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Autumn S. Ivy, MD


Neurology/Child Neurology, General Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

autism, autism spectrum disorder, neurocognitive disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, pediatric neurology

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  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology
  • English
Medical School
University of California, Irvine
Stanford Hospitals and Clinics Pediatric Child-Neurology
Stanford Hospitals and ClinicsPediatrics Neurology
Grad School
UCI School of Medicine — Physician-Scientist Training Program, PhD
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Pediatrics, UCI School of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Physiology & Biophysics, UCI School of Medicine
  • Faculty — Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community (PRIME-LC)
  • Faculty — Program in Leadership Education to Advance Diversity–African, Black and Caribbean (LEAD-ABC) 
  • Fellow — National Institutes of Health-National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Child Neurologist Career Development Program
  • Fellow — Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program
Awards and Recognition
  • Career Development Award — Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Amos Medical Faculty Development Program (AMFDP), 2019
  • UCI ADVANCE Career Development Award — UC Irvine Faculty Success Program, 2017
  • Young Investigator Award — Neurobiology of Disease in Children (NDC), Child Neurology Society, 2016
  • New Century Scholar —  Academic Pediatrics Association (APA), 2013
More Information

Autumn Ivy, MD, PhD, is a board-certified UCI Health pediatric neurologist, who specializes in the treatment of general neurological conditions in children, with a specific interest in neurodevelopmental disorders.

Ivy earned her medical degree and doctoral degrees at UCI School of Medicine's Physician-Scientist Training Program. She completed a residency in pediatrics and fellowship in child neurology at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford in Palo Alto, Calif.

Ivy’s research involves the study of genetic and epigenetic mechanisms engaged by early-life exercise, and whether these mechanisms can be targeted for the treatment of neurocognitive disorders in children. She has also been a speaker at numerous national conferences.

Ivy sees patients at The Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders in Santa Ana and UCI Medical Center in Orange.

The Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
2500 Redhill Ave.
Suite 100
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Phone: 949-267-0400
Fax: 949-221-0004
UCI Medical Center — Pediatric Critical Care
101 The City Drive South, Building 1
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7002
Fax: 714-456-8995