Pediatric Neurologist
Co-Director of Complex Movement Disorder Clinic and Rett Clinic

Specialty

Top Conditions

*This is not a complete list of conditions

My Approach to Care

"My goal is to partner with families to deliver research-supported options for diagnosis and long-term care of neurologic conditions."

  • Education & Training

    Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin

    Residency: Pediatrics, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania; Pediatric Neurology, University of Washington, Seattle

    Fellowship: Pediatric Neurology, University of Washington, Seattle Children's Hospital

    Board Certification(s): American Academy of Neurology

  • Professional Organizations

    CNS, MDS
  • Research & Publications

    Merbler AM, Feyma T et al. Characterizing Sleep in Rett Syndrome Using Actigraphy. RDCRN annual conference. Washington D.C. 9/2016 Feyma T et al. Dystonia in ATP2B3-associated X-linked spinocerebellar ataxia. Mov Disord. 2016 PMID: 27653636 9/2016 Rich TL, Feyma T et al. Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation/Behavioral Intervention Clinical Trial: Long-Term Follow-Up of Outcomes in Congenital Hemiparesis. 2016 Sep;26(7):598-605 PMID: 26905272 7/2016 Parikh S, Feyma T et al. Solid Organ Transplantation in Primary Mitochondrial Disease: Proceed with Caution. Mol Genet Metab. 2016 Jul;118(3):178-84 PMID 27312126 6/2016 Feyma TF et al. Deep Brain Stimulation Outcomes for Dystonia in Adult and Pediatric Patients at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare, International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, Berlin, Germany 3/2016 Parikh S, Feyma T et al. Organ Transplantation in Mitochondrial Disease: Proceed with Caution. Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders Annual Meeting. Tampa, FL. 2/2016 Rich TL, Menk J, Krach LE, Feyma T, Gillick BT. Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation/Behavioral Intervention Clinical Trial: Long-Term Follow-Up of Outcomes in Congenital Hemiparesis. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2016 Feb 23 PMID: 26905272 12/2015 Cassidy JM, Carey JR, Lu C, Krach LE, Feyma T, Durfee WK, Gillick BT. Ipsilesional motor-evoked potential absence in pediatric hemiparesis impacts tracking accuracy of the less affected hand. Res Dev Disabil. 2015 Dec;47:154-64 PMID: 26426515 12/2015 Helbig KL, Feyma T et al. Delineation of the EEF1A2-epileptic encephalopathy phenotypic spectrum. American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA. 11/2015 Neul JL, Glaze DG, Percy AK, Feyma T, Beisang A, Dinh T, Suter B, Anagnostou E, Snape M, Horrigan J, Jones NE. Improving Treatment Trial Outcomes for Rett Syndrome: The Development of Rett-specific Anchors for the Clinical Global Impression Scale. J Child Neurol. 2015 Nov;30(13):1743-8 PMID: 25895911 11/2015 Gillick B, Menk J, Mueller B, Meekins G, Krach LE, Feyma T, Rudser K. Synergistic effect of combined transcranial direct current stimulation/constraint-induced movement therapy in children and young adults with hemiparesis: study protocol. BMC Pediatr. 2015 Nov 12;15:178 PMID: 26558386 10/2015 Barney CC, Quest K, Merbler A, Erickson L, Feyma T, Beisang A & Symons FJ. A comparison of post-operative Analgesic dosing between girls with Rett syndrome and girls with and without developmental disability undergoing spinal fusion surgery. Poster presented at the bi-annual International Forum on Pediatric Pain, White Point, Nova Scotia, Canada. 10/2015 Rich TL, Menk J, Krach LE, Feyma T, Gillick BT. Long-Term Safety Follow-Up of Children and Adolescents with Stroke After a Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy Clinical Trial. American Academy for Cerebral Palsy & Developmental Medicine Annual Meeting. Austin, TX. 8/2015 Symons FJ, Byiers B, Hoch J, Dimian A, Barney C, Feyma T, Beisang A. Infrared Thermal Analysis and Individual Differences in Skin Temperature Asymmetry in Rett Syndrome. Pediatr Neurol. 2015 Aug;53(2):169-72 PMID: 26003587 8/2015 Barney CC, Feyma T, Beisang A, Symons FJ. Pain experience and expression in Rett syndrome: Subjective and objective measurement approaches. J Dev Phys Disabil. 2015 Aug 1;27(4):417-429 PMID: 26425056 4/2015 Glaze DG, Feyma T et al. NNZ-2566: A Novel, Experimental Treatment for Rett Syndrome. American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting. Washington DC. 4/2015 Gillick BT, Krach LE, Feyma T, Rich TL, Moberg K, Menk J, Cassidy J, Kimberley T, Carey JR. Safety of primed repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and modified constraint- induced movement therapy in a randomized controlled trial in pediatric hemiparesis. