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Shawn C. Aylward, MD

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Neurology
Physician Team

Neurology Residency
Faculty

Neurosciences
Physician Team

Contact Information

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

Biography

Shawn C. Aylward, MD, is an attending pediatric neurologist at Nationwide Children’s and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He completed his pediatrics and child neurology training at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. His clinical interests include general neurology, epilepsy and idiopathic intracranial hypertension (pseudotumor cerebri). Dr. Aylward is the director of the Intracranial Hypertension Clinic at Nationwide Children’s, the first pediatric program in the United States to address the comprehensive needs of children with this unique disorder.

Gender:

  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Research Interests

Areas of Interest:

  • Pediatric Pseudotumor Cerebri Database: A Return to the Basics. The classical description of a patient with pseudotumor cerebri has been female, overweight, and of childbearing age. Clinical experience, however, has proven this stereotype wrong. The purpose of the study is to uncover risk factors for the overwhelming majority of pediatric patient who not fit in the "classical" mold.

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    Date Completed: 05/14/2005

Residency

  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/2007

Residency

  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/2010

Department:

  • Pediatrics

Section:

  • Neurology

Specialty:

  • Child Neurology
  • Neurology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 08/27/2010

Publications

  • Heyer G, Perkins S, Rose S, Aylward S, Lee J. 2014. Adolescent and parent recall of PedMIDAS Disability at 30 and 90 days: An internet-based headache diary study.  Cephalalgia. Vol. 34, no. 4. (April): 298-306.
  • Aylward Shawn C. 2014. Book Review: Brain Safari: Sick Children Sick Brains and Other Maladies.  J Child Neurol. Vol. Online, no. January: eOnline.
  • Aylward Shawn C. 2013. Pediatric Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: A Need for Clarification.  Pediatric Neurology. Vol. 49, no. 5. (November): 303-4.
  • Aylward, S. 2012. Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension. In Manual of Pediatric Neurology. Edited by Pedro Weisleder. Toh Tuck Link: World Scientific Pub Co Inc.
  • Aylward, S, Gilbert, D. 2011. Case Report: Multigenerational Benign Neonatal Epilepsy Refractory to Levetiracetamq.  Journal of Pediatric Neurology.
  • Devgan L, Bhat S, Aylward S, Spence RJ. 2006. Modalities for the assessment of burn wound depth.  Journal of Burns and Wounds. Vol. 15, no. 5. (February): ee2.
  • Cicero,T,J; Aylward,S,C; Meyer,E,R. 2003. Gender differences in the intravenous self-administration of mu opiate agonists.  PHARMACOLOGY BIOCHEMISTRY AND BEHAVIOR. Vol. 74, no. 3. (February): 541-549.
  • Aylward Shawn C. Intracranial Hypertension: Is it primary, secondary, or idiopathic?.  Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice.

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Member, Child Neurology Society
Nationwide Children's Hospital
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