Richard E. Frye, MD, PhD

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    • Primary Address
    • Office
    • Phoenix Children's Hospital
    • 1919 East Thomas Road
    • Phoenix, AZ, United States 85016



  • Fellowship 2005, Psychology, Boston University
  • Fellowship 2005, Behavioral Neurology and Learning Disabilities, Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard University
  • Residency 2003, Neurology, Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard University
  • Residency 2000, Pediatrics, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami
  • MD 1998, Georgetown University
  • PhD 1998, Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University


Richard E. Frye, MD, PhD, is a Child Neurologist with expertise in neurodevelopmental, neurometabolic and neuroimmune disorders. He received an MD and PhD in Physiology and Biophysics from Georgetown University. He then completed his Child Neurology Residency and Fellowship in Behavioral Neurology and Learning Disabilities at Harvard University/Children’s Hospital Boston and completed a Fellowship in Psychology at Boston University. He also completed a Masters in Biomedical Science and Biostatistics from Drexel University and a Residency in General Pediatrics at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami.

Dr. Frye has authored over 200 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, and serves on several editorial boards. He has conducted several clinical trials demonstrating the efficacy of safe and novel treatments that target underlying physiological abnormalities in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Dr. Frye is the Chief of Neurodevelopmental Disorders at the Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Professor of Child Health at University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.

Professional Memberships

Society for Neuroscience
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Academy of Neurology
Child Neurology Society
International Society for Autism Research
Mitochondrial Medicine Society
Association for Clinical Research Professionals