Bio

Eric H. W. Kossoff, M.D.

Associate Professor, Neurology and Pediatrics

Medical Director, Ketogenic Diet Center

Director, Pediatric Neurology Residency Program

Suite 2158 – 200 North Wolfe Street

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Baltimore, MD 21287 USA

Biography:

Dr. Kossoff received his medical degree from SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine in New York. He went on to complete a residency in pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. He completed a second residency in child neurology and a fellowship in pediatric epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

Dr. Kossoff focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of childhood seizures and epilepsy, particularly treatments other than medications such as diet, neurostimulation and surgery. Specific interests include the ketogenic diet, the Atkins diet for children and adults, infantile spasms, hemispherectomy, the interaction of migraine headaches with epilepsy and Sturge-Weber syndrome.

Dr. Kossoff is very involved in teaching and is the Associate Director of the Pediatric Neurology Residency Program. He is a coauthor of Treatment of Pediatric Neurologic Disorders and the upcoming 4th edition of The Ketogenic Diet.

Sources:

http://www.hopkinschildrens.org/Eric-Kossoff-MD.aspx

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