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

Associate Professor of Neurology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchNeurology: Epilepsy and Neurophysiology; NeurophysiologyEpilepsy Program

Research Interests

Epilepsy & seizure disorders; Cerebral metabolism; Brain glutamate, GABA & glutamine metabolism; Antiepileptic drug actions & brain metabolism; CNS physiology & neurochemistry; Neuroprotection; periodic discharges, non-convulsive seizures more...


  • M.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1977

Selected Publications

  • Yoo JY, Rampal N, Petroff OA, MD, Hirsch LJ,Gaspard N. Brief Potentially Ictal Rhythmic Discharges in Critically Ill Adults. JAMA Neurol 2014;71:454-462. PMID: 24535702
  • Gaspard N, Manganas L, Rampal N, Petroff OA, Hirsch LJ. Similarity of Lateralized Rhythmic Delta Activity to Periodic Lateralized Epileptiform Discharges in Critically Ill Patients. JAMA Neurol 2013;70:1288-1295. PMID: 23921464
  • Pan JW, Duckrow RB, Gerrard J, Ong C, Hirsch LJ, Resor SR, Zhang Y, Petroff O, Spencer S, Hetherington HP, Spencer DD. 7T MR spectroscopic imaging in the localization of surgical epilepsy. Epilepsia 2013;54:1668–1678. PMID: 23895497



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