Dr. Kelly Averill

Dr. Kelly Averill - Road Runner Research

Dr. Kelly Averill

Kelly Averill, MD is board certified in epilepsy as well as neurology with special qualifications in pediatric neurology. She truly enjoys helping patients with rare neurologic conditions and helping them through their complex medical problems. Dr. Averill received her medical education from the University of Texas’s McGovern Medical School before pursuing a residency program in pediatric neurology. Dr. Averill has been working with Road Runner Research since 2022. 

She specializes in intractable epilepsy and uses advanced treatments such as Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) and CBD oil to help patients find relief for their symptoms. In addition, she has special interest in neurocutaneous syndromes such as tuberous sclerosis, as well as pediatric stroke. She is also an active member of The State of Texas Newborn Screening Program and can guide parents of infants who screen positive for X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD) and spinal muscular atrophy through the process of diagnosis. She offers gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy treatment. 

For your infant or child to receive the best care possible, Dr. Averill believes it’s important to develop strong relationships with other physicians and specialists in the community. With each patient, she works hard to develop a custom care plan that suits their unique needs and helps guide them toward a path to improved health. 

To learn more about Dr. Averill and her practice, visit the Texas Pediatric Specialties and Family Sleep Center website for more information: www.txmss.com