Francine Maria Testa MD

Clinical Professor of Neurology and of Pediatrics (Neurology)

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical GroupNeurology: Epilepsy and Neurophysiology | Pediatrics: Connecticut Study of EpilepsyEpilepsy Program

Research Interests

Seizures, epilepsy in childhood - risk factors, prognosis, long term sequelae


  • M.D., SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 1986

Selected Publications

  • Berg, AT, Zelko, FA, Levy, SR, Testa, FM. Age at onset of epilepsy, pharmacoresistance, and cognitive outcomes: A prospective cohort study. Neurology, 79:84-1391, 2012.
  • Berg, AT, Testa, FM, Levy,SR. Complete remission in nonsyndromic childhood- onset epilepsy. Annals of Neurology, 70:566-573, 2011.
  • Berg, AT, Mathern, GW, Bronen, RA, Fulbright, RK, DiMario, F, Testa, FM, Levy, SR. Frequency, prognosis and surgical treatment of structural abnormalities seen with magnetic resonance imaging in childhood epilepsy. Brain, Oct,132(Pt 10):2785-2797, 2009.


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