Dr. Georg Dahl

(757) 668-9920
Board Certifications

American Board of Neurology Sq Child Neurology


Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Residency: Naval Medical Center Portsmouth

Fellowship: Vanderbilt University


Born and raised in Norfolk, Dr. Dahl joined the neurology team at CHKD after a 20-year career in the U.S. Navy.

Dr. Dahl graduated from the University of Virginia and attended medical school at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He completed his general pediatric training at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth and a child neurology fellowship at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital in Nashville where he served as chief resident in his final year.

Dr. Dahl is fascinated by all areas of child neurology but has a keen interest in helping children affected by headaches, epilepsy, and Tourette’s syndrome.

When he is not working at CHKD, Dr. Dahl enjoys spending time with his wife and four sons. He also likes to spend time in his yard, on the beach or water, and in the kitchen cooking. 

Clinical Interests
  • Headaches
  • Epilepsy
  • Tourette's Syndrome
Awards & Honors
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Master Clinician Award at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth

1. Mehta A, Greensher JE, Dahl GJ, Miller KE. Acute onset esotropia from excessive smartphone use in a teenage. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 2018; 55: e42-e44.

2. Armstrong EP, Malone DC, Yeh WS, Dahl GJ, et al. The economic burden of spinal muscular atrophy. Journal of Medical Economics 2016; 19(8): 822-6List your publications in reverse chronological order for easy updating

3. Lewis DW, Ashwal, Dahl G, et al. Practice parameter: Evaluation of children and adolescents with recurrent headaches. Neurology 2002; 59(4): 490-8.

4. Lewis DW, Kellstein D, Dahl G, Burker B, et al. Children’s ibuprofen suspension for the acute treatment of pediatric migraine. Headache 2002; 42(8): 780-6.

Community Involvement
  • Physician consultant for Boy Scouts of America Tidewater Council