. 24, no. 4. (January): 482-486.
  • Burusnukul P, de Los Reyes EC, Yinger J, Boué DR. 2008. Danon disease: an unusual presentation of autism.  Pediatric Neurology. Vol. 39, no. 1. (July): 52-54.
  • de Los Reyes EC, McJunkin JE, Glauser TA, Tomsho M, O'Neal J. 2008. Periodic Lateralized Epileptiform Discharges in La Crosse Encephalitis, a Worrisome Subgroup: Clinical Presentation, Electroencephalogram (EEG) Patterns, and Long-Term Neurologic Outcome.  Journal of Child Neurology. Vol. 23, no. 2. (February): 167-172.
  • Standridge S; de los Reyes E. 2008. Inflammatory bowel disease and cerebrovascular arterial and venous thromboembolic events in 4 pediatric patients: a case series and review of the literature.  Journal Of Child Neurology. Vol. 23, no. 1. (January): 59-66.
  • de los Reyes EC, Sharp GB, Williams JP, Hale SE. 2004. Levetiracetam in the treatment of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.  Pediatric Neurology. Vol. 30, no. 4. (April): 254-256.
  • de los Reyes E; Dyken PR; Phillips P; Brodsky M; Bates S; Glasier C; Mrak RE. 2004. Profound infantile neuroretinal dysfunction in a heterozygote for the CLN3 genetic defect.  Journal Of Child Neurology. Vol. 19, no. 1. (January): 42-46.
  • Williams J, Steel C, Sharp GB, de los Reyes E, Phillips T, Bates S, Lange B, Griebel M. 2003. Anxiety in Chidren with Epilepsy.  Epilepsy and Behavior. Vol. 4, no. 5. (December): 483-486.
  • Williams J,Steel C, de los Reyes E, Sharp G, Phillips T, Bates S, Lange B, Gnehel M. 2003. Parental Anxiety and Quality of Life.  Epilepsy and Behavior. Vol. 4, no. 5. (January): 729-732.
  • Williams J, Lange B, Phillips T, Sharp GB, de los Reyes E, Bates S, Griebel ML, Simpson P. 2002. The Course of Inattentive and Hyperactive-Impulsive Symptoms in Children with New Onset Seizures.  Epilepsy and Behavior. Vol. 3, no. 6. (December): 517-521.
  • Williams J, Griebel ML, Sharp GB, Lange B, Phillips T, de los Reyes E, Bates S, Schulz E, Simpson P. 2002. Differentiating Between Seizures and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in a Pediatric Population.  Clinical Pediatrics. Vol. 41, no. 8. (October): 565-568.
  • Williams J, Sharp GB, de los Reyes E, Bates S, Phillips T, Lange B, Griebel M, Edwards M, Simpson P. 2002. Symptom Differences in Children with Absence Seizures Versus Inattention.  Epilepsy and Behavior. Vol. 41, no. 8. (June): 245-248.
  • McJunkin JE; de los Reyes EC; Irazuzta JE; Caceres MJ; Khan RR; Minnich LL; Fu KD; Lovett GD; Tsai T; Thompson A. 2001. La Crosse encephalitis in children.  The New England Journal Of Medicine. Vol. 344, no. 11. (March): 801-807.
  • Caceres M, de los Reyes E. 1999. Acute Encephalopathy and Intractable Seizures in a 10 Year Old Boy.  Seminars of Pediatric Neurology. Vol. 6, no. 3. (September): 229-231.
  • McJunkin JE; Khan R; de los Reyes EC; Parsons DL; Minnich LL; Ashley RG; Tsai TF. 1997. Treatment of severe La Crosse encephalitis with intravenous ribavirin following diagnosis by brain biopsy.  Pediatrics. Vol. 99, no. 2. (February): 261-267.
  • de los Reyes, E. 1996. Status Epilepticus in the Pediatric Patient.  Pediatric Acute Care Newsletter. Vol. 4, no. October: e4.
  • de los Reyes E. 1996. Status Epilepticus in the pediatric patient. In Pediatric Acute Care Newsletter
  • Rabinowicz T; de Courten-Myers GM; Petetot JM; Xi G; de los Reyes E. 1996. Human cortex development: estimates of neuronal numbers indicate major loss late during gestation.  Journal Of Neuropathology And Experimental Neurology. Vol. 55, no. 3. (March): 320-328.

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Editorial Board, Journal of Child Neurology
  • Executive Committee, Southern Child Neurology Society
  • Member, Child Neurology Society
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