Kelly A. Averill, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics and Neurology
Dr. Kelly Averill completed her residency in 2015 in Pediatric Neurology. She is board certified in Child Neurology as well as in Epilepsy. She specializes in Pediatric Epilepsy, including intractable epilepsy. She has a special interest in neurocutaneous syndromes and is Co-Director of the University Health System Neurofibromatosis Multidisciplinary Center. She also has expertise in leukodystrophies and is Director of the UHS X-linked Adrenoleukodystrophy Referral Center. In addition to her clinical duties, she is involved in the education of medical students and residents.
- 2015 - Residency - Pediatric Neurology (Chief resident during final year of 2014-2015) - The University of Texas at Houston
- 2012 - Residency - Preliminary General Pediatrics - The University of Texas at Houston
- 2010 - MD - Medicine - The University of Texas at Houston
- 2000 - BA - Biology - Texas A&M University
- 7/2015 - Assistant Professor and Other - UTHSCSA, Pediatrics, San Antonio
Instruction & Training
- 1/2019 - Present, Undergraduate Student Supervision, UT Long SOM
- 10/2018 - Present, Clinical Skills, The University of Texas Health Science Center
- 7/2018 - Present, Mind, Brain Behavior, The University of Texas Health Science Center
- 7/2018 - Present, MEDICINE- BEHAVIOR AND SOCIETY LONGITUDINAL MODULE, The University of Texas Health Science Center
- 2/2016 - Present, MEDICINE- BEHAVIOR AND SOCIETY LONGITUDINAL MODULE, The University of Texas Health Science Center
Research & Grants
Adrenoleukodystrophy - Participated in addition of this disease to the Newborn State Screen and education of the Community and local Pediatricians in advance of this. Have participated in building the only Referral Center for this disease in our city and surrounding counties.
Neurofibromatosis - Formed and Maintain a Multidisciplinary Team that focuses on the coordinated diagnosis and treatment of Neurofibromatosis Type 1.
Tuberous Sclerosis Complex - Experienced in the multidisciplinary care needs of patients with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex. Experienced in particular in the treatment of epilepsy in this patient population.
Alternate preceptor for Clinical Skills for the MS1s 10/2018 to present
Alternate Teacher for synthesis for MS1s and MS2s, then moved to full-time Synthesis Teacher for MS1s. 7/2018 to present
Averill KA, Papasozomenos H, Heard T, Butler I. "A 16-year-old girl with pituitary deficiency and bilateral perisylvian polymicrogyria presenting with increased seizure clustering." 2015 May. Available from: https://www.childneurologysociety.org/resources/continuing-education/cns... .
- 2018 - Epilepsy - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
- 2015 - Medical Specialty of Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology