• Specialties

    Headache, epilepsy, seizure disorders, developmental delay, cerebral palsy

  • Departments

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Jessica Hen-Chi Chao, MD, is a pediatric neurology specialist at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. Dr. Chao has clinical expertise in epilepsy, seizures, headaches, cerebral palsy, developmental disorders, and inflammatory disorders. She has won several awards, including the 2021 Castle Connolly Rising Star Award. In her research, Dr. Chao focuses on medical education, healthcare access, healthcare quality improvement, as well as neuro-critical care and headaches.
  • Administrative Title

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine
  • Residency

    Pediatrics and Child Neurology, Boston Children's Hospital
  • Board Certifications

    Child Neurology, American Board of Pediatrics and American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
  • Special Interests

    Headache, epilepsy, seizure disorders, developmental delay, cerebral palsy
  • Research

    Quality improvement, patient safety, epilepsy, critical care, headache


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