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John N. Gaitanis, MD

Pediatric Neurologist

John Gaitanis, MD, is a pediatric neurologist at Hasbro Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Gaitanis received his medical degree from the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University. He completed a residency in pediatrics at Strong Memorial Hospital through the University of Rochester Medical School, as well as a residency in neurology at Boston Children's Hospital through Harvard Medical School. He completed a fellowship in epilepsy and neurophysiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center through Harvard Medical School.

His clinical research focuses on finding improved biomarkers and therapeutics for epilepsy, and improving EEG signal acquisition with advancements in electrode design and software processing techniques. 

Dr. Gaitanis previously served as an associate professor of pediatrics at Tufts Medical School and chief of pediatric neurology at Tufts Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Gaitanis is a member of several professional organizations including the Child Neurology Society, the American Academy of Neurology, and the American Epilepsy Society.



Hasbro Children's Hospital
Hasbro Children's Hospital (directions)
593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903


  • Medical School:  Brown University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship:  Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Residency:  Boston Children's Hospital
  • Internship:  Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester