Olaf Kraus de Camargo, McMaster University

Associate Professor Pediatrics Hamilton, Ontario krausdc@mcmaster.ca Office: (905) 521-2100 ext. 74275

Bio/Research

Dr. Olaf Kraus de Camargo is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University. He completed his medical education and pediatric training in Brazil, followed by a residency in Germany where he received training in developmental-behavioural pediatrics and child neurolog...

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Bio/Research

Dr. Olaf Kraus de Camargo is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University. He completed his medical education and pediatric training in Brazil, followed by a residency in Germany where he received training in developmental-behavioural pediatrics and child neurology.

Prior to joining the faculty at McMaster, Dr. Kraus de Camargo held positions as a Professor of Social Medicine at the University of Applied Sciences Nordhausen and as CEO and Medical Director of Kinderzentrum Pelzerhaken gGmbH in Germany, an inpatient and outpatient facility for children with developmental-behavioural disabilities and chronic neurologic disorders. The centre is also a teaching institute for professionals in developmental pediatrics.

As a developmental pediatrician, Dr. Kraus de Camargo's research interests include central auditory processing disorders, speech development in bilingual children with disabilities, and the implementation of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health in Developmental Pediatrics. In his clinical practice he sees patients with a variety of developmental and behavioural problems and has developed a special interest in feeding and sleeping issues in children with disabilities.

Dr. Kraus de Camargo participates in teaching at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels. He is the Education Resource Person for the residents' rotation through developmental pediatrics.



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