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2022 Patient Recommendations for TOP Neurologists…Epileptologists…Neurosurgeons…and Pediatric Doctors | January 8, 2022

Below is a compilation by website forum members who have had positive personal experiences with docs over the years.

This list is based on recommendations and, of course, is purely subjective. But it might be helpful for anyone looking for a good Neurologist…Epileptologist…Neurosurgeon…or Pediatric Doctor.

NOTE: The National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) provides a directory of specialized epilepsy centers in the U.S. along with other useful information about epilepsy.  https://www.naec-epilepsy.org/about-epilepsy-centers/find-an-epilepsy-center/

NEUROLOGISTS/EPILEPTOLOGISTS

ALABAMA

Dr. Jennifer DeWolfe, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Dr. Nasrollah Eslami, Bessemer, AL

Dr. Robert Knowlton, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Dr. Christopher Laganke, Cullman Regional Medical Center, Cullman, AL

Dr. A. Lebron Paige, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Dr. Sandipan Pati, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Dr. Potts, Tuscaloosa, AL

Dr. Jerzy Szaflarski, Director Neurology Clinic at Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital, Birmington, AL — Epileptologist

ALASKA

Dr. M. Hillstrand. A.N.P., Anchorage, AK

ARIZONA

Dr. Louann Carnahan at Tucson Center for Neuroscience, Tucson, AZ

Dr. Joseph Drazkowski, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ

Dr. Matthew Hoerth, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ

Dr. David Labiner, University of Arizona, AZ

Dr. Katherine H. Noe, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ — Neuropsychologist

Dr. Joseph Sirven, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ

Dr. “Kris Smith”, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Phoenix, AZ

Dr. Vladamir Schwartz, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Phoenix, AZ

CALIFORNIA

Dr. Kristin D. Ashley, Auburn, CA

Dr. Zardouz, Bijan, Santa Anna, CA

Dr. Warren Boling, Loma Linda University, Linda Loma, CA

Dr. William Chow, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Christopher DiGiorgio, UCLA, CA

Dr. Robert S. Fisher, Stanford Epilepsy Center, CA — Director of Stanford University Epilepsy Center

Dr. Blondell Gage, Kaiser, Stockton, CA

Dr. Mohsen M. Hamz, Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Christianne Heck, Laura P. Wiener Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at USC Keck Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Rosalind Hsia, Sacramento Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, CA

Dr. H. Terry Hutchison, University Neurology Associates, Fresno, CA

Dr. Vincente Iragui, UCSD, CA — Epilepsy & Neurophysiology

Dr. Laura Kalayjian — Laura P. Wiener Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at USC Keck Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Jeffrey Kennedy, NeuroScience Clinic, UCDavis-Sacramento, CA

Dr. Kelfer, Cook’s County Medical Hospital, Los Angles, CA

Dr. Christopher Lock, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Palo Alto, CA

Dr. Nicole Lopez-Seminario, Sutter Health Neuroscience, Sutter Roseville Medical Center, Roseville, CA

Dr Travis Losey, Loma University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA — Epileptologist

Dr. William Marks, UCSF, CA

Dr David Millett, Head of Epilepsy Center, Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach, CA

Dr. Majid Molaie, San Pedro Peninsula Hospital, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA — Psychiatry, Neurology & Sleep Medicine

Dr. Martha Morrell, Chief Medical Officer of Neuro Pace, Mountain View, CA

Dr. Karen Parko, San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

Dr. Josef Parvizi, Stanford Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Stanford, CA

Dr. Dr. Sekhon, Sacramento, CA

Dr. Tina Shih, University of California, San Francisco, CA

Dr. Diane Stein, Irvine, CA — Epileptologist

Dr. Edwin Tasch, Kaiser, Santa Clara (Permanente Medical Group), CA

Dr. Victoria Walton, Fresno, CA

Dr. Calvin Wheeler, Kaiser, Fremont, CA

Dr. Eniko Wilde, Sacramento, CA — Epileptologist

COLORADO

Dr. Samuel DeStefano, University of Colorado Hospital, Auora, CO — Epileptologist

Dr. Cornelia Drees, University of Colorado Hospital, Auora, CO

Dr. Patricia Fodor, Colorado Springs, CO

Dr. Hudson, Kaiser Permanente, Denver, Boulder and Northern Areas, CO

Dr. Kristen Nielsen, Blue Sky Neurology, Englewood, CO

Dr. Scott Pearson, University of Colorado Hospital, Auora, CO

Dr. Kathryn Polovitz, Neurology of the Rockies, Parker, CO — Epileptologist

Dr. Mark C. Spitz, Epileptologist, Professor and Head of Adult Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, CO

Dr. Shrestha, Epileptologist, University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, CO

Dr. Laura Strom, Assistant Professor of Neurology in the Neurology Clinic, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO



