Alyssa Reddy, MD

ReddyProfessor of Pediatrics
Director, Neuro-Oncology Program

Dr. Reddy is a Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology, and Surgery at UAB.  Dr. Reddy received her undergraduate degrees from Boston University and medical degree from UAB.  She completed residency training in Pediatrics at UAB, fellowship training in Child Neurology at UAB, and training in Pediatric Neuro-Oncology at Children's National Medical Center in DC.  Dr. Reddy was instrumental in starting the UAB Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Clinic in 1998, which today is one of the largest programs of its kind in the US.  Dr. Reddy's research interests include development and implementation of clinical trials for children with nervous system tumors.  She is currently principle investigator (PI) of the international Children's Oncology Group (COG) Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid trial and serves on the Infant Brain Tumor and Neurology Subcommittees of COG.  Dr. Reddy is also the UAB Institution principal investigator for COG as well as several multi-center treatment and cognitive effects studies.  She is also a Co-Investigator for the UAB Neurofibromatosis Consortium.  Dr. Reddy's goal is to improve the lives of children with brain and spinal cord tumors through outstanding patient care and research.