Matt Lallas, MD

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Matt Lallas, MD 
Pediatric Neurologist 
Dr. Matt Lallas is a pediatric neurologist with the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Brain Institute. He earned his medical degree from the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Lallas completed two years of pediatric residency training at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles in California, followed by a residency in pediatric neurology at the same institution. He then pursued a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. His interests encompass clinical epilepsy, including the care of patients with medically resistant epilepsy with treatment through surgical, neuromodulatory, or dietary methods; analysis of electroencephalography data for three-dimensional representation and correlation to imaging; as well as complex epilepsy related to genetic conditions, including channelopathies and tuberous sclerosis. 
Dr. Lallas has three board certifications through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is certified in neurology with special qualification in child neurology, clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society and American Epilepsy Society. His work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and he has presented at medical conferences. 
Dr. Lallas is employed by Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists (NCPS), the physician-led multispecialty medical group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System
Founded in 2001, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s Brain Institute is one of the largest comprehensive pediatric programs dedicated solely to the care of the developing brain. It brings together world-renowned specialists in numerous pediatric neuroscience subspecialties with cumulative clinical experience unparalleled in the United States. Since 2008, the program has been ranked among the nation’s top-tier programs for pediatric neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. The clinical and research leadership of the program serves as a beacon to families confronting the uncertainty of a child with a brain disorder, offering the latest treatments and assessment techniques, many of which were developed by the Brain Institute team.

Perry, M.S., Scheffer, I.E., ..., Lallas, M., et al (2023). Severe communication delays are independent of seizure burden and persist despite contemporary treatments in SCN1A+ Dravet syndrome: Insights from the ENVISION natural history study. Epilepsia, Ahead of print(), . View in Pubmed

Primary Office

Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Specialists - Neurology
3200 SW 60 Court #302
Miami, FL 33155
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Fellowship - Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Internship/Residency - Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Residency - Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Medical School - Rosalind Franklin UHS/Chgo Medical Sch

Board Certifications

American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology - Certified
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Child Neur) - Certified
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Epilepsy) - Certified