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Kevin C. Ess MD, PhD

Department of Pediatrics, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, and Gerald M. Fenichel Chair in Neurology and director of the Division of Pediatric Neurology
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  • 40 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Pediatric Neurology



  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Cincinnati, 1996
  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Cincinnati, 1998
  • Internship - Denver Children's Hospital, 1999
  • Neurology Residency - Washington University / St. Louis Children's Hospital, 2000
  • Child Neurology Fellowship - Washington University / St. Louis Children's Hospital, 2003

Board Certifications

  • Child Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2015

Patient Comments

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*Dr. Ess made us feel like we were his only patients for the day. We were not rushed and took time to address our questions & concerns.
January 5, 2021
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great experience
November 12, 2020
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Doctor was wonderful.
September 24, 2020
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Dr. Ess is everything you could want from your child's physician.
September 21, 2020
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*Dr. Ess has always been an excellent provider for our son. He communicates clearly and really takes time to help us understand/navigate/cope with our son's epilepsy diagnosis. We are extremely thankful for *Dr. Ess.
September 18, 2020
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Dr. Ess was very informative & took time to explain everything to me. I did not feel rushed & he answered all questions I had.
August 26, 2020
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The dr. always listened our concerned about our child treatment and explained, also answers all the question we have.
August 11, 2020
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*Dr. Ess is always very clear and that is very much appreciated. He listens to all concerns and addresses each one.
July 22, 2020
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Dr. Ess is the best and we dont mind even when we drive from Knoxville.
May 20, 2020
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