Faculty

The Yale Epilepsy faculty has received multiple national and international research awards, include several past Presidents of the American Epilepsy Society, and have extensive and renowned educational and research accomplishments.

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Ognen A. C. Petroff, MD, FAAN, FANA, FACNS

Associate Professor of Neurology

Research Interests

Brain; Cerebellum; Epilepsy; Glutamates; Health Care; Metabolism; Neurochemistry; Neurology; Physiology; Seizures

Clinical Interests

Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment; Electroencephalography; Evoked Potentials; Seizures

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Imran H. Quraishi, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Biomedical Engineering; Channelopathies; Computational Biology; Electroencephalography; Epilepsy; Ion Channels; Seizures

Clinical Interests

Channelopathies; Electroencephalography; Epilepsy; Seizures

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Nishi Rampal, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

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Adithya Sivaraju, MD, MHA

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Department of Neurology

Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

Research Interests

Coma; Electroencephalography; Epilepsy; Neurology; Seizures

Clinical Interests

Epilepsy; Neurology

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Dennis Dee Spencer, MD

Harvey and Kate Cushing Professor of Neurosurgery

Chief, Epilepsy Surgery

Director, Epilepsy Fellowship

Director, Pituitary Surgery

Research Interests

Electrophysiology; Epilepsy; Immunohistochemistry; Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy; Microdialysis; Microscopy, Confocal; Microscopy, Electron; Molecular Biology; Neurobiology; Neurosurgery; Pituitary Neoplasms

Clinical Interests

Brain Neoplasms; Seizures

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Francine Testa, MD

Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology

Clinical Interests

Electroencephalography; Neurology; Seizures

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Benjamin Tolchin, MD, MS

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Bioethics; Biostatistics; Conversion Disorder; Epilepsy; Motivational Interviewing; Quality of Health Care; Quality of Life; Regression Analysis; Telemedicine

Clinical Interests

Conversion Disorder; Epilepsy

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Hitten P. Zaveri, PhD

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Engineering; Epilepsy; Mathematics

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