CONNETICUT

Dr. Pue Farooque, DO, Yale Medicine Epilepsy & Seizure Center, New Haven, CT

Dr. Fattahi, Waterbury Neurology, Waterbury, CT

Dr. Lawrence J. Hirsch, Co-Director, Yale Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New Haven, CT — Epileptologist

Dr. S. Kadimi, Fairfield and Milford, CT

Dr. Adam Mednick, Comprehensive Neurological Management, North Haven, CT

Dr. Jeremy J. Moeller, Yale Epilepsy, New Haven, CT

FLORIDA

Dr. Balabanov, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Dr. Jean E. Cibula, Shans Medical Clinic, University of Gainesville, FL — Epileptologist

Dr. George Dmytrenko, Sacred Heart Hospital, Pensacola, FL

Dr Garcia, Cleveland Clinic, Weston, Fl

Dr. William C Hulley III, Clearwater, FL — DO, M.P.H.

Dr. Justice, Naples, FL

Dr. Jobe, St Petersburg, FL

Dr. Andreas Kanner, Miami, FL

Dr Leibner, Cleveland Clinic, Stuart FL

Dr. Ki Hyeong Lee, Florida Epilepsy Center, Orlando, FL — Epileptologist

Dr. Patel, Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Boca Raton, FL

Dr. Erasmo A. Passaro, Bayfront Medical Center & Suncoast Medical Clinic, FL

Dr. Ahmed Sadek, Founder of the Orlando Epilepsy Center, Orlando, FL — Epileptologist

Dr. Enrique Serrano, UHealth Neurology at the Professional Arts Center, Miami, FL — Epileptologist

Dr. William Tatum, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL — Epileptologist

Dr. Vale, Tampa General, Tampa, FL

Dr Tarik Zakaria, Memorial Regional, Hollywood, FL

GEORGIA

Dr. Eric Awad, Piedmont Hospital Healthcare, Atlanta Area — Epileptologist

Dr. Rebecca Fasano, Emory Epilepsy Center, Atlanta, GA

Dr. Mark I. Harris, John’s Creek, GA

Dr. Donald King, Medical College of Georgia, GA

Anthony M. Murro, Augusta University Health, Augusta, GA — Epileptologist

Dr. Joseph Smith, Medical College of Georgia, GA

Dr. David Villasanna, Kennestone Neurology Associates, Marietta, GA

HAWAII

Dr. Allen Stein, Queen’s Medical Center/Kaiser Medical Center — Epileptologist

IDAHO

Dr. Larry Blankenship, Anderson, ID

Dr. Erich W. Garland, Idaho Falls, ID

Dr. Mihoko Matsuda Nelsen, Saint Alphonsus Medical Group, Nampa, ID

Dr. Jozef A Ottowicz, Boise, ID

Dr.. Gerard, Pocatelello, ID

Dr. John D. Steffens, Twin Falls, ID

Dr. Robert Weschler, Boise, ID

Dr. James H Whiteside, Boise, ID

St. Luke’s Clinic, Neurology, Boise, ID

ILLINOIS

Dr. Balabanov, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Dr. Choi, Northshore University Health System, Chicago, IL

Dr. Sofia Dobrin, Northshore University Health System, Chicago, IL

Dr. Marvin A. Rossi, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Dr. Michael Smith, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL — Epileptologist

Dr. Rodrigo Ubiluz, Downer’s Grove, IL

INDIANA

Dr. Larry Blankenship, Anderson (near Indianapolis), IN

Dr Atiya Khan, Fort Wayne, IN

Dr. Vincenta Salanova, IU Health Physicians, Indianapolis, IN — Epileptologist

Dr. Allison Weaver (somewhere in Evansville, IN)

IOWA

Dr. Granner, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Dr. Calvin J. Hansen, Methodist Plaza Specialty Clinic, Des Moines, IA

Dr. Joshi, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Dr Andrew Peterson, Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa, Cedar Rapids, IA

Dr. Sanju, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

KANSAS 

Dr. William Nowack, University of Kansas Hospital, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Lawrence, KS

Dr. Jain Parsons Kansas City, KS

Dr. Fatima Rahdi, Manhattan, KS

KENTUCKY

Dr. Gabriel Martz, Norton Healthcare, Louisville, KY

Dr. Meriam Bensalem, University of Kentucky Hospital, Lexington, KY (Epilepsy Unit)

Dr. Toufic Fakhoury, Lexington Clinic, Lexington, KY

Dr. Amy Hessler, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Dr. Patrick L. Leung, KentuckyOneHealth, Louisville, KY

Dr. George Mandybur, Mayfield Health Clinic, Mayfield, KY

Dr. Deborah O’Donnell, University of Louisville Neurology, Louisville, KY

Dr. Maria Pavez, Danville, Lexington, KY

Dr.  Rebekah Woods, Norton Health Care, Louisville, KY

LOUISIANA

Dr. Keven A. Callerame, Our Lady of the Lake, Baton Rouge, LA

Dr. William Gladley, Baton Rouge, LA

MAINE  

Dr. Heidi Henninger, Maine Medical Partners Neurology, Scarborough, ME

Dr. Christine Lu-Emerson, Maine Medical Partners Neurology, Scarborough, ME

Dr. Carl Robinson, Saint Mary’s, Lewiston, ME

MARYLAND

Dr. Nathan Crone, Epilepsy Center, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD

Dr. Hopp, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD — Epileptologist

Dr. Kossoff, Epilepsy Center, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD

Dr. Gregory Krauss, Epilepsy Center, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD

Dr. John Lattera, Epilepsy Center, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD

Dr. Ana Sanchez,  Epilepsy Center, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD

Dr. Francis Mwaisela, Towson Neurology Associates, Towson, MD

MASSACHUSETTS

Dr. Margaret Bauman, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Dr. Bubrick, Boston Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Dr. Andrew Cole, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Dr. Barbara Dworetsky, Boston Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Dr. Shah Khosbin, Brigham and Womens’ Hospital, Boston, MA

Dr. James Kryzansky, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA

Dr. Dan Hoch, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Dr. Angela O’Neal, Boston Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA — Gerontologist

Dr. Joel Oster, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA

Dr. Kenneth Sassower, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA — Children & Adults

Dr. Steven Schachter, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA — President of the American Epilepsy Society — Epileptologist

MICHIGAN

Dr. Gregory L. Barkley, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI

Dr. Burdette, Butterworth Spectrum, Grand Rapids, MI

Dr. Kerry Hulsing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Dr. Levin, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Dr. Temenuzhka Mihaylova, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, Ann Arbor, MI

Dr. Jack Parent, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Dr. Steven H. Schacter, William Beaumont Medical Building, West Bloomfield, MI

Dr. Linda M. Selwa, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Dr. Brien J. Smith, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI — Chair of Neuroscience/Neurology

Dr. Adriana Tanner, Hauenstein Neuroscience Center, St. Mary’s Epilepsy Clinic, Grand Rapids, MI — Epileptologist

MINNESOTA

Dr. Irfan Altafullah, Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology, MN

Dr. Britton, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Dr. Greg Cascino, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN — Epileptologist

Dr. Thomas R. Henry, University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic, Minneapolis MN — Epileptologist

Dr Sierra, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Dr. Walczak, University of Minnesota Health, Minneapolis MN

Dr. White, Minnesota Epilepsy Group, St. Paul, MN

MISSOURI

Dr. Robert Hogan, Advanced Medical Center, Washington University, Barnes Hospital, St Louis, MO

Dr. Russell Imboden, St. Louis, MO (Note: He also does remote telemedicine so you don’t have to travel. 636-477-6731.)

Dr. Waqar Mirza, DePaul Health Center, St. Louis, MO — Epileptologist

MONTANA

Dr. Nicole Clark, Helena, MT

NEBRASKA

Dr. Deepak Madhavan, Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE — Epileptologist

NEVADA

Dr. Shanker N. Dixit, Bangalore Sunrise Hospital, Las Vegas, NV — Epileptologist

 NEW HAMPSHIRE

Dr. Greg Holmes, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

Dr. Karen Secor, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon NH

Dr. Vijay Thadani, Professor of Neurology at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH — Epileptologist

NEW JERSEY

Dr. Seema Dixit, Somerset, NJ

Dr. Eric Gellar, Barnabas Health, Livingston, NJ

Dr. Brad Kamitaki, Rutgers Health, NJ

Dr. Wei Ma, New Jersey Neuroscience Institute at JFK Medical Center, Edison, NJ

Dr. Richard Sultan, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, NJ

NEW MEXICO

Dr. Griggs, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM — Epileptologist

NEW YORK

Dr. Carl Bazil, Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York City, NY

Dr. Robert Beach, NYU at Upstate University Medical Center, Syracuse, NY

Dr. Andrew Bragdon, Syracuse, NY

Dr. Derek Chong, Lenox Hill Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York City, NY — Epileptologist

Dr. Orrin Devinsky, NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York City, NY — Epileptologist

Dr. Werner Doyle, NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York City, NY — Epileptologist

Dr. G. Erba, University of Rochester and Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY

Dr. Fields, Co-Founder of the Mount Sinai Epilepsy Center, New York, NY

Dr. Mark Gudesblatt, South Shore Neurological Associates, Long Island, NY

Dr. Cynthia L. Harden, Beth Israel/Mt. Sinai, New York City, NY

Dr. Steven Karceski, Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York City, NY

Dr. Jeffrey T. Kessler, North Shore University Hospital, Great Neck, NY

Dr. Christopher Lambrokis, White Plains, NY — Epileptologist

Dr. Lancman, North East Regional Epilepsy Group, Middetown, N.Y.

Dr. Daniel Luciano, NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York City, NY

Dr. Lara Marcuse, Co-Founder of the Mount Sinai Epilepsy Center, New York, NY

Drs. Tracey Milligan, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA.

Dr. William Owens, Ellis Neuroscience Center, Schenectady N.Y

Dr. Steven Pacia, NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York City, NY

Dr. Stanley R. Resor, Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York City, NY — Pregnancy

Dr. Laura Gray Schoenberg, Lake Success, NY

Dr. Mark Smith, Syracuse, NY

Dr. Blanca Vazquez, NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York City, NY

NORTH CAROLINA

Dr. Giles Crowell, Triad Neurology, Winston-Salem, NC

Dr. J. Christine Dean, Epilepsy Institute, Winston-Salem, NC

Dr Dan Andre Dimitriu, Charlotte, NC — Epileptologist

Dr. Shervin Eshraghi, University Neurological Associates, Charlotte, NC

Dr. Amiri, Mecklenberg Neurology, Charlotte, NC — Epileptologist

Dr. John DeToledo, Wake Forest Medical Center, NC

Dr. Laura Jozewicz, Raleigh, NC

Dr. James Parrott, Neuroscience and Spine Institute, Charlotte, NC

Dr. Thomas Perkins, Raleigh Neurology, Raleigh, NC

Dr. Maria Sam, Wake Forest Baptist, Winston Salem, NC — Epileptologist

Dr. Saurabh Sinha, Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC

Dr. Sheila Smalls, Forest City, NC

Dr. Andrew Spector, Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC

OHIO

Dr. Alexopoulos, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Dr. Imran Ali, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH

Dr. William Bingaman, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Dr. Jason Bisping, Riverside Hospital, Columbus, OH

Dr. William Carroll, Grant Medical Center, Columbus, OH

Dr. Jean Cibula, Mt. Carmel Healthcare, Columbus, OH

Dr. John Conomy, Beechwood, OH

Dr. David Ficker, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Dr. Gloria Galloway, Marysville, OH

Dr Gupta, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Dr. Hans Lüders, UH Hospitals, Cleveland, OH (Speaks fluent Spanish.)

Dr. Dileep Nair, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Dr. Iam Najm, Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Center, Cleveland, OH

Dr. Privitera, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Dr. Basel Schneeker, Ohio State Neurological/Epilepsy Center, Columbus, OH

Dr. Scher, University Hospital, Cleveland, OH

Dr. Robert Simkins, Wallace Kettering Neuroscience Center, Kettering, OH

Dr. Tanvir Syed, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Dr. Norman So, Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Center, Cleveland, OH



OKLAHOMA

Dr. Jaclyn Duval, Mercy Clinic, Oklahoma City, OK

Dr. Aaron Farrow, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Dr. Michael Karathanos, Tulsa, OK

OREGON

Dr. Matthew Evans, Portland, OR

Dr. Paula Gerber, Oregon Clinic, Portland, OR

Dr. Yanan Shang, Kaiser Permanente, Hillsboro, OR

Dr. W. Brewster Smith, Oregon Comprehensive Epilepsy Center/OHS, OR

PENNSYLVANIA

Drs. Shobha Asthana and Belle Vernon, Lemont Furnace, PA

Dr. Cynthia Correll, Geising Medical Center, Danville, PA — Epileptologist

Dr Kathryn Davis, University of Pennsylvania Epilepsy Center, Philadelphia, PA 

Dr. Jacqueline French, University of Pennsylvania Epilepsy Center, Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Frank G. Gilliam, Director of Neurology/ Neurosciences, Geisinger Medical Center & Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center Danville, PA & Wilkes Barre, PA — Epileptologist,

Dr. Roderick Hines, Neurological Associates of Lancaster, PA

Dr. Fengjun Jiang, Wellspan, York, PA — Epileptologist

Dr. Paul Kalapos, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey PA — Interventional Neuroradiologist

Dr. Lesser, University of Pennsylvania Epilepsy Center, Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Joyce Liporace, Penn Medicine Specialty Care, Berwyn, PA — Epileptologist

Dr. Timothy Martin, Neurological Associates of Lancaster, PA

Dr. Brian Oommen, University of Pennsylvania Epilepsy Center, Philadelphia, PA

Dr. John Pollard, University of Pennsylvania Epilepsy Center, Philadelphia, PA — Epileptologist

Dr. Paul L. Schraeder, Albert Einstein, Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Michael Sperling, Thomas Jefferson Hospital, Philadelphia, PA — Epileptologist & Director

Dr. Gabriel T. Tatarian, Thomas Jefferson Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Wali, Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

