CHYP's Monthly Webinars

25 Apr 2023
25 Apr 2023

Functional Neurological Disorders (FND) in Children with Dr. Gisela Sandoval

  • Price: FREE


Gisela Maria Sandoval

Speaker Bio

Dr. Gisela Sandoval is a physician scientist with dual board certification in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry, who specializes in medical-psychiatric illness caring for individuals that suffer from medical conditions at the interface of medicine and psychiatry, which often requires complex chronic care. She heads the pediatric functional neurological disorders (FND) clinic at Lucille Packard Children’s hospital and is an attending in child and adolescent psychiatrist at Stanford University School of Medicine.

Dr. Sandoval graduated with honors from the California Institute of Technology where she performed research in brain physiology and evolution. She earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School where she also completed a Ph.D. specializing in molecular neurobiology and genetics. Dr. Sandoval completed her residency in general psychiatry at the University of Chicago and then went on to complete a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency of Columbia and Cornell Universities.

  • Overview of the history of FND
  • Clinical criteria to make FND diagnosis
  • Risk factors and triggers to developing FND
  • Spread of FND during the COVID 19 pandemic
  • Treatment of FND

Time: 10-11am PT, 1-2pm ET 

Date & Time
Tue, Apr 25, 2023, 10:00 AM
Tue, Apr 25, 2023, 11:00 AM

Zoom Online Webinar