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Brittany L. B. Poinson, MD

Child Neurologist & Pediatric Sports Neurologist
  • Position: Child Neurologist & Pediatric Sports Neurologist
  • Primary Specialties: Pediatric Neurology, Sports Medicine
  • Languages Spoken: English
  • Practice Started: 1/1/2020
  • Gender: Female

About Brittany Poinson

Brittany Brand Poinson, M.D., M.S. Ed, is a child neurologist with specialized training in pediatric sports at Oklahoma Children's Hospital — the only type of this specialist in the state. She has a special interest in sports neurology, including concussions and headaches.

Dr. Poinson collaborates with the pediatric sports medicine team for the treatment of post-concussive symptoms. She has also been trained in administering Botox for migraines and occipital nerve blocks for occipital neuralgia.

Dr. Poinson earned her medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, DC. She completed her pediatric residency at University of Florida at Orlando Health in Orlando, FL. Dr. Poinson received additional training with a fellowship in sports neurology at LifeBridge Health in Baltimore, MD. and a fellowship in pediatric neurology at LSU Health Science Center in New Orleans, LA.

She is board certified in child neurology. She completed a fellowship in sports neurology at LifeBridge Health in Baltimore, MD, pediatric neurology at LSU Health Science Center in New Orleans, LA,

Affiliations OU Health Physicians - Pediatric Neurology, Oklahoma Children's Hospital, Oklahoma Children’s Hospital – Norman Specialty Clinic
Awards
  • National Urban League Scholarship Recipient 2008
  • Dean’s Dozen Award, School of Education, University of Miami 2008
  • College of Medicine Endowed Challenge Scholarship 2012
  • The Ruth E. Moore & Lloyd H. Newman Service Award 2010
  • School of Education Scholarship recipient, University of Miami 2008
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society, Howard University College of Medicine 2012
Health Education
  • Medical School
  • Doctor of Medicine Howard University College of Medicine
    Washington, DC
  • Residency
  • Pediatrics University of Florida at Orlando Health: Arnold Palmer Medical Center
    Orlando, FL
  • Fellowship
  • Child Neurology Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
    New Orleans, LA
  • Sports Neurology LifeBridge Health/Sinai Hospital
    Baltimore, MD
  • Board Certification
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
Medical Interests Special Clinical Interests:
  • Concussion
  • Occipital nerve blocks
  • Sports neurology
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