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Timothy Benke, MD, MS, PhD

Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Neurology, Pharmacology, Neurology
Benke
Clinic Phone: 720-777-6895

Specialty: Child Neurology

Conditions & Treatments: Brain and Nervous System, Brain and Nervous System - Brain Abscess, Brain and Nervous System - Brain Tumors, Brain and Nervous System - Cerebral Palsy, Brain and Nervous System - Chiari Malformation, Brain and Nervous System - Epilepsy, Brain and Nervous System - Hydrocephalus, Brain and Nervous System - Meningitis, Brain and Nervous System - Migraine, Brain and Nervous System - Movement Disorders, Brain and Nervous System - Neuromuscular Diseases, Brain and Nervous System - Neurovascular Conditions, Brain and Nervous System - Stroke, Brain and Nervous System - Traumatic and Acquired Brain Injuries, Child and Teen Health - Pediatric Diseases and Conditions

 
General Information
Gender: Male
Language: English
Clinical Interest for Patients: General Pediatric Neurology.
Education and Training
Medical Schools
MD, Baylor College of Medicine (1995)

Graduate Schools
MS, Rice University (1989)
PhD, Baylor College Of Medicine (1994)

Undergraduate Schools
BS, Vanderbilt University (TN) (1986)

Internships
Baylor College of Medicine Program (1997)

Residency Program
Baylor College of Medicine Program, Pediatrics (1998)

Fellowships
Baylor College of Medicine Program, Psychiatry and Neurology - Child Neurology (2001)

Specialty Information
Specialty
Psychiatry and Neurology - Child Neurology, Board Certification (2002)

Conditions & Treatments
Brain and Nervous System
Brain and Nervous System - Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System - Brain Tumors
Brain and Nervous System - Cerebral Palsy
Brain and Nervous System - Chiari Malformation
Brain and Nervous System - Epilepsy
Brain and Nervous System - Hydrocephalus
Brain and Nervous System - Meningitis
Brain and Nervous System - Migraine
Brain and Nervous System - Movement Disorders
Brain and Nervous System - Neuromuscular Diseases
Brain and Nervous System - Neurovascular Conditions
Brain and Nervous System - Stroke
Brain and Nervous System - Traumatic and Acquired Brain Injuries
Child and Teen Health - Pediatric Diseases and Conditions
Practice Locations
Hospital Affiliation
Children's Hospital Colorado

Job Titles
Academic - Associate Professor
Division Academic - Director of Research-Child Neurology

Department, Section / Division
Pediatrics, Pediatrics-Neurology
Pharmacology
Neurology

Professional Memberships
American Epilepsy Society
Society for Neuroscience
Child Neurology Society
Neuorpharmacology (Journal) - Editorial Board
Research & Grants
The Childrens Hospital Research Institute Impact of Early life Seizures on Glutamate Receptors and Synaptic Function (2010)
Epilepsy Foundation Impact of Early life Seizures on Glutamate Receptors and Synaptic Function (2011)

Website
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term="Benke TA"[Author]

Research Interests
Function of synapses; synaptic changes associated with learning, memory and development; seizures
Information for Referring Providers
Clinical Interests for Referring Providers: General Pediatric Neurology. By subspecialist referral only (please call clinic with questions): Neurometabolic and Neurogenetic disorders in Pediatrics. Rett Syndrome. Atypical autism.

Research Interest for Referring Providers: Function of synapses; synaptic changes associated with learning, memory and development; seizures

Hospital Affiliation
Children's Hospital Colorado

Clinic Phone: 720-777-6895

Fax Phone: 720-777-7196
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