SOUTH CAROLINA

Dr. Mahmoud Abu-Ata, SC

Dr. Jonathan C. Edwards, Associate Professor of Neurology, Director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, The Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Dr Elijah Owens, The Medical University of South Carolina, (formerly Carolina Health Systems) Florence, SC — Epileptologist

Dr. Schmitt, The Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Dr. Woollen, North Grove Medical Park, Spartanburg, SC

SOUTH DAKOTA

Dr. Kathryn Florio, Sioux Falls, SD

TENNESSEE

Dr.Carson, Vanderbilt Clinic, Nashville, TN

Dr. Haas, Vanderbilt Clinic, Nashville, TN

Dr. Bassell Abou-Khali, Vanderbilt Clinic, Nashville, TN — Epileptologist

Dr. Bola Adamolekun, Semmes-Murphy Neurological Clinic, Memphis, TN

Dr. Monroe Carroll Jr., Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Dr. Haas,

Dr. Julie Jacques, Morristown, TN

Dr. Elizabeth Ann Null, Columbia, TN

Dr. Singh, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Nashville Metropolitan General Hospital, Nashville, TN — Epileptologist

TEXAS

Dr. Mark Agostini, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Dr. Debora Briggs, Seton Brain & Spine Institute, Austin, TX

Dr. Jose Cavazos, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX

Dr. Peyton Delaney, San Antonio, TX

Dr. Stasha Gominak, Tyler, TX

Dr Jenevein, Texas Neurology, Dallas, TX

Dr. Gina M. Jetter, Northeast Texas Neurology Associates, Tyler, TX

Dr. Kadawala, Tarrant Neurology Consultants, Fort Worth, TX — Epileptologist

Dr. Kaminiski, Sparta, TX

Dr. Robert Leroy, Medical City, Dallas, TX

Dr. Ryan McDonald, Neurologist, Spring, TX

Dr. Michael Newmark, Houston, TX

Dr. Oommen, Lubbock, TX

Dr. Padraig O’Suilleabhain, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Dr. Jeremy Slater, Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program at University of Texas, TX

Dr. Charles A. Szabo, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX — Epileptologist

Dr. Richard Ulrich, Tyler, TX

Dr. Paul Van Ness, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

UTAH

Dr. Tawnya Constantino, Salt Lake City, UT

Dr Patrice Duvernay, The Avenues, Salt Lake City, UT

VIRGINIA

Dr. Candace Bryan, Neurology Center of Fairfax, Fairfax, VA — Epileptologist

Dr. Marco Castro, Neurology Center of Fairfax, Fairfax, VA

Dr. Choo, Neurology Center of Fairfax, Fairfax, VA

Dr Clement Elechi, Lewis Gale, Salem, VA

Dr. Jane Fountain, PhD, UVA, Charlottesville, VA — Geneticist

Dr. Nathan Fountain, UVA, Charlottesville, VA

Dr. Gowda, VCU Neurology, Richmond, VA

Dr. Kurukumbi, INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA

Dr. Mark Quigg, UVA, Charlottesville, VA

Dr. Syndi Seinfeld, VCU, Richmond, VA

Dr. Donald Taylor, Saint Mary’s Hospital, Richmond, VA

WASHINGTON

Dr. Lisa Caylor, Swedish Epilepsy Center, Seattle, WA

Dr. Michael Doherty, Swedish Epilepsy Center, Seattle, WA

Dr. Michael Elliot, Virginia Mason, Seattle, WA

Dr. Ryder Gwinn, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Dr. John Miller, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Dr. Edward Olson, PeaceHealth Medical Group Neurology, Vancouver, WA

Dr. Nicholas Poolos, Harborview Epilepsy Center, Seattle, WA

Dr. David Vossler, Washington Neuroscience Institute, Seattle, WA

Dr. Alan Wilensky, M.D., Ph.D., University of Washington Epilepsy Center, Seattle, WA — Professor of Neurology

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Dr. Stephanie Chen Block, The Neurology Center, Washington, D.C.

Dr. Gholam K. Motamedi, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C. — Director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

WEST VIRGINIA

Dr. Bhatia, Morgantown,WV — Epileptologist

WISCONSIN

Dr. Greg Fischer, Gundersen Lutheran Clinic, La Crosse, WI

Dr. Bermans J. Iskandar, UW Health, Madison, WI

Dr. Rama Maganti, Head of the Epilepsy Program, University of Wisconsin

Dr. Veronica Sosa, St. Luke’s Hospital, Milwaukee, WI

AUSTRALIA

Dr. Sasha Dionisio, Mater Hospital ADULT Epilepsy Clinic, Brisbane QLD, Australia

CANADA

Dr. Frederick Andermann, Head Neurologist, Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal

Dr.Warren Blume, London, Ontario

Dr. Joseph Bruni, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
— Epileptologist

