Luca Bartolini, MD

Luca Bartolini, MD

Director, Pediatric Epilepsy Program

Luca Bartolini, MD is the director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Program and attending pediatric neurologist and epileptologist at Hasbro Children’s Hospital and Lifespan Physician Group. He is an assistant professor of pediatrics, neurology and neurosurgery at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He specializes in the evaluation and treatment of pharmacoresistant epilepsy, and his work on this subject has been published in many peer-reviewed journals and presented at the national and international levels.

Dr. Bartolini's research interests include surgical evaluation of children with epilepsy and viral and inflammatory mechanisms in pediatric epilepsy. His research is conducted in collaboration with the Viral Immunology Section at the National Institutes of Health and has been supported by the American Epilepsy Society and Epilepsy Foundation of America. Dr. Bartolini is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Epilepsy Society, and the Child Neurology Society.



Children's Neurodevelopment Center
335R Prairie Avenue, Suite 1A
Providence, RI 02905


  • Medical School:  University of Padova, Italy
  • Residency:  Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC
  • Fellowship:  National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Bethesda, MD