Elia Pestana Knight, MD

216.636.5860

Elia Pestana Knight, MD

Appointed: 2013

Elia Pestana Knight, MD
Department: Epilepsy Center
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code S51
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
WorkAppointment:216.636.5860
DeskDesk:216.445.8124
WorkFax:216.445.6813
Surgeon:
No
Treats:
Children & Adolescents Only

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Michigan Health System
Child Neurology
Ann Arbor, MI USA
2010
Internship - Children's Hospital of Michigan
Pediatrics
Detroit, MI USA
2005
Research Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Epilepsy
Cleveland, OH USA
2004
Residency - Rainbow, Babies & Childrens University Hospitals
Cleveland, OH USA
1998
Residency - National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery
Neurology
Havana Cuba
1995
Medical School - Faculty of Medical Sciences of Mantanzas
Mantanzas Cuba
1991

Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology

Specialty Interests

Epileptic encephalopathy, epilepsy outcome, epilepsy epidemiology, EEG

Treatment & Services

Industry Relationships

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Languages Spoken

  • English
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