Dr. Hlynur Georgsson, Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Marika J. Hohol, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Muratoglu, Grey Nuns, Edmonton

Dr. M. Javidan, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancover

Dr. Richard Mclachin, London, Ontario

Dr. Muratoglu, Associate Professor at the University of Alberta, Edmonton

Dr. A. Ogunyemi, St. John’s, Newfoundland

Dr. Donald Weaver, University Health Network, Krimble Neuroscience Center, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario

ENGLAND

Dr Jane Adcock, The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK 

Dr. Brodie, Glasgow Western Hospital, UK 

Dr. M Choudary, Conquest Hospital, St Leonard’s on Sea, East Sussex, UK

Dr. Dennis, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK

Dr. Ebato, +2349038504409 or ebato1232@gmail.com

Dr. Tim Wehner, UK UCLH Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, London, UK

PEDIATRIC RECOMMENDATIONS

ARIZONA

Dr. Kevin Chapman, Barrows Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ — Pediatric Epileptologist & Neurologist

Dr. Randa Jarrar, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Phoenix, AZ

CALIFORNIA

Dr. Michael Chez, Sutter Pediatric, Sacramento CA

Dr. Kelfer, Cook’s County Children’s Medical Hospital, Los Angles, CA

Dr. Donald Shields, UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital Division of Pediatric Neurology, CA

Dr. Diane Stein, CHOC Children’s Hospital and Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center, Irvine, CA

Dr. Joyce Wu, UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital Division of Pediatric Neurology, CA

Dr. Mary Zupanc, Children’s Hospital, Orange County, CA — Epileptologist

COLORADO

Dr. Tim Benke,  Children’s Hospital, CO

Dr. Kelly Knupp, Children’s Hospital, CO

Dr. Coleman, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO

Dr. Chelsey Stillman, Children’s Hospital, Denver, CO

CONNECTICUT

Francine Testa, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT

Susan Levy, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT

Dr. Laura Ment, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT

Dr. Mark Schomer, CCMC, Farmington, CT

FLORIDA

Dr. James Baumgartner, Florida Hospital, Orlando, FL

Dr. Ronald Davis, Orlando, FL

Dr. Hella, Gainesville, FL

Dr. Kojik, Orlando, FL

Dr. Ki Hyeong Lee, Orlando, FL — Epileptologist

Dr. Edwin Lui, West Palm Beach, FL

Dr. Naqvi, Miami Children’s Hospital, Miami, FL

Dr. Passero, St. Petersberg, FL

Dr. Travis Tierney, Miami, FL — Neurosurgeon

Dr. Sarah Winchester, Children’s Neurology Center in Northwest Florida, Gulf Breeze, FL

GEORGIA

Dr. Joshua Churn, Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital, Atlanta, GA — Neurosurgeon

Dr. Robert Flamini, Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Dr. Sandra Helmers, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Dr. Roger Hudgins, Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Dr. Edward Trevathan, Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital, Atlanta, GA — Epileptologist

IDAHO

Grand Teton Child Neurology, Idaho Falls, ID

ILLINOIS

Dr. Kelfer, Cook Children’s Medical Hospital, Cook County, IL

Dr. Marianne Larsen, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

Dr. Douglas Nordli, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL — Pediatric Epileptologist

Dr. Marvin A. Rossi, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Dr. Blas Zelaya, Peoria, IL

INDIANA

Dr. Scott Hoyer, IU Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette,  IN

Dr. Vicenta Salanova, Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN

KENTUCKY

Dr. Vinary Puri, Director of Child Neurology, Kosair Children’s Hospital and University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

LOUSIANA

Dr. Geautreax, Children’s Hospital, Kennar, LA

Dr. Charlotte A. Hollman, Baton Rouge, LA

MARYLAND

Dr. Makenzie Cervenka, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD

Dr. Eric Kossof, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD

Dr. William R Leahy, Greenbelt, MD

Dr. Naidu, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD

MASSACHUSETTS

Dr. Adjani, UMassachusetts Medical Center, MA

Dr. Blaise Bourgeois, Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Dr. Laurie Douglass, Boston, MA

Dr. Frances E. Jensen, Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Dr. Joseph Madsen, Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Dr. Pearl, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Dr. Annapurna (Ann) Poduri, at Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Dr. Kenneth Sassower, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA — Children & Adults — Neurologist/Epileptologist

Dr. Ronald Thibert, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Dr. Elizabeth Thiele, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA — Pediatric Neurologist/Epileptologist

MICHIGAN

Dr. Harry Chugani, Detroit Children’s Hospital, Detroit, MI

Dr. Angel Hernandez, Child Neurology, Grand Rapids, MI

Dr. Eileen McCormick, Michigan Institute for Neurological Disorders (MIND), Farmington Hills, MI

