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Eboni Ife Lance, M.D.

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Co-Medical Director of the Sickle Cell Neurodevelopmental Clinic

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Specializes in: Adolescents (12-18 years), Children (1-11 years), Infants (up to 1 year)

Expertise: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Intellectual Disability, Learning Disabilities, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease


Kennedy Krieger Institute
Appointment Phone: 443-923-2608

801 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205 map
Phone: 443-923-9150
Fax: 443-923-9540


Dr. Lance received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University and received her medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. She did residency in general pediatrics at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and additional specialized residency training in neurodevelopmental disabilities at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. She received additional research training at Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and is currently in a Ph.D. program for clinical investigation at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Lance is board certified in pediatrics and neurology, with a special qualification in child neurology. more


  • Co-Medical Director of the Sickle Cell Neurodevelopmental Clinic
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology

Departments / Divisions



  • A.B., Princeton University (New Jersey) (2003)
  • M.D., Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine (Charleston) (South Carolina) (2007)

Additional Training

  • American Board of Pediatrics (2012)
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology (2013)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Lance EI, Comi AM, Johnston MV, Casella JF, Shapiro, BK. Risk Factors for Attention and Behavioral Issues in Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease. Clin Pediatr ahead of print 2015 Jul 6.

Gipson TT*, Lance EI*, (*co-first authors), Albury RA, Gentner MB, Leppert ML. Disparities in Identification of Comorbid Diagnoses in Children with ADHD. Clin Pediatr 2015 54(4):376-81.

Lance EI, Casella JF, Everett AD, Barron-Casella E. Proteomic and Biomarker Studies and Neurological Complications of Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease. Proteomics Clin Appl 2014 8(11-12):813-27.

Lance EI, Lanier K, Zabel TA, Comi AM. Stimulant Use in Patients with Sturge-Weber Syndrome: Safety and Efficacy. Ped Neurol 2014 51(5): 675-680.

Lance EI, York, JM, Lee LC, Zimmerman, AW. Association between Regression and Self Injury among Children with Autism. Res Dev Disabil 2014 35(2): 408 – 413.

Lance EI*, Sreenivasan AK*, (*co-first authors), Zabel TA, Kossof EH, Comi AM. Aspirin Use in
Sturge-Weber Syndrome: Side Effects and Clinical Outcomes. J Child Neurol 2013 28(2): 213-218.

Lance EI, Shapiro BK. Confounding Diagnoses in the Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Population: A child with Hearing Loss, Absence Epilepsy, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. J Child Neurol 2013 28(5): 645 – 647.

Lance EI, Dupont BR, Holden KR. Expansion of the Deletion 13q Syndrome Phenotype: A Case Report. J Child Neurol 2007 22(9): 1124-1127.

Activities & Honors


  • American Academy of Neurology
  • Child Neruology Society
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
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