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Cure GABA-A | Recommended Physician Meet and Greet with Dr. Andres Jimenez

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Cure GABA-A | Recommended Physician Meet and Greet with Dr. Andres Jimenez Gomez

Join us for an educational meet and greet session with Dr. Andres Jimenez Gomez, MD, a Colombian-born physician with triple board certification in Pediatrics (Cincinnati Children’s Hospital), Pediatric Neurology, and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (Texas Children’s Hospital).

Dr. Jimenez Gomez is currently the director of the Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Program at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in South Florida. He is deeply invested in the care of children with neurogenetic and neurodevelopmental conditions, particularly Developmental and Epileptic Encephalopathies. His established clinical care and research trajectory focus on expanding awareness, standardizing diagnosis and care, and increasing education and awareness in the medical community about such conditions, with a special emphasis on Latin America and the predominantly Spanish-speaking population in the US.

Our NDD Program: The Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Program at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, directed by Dr. Jimenez Gomez, provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art, innovative, and humanistic care for children and young adults with neurodevelopmental disorders. The program offers multidisciplinary and comprehensive evaluations, incorporating elements of evidence-based care and complementary, holistic, patient- and family-centered practices unique to the region. Comprehensive developmental evaluations for autism, a multidisciplinary complex neurodevelopment/complex autism clinic, a multidisciplinary neuro-behavioral clinic, and a Developmental and Epileptic Encephalopathies (Genetic Epilepsies) clinic are among the services provided. The program actively participates in national clinical trials, offers Autism support groups, maintains a resource database, and provides an in-house network of therapists.

Our DEE Program: The Developmental and Epileptic Encephalopathies Clinic at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, under the leadership of Dr. Jimenez Gomez, provides comprehensive and multidisciplinary care for children and young adults with difficult-to-control epilepsy and associated developmental impairments such as developmental delay and autism. Full evaluations are conducted by board-certified pediatric epileptologists and a neurodevelopmental neurologist, alongside a pediatric geneticist, a neuropsychologist, and other advanced practice providers. The clinic offers services in epilepsy care as well as development and behavior, support in genetic consultation for resolution/analysis of Variants of Uncertain Significance (VUS), and referral when necessary for consultation for advanced epilepsy care, including ketogenic diet clinic and possible surgical interventions. The program also offers participation in clinical trials in the field.

Join Cure GABA-A and Dr. Andres Jimenez Gomez on 2/19/2024 10:00 AM PST for an educational and insightful session. For more details, contact us on our socials or email: info@curegabaa.org

If you are unable to attend in person, rest assured – the session will be recorded and made available on the Cure GABA-A YouTube channel for your convenience.

Join us in our shared mission to enhance the lives of patients with GABA-A Variants and contribute to a brighter future.