Temitayo O. Oyegbile-Chidi, M.D., Ph.D. for UC Davis Health

Temitayo O. Oyegbile-Chidi, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology

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Pediatric Neurology

Sleep Medicine




Locations and Contact

Midtown Neurology Clinic

3160 Folsom Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95816

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Additional Numbers

Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Oyegbile-Chidi always brings a holistic approach when treating a child or adult with a disorder, thinking about the whole person and not just the neurologic disorder.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Oyegbile-Chidi is a neurologist as well as a sleep and epilepsy specialist. She has a special interest in understanding sleep disorders in relation to co-existent neurologic and psychiatric conditions in both adults and children.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Oyegbile-Chidi conducts clinical research in the field of epilepsy. Her interest focuses on understanding the mechanisms underlying cognitive impairment in children with epilepsy by evaluating sleep abnormalities and functional neuroimaging.


Sleep Medicine

Undergraduate School

B.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison WI 1999

Medical School

M.D., University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison WI 2005

Other School

Ph.D., Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison WI 2005


Pediatrics, New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York NY 2005-2006


Pediatric Neurology, New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York NY 2006-2010


Sleep Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago IL 2010-2011

Board of Directors, Spectrum (2021-present), 2023

Board of Directors, Epilepsy Foundation DC (2019-present), 2023

Board of Directors, National Sleep Foundation (2019-present), 2023

Board of Directors, Jhpiego (2019-present), 2023

American Academy of Neurology Advocacy Action Plan Award, 2018

Oyegbile-Chidi T, Harvey D, Dunn D, Jones J, Hermann B, Byars A, Austin J. Characterizing Sleep Phenotypes in Children With Newly Diagnosed Epilepsy. Pediatr Neurol. 2022 Dec;137:34-40. doi:10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2022.07.016. Epub 2022 Aug 27. PMID:36215818. 

Oyegbile-Chidi T, Harvey D, Eisner J, Dunn D, Jones J, Byars A, Hermann B, Austin J. The Relationship Between Sleep, Cognition and Behavior in Children With Newly-Diagnosed Epilepsy Over 36 Months. Front Neurol. 2022 Jul 26;13:903137. doi:10.3389/fneur.2022.903137. PMID:35959398.

Motamedi GK, Jeliazkov PG, Oyegbile-Chidi TO, Song SS, Sharma VD, Mete M, Shara N, Turkeltaub PE, Cho YW, Wu JY. Transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS) as a treatment for insomnia. Can J Neurol Sci. 2022 Mar 24:1-14. doi:10.1017/cjn.2022.33. Epub ahead of print. PMID:35321778.

Oyegbile TO, Dougherty A, Tanveer S, Zecavati N, Delasobera BE. High Sleep Disturbance and Longer Concussion Duration in Repeat Concussions. Behav Sleep Med. 2020 Mar-Apr;18(2):241-248. doi:10.1080/15402002.2019.1578223. Epub 2019 Feb 20. PMID:30784317.

Almane DN, Jones JE, McMillan T, Stafstrom CE, Hsu DA, Seidenberg M, Hermann BP, Oyegbile TO. The Timing, Nature, and Range of Neurobehavioral Comorbidities in Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy. Pediatr Neurol. 2019 Dec;101:47-52. doi:10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2019.03.011. Epub 2019 Mar 19. PMID:31122836. 

Oyegbile TO. The role of task-based neural activation research in understanding cognitive deficits in pediatric epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2019 Oct; 99:106332. Published online 2019 Aug 6. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2019.05.028,2019.

Oyegbile T, Videnovic A. Irregular Sleep-Wake Rhythm Disorder. Neurologic Clinics. 2019 Aug;37(3):553-561. doi:10.1016/j.ncl.2019.04.002.

Oyegbile TO, VanMeter JW, Motamedi GK, Bell WL, Gaillard WD, Hermann BP. Default mode network deactivation in pediatric temporal lobe epilepsy: Relationship to a working memory task and executive function tests. Epilepsy Behav. 2019 May;94:124-130. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2019.02.031. Epub 2019 Mar 22. PMID:30909075.

Oyegbile TO, VanMeter JW, Motamedi G, Zecavati N, Santos C, Chun CLE, Gaillard WD, Hermann B. Executive dysfunction is associated with an altered executive control network in pediatric temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2018 Sep;86:145-152. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2018.04.022. Epub 2018 Jul 9. PMID:30001910.

Oyegbile TO, Bayless K, Dabbs K, Jones J, Rutecki P, Pierson R, Seidenberg M, Hermann B. The nature and extent of cerebellar atrophy in chronic temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2011 Apr;52(4):698-706. doi:10.1111/j.1528-1167.2010.02937.x. Epub 2011 Jan 26. PMID:21269292.