Erika J. Axeen

Erika J. Axeen, MD

Division:
Pediatric Neurology
Department:
Neurology
Primary Location:
Pediatric Neurology and Epilepsy Clinic

Ground Floor

1221 Lee St.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Directions
Expertise
ABMS Certification:
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
Clinical Practice:
Epilepsy, Seizures and Epilepsy- Pediatric, Electroencephalogram (EEG), Neurology Services, Pediatric Neurology, Tuberous Sclerosis
About
Title:
Assistant Professor
Biography

Erika Axeen, MD, is a neurologist who specializes in evaluating and managing seizures and epilepsy in children. She has a particular interest in the clinical diagnosis and management of genetic epilepsies, including brain malformations. In the inpatient setting, Axeen sees children as part of the pediatric neurology team, and she cares for both children and adults as part of the inpatient epilepsy team. In addition, she is associate director of the multidisciplinary tuberous sclerosis clinic. 

Born and raised in Ames, Iowa, where her father was a college professor, Axeen studied biological sciences with a minor in art history during her undergraduate training at University of Iowa. She completed medical school at the University of Iowa before moving to Charlottesville for residency training in pediatric neurology. She did a fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital in epilepsy and epilepsy genetics and, once complete, returned to UVA in 2017.

In her free time, Axeen enjoys hiking in the mountains with her family.

Education
Primary:
University of Iowa
Residency:
University of Virginia
Fellowships:
Boston Children's Hospital