Katherine Labiner, MD
Dr. Katherine ("Kate") Labiner is a pediatric neurologist, an epileptologist, and sports neurologist. Dr. Labiner earned her bachelor of science in neuroscience and behavioral biology from Emory University. While at Emory, she played lacrosse for four years and served as co-captain her senior year. She then graduated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine, followed by completion of a general pediatric residency at the University of Hawai’i.
Dr. Labiner later moved to the University of Texas Southwestern for her pediatric neurology fellowship where she served as chief resident. She also fulfilled a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology and sports neurology and conducted research on complex febrile seizures and New Onset Refractory Status Epilepticus in pediatrics.
Dr. Labiner is passionate about working with young athletes and supporting their neurological needs as they age and transition between adolescence and adulthood. She provides sports neurology and concussion health guidance for many local high schools and college athletic programs.
She is fluent in Spanish and has served as a healthcare provider both in the United States and Mexico. She is also an active member of the American Epilepsy Society.
In her spare time, Dr. Labiner enjoys playing and cheering on a variety of sports, particularly her favorite Arizona Wildcats. She also loves spending time outdoors – especially near the water — with her beloved dog.
- Sports Neurology
- Concussions / Traumatic Brain Injury
- Undergraduate: Emory University, 2006
- Medical Education: University of Arizona, 2011
- Pediatric Residency: University of Hawai’i, 2014
- Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern, Pediatric Neurology, 2017
- Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern, Clinical Neurophysiology and Sports Neurology, 2018
To make an appointment with Dr. Katherine Labiner at our Central Austin or South Austin location, please call Child Neurology Consultants of Austin at (512) 494-4000, or book an appointment now