Children's Neurodevelopment Center Team

Medical Director, Pediatric Neurology

William D. Brown, MD, FAAP, is medical director of pediatric neurology at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. He has served as a clinical associate professor of neurology and pediatrics at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University for 11 years. He has been an attending physician of pediatrics and neurology at Rhode Island Hospital since 1995.

Dr. Brown’s research interests include concussion and disorders of brain development. His work has been published in many peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Neurology, and the Child Neurology Society. 

Rachit Patil, MD, is a pediatric neurologist and epileptologist at Rhode Island and Hasbro Children’s hospitals. He is an assistant professor of pediatrics at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Patil’s clinical interests include seizures in newborns and young children along with neurogenetics. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society. Dr Patil is board-certified with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with special qualifications in child neurology.

Dr Patil is fluent in English, Hindi and Marathi.