Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA


Medical School

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine


UC San Diego


UC San Diego


UC San Diego

Board Certifications

Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurology




Dr. Aliya Frederick is a child neurologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an assistant clinical professor of neurosciences and pediatrics at UC San Diego.

Her interests include clinical neurophysiology, headache medicine and non-invasive neuromodulatory technologies.

Dr. Frederick grew up in Cheltenham, Penn., and completed her undergraduate studies in biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, where she participated in the Meyerhoff Scholarship Program. She matriculated into the Medical Scientist Training Program at Vanderbilt University, where she completed her medical training and a doctorate in neuroscience. During that time, Dr. Frederick received an National Institutes of Health National Research Service Award Fellowship to support her research.

She completed her residency training in child neurology at UC San Diego and Rady Children's Hospital, followed by fellowship training in clinical neurophysiology. Dr. Frederick is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology with special qualification in child neurology.

Dr. Frederick is a member of the Child Neurology Society, the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society and the American Headache Society.

Additionally, she is a member of the UC San Diego Health Sciences Task Force on Anti-Racism, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and serves as an associate editor in epilepsy on the editorial board for Child Neurology Open.


Electroencephalographic Findings in Pediatric Patients with Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis: The San Diego Experience
Aliya Frederick, Jennifer H. Yang, Natalie Guido-Estrada, Jose Soria-Lopez, Shifteh Sattar

Triacetyluridine treats epileptic encephalopathy from CAD mutations: a case report and review
Frederick, AL, Sherer, K, Nguyen, L, Ali, S, Garg A, Haas. R, Sahagian, M and Bui, J

Evidence against dopamine D1/D2 receptor heteromers
A L Frederick, H Yano, P Trifilieff, H D Vishwasrao, D Biezonski, J M?sz?ros, E Urizar, D R Sibley, C Kellendonk, K C Sonntag, D L Graham, R J Colbran, G D Stanwood, J A Javitch

Neurobehavioral phenotyping of G(αq) knockout mice reveals impairments in motor functions and spatial working memory without changes in anxiety or behavioral despair
Frederick, AL, Saborido, TP and Stanwood, GD

Drugs, biogenic amine targets and the developing brain
Frederick AL, Stanwood GD

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