Dr. Michael D. Frost, MD, FAAN, FAAP, FAES
Neurologist (Pediatric) | Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology225 Smith Ave N Suite 201 Saint Paul MN, 55102
Michael graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine and did a pediatric residency at Children's Mercy Hospital (Kansas City, MO) and Child Neurology at the University of Colorado Health Sci ...
Education and Training
St Louis Univ Sch of Med, St Louis Mo 1975
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons 1975
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
UrologyAmerican Board of UrologyABU
Dr. Michael D. Frost, MD, FAAN, FAAP, FAES's Expert Contributions
Mapping out where the seizures are coming from and making sure there is no overlap with important function. There are different ways to do the mapping but ultimately it usually requires inserting electrodes into the suspected area (unless there is an obvious abnormality on MRI. READ MORE
Headaches are a Neurologic condition with many different causes. If your doctor’s treatment isn’t working I would ask for a referral to a neurologist for further evaluation and appropriate treatment. READ MORE
Migraines do occur in children, particularly if there is a family history of migraines. He should, however be evaluated by your primary care physician or a pediatric neurologist. Until then treating with an over the counter pain medication (such as excedrine) would be appropriate. READ MORE
Headaches are a Neurologic condition but there are many different causes. I would first consult with your primary care physician to determine the appropriate referral or work up. READ MORE
I would start by having him evaluated by an ophthalmologist or optometrist. READ MORE
It all depends on the severity and cause. Typically these children should be in a pediatric intensive care unit being managed by pediatric specialists. READ MORE
Talk to your pediatrician about a referral to a speech therapist or developmental pediatrician. Many school districts will also evaluate and treat developmental issues so you could check with your pediatrician or school; district. READ MORE
Your school district should offer speech evaluation and therapy READ MORE
Hallucinations are more often behavioral or psychiatric so you should talk to your primary care physician about an appropriate referal. READ MORE
Yes READ MORE
Not usually depending on the cause READ MORE
There are many treatments. I would recommend an evaluation at a comprehensive pediatric epilepsy center for the best evaluation and treatment. READ MORE
Treatment will depend on the cause so he should be evaluated by a pediatric neurologist. READ MORE
It is not too early for an evaluation READ MORE
It can be very successful depending on the type of seizure, where it starts and the cause. There are also different types of epilepsy surgery. READ MORE
Yes, as can some anticonvulsants. I would check with your pediatric epileptologist or neuropsychologist. READ MORE
Contact the Muscular Dystrophy Association for a clinic near you/ READ MORE
See an ENT specialist READ MORE
Talking to your pediatrician READ MORE
Yes READ MORE
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- The burden of subependymal giant cell astrocytomas associated with tuberous sclerosis complex: results of a patient and caregiver survey.
- Tuberous sclerosis complex: a survey of health care resource use and health burden.
- Caring for Children With Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: What Is the Physical and Mental Health Impact on Caregivers?
- Everolimus long-term use in patients with tuberous sclerosis complex: Four-year update of the EXIST-2 study.
- Member Minnesota Medical Association/Twin Cities
- Children's Hospital Medical Center, Boston, MA, Seizure Unit and EEG Fellow 1980
Dr. Michael D. Frost, MD, FAAN, FAAP, FAES's Practice location
Get to know Pediatric Neurologist Dr. Michael D. Frost, who serves patients in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Dr. Frost, a board-certified pediatric neurologist, is licensed to practice medicine in Arizona, Colorado, Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. He is currently the Medical Director of Pediatric Inpatient Epilepsy Services and the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit at Children’s Minnesota Saint Paul Hospital as well as the Associate Medical Director of Neurosciences with the Children’s Minnesota Saint Paul Hospital.
Professionally speaking, he has also been a part of the founding team at Minnesota Epilepsy Group in Saint Paul since 1991. Staff members draw on a vast range of expertise and decades of combined experience to treat patients with epilepsy for whom traditional modes of treatment have proven unsuccessful.
A member of the Child Neurology Society, the doctor is a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology (FAAN), a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP), and a Fellow of the American Epilepsy Society (FAES).
In regards to his educational background, Dr. Frost graduated with his medical degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine in 1975 and performed his residency in pediatrics at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri in 1977. From there, he went on to complete his residency in child neurology in 1980 at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and Affiliated Hospitals in Denver.
Following his education, he attained board certification in epilepsy, neurology with special competency in child neurology, and clinical neurophysiology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, which is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to promoting high-quality patient care for the public through the initial and continuing certification of psychiatrists and neurologists. In addition, he attained board certification in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics, which is an independent and non-profit organization that serves as one of the 24 certifying boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties.
Among his current roles and responsibilities, Dr. Frost serves as the Medical Director of the Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Clinic Without Walls and is on the Professional Advisory Board for the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance. He is also the Medical Director for Camp Oz (the only residential camp in Minnesota for children with epilepsy), an Attending Physician at Children’s Minnesota Hospital, as well as a Clinical Professor of Neurology at the University of Minnesota. His research interests include the use of new anticonvulsant medications, epilepsy surgery, and new treatments for tuberous sclerosis complex.
Pediatric neurology or child neurology refers to a specialized branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and management of neurological conditions in neonates (newborns), infants, children, and adolescents. The discipline of child neurology encompasses diseases and disorders of the spinal cord, brain, peripheral nervous system, autonomic nervous system, muscles, and blood vessels that affect individuals in these age groups. A pediatric neurologist is a doctor who treats children who have problems with their nervous system.
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