Robert J. Baumann, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurology 

Clinical interests

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Epidemiology of Neurologic Disorders of Childhood
  • Epilepsy
  • Neonatal Seizures
  • Neonatal Stroke
  • Neurology
  • Pediatric Neurology

Robert J. Baumann, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurology 


My name is Robert Baumann; I attended college at Tufts University, Medford, Mass. and received my medical degree from the Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland. I completed two years of pediatric residency followed by a three-year fellowship in child neurology at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

I am board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Child Neurology. I have served on the board of directors of the Professors of Child Neurology and the American Academy of Neurology and am currently on the Board of Directors of the United Council for Neurological Subspecialities.

Faculty rank

Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics


Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland

University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago

University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child Neurology


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Recent Publications

(Five most recent publications from PubMed via an automated list based on the provider’s ID and the University of Kentucky.)
  1. Cook AM, Zafar MS, Mathias S, Stewart AM, Albuja AC, Bensalem-Owen M, Kapoor S, Baumann RJ.
    Pharmacokinetics and Clinical Utility of Valproic Acid Administered via Continuous Infusion.
    CNS Drugs. 2016 Jan;30(1):71-7.
  2. Espinosa PS, Salazar JC, Yu L, Mendiondo MS, Robertson WC, Baumann RJ.
    Lack of valproic acid-associated weight gain in prepubertal children.
    Pediatr Neurol. 2008 Sep;39(3):177-80.
  3. Espinosa PS, Baumann RJ, Vaishnav AG.
    Elastosis perforans serpiginosa, Down syndrome, and moyamoya disease.
    Pediatr Neurol. 2008 Apr;38(4):287-8.
  4. Baumann RJ, Fakhoury TA, Kustra RP, Vuong A, Hammer AE, Messenheimer JA.
    Conversion to lamotrigine monotherapy from valproate monotherapy in older adolescent patients with epilepsy.
    Curr Med Res Opin. 2007 Oct;23(10):2461-5.
  5. Jones MD, Ryan M, Miles MV, Tang PH, Fakhoury TA, Degrauw TJ, Baumann RJ.
    Stability of salivary concentrations of the newer antiepileptic drugs in the postal system.
    Ther Drug Monit. 2005 Oct;27(5):576-9.

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