Head Size


May 12, 2017 by: Roy Benaroch, MD Article Tags: ,

Q I’m curious about head size, and when a parent should be concerned. If a child is measuring well above the 97% line, but has no neurological symptoms and his growth curve mostly mimics that of other kids, is it likely just down to genetics? A Mostly, yes. But a head size that is too large-larger…

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Roy Benaroch

Roy Benaroch, MD

Roy Benaroch, MD, FAAP is an Associate Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics with Emory University. He has produced several courses exploring medical cases for laymen in his "Medical School for Everyone" lectures, available from The Great Courses, and has also written books for parents and chapters in medical textbooks. He is also on the Board of Directors of The Children's Care Network, one of the largest clinically integrated pediatric care networks in the country. Dr. Benaroch practices general pediatrics near Atlanta, GA.