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Below is a compilation by forum members of www.epilepsyfoundation.org/efforums who have had positive experiences with docs over the years. This list is based on personal recommendations and, of course is purely subjective. But I thought it might be helpful for anyone looking for a good Neurologist…Epileptologist…Neurosurgeon…or Pediatric Doctor.

The list is organized alphabetically by state...


Dr. Jennifer DeWolfe, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Dr. Nasrollah Eslami, Bessemer, AL
Dr. Edward Faught, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Dr. Robert Knowlton, Universtiy of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Dr. A. Lebron Paige, UAB, AL
Dr. Potts, Tuscaloosa, AL

Dr. David Labiner, University of Arizona, AZ

Dr. Kristin D. Ashley, Auburn, CA
Dr. Everett Austin, Kaiser in Redwood City. Also UCSF Epilepsy Center, CA
Dr. Robert Burgerman, Sacramento Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, CA
Dr. Robert S. Fisher, Stanford Epilepsy Center, CA
Dr. Blondell Gage, Kaiser, Stockton, CA
Dr. Christianne Heck, USC, CA
Dr. Rosalind Hsia, Sacramento Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, CA
Dr. Vincente Iragui, UCSD, CA
Dr. Kenneth Laxer, California Pacific Medical Center, CA
Dr. William Marks, UCSF, CA
Dr. Martha Morrell, Chief Medical Officer of NeuroPace, Mountain View, CA
Dr. Edwin Tasch, Kaiser, Santa Clara (Permanente Medical Group), CA
Dr. Jill Trice, Choc Epilepsy Center, Orange, CA
Dr. Calvin Wheeler, Kaiser, Fremont, CA

Dr. Patricia Fodor, Colorado Springs, CO

Dr. Robert Duckrow, Yale (at least somewhere in New Haven, if not at Yale), CT
Dr. Adam Mednick, Comprehensive Neurological Management, North Haven, CT
Dr. Susan Spencer, Yale New Haven Hospital, CT

Dr. George Dmytrenko, Sacred Heart Hospital, Pensacola, FL
Dr. Erasmo A. Passaro, Bayfront Medical Center & Suncoast Medical Clinic, FL
Dr. Hal Pineless, Winter Park, FL
Dr. William Tatum, Tampa, FL

Dr. Donald King, Medical College of Georgia, GA
Dr. Suzette LaRoche, Emory Epilepsy Center, Atlanta, GA
Dr. Joseph Smith, Medical College of Georgia, GA
Dr. David Villasanna, Kennestone Neurology Associates, Marietta, GA

Dr.Robert Weschler in Boise, Idaho

Dr. Balabanov, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Dr. John Ebersole, University of Chicago, IL
Dr. Andres Kanner, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Dr. Michael Smith, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Dr. Allison Weaver (somewhere in Evansville, IN)

Dr. Fatima Rahdi, Manhattan, KS

Bensalem, University of Kentucky Hospital, KY

Dr. William Gladley, Baton Rouge, LA

Dr. Heidi L. Henninger, Maine Neurology, ME

Dr. Francis Mwaisela, Towson Neurology Associates Towson, MD

Dr. Edward Bromfield, Brigham & Women's Hospital, MA
Dr. Andrew Cole, MD, Massachusetts General, Boston, MA
Dr. G. Rees Cosgrove, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA
Dr. Dan Hoch, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Dr. Catherine Phillips, UMassachusetts Medical Center, MA

Dr. Gregory L. Barkley, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
Dr. Kerry Hulsing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Dr. Jack Parent, U of MI Neurology, Ann Arbor, MI
Dr. Linda M. Selwa, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Dr. Brien J. Smith, Henry Ford Neurology, Detroit, MI
Dr. Adriana Tanner, St. Mary's Epilepsy Clinic, Grand Rapids, MI

Dr. Greg Cascino, Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN
Dr. Thomas Henry, MN
Dr. Frank Ritter, Minnesota Epilepsy Group, MN

Dr. William Rosenfeld, St. Luke's Hospital, St. Louis, MO

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

New Jersey
Dr. Eric Gellar, St. Barnabas, NJ
Dr. Wei Ma, New Jersey Neuroscience Institute at JFK Medical Center, Edison, NJ

New York
Dr. Carl Bazil, Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York City, NY
Dr. Orrin Devinsky, NYU Comp Epilepsy Center, NY
Dr. Werner Doyle, NYU, NY
Dr. Mark Gudesblatt, South Shore Neurological Associates, Long Island, NY
Dr. Cynthia L. Harden, Cornell-Weill Medical Center, NY
Dr. Lawrence J. Hirsch, Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, 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. Daniel Luciano, NYU, NY
Dr. Alison Pack, Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York City, NY
Dr. Stanley R. Resor, Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, NY
Dr. Jody Stackman, Cayuga Neurologic Services in Ithaca, Cortland, NY

North Carolina
Dr. John DeToledo, Wake Forest Medical Center, NC
Dr. Laura Jozewicz, Raleigh, NC
Dr. James Parrott, Neuroscience and Spine Institute, Charlotte, NC
Dr. Sheila Smalls, Forest City, NC

Dr. William Carroll, Grant Medical Center Columbus, OH
Dr. Jean Cibula, Mt. Carmel Healthcare, Columbus, OH
Dr. Miles E. Drake, Ohio State University OH
Dr. David Ficker, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Dr. Robert Simkins, Wallace Kettering Neuro-Science Center, Kettering, OH
Dr. Michael Karathanos, Tulsa, OK

