Dr. Adam Hartman is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He focuses on treating children with epilepsy, with an emphasis on those whose seizures have not been adequately controlled with medication. He evaluates and manages patients in his clinic who may be candidates for epilepsy surgery, including those with Rasmussen syndrome, brain malformations, and perinatal strokes. Patients who may not be surgery candidates due to inborn errors of metabolism (particularly mitochondrial disorders) also are a special interest for Dr. Hartman.
Dr. Hartman is currently a Physician at NINDS/NIH, serving as a Program Director in the Division of Clinical Research. Previously, Dr. Hartman was the Associate Program Director for the Pediatric Neurology Residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He also was the Co-Director of the Neurology Intensive Care Nursery and an Attending Physician on the Pediatric Neurology Inpatient Service at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Dr. Hartman’s prior laboratory work was funded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NIH), Technology Development Corporation (State of Maryland), a Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Clinician Scientist Award, the Pakula Family, and the Becker Family.
Dr. Hartman received his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School. After completing his residency in Pediatrics in the National Capital Uniformed Services Pediatric Residency Program (National Naval Medical Center, Walter Reed Army Medical Center), he served as a general pediatrician in the US Navy for five years (the last as division head of general pediatrics at Naval Medical Center San Diego). He completed his residency in pediatric neurology and a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology/pediatric epilepsy, both at Johns Hopkins.