James Nicholas Brenton, MD
- Pediatric Neurology
- 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, Electroencephalogram (EEG), Neurology Services, Pediatric Neurology
- Assistant Professor
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.
- 2018 Best Bedside Manner Awards, OurHealth Charlottesville and Shenandoah Valley Magazine; Second Place, Neurology
- Indiana University 2008
- University of Virginia: Pediatrics, 2010; Child Neurology, 2013; Chief Residency in Child Neurology, 2013
- Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH; Neurophysiology, 2014