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Brennen L. Bittel, DO

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Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology
bbittel@kumc.edu

Professional Background

Brennan Bittel, D.O., is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Dr. Bittel earned bachelor's degrees in chemistry and biology from Fort Hays State University. After earning her medical degree from Nova Southeastern University in 2008, she completed a neurology residency at KU Medical Center in 2011. She also finished a neurophysiology fellowship at KU Medical Center in 2013 before joining the faculty full-time in September of the same year. She is board certified in neurology and clinical neurophysiology.

Dr. Bittel has completed more than 1,000 hours of community service work through Americorps, serving as a team leader and helping with the creation and implementation of an after-school program for at-risk youths.

Education and Training
  • DO, Nova Southeastern University
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS
  • Residency, Neurology, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS
  • Other, Neurology, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS
  • Clinical Fellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • Clinical Neurophysiology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Kansas Board of Healing Arts
  • Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Professional Affiliations
  • University of Kansas, Department of Neurology inpatient division quality improvement committee , Member, 2017 - Present
  • University of Kansas , Director, 2017 - Present
  • American Academy of Neurology , Member, 2009 - Present

Publications
  • Bittel B, Husmann K. 2011. A case report of thunderclap headache with sub-arachnoid hemorrhage and negative angiography: a review of Call-Fleming syndrome and the use of transcranial dopplers in predicting morbidity. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Neurology, 4 (2), 5-8
  • Uysal U, Quigg M, Bittel B, Hammond N, Shireman T. 2015. Intravenous anesthesia in treatment of nonconvulsive status epilepticus. Epilepsy Research, 116, 86-92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2015.07.005