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 Apr;96(4 Suppl):S104-13 PMID: 25283350 3/2015 Gillick BT, Feyma T, Menk J, Usset M, Vaith A, Wood TJ, Worthington R, Krach LE. Safety and feasibility of transcranial direct current stimulation in pediatric hemiparesis: randomized controlled preliminary study. Phys Ther. 2015 Mar;95(3):337- 49 PMID: 25413621 10/2014 Gardner R, Feyma T. Pediatric Bupropion Overdose Mimics Clinical Brain Death. Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. 9/2014 Gillick BT, Meekins GT, Feyma T, Menk J. Comparing the Location of the Motor Cortex: A Research Process. Clinical and Translational Science Institute conference, Minneapolis, MN. 5/2014 Feldman K, Feyma T, et al. Subdural Hemorrhage Rebleeds: Initial Presentation and Follow-Up. International Conference on Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma. Paris, France. 4/2014 Byiers BJ, Tervo RC, Feyma TJ, Symons FJ. Seizures and pain uncertainty associated with parenting stress and Rett syndrome. J Child Neurol. 2014 Apr;29(4):526-9 PMID: 23307883 3/2014 Feyma T. Seizure Rescue Medications. Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota quarterly publication for “Clinician’s Corner”. 1/2014 Gillick BT, Krach LE, Feyma T, Rich TL, Moberg K, Thomas W, Cassidy JM, Menk J, Carey JR. Primed low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and constraint-induced movement therapy in pediatric hemiparesis: a randomized controlled trial. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2013 Aug 21 PMID: 23962321 2013 Gillick BT, Usset MK, Vaith AK, Wood TJ, Worthington RC, Aldahondo N, Feyma T, Menk J, Krach LE. Safety of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Pediatric Hemiparesis. MN APTA Conference, Minneapolis, MN. 10/2013 Gillick BT, Meekins GD, Menk J, Krach LE, Feyma T. Optimal electrode Placement using transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Pediatric Hemiparesis. CTSI Annual Research Conference, Minneapolis, MN 10/2013 Gillick BT, Menk J, Krach LE, Feyma T. Safety of transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Pediatric Hemiparesis: Determination of the Method for Locating the Optimal Stimulation Site. AACPDM Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI 10/2013 Barney, C., Erickson, L., Feyma, T., Beisang, A., & Symons., F. J. Pain Behavior in Rett syndrome (RTT). Poster presented at the bi- annual International Forum on Pediatric Pain, White Point, Nova Scotia, Canada. 10/2013 Feyma et al, Child Neurology Society, Austin, TC – “Infrared thermal analysis and autonomic function in Rett syndrome” 10/2013 Feyma et al, Child Neurology Society, Austin, TC – “Functional Communication Training in Rett Syndrome” 10/2013 Barney, C., Erickson, L., Feyma, T., Beisang, A., & Symons., F. J Pain Behavior in Rett syndrome (RTT). Poster presented at the bi- annual International Forum on Pediatric Pain, White Point, Nova Scotia, Canada. 4/2013 Gillick BT, Usset MK, Vaith AK, Wood TJ, Worthington RC, Feyma T, Krach LE. Safety of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Pediatric Hemiparesis. MN Neuromodulation Symposium, Minneapolis, MN 2013 4/2013 Gillick BT, Menk J, Feyma T, Aldahondo N, Krach LE. Safety of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Pediatric Hemiparesis. Translational Science, Washington DC, 2013 3/2013 Symons, F. J., Hoch, J., Byiers, B. J., Erickson, L., Feyma, T., & Beisang, A. Infrared thermal analysis and autonomic function in Rett syndrome. Paper presented at the annual NICHD Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, San Antonio, TX 3/2013 Barney, C., Erickson, L., Feyma, T., Beisang, A., & Symons, F.J. Pain Behavior in Rett syndrome: Signs & Symptoms. Paper presented at the annual NICHD Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, San Antonio, TX. 1/2013 Byiers BJ, Tervo RC, Feyma TJ, Symons FJ: Seizures and Pain Uncertainty Associated With Parenting Stress and Rett Syndrome. J Child Neuro PMID: 23307883 7/2008 Feyma T, Carter GT, Weiss MD: Myotonic dystrophy type 1 coexisting with myasthenia gravis and thymoma. Muscle Nerve 38:916-920 (2008). PMID: 18563724 11/2005 AAN Annual Meeting poster presentation: A New Phakomatosis?

  • Interests & Activities

    I enjoy gardening, photography, and spending time with my family.

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