Dr. John N Gaitanis MD Neurologist

Dr. John Gaitanis is a neurologist in Providence, Rhode Island and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Rhode Island Hospital and Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island. He received his medical degree from Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and has been in practice for 18 years. He is one of 31 doctors at Rhode Island Hospital and one of 25 at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Neurophysiology

Education & Medical Training

University of Rochester
Residency, Pediatrics, 1996–1998

Children's Hospital, Boston
Fellowship, Child Neurology, 1998–2001

Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Clinical Neurophysiology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

RI State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

Focal cortical dysplasia.
Gaitanis, J. N.,Donahue, J.

An unbalanced translocation involving loss of 10q26.2 and gain of 11q25 in a pedigree with autism spectrum disorder and cerebellar juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma.
Minhas, H. M.,Pescosolido, M. F.,Schwede, M.,Piasecka, J.,Gaitanis, J.,Tantravahi, U.,Morrow, E. M.

Ischemia-reperfusion impairs blood-brain barrier function and alters tight junction protein expression in the ovine fetus.
Chen, X., Threlkeld, S. W., Cummings, E. E., Juan, I., Makeyev, O., Besio, W. G., Gaitanis, J., Banks, W. A., Sadowska, G. B., Stonestreet, B. S.

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