William Davis Gaillard, MD, an internationally recognized expert in pediatric epilepsy and imaging, is Chief of the Division of Epilepsy and Neurophysiology at Children's National. He also is the director of the IDDRC imaging core and associate director of the Center for Neuroscience Research, Children’s Research Institute. His academic appointments include professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at George Washington University and professor of Neurology at Georgetown University.
As Division Chief of Epilepsy, Neurophysiology and Critical Care Neurology, he directs a team of pediatric specialists who see thousands of patients each year. Dr. Gaillard has worked throughout his career to care for children and young adults with epilepsy from the onset of seizures, through novel therapeutic interventions, medication trials, and, when appropriate, surgery. Treatment at Children's National addresses the full range of the condition, including problems of difficult-to-control epilepsy. Additionally, treatment includes the concurrent social, educational, and emotional issues faced by children with the condition and their families.