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

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


Pediatric Neurology

Sleep Medicine





  • Associate Professor, Department of Neurology


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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


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

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

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

Internship: 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 Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child Neurology,

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Epilepsy,

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Sleep Medicine,

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Neurology

American Academy of Sleep Medicine

American Epilepsy Society

Child Neurology Society

Honors and Awards

Board of Directors, Epilepsy Foundation DC, 2019, 2020

Board of Directors, National Sleep Foundation, 2019, 2020

Board of Directors, Jhpiego, 2019, 2020

American Academy of Neurology Advocacy Action Plan Award, 2018

American Academy of Neurology Palatucci Advocacy Fellowship Award, 2018

American Academy of Neurology Science Commitee, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Treasurer, Georgetown Women in Medicine (GWIM), 2017, 2018, 2019

National Sleep Foundation Health Policy Fellowship Award, 2016, 2017, 2018

NRMN grant writing Award, 2016

American Academy of Neurology Diversity Leadership Award, 2016

AAMC Minority Faculty Career Development Award, 2015

Select Recent Publications

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.

Oyegbile TO, Marler CA. Weak winner effect in a less aggressive mammal: correlations with corticosterone but not testosterone. Physiol Behav. 2006 Sep 30;89(2):171-9. doi:10.1016/j.physbeh.2006.05.044. Epub 2006 Jul 21. PMID:16859719.

Oyegbile TO, Dow C, Jones J, Bell B, Rutecki P, Sheth R, Seidenberg M, Hermann BP. The nature and course of neuropsychological morbidity in chronic temporal lobe epilepsy. Neurology. 2004 May 25;62(10):1736-42. doi:10.1212/01.wnl.0000125186.04867.34. PMID:15159470.