Rice University, BS, Biochemistry and Cell Biology and BA, Asian Studies
Mercer University School of Medicine, MD
Residency, Child Neurology, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Fellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital
Fellowship, Pediatric Epilepsy, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital
Chelsey Ortman, MD is a board-certified pediatric neurologist with UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children's, a clinical partnership between Dell Children's Medical Center and UT Health Austin. Dr. Ortman has a special interest in pediatric epilepsy, including the surgical treatment of epilepsy, as well as pediatric neurocritical care, tuberous sclerosis, global medicine, quality improvement, and medical education. She provides both inpatient and outpatient care to children with neurological diseases. Additionally, Dr. Ortman serves as an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School.
Dr. Ortman completed her undergraduate studies at Rice University in Houston, TX, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Cell Biology and a Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies. She completed her medical degree at Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, GA, and completed a five-year residency in child neurology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Dr. Ortman went on to complete dual one-year fellowships in clinical neurophysiology and advanced pediatric epilepsy at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, TX.
She is a member of the American Epilepsy Society, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, Child Neurology Society, and American Academy of Neurology.
Chelsey Ortman, MD is a pediatric neurologist with UT Health Austin.
- Pediatric neurology
- Pediatric epilepsy
- Clinical neurophysiology
- The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology