Stephanie Keller, MD, is a Pediatric Neurologist at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Associate Professor of pediatrics and neurology at Emory University School of Medicine. She serves as Medical Director of the Neurogenetic and Metabolic Disease Program, as well as Director of the Leukodystrophy Care Network Certified Center at Children’s.
Dr. Keller’s focus in child neurology has been on the care of children with rare metabolic and genetic diseases, specifically leukodystrophies. In 2013, she created the Neurogenetic and Metabolic Disease Clinic to evaluate children with developmental delay and treat children with known genetic and metabolic diseases with neurologic symptoms. In 2016, she created the Leukodystrophy Care Center, a multidisciplinary clinic that includes neurology, physiatry, physical therapy, social work and genetic counseling. This clinic became a Leukodystrophy Care Network Certified Center in 2016.
Dr. Keller is also involved in teaching medical students, residents and advanced practice practitioners about pediatric neurology, in particular neurogenetic diseases. She has given multiple lectures at Emory University, as well as patient advocacy and provider meetings on a regional and national level.
Focus of Practice
- Pediatric neurology
Areas of Interest
- Neurogenetic and metabolic disease
- Neurodegenerative disorders
- Developmental delay
- General pediatric neurology
Research & Publications
Dr. Keller’s research interests include clinical research on leukodystrophies and genetic disorders with neurologic symptoms. She has been a part of multiple publications on leukodystrophies, mitochondrial diseases and other genetic disorders. Dr. Keller is also part of the Global Leukodystrophy Initiative Clinical Trials Network (GLIA- CTN), which was funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and enables multicenter research on leukodystrophies. Additionally, she is participating in clinical research with other centers in the Leukodystrophy Care Network.
In the News
Children's was recently designated as one of eight Leukodystrophy Care Network (LCN) Centers in the nation. Dr. Stephanie Keller discusses what the rare condition is and how Children's can help patients facing this challenging diagnosis lead their best lives.