MINNESOTA

Dr. Greg Cascino, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Dr. Jason Doescher, Minnesota Epilepsy Group, United Hospital, St. Paul, MN

Dr. Mary Dunn, St. Paul Children’s, St. Paul, MN

Dr. Frost, Minnesota Epilepsy Center, St. Paul, MN

Dr Steven Janousek, Director of Minneapolis Children’s Neurology, Noran Neurological Clinic, Minneapolis, MN

Dr. Peter Karachunski, UOM Masonic Children’s Hospital, Minneapolis, MN

Dr. Douglas Smith, Minnesota Epilepsy Group, United Hospital, St. Paul, MN — Epileptologist

MISSOURI

Dr. David Callahan, St. Luke’s Hospital, Chesterfield, MO

Dr. Patrick X. Landazuri  KU Medical Center, Kansas City MO — Epileptologist

Dr. James Rohrbaugh, St Luke’s Hospital, Chesterfield, MO

Dr. William Rosenfeld, Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Dr. Micheal Symth, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO — Neurosurgeon

Dr. Richard Torkelson, Children’s Mercy, Kansas City, MO

Dr. Edwin Trevathan, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Dr. John Zempel, St. Louis Children’s Hosptial, St. Louis, MO — Epileptologist

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Dr. Brian Kossak, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Concord, NH — Neurosurgeon

NEW JERSEY

Dr. Daniel Alder, NJ

Dr. Cope, Ridgewood NJ

Dr. Georges Ghacibeh Westwood and Hackensack, NJ

Dr. Steven Kugler, Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ

Dr. Miric, Denville, NJ

Dr. Juliann Paolicchi, Hackensack, NJ

Dr. Firas A. Taha, Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group,  Hackensak, NJ —  Epileptologist

Dr. Wollack, Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ

NEW YORK

Dr Sharon Atkinson, Queen Hospital, Queens, NY

Dr. Claudia Chiriboga, Columbia Presbyterian, New York City, NY

Dr. Patricia Dugan, NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York City, NY

Dr. Fields,  Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City, NY

Dr Josiane Lajoie, NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York City, NY

William S. MacAllister, Ph.D., Pediatric Neuropsychologist, NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York City, NY

Dr. Gail Solomon, NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York City, NY

NORTH CAROLINA

Dr. Corbier, Concord, NC

Dr. Darrell V. Lewis, Duke Children’s, Durham, NC

Dr. Gallentine, Duke Children’s, Durham, NC

Dr. Michael B. Tennison, Chapel Hill, NC

Dr. Shana Wallace, Charlotte, NC

OHIO

Dr. Kerry Crone, Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Dr. Cynthia Foldvary, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Dr. David Franz, Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati & Mason, OH

Dr. Gupta, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Dr. Roger Hudgins, Akron Children’s Hospital, Akron, OH

Dr. Kotogal, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH – Epileptologist

Dr. Lichwanni, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH — Epileptologist

Dr. Patel, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus OH

Dr. Renatta Osterdock, Denver, CO

Dr. Ingrid Tuxhorn, Rainbow’s Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, OH

Dr. Wyllie, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH — Epileptologist

PENNSYLVANIA

Dr. “Boo” Pediatric Neurology of Leigh Valley, PA

Dr. Khurana, St. Christopher’s Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Roger Porter, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Dr Michel Sperling,  Thomas Jefferson Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Strom, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

SOUTH CAROLINA

Dr. Samir Karia, Medical University of South Carolina, Children’s Hospital, Charleston, SC

Dr. Stephen Kinsman, Medical University of South Carolina, Children’s Hospital, Charleston, SC

Dr. David Walsh, Medical University of South Carolina, Children’s Hospital, Charleston, SC

TENNESSEE

Dr. Monroe Carell Jr., Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN

Dr. Stephen Fulton, LeBonheur Children’s Hospital, Memphis, TN — Epileptologist

Dr. Paul Knowles, T.C. Thompson’s Children’s Hospital, Chattanooga, TN

Dr. Barbara Olsen, Pediatric Neurology Associates, Nashville, TN

Dr. James Wheless, University of Tennessee, LeBonheur Children’s Hospital and St. Jude, Memphis, TN — Epileptologist

TEXAS

Dr Gretchen Von Allmen, University of Texas Physicians/Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX

Dr.  Deborah Cantrell, Lewisville, TX

Dr. Daniel Curry, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX

Dr. Imad T. Jarjour, Houston, TX

Dr. Howard Kelfer, Cook Children’s Medical Center, Fort Worth, TX

Dr. Linda Leary, UT Medicine, San Antonio, TX — Epilotologist

Dr. Michael Perry, Cook Children’s Medical Center, Fort Worth, TX

Dr. Anthony Riela, Texas Child Neurology, Plano, TX

Dr.Carlos Riveria, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX

Dr. Josh Rotenberg, Pediatric Neurologist, Texas Medical & Sleep Specialists, San Antonio and Houston, TX

Dr. Monica Ummat, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX — Epilotologist

Dr. Angus Wilfong, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX

VIRGINIA

Dr. Pearl, Fairfax, Virginia

WASHINGTON

Dr. Lopez, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA

Dr. Owens, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Dr. Pearl, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, D.C.

