Craig Press, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Neurology

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Medical School:
  • MD, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine (2010)
Graduate School :
  • PhD, Washington University In St. Louis (2010)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, Northwestern University (IL) (2002)
Residencies:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Chief Resident, Neuroscience (2015)
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics (2012)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Epilepsy (2017)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Neurology

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Neurology
  • Assistant Professor
  • Director of Pediatric Neurocritical Care

Recognition & Awards

  • Young Investigator Award, American Epilepsy Society, (2014)
    For research on the effectiveness and safety of oral cannabis extracts in pediatric epilepsy patients.
Research interests for Patients:
My research is focused on improving clinical outcome for patients by developing new monitoring techniques with electroencephalograms (EEGs) and through Big Data (large multicenter databases).

Publications

  • Larson AA, Baker PR 2nd, Milev MP, Press CA, Sokol RJ, Cox MO, Lekostaj JK, Stence AA, Bossler AD, Mueller JM, Prematilake K, Tadjo TF, Williams CA, Sacher M, Moore SA. TRAPPC11 and GOSR2 mutations associate with hypoglycosylation of a-dystroglycan and muscular dystrophy. Skelet Muscle. 2018 May 31;8(1):17. PubMed PMID: 29855340
  • Smith G, Press CA. Ketogenic Diet in Super-Refractory Status Epilepticus. Pediatr Neurol Briefs. 2017 Nov;31(3):8. PubMed PMID: 29184380
  • Ducharme-Crevier L, Press CA, Kurz JE, Mills MG, Goldstein JL, Wainwright MS. Early Presence of Sleep Spindles on Electroencephalography Is Associated With Good Outcome After Pediatric Cardiac Arrest. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 May;18(5):452-460. PubMed PMID: 28328788
  • Press CA, Morgan L, Mills M, Stack CV, Goldstein JL, Alonso EM, Wainwright MS. Spectral Electroencephalogram Analysis for the Evaluation of Encephalopathy Grade in Children With Acute Liver Failure. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Nov 1. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27811533
  • Press CA, Morgan L, Mills M, Stack CV, Goldstein JL, Alonso EM, Wainwright MS. Spectral Electroencephalogram Analysis for the Evaluation of Encephalopathy Grade in Children With Acute Liver Failure. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Nov 1. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27811533
  • Ducharme-Crevier L, Press CA, Kurz JE, Mills MG, Goldstein JL, Wainwright MS. Early Presence of Sleep Spindles on Electroencephalography Is Associated With Good Outcome After Pediatric Cardiac Arrest. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 May;18(5):452-460. PubMed PMID: 28328788
  • Smith G, Press CA. Ketogenic Diet in Super-Refractory Status Epilepticus. Pediatr Neurol Briefs. 2017 Nov;31(3):8. PubMed PMID: 29184380
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Professional Memberships

  • Pediatric Neurocritical Care Research Group, Member
  • Resident's and Fellow's Section of Neurology Journal, Board Member
  • American Academy of Neurology, Member
  • American Epilepsy Society, Member
  • American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, Member
  • Child Neurology Society, Member
  • Critical Care EEG Monitoring Research Consortium (CCEMRC), Member
  • International Pediatric Stroke Study, Member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Child Neurology, Board Certification
  • Pediatric Neurocritical Care, Certificate (2016)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Brain and Nervous System
  • Brain and Nervous System - Stroke
  • Brain and Nervous System - Spine Diseases and Conditions
  • Brain and Nervous System - Neurovascular Conditions
  • Brain and Nervous System - Meningitis
  • Brain and Nervous System - Epilepsy
  • Brain and Nervous System - Brain Abscess
  • Brain and Nervous System - Traumatic and Acquired Brain Injuries
Clinical Interest for Patients
Neurocritical Care Stoke Epilepsy/Seizures Neuroimmune disorders Traumatic Brain Injury

Care Philosophy
I aim to provide compassionate and state-of-the-art care to patients with neurocritical care needs.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine (2010)
Graduate Schools:
  • PhD, Washington University In St. Louis (2010)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, Northwestern University (IL) (2002)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Chief Resident, Neuroscience (2015)
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics (2012)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Epilepsy (2017)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Neurology
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