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Karen Skjei, MD, ABPN

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Karen Skjei, MD, ABPN

Karen L. Skjei, MD, ABPN, is an epileptologist in the Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Program within UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children’s. She has particular experience and interest in managing intractable epilepsies, including Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

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  • Pediatric Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

  • Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas
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Provides Care Through

  • The University of Texas at Austin
  • UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children’s

Additional Language Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Services I Provide

  1. Epilepsy
  2. Clinical Neurophysiology

Degree & Residency

  • Medical School

    University of California, San Francisco, CA

  • Residency

    Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education - Child Neurology, Rochester, MN

  • Fellowship

    Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia - Clinical Neurophysiology & Epilepsy, Philadelphia, PA

  • Board Certification

    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Child Neurology

    American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology - Clinical Neurophysiology

    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Epilepsy


  1. American Academy of Neurology
  2. American Epilepsy Society
  3. Child Neurology Society
  4. International Child Neurology Association

Why Choose Dell Children's

Dell Children's offers a different brand of healthcare. We call it personalized care. We believe in showing everyone dignity and respect while providing the best care possible for the children we serve.

We are the premier healthcare provider for children and adolescents in Central Texas. While Dell Children's Medical Center is the cornerstone of our pediatric care, our doctors, nurses and associates work in schools, clinics, programs and practices throughout the community to deliver excellent care and better health for our children.

We provide a range of health services to keep your children healthy. We are advancing healthcare and improving lives with easy clinical visits for everyday illnesses, school district and county health partnerships, in-hospital playtime through our child life program, community outreach events and innovative medical treatments for complex and specialized illnesses.

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