WISCONSIN

Dr. Terence Edgar, Prevea Allouez Health Center, Green Bay, WI

Dr. Kurt Hecox, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Dr. Bermans J. Iskandar, UW Health, Madison, WI

Dr. Jones, Madison, WI

Dr. S. Anne Joseph, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Dr. Kaufman, Neurology Consultants, Green Bay, WI

Dr. Sean Lew, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Dr. Charles Marcuccilli, Milwaukee, WI — Epileptologist

UAE — Dubai

Dr. Aman PS Sohol, Pediatric Neuro Consultant, NMC Royal Hospital, Mediclinic City, Dubai

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8 Comments »

  1. Thanks Phylis for this list of Neurologists. So many of us feel stuck with the medical community we live in and conclude that we have to live with. I like where I live but the neurological resources here are limited. And when I did have a neurological, medical issue that couldn’t wait until the next appointment, the answering service informed me that he would not get back with me for “three to five business days.” While I know that this is standard “business practice”, I do not see myself as a customer but a patient.

    I began to look around and found Dr. Bassel Abou-Khalil, a renowned epileptologist at Vanderbilt. I wish to give another positive recommendation about him. Here’s why:
    1) He gets back to me in 24 hours or less (not 3-5 business days.)
    2) Since they are constantly monitoring my medical condition at Vanderbilt, he listens to my concerns and will adjust my medication as he deems appropriate. He is also willing to try new medications.
    3) He is kind.

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    Comment by George Choyce — January 8, 2022 @ 10:43 AM

    • And he’s a real “keeper”. I’m glad he’s taking such good care of you, because you are dear to me.

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      Comment by Phylis Feiner Johnson — January 8, 2022 @ 2:33 PM

  2. Reblogged this on Ken's Devotions.

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    Comment by Kenneth — January 8, 2022 @ 12:36 PM

  3. Duke Children’s Hospital is in DURHAM, NC and not “Atlanta,NC.”

    Find Epilepsy specialists at certified epilepsy centers:
    https://www.naec-epilepsy.org/about-epilepsy-centers/find-an-epilepsy-center/

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    Comment by Laura Neece-Baltaro — January 8, 2022 @ 3:18 PM

  4. I know that I shouldn’t have to be to be more personal then I have. Yet I can’t believe that when I have been looking for a Neurologist or something on my own business it’s been on your topic of your post.
    I can’t find the Neurologists in the Internet!

    I had the same problem with music not been available in ITunes before 2015 now I’m starting find the music I once loved to sing to either through YouTube videos and iTunes.
    I couldn’t find the songs until 2020/21!
    Even though so disgustingly horrible for Self Care for a person, me who with my fur baby feline were trying to grow out of trauma through the music and our Self Care on the Internet ____ Internet is fantasy and reality is paying bills I know already, I know!!!
    My fur baby was my favorite part of the day after everything!
    So was our Self Care that was healthy for us! After he was was stolen away from me my Epileptic seizures became worse and I heard so many rumors and even more lies about my having Epilepsy it hasn’t stopped!!
    Certain people call it “a game!”
    What sick person would call triggering me to have Epileptic Seizures a “game”?

    My neurologist(s) can’t see me unless I get referred back to one of them or one from another city because____ not because of covid-19 yet my seizures…. Injuries and so much more!

    What do I have to do scream that I have been following my doctor’s and Neurologist’s advice to stay clean and away from illicit drugs and alcohol!! Why can’t the rest of the whatever they want to be called leave me alone, long ago?!!!!

    I hate rumors and slander about myself, and my family and true friends!!

    My true friends don’t Cyberbullying!!

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    Comment by Paige — January 9, 2022 @ 10:21 PM

  5. Dr. Everett Austin, Kaiser in Redwood City, retired in May 2018 from Kaiser. I began seeing him in San Francisco in 2000/2001. The UCSF epilepsy center is where he had me do my first EMU. The rest of my EMUs were in Redwood City.

    Dr. Austin was a great doctor. I live in Sacramento and made the drive just to have him as my doctor. He listened and was extremely patient with me over the years.

    He was with me during the time I had the NeuroPace surgery in March of 2018. It was during one of our appointments then that he told me he would be retiring. He referred me to an epileptologist, Dr. Chen, at a Sacramento Kaiser. He is good but it’s not the same.

    Dr. Austin is missed.

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    Comment by Eric Roybal — January 10, 2022 @ 8:17 AM


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