Medical School

University of Campinas


University of Campinas


Maria Augusta Montenegro is a pediatric neurologist and epileptologist currently working at Rady Children's Hospital / UC San Diego School of Medicine. Her clinical expertise is in pediatric epilepsy, especially in epileptic encephalopathy and EEG. Dr. Montenegro completed Medical School, Residency, and Ph.D. at the University of Campinas (Brazil) and a post-doctorate research fellowship at Columbia University (NY). She also spent four months at the Herscot Center for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex/ Mass General Hospital (Boston). Prior to her current position, Dr. Montenegro held an academic faculty appointments at the University of Campinas (Brazil) where she was the head of Pediatric Neurology. She has published several papers and book chapters. 

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