Freedom F. Perkins, Jr.

Freedom F. Perkins, Jr.

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology & Pediatrics

Pediatric Neurology Residency Program

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Pediatric Neurology
777 Washington Ave. Suite 335
Memphis, TN 38105
Phone: (901) 287-5208
Fax: (901) 287-5325
Email: Freedom F. Perkins, Jr.


  • M.D. Institution: University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • Residency: Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurology, University of Texas at Houston
  • Fellowship: Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Texas - Houston Medical School

Research Interests

Epilepsy and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Representative Publications

  • Van Poppel M, Wheless JW, Clarke DF, McGregor A, McManis MH, Perkins FF Jr, Van Poppel K, Fulton S, Boop FA. Passive language mapping with magnetoencephalography in pediatric patients with epilepsy. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2012 Aug;10(2):96-102. doi: 10.3171/2012.4.PEDS11301. Epub 2012 Jun 22. PubMed PMID: 22725975.
  • Clarke DF, Boop FA, McGregor AL, Perkins FF Jr, Brewer VR, Wheless JW. Pediatric extratemporal epilepsy presenting with a complex auditory aura. Epileptic Disord. 2008 Jun;10(2):181-6. doi: 10.1684/epd.2008.0192. PubMed PMID: 18539574.
  • Perkins FF Jr, Breier J, McManis MH, Castillo E, Wheless J, McGregor AL, Chacon M, Clarke DF. Benign rolandic epilepsy -- perhaps not so benign: use of magnetic source imaging as a predictor of outcome. J Child Neurol. 2008 Apr;23(4):389-93. doi: 10.1177/0883073807309239. PubMed PMID: 18401032.
  • Perkins FF Jr, Butler IJ. Heart, brain, and mind: a case series of multifactorial ischemic strokes in children. J Child Neurol. 2005 Jul;20(7):578-82. PubMed PMID: 16159523.

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