James Nicholas Brenton

James Nicholas Brenton, MD

Division:
Pediatric Neurology
Department:
Neurology
Call 434.924.2706
Primary Location:
Pediatric Neurology and Epilepsy Clinic

Ground Floor

1221 Lee St.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Directions
Phone:
434.924.2706
Secondary Locations:
Expertise
ABMS Certification:
Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology;
Clinical Neurophysiology; Epilepsy
Research Interests:

Childhood-onset demyelinating disease (multiple sclerosis)

Clinical Practice:
Epilepsy, Seizures and Epilepsy-child, Neurology Services, Pediatric Neurology
About
Title:
Assistant professor
Biography

Dr. Brenton attended medical school at Indiana University and completed his pediatric neurology residency at the University of Virginia.

Dr. Brenton specializes in pediatric demyelinating disease and autoimmune epilepsies. He pursued fellowship training in pediatric epilepsy/neurophysiology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital/The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Additionally, he pursued specialized training in the field of pediatric multiple sclerosis (MS) and related disorders at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) in Philadelphia, PA. He is the director of UVA’s pediatric and young adult MS and Related Disorders Clinic. Dr. Brenton also performs collaborative clinical research within the field of pediatric MS.

Education
Primary:
Indiana University 2008
Residency:
University of Virginia: Pediatrics, 2010; Child Neurology, 2013; Chief Residency in Child Neurology, 2013
Fellowships:
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH; Neurophysiology, 2014
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