Trevor DeSouza MD
Dr. Trevor G. DeSouza is a pediatric neurologist certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Pediatrics. He completed a fellowship in Pediatric Neurology at New York’s Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Additionally, he worked at the Headache and Epilepsy Center at the Institute.
He is currently the Medical Director at the Spasticity and Gait Disorder Center (https://www.atlantichealth.org/conditions-treatments/childrens-health/pediatric-spasticity-gait-disorders.html) at Goryeb Children’s Hospital (http://findadoctor.atlantichealth.org/detail.aspx?recid=1764&firstname=Trevor&lastname=Desouza). In addition to serving as staff physician, he was the Associate Director of the Children’s Neurology and Epilepsy Program at Saint Clare’s Hospital/Denville. Dr. DeSouza is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)/New Jersey Medical School.
Since 1998, Dr. DeSouza has been recognized as a “Top Doctor” several times by New Jersey Monthly magazine and is consistently listed among “The Best Doctors in America” in a survey conducted by Woodward/White, Inc. Dr. DeSouza has been named one of “America’s Top Doctors” (Child Neurology), in a survey conducted by U.S. News and World Report in partnership with Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
Dr. DeSouza’s special interests include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Specific Learning Disabilities, Epilepsy, Concussion, Headaches, tics (Tourette Syndrome), and Spasticity.
Dr. DeSouza has also received intensive training in the use of innovative therapies such as Botox ® injection, which improves motor function in children with cerebral palsy. He has specialized training in vagus nerve programming, which can be used for intractable epilepsy.
He has also participated in medical research studies and has co-authored articles on Tourette syndrome and other topics, including electromyography and neuromuscular diseases, for publications such as Neurology, The Journal of Pediatrics, The Journal of Neuro-Oncology, the Annals of Neurology, and The American Journal of Medical Genetics.