Danilo Bernardo, MD

Pediatric neurologist

Dr. Danilo Bernardo is a pediatric neurologist who cares for children with epilepsy. He specializes in treating epilepsy that begins in early childhood as well as drug-resistant epilepsy. His expertise includes surgical treatments for drug-resistant epilepsy.

His research focuses on developing new computational approaches – using computers and mathematics – to guide the diagnosis and treatment of severe forms of childhood-onset epilepsy.

He earned his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, where he also completed a residency in neurology. At the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, he completed a residency in child neurology and a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology and pediatric epilepsy.

He is a member of the American Epilepsy Society, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, American Academy of Neurology and Child Neurology Society. As a resident in 2012, he received a Teaching Award for Excellence in Medical Education from Kaiser Permanente.


Pediatric Epilepsy Center of Excellence
1825 Fourth St., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2437
Fax: (415) 353-2400

More about Danilo Bernardo


UNC School of Medicine 2010


University of North Carolina, Neurology 2014
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Child Neurology 2017


David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Clinical Neurophysiology and Pediatric Epilepsy 2019