A specialist in the field of child neurology, Dr. Amanda Fernandez’s research focus has included a prospective study of neurologic development in infants at risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) infection and compassionate use of felbamate in pediatric subjects with epilepsy. Dr. Fernandez is a CHOC Children’s Specialist in child neurology. She is board certified in pediatrics and psychiatry and neurology, with special qualification in child neurology. Prior to joining CHOC Children’s, Dr. Fernandez graduated cum laude with her medical degree from University of the East in Quezon City, Philippines. She served her residency training in pediatrics at State University of New York in Brooklyn, New York, and completed her fellowship in pediatric neurology at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center.