David Dredge, MD

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    Medical Specialty
    Hospital or Clinic Affiliation
    Department or Group
    Co-Director, Pediatric Neuromuscular Clinic
    Patient Age Group(s)
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Pediatric Neurology
    WACC 7
    55 Fruit Street
    Boston, MA, 02114
    Appointments: 617-726-0039
    Fax (Medical Records): 617-724-7860
    Cooley Dickinson Medical Group Neurology
    22 Atwood Drive
    3rd Floor
    Northampton, MA 01060
    Appointments: 413-584-3252
    Fax: 413-923-9318
    Note: Skin biopsies are performed in Boston office only.
    Clinical Areas of Interest
    Pediatric Clinical Services
    University Affiliation
    University Title
    Verne S. Caviness Endowed Scholar in Pediatric Neurology

    Dr. Dredge joined the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Pediatric Neurology in September 2016 as an Assistant Professor in Neurology and the  Director of Resident Education for Child Neurology.  Dr. Dredge was previously on staff at Baystate Medical Center and Tufts University, where he served as an Assistant Professor in Pediatrics and Director of Student and Resident Education for the pediatric neurology department from 2009 to 2016.  In 2017 he was named the Co-Director of the MGH Pediatric Neuromuscular Program.

    Dr. Dredge completed residency training in Pediatrics at Baystate Medical Center and residency training in Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital.  He attended the University of Massachusetts Medical School and Carleton College as an undergraduate.

    Dr. Dredge is a general pediatric neurologist with a special interest in neuromuscular disorders.  He is an active participant in the care of patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and is the site director of the Certified Duchenne Care Center.  His additional clinical areas of interest include myasthenia gravis, hereditary neuropathies, fetal/neonatal neurology and epilepsy.   Areas of academic interest include Duchenne muscular dystrophy, neonatal seizures and sleep activated childhood epilepsy syndromes.

    In his personal time, he spends time with his wife and 4 children, plays the guitar, plays nerdy card games and practices tai chi.