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Bio for Peter Bingham, M.D.
Peter Bingham, M.D.

Peter Bingham, M.D.

Department of Neurological Sciences
Department of Pediatrics

Contact Information
Office Location:
Department of Neurology, 1 So. Prospect Street, UHC Campus - Arnold 2, Burlington, VT 05401


1987: M.D., Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY
1981: B.A., Biology, Harvard College, Cambridge, MA

Academic Interests

Peter Bingham is the Division Head for Pediatric Neurology at UVM Medical Center. He graduated from Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons and completed a fellowship in pediatric neuromuscular disease at the University of Pennsylvania. His clinical work spans the range of pediatric neurological conditions including headache, developmental and neurogenetic concerns, epilepsy, and movement disorders. Dr. Bingham leads the Neuroscience Department's committees on resident advancement (Clinical Competency), ongoing practice evaluation, and Quality Assurance. His research activity focuses on pulmonary neuro-rehabilitation (spirometer games for children with chronic lung disease). He is on the editorial board of Games For Health, holds three patents, and was a Fulbright Scholar Awardee in 2013.


General Pediatric Neurology
Neuromuscular Diseases

Academic Appointments

2013-Present: Professor of Neurology & Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine
2000-2013: Associate Professor of Neurology & Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT
1994-2000: Assistant Professor of Neurology & Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Clinical Appointments

2000-Present: Attending Physician, The University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, VT

Board Certification

2005: Board Certification in Neurology/Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


2000-Present: Medical Licensure, State of Vermont

Awards and Honors

2000: Certificate of Appreciation/Ashley Anne Bodette Memorial (Epilepsy Clinic), for clinical care of Children with Epilepsy in the State of Vermont.
1999: Superior People Award, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, for volunteer work at the Muscular Dystrophy Camp.

Professional Activities

2009-Present: Program in Integrative Health, planning committee
2007-Present: Steering Committee, Neonatal Encephalopathy Registry, Vermont Oxford Network
2002-Present: Chairman, Credentials Committee, Department of Neurology, University of Vermont College of Medicine
2000-Present: Quality Assurance Committee, Department of Neurology, The University of Vermont Medical Center

Member, American Academy of Neurology
Member, "Professors of Child Neurology"; Child Neurology Society
American Chemosensory Society


Bingham PM, Calhoun B. Digital Posturography Games Correlate with Gross Motor Function in Children with Cerebral Palsy. Games for Health Journal. April 2015: 145-148.

Bingham PM, Sukhudyan S, Hakobyan A. Pediatric Neurology Referrals in Armenia: Lessons We Can Learn. Pediatrics, 139:e639-e641, 2014.

Nelson KB, Bingham P, Edwards EM, Horbar JD, Kenny MJ, Inder T, Pfister RH, Raju T, Soll RF. Antecedents of Neonatal Encephalopathy in the Vermont Oxford Network Neonatal Encephalopathy Registry. Pediatrics, 130:878-886, 2012.

Bingham PM,  Lahiri T, Ashikaga T. Pilot Trial of Spirometer Games for Airway Clearance Practice in Cystic Fibrosis. Respiratory Care, 57:1278-1284, 2012.

To view more of Dr. Bingham's publications, please visit PubMed.