Dr. W. Brewster Smith, Oregon Comprehensive Epilepsy Center/OHS, OR
Dr. Norman So, Oregon Epilepsy Clinic, Portland, OR

Dr. Shobha Asthana, Belle Vernon and Lemont Furnance, PA
Dr. Jacqueline French, University of Pennsylvania Epilepsy Center, PA
Dr. Roderick Hines, Neurological Associates of Lancaster, PA
Dr. Joyce Liporace, Media, PA
Dr. Timothy Martin, Neurological Associates of Lancaster PA
Dr. Paul L. Schraeder, Albert Einstein? (somewhere in Philly area), PA
Dr. Michael Sperling, Thomas Jefferson Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

South Dakota
Dr. Kathryn Florio, Sioux Falls, SD

Dr. Bola Adamolekun, Semmes-Murphy Neurological Clinic-Memphis, TN
Dr. Andre Lagrange, Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, TN
Dr. Julie Jacques, Morristown, TN

Dr. Stasha Gominak, Tyler, TX
Dr. Robert Leroy, Medical City, Dallas, TX
Dr. Michael Newmark, Houston, TX
Dr. Padraig O'Suilleabhain, UT Southwestern Aston Center, Dallas, TX
Dr. Jeremy Slater, Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program at UT, TX
Dr. Paul Van Ness, Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX

Dr. Jane Fountain, PhD, UVA geneticist, VA
Dr. Mark Quigg, UVA, VA
Dr. Donald Taylor, Saint Mary's Hospital, Richmond, VA

Dr. Lisa Caylor, Swedish Epilepsy Center, Seattle, WA
Dr. Michael Elliot, Virgina Mason...Seattle, WA
Dr. Nicholas Poolos, Harborview Epilepsy Ctr, Seattle, WA
Dr. David Vossler, Washington Neuroscience Institute, WA
Dr. Alan Wilensky, M.D., Ph.D., University of Washington's Epilepsy Center, WA

Washington D.C.
Dr. Samuel Potolicchio, GW Medical Faculty Associates, Washington D.C.

Dr. Greg Fischer, Gundersen Luthern Clinic, LaCrosse, WI

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

Pediatric Doctors Recommended by The Epilepsy Foundation of America

Dr. Kevin Chapman (Pediatric Epileptologist/Neurologist), Barrows Neurological Institue, Phoenix, AZ

Dr. Nutik, Kaiser-Redwood City, CA
Dr. Joyce Wu, UCLA Mattel Childrens Hospital Division of Ped. Neurology, CA

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

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

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

Dr. William R Leahy, Greenbelt, MD

Dr. Adjani, UMassachusetts Medical Center, MA
Dr. Blaise Bourgeois, Children's Hospital of Boston, MA
Dr. Laurie Douglass, Boston, MA

Dr. Harry Chugani, Detroit Childrens Hospital, Detroit, MI
Dr. Eileen McCormick, Michigan Institute for Neurological Disorders (MIND), Farmington Hills, MI

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

Dr. David Callahan, St. Luke's Hospital, West Chesterfield, MO
Dr. Richard Torkelson, Childrens Mercy, Kansas City, MO

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

New York
Dr. Claudia Chiriboga, Columbia Presbyterian, NY
Dr. Gail Solomon, NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, NY

North Carolina
Dr. Darrell V. Lewis, Duke Children's, NC

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

Dr. Khurana, Pediatric St. Christopher's Hospital Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Barbara Olsen, Pediatric Neurology Associates, Nashville, TN
Dr. James Wheless, Le Bonheur Hospital, Memphis, TN

Dr. Imad T. Jarjour, Houston, TX
Dr. Anthony Riela, Texas Child Neurology, Plano, TX
Dr. Angus Wilfong, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX

Dr. Kurt Hecox, (spec. epilepsy) Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, WI
Dr. S. Anne Joseph, (pediatric neurology), Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, WI
Dr. Mary Zupanc, Childrens Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Neurosurgeon Recommendations from the Epilepsy Foundation of America

Dr. Michael Appuzo, USC, CA
Dr. Charles Liu, USC, CA

Dr. Dennis Spencer, Yale New Haven Hospital, CT

Dr. Kirk Jobe, Bayfront Medical Center & Suncoast Medical Clinic, FL

Dr. Robert Gross, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA
Dr. Roger Hudgins, Scottish Rite Children's Hospital, GA

Dr. Richard Byrne, Rush University, IL

Dr. Madsen, Children's Hospital of Boston, MA
Dr. Emad Nader Eskandar, Massachusetts General, MA

Dr. Oren Sagher, University of Michigan, MI

Dr. Richard Marsh, Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN

New York
Dr. Robert Goodman, Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, NY
Dr. Guy McKhann, Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, NY
Dr. Theodore Schwartz, Cornell, NY

Dr. William Bingaman, Cleveland Clinic, OH

Dr. Michael J. O'Conner, Jefferson University Hospital, PA

Dr. Boop, Le Bonheur Hospital, Memphis, TN

Dr. Nitin Tandon, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX
Dr. Yosher, Baylor Clinic, Houston, TX

Dr. Mark Shaffrey, UVA, VA

Dr. Jeff Ojemann, U of Washington, WI
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I don't see Idaho listed there but I have had WONDERFUL experiences with Dr. Robert Weschler in Boise. He is an epileptoligist and he and his PA heve been miracle workers for me! They helped me get my S undercontrol and even have written appeal letters to my insurance company when they wouldn't pay for my Lamictal because it was in generic (which didn't work for me at all in generic form.)

They are both very helpful, take my BP, temp etc everytime and talk with me, my husband and my daughters so that they can understand too. :)
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