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Kristen Arredondo, MD

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Dell Med Bio Directory: Kristen Arredondo, MD


Baylor College of Medicine, MD


Internship, Pediatrics, Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine

Fellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology, Children’s Health, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Biography and Education

Clinical Biography

Kristen Arredondo, MD, is a board-certified pediatric neurologist in UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children’s, a clinical partnership between Dell Children’s Medical Center and UT Health Austin. She practices in the Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Center. She specializes in medically refractory epilepsy, neurostimulation, and tuberous sclerosis management. Additionally, Dr. Arredondo is an assistant professor of neurology at Dell Medical School.

Dr. Arredondo earned her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and trained in pediatrics at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston as part of the Baylor College of Medicine program. She then completed a pediatric neurology residency and clinical neurophysiology fellowship at Children’s Health/UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. She was medical faculty at Ohio State University College of Medicine and a surgical epileptologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus prior to joining UT Health Austin.

Dr. Arredondo’s research interests include thalamic EEG and practice trends in epilepsy presurgical evaluation and surgical management in the United States. She serves on a committee developing educational podcasts for the Child Neurology Society. She is also an active member of the American Epilepsy Society, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, and the American Academy of Neurology.

Dr. Arredondo is a pediatric neurologist with UT Health Austin.


  • Drug-resistant epilepsy
  • Pediatric epilepsy
  • Surgical epilepsy evaluation
  • Tuberous sclerosis

Board Certification

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology



  • UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children’s - Epilepsy Center
    Dell Children's Specialty Pavilion
    4910 Mueller Blvd.
    Austin, TX 78723
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  • UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children’s - Epilepsy Center - North
    Dell Children’s North Medical Office Building
    9010 N. Lake Creek Parkway Building 2, Suite 300
    Austin, TX 78717
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