Gustavo A. Charria-Ortiz, MD



  1. Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, General Pediatrics
  2. New York University School of Medicine, Child Neurology


  1. Developmental and Metabolic Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
  2. Clinical Neurophysiology, Nicklaus/Miami Children’s Hospital, Miami, Florida

Medical School and Internship: University of The Valley, Division of Health Sciences, Cali, Colombia, South America

Undergraduate: De Cardenas HS, Palmira, Valle, Colombia, South America


  • Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Neurogenetics


  • Pediatric Neurology


Alfonso I, Charria G and Papazian O.: [Updating neonatal neurometabolic screening].  Medicina (B Aires) 2009; 69 (1/1), 36-40.

Charria-Ortiz, Gustavo A: [Genetics of epilepsy].  Medicina  (B Aires) 2007; 67 (6 Pt 1): 601-613.

Charria-Ortiz GA. [Paroxysmal neurogenetic and neurometabolic disorders.] Rev Neurol. 2006 Apr 10;42 Suppl 3:S83-90.

Cabrera-Salazar MA, O'Rourke E, Charria-Ortiz G, Barranger JA. Radiological evidence of early cerebral microvascular disease in young children with Fabry disease. J Pediatr. 2005 Jul;147(1):102-5.

Kupchik GS, Barrett SK, Babu A, Charria-Ortiz G, Velinov M, Macera MJ. Atypical 18p-syndrome associated with partial trisomy 16p in a chromosomally unbalanced child of consanguineous parents with an identical balanced translocation. Eur J Med Genet. 2005 Jan-Mar;48(1):57-65.

Moore DF, Altarescu G, Ling GS, Jeffries N, Frei KP, Weibel T, Charria-Ortiz G, Ferri R, Arai AE, Brady RO, Schiffmann R. Elevated cerebral blood flow velocities in Fabry disease with reversal after enzyme replacement. Stroke. 2002 Feb;33(2):525-31.

van den Bos R, Charria Ortiz GA, Cools AR. Injections of the NMDA-antagonist D-2-amino-7-phosphonoheptanoic acid (AP-7) into the nucleus accumbens of rats enhance switching between cue-directed behaviours in a swimming test procedure. Behav Brain Res. 1992 Jun 8;48(2):165-70.

van den Bos R, Charria Ortiz GA, Bergmans AC, Cools AR. Evidence that dopamine in the nucleus accumbens is involved in the ability of rats to switch to cue-directed behaviours.  Behav Brain Res. 1991 Jan 31;42(1):107-14.