Krista Eschbach, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Neurology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (0001)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, Colorado State University (CO) (0001)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Chief Resident, Child Neurology (0001)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Epilepsy (0001)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Neurology
Research interests for Patients:
My research interests include neonatal neurology, specifically neuro-developmental outcomes in children with neonatal onset epilepsy and seizures. I also have an interest in febrile infection related epilepsy syndrome (FIRES), as well as other autoimmune / inflammatory epilepsy syndromes.

Publications

  • Ziobro J, Eschbach K, Sullivan JE, Knupp KG. Current Treatment Strategies and Future Treatment Options for Dravet Syndrome. Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2018 Oct 13;20(12):52. PubMed PMID: 30315507
  • Eschbach K, Moss A, Joshi C, Angione K, Smith G, Dempsey A, Juarez-Colunga E, Demarest ST. Diagnosis switching and outcomes in a cohort of patients with potential epilepsy with myoclonic-atonic seizures. Epilepsy Res. 2018 Sep 24;147:95-101. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30286391
  • Eschbach K, Scarbro S, Juarez-Colunga E, Allen V, Hsu S, Knupp K. Growth and endocrine function in children with Dravet syndrome. Seizure. 2017 Sep 29;52:117-122. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29031192

Professional Memberships

  • American Epilepsy Society, Active Member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado South Campus
1811 Plaza Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-478-1234

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 (2016)
  • Epilepsy
Conditions & Treatments
  • Brain and Nervous System
  • Child and Teen Health
  • Brain and Nervous System - Epilepsy
Clinical Interest for Patients
My clinical interests includes neonatal neurology and epilepsy. I am interested in epilepsy that starts in the neonatal period, as well as epilepsy syndromes that present throughout childhood.

Care Philosophy
My care philosophy includes a focus on listening to the concerns for each patient and family. I aim to work together with families, as a team, in order to provide compassionate and high quality care for each patient.

Personal Interests
In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my husband and our two young daughters. We love to be outdoors and go running, cycling, hiking, and camping as a family.

Public Speaking
Yes

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (0001)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, Colorado State University (CO) (0001)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Chief Resident, Child Neurology (0001)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Epilepsy (0001)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Neurology
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