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Houston, Texas

The Cullen Building at Baylor College of Medicine.
Department of Neurology
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Eli M. Mizrahi, M.D.

Chair, Department of Neurology

Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics [view Pediatrics profile]

Chief, Neurophysiology Service, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital

Clinical Service Area



Clinical Neurophysiology
Child Neurology
Seizure Disorders

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology

Medical School

M.D., University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Fla.


Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, N.Y.
Neurology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif.

Clinical Fellowship

Neurophysiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Clinical Interests

Pediatric and neonatal neurology: neonatal seizures, pediatric epilepsy, medically refractory childhood seizure disorders, pediatric epilepsy surgery and clinical neurophysiology (electroencephalography, evoked potentials and EEG/video monitoring)

Contact Information

Eli M. Mizrahi, M.D.
Department of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza, MS NB302
Houston, Texas 77030

Tel: 713-798-4333
Fax: 713-798-5339

Journal Publications (Selected out of 66)

  • Dlugos D, Shinnar S, Cnaan A, Hu F, Moshe S, Mizrahi E, et al. Pretreatment EEG in childhood absence epilepsy: associations with attention and treatment outcome. Neurology. 2013;81(2):150-6. [View journal article]
  • Haneef Z, Levin HS, Frost JD, Jr, Mizrahi EM. Electroencephalography and quantitative electroencephalography in mild traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma. 2013;30(8):653-6. [View journal article]
  • Andropoulos DB, Mizrahi EM, Hrachovy RA, Stayer SA, Stark AR, Heinle JS, et al. Electroencephalographic seizures after neonatal cardiac surgery with high-flow cardiopulmonary bypass. Anesth Analg. 2010;110(6):1680-5. [View journal article]
  • Dulay MF, Levin HS, York MK, Li X, Mizrahi EM, Goldsmith I, et al. Changes in individual and group spatial and verbal learning characteristics after anterior temporal lobectomy. Epilepsia. 2009;50(6):1385-95. [View journal article]
  • Dulay MF, Levin HS, York MK, Mizrahi EM, Verma A, Goldsmith I, et al. Predictors of individual visual memory decline after unilateral anterior temporal lobe resection. Neurology. 2009;72(21):1837-42. [View journal article]
  • Mitra J, Glover JR, Ktonas PY, Thitai Kumar A, Mukherjee A, Karayiannis NB, et al. A multistage system for the automated detection of epileptic seizures in neonatal electroencephalography. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2009;26(4):218-26. [View journal article]
  • Co JP, Elia M, Engel J, Jr, Guerrini R, Mizrahi EM, et al. Proposal of an algorithm for diagnosis and treatment of neonatal seizures in developing countries. Epilepsia. 2007;48(6):1158-64. [View journal article]
  • Guerra MP, Hrachovy RA, Lugli L, Mizrahi EM, Ferrari F. A new lethal case of joint contractures, facial abnormalities, pachygyria plus early-onset encephalopathy with a suppression-burst EEG pattern. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2007;11(5):318-321. [View journal article]
  • Dulay MF, York MK, Soety EM, Hamilton WJ, Mizrahi EM, Goldsmith IL, et al. Memory, emotional and vocational impairments before and after anterior temporal lobectomy for complex partial seizures. Epilepsia. 2006;47(11):1922-30. [View journal article]
  • Karayiannis NB, Mukherjee A, Glover JR, Ktonas PY, Frost JD, Jr, et al. Detection of pseudosinusoidal epileptic seizure segments in the neonatal EEG by cascading a rule-based algorithm with a neural network. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2006;53(4):633-41. [View journal article]

Books and Volumes

  • Yoshor D, Mizrahi EM, editors. Clinical brain mapping. McGraw-Hill Professional Publishers; 2012.
  • Mizrahi EM, Hrachovy RA, Kellaway P, Stockard-Pope JE. Atlas of neonatal electroencephalography. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2004.
  • Mizrahi EM, Kellaway P. Diagnosis and management of neonatal seizures. Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven; 1998.

Book Chapters and Other Publications

  • Mizrahi EM, Moshe SL, Hrachovy RA. Normal EEG and sleep: preterm and term neonates. In: Schomer DL, Lopes da Silva F, editors. Niedermeyer's electroencephalography: Basic principles, clinical applications, and related fields. 6th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2011. p. 153-162.
  • Mizrahi E, Goldsmith I. Intraoperative monitoring. In: Bradley W, Daroff R, editors. Neurology in clinical practice. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Butterworth-Hennimann (Elsevier); 2008. p. 517-20.
  • Hrachovy RA, Mizrahi EM, Kellaway P. Electroencephalography of the newborn. In: Daly DD, Pedley TA, editors. Current practice of clinical electroencephalography. 2nd ed. New York: Raven Press; 1990. p. 201-242.
  • Kellaway P, Mizrahi EM, Hrachovy RA. Seizures of newborns and infants. In: Wada JA, Ellingson RJ, editors. Clinical neurophysiology of epilepsy. EEG handbook. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Publishers BV; 1990. p. 311-330.
  • Mizrahi EM, Hrachovy RA. Neonatal seizures and infantile spasms. In: Johnson RT, editor. Current therapy in neurologic disease. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: BC Decker; 1990. p. 23-29.

Poster and Platform Presentations (Selected out of 13)

  • Mizrahi EM, Frost JD, Jr., Friedman DE, Hrachovy RA, Slater JD. Assessment of acute mild traumatic brain injury by quantitative EEG analysis — Mission Connect: Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Translational Research Consortium — The Integrated Clinical Protocol: Neurophysiology Core. Presented at the US Department of Defense, Military Health Research Forum 2009 in Kansas City, Mo. (Aug. 31 - Sept. 3, 2009). [View poster]
  • Dulay MF, Levin HS, York MK, Mizrahi EM, Goldsmith IL, Goldman A, et al. Predictors of individual visual memory decline after right anterior temporal lobe resection. Epilepsia. 2008;49(Suppl 7):132. [View poster]
  • Dulay MF, Levin HS, Mizrahi EM, York MK, Li X, Goldsmith IL, et al. Growth curve analysis of changes in spatial and verbal learning characteristics after anterior temporal lobectomy. Epilepsia. 2007;48(Suppl 6):226-7.
  • Dlugos D, Mizrahi E, Moshe S, Shinnar S, Berg A, Conry J, et al. What is the duration of EEG needed to diagnose childhood absence epilepsy (CAE)? Epilepsia. 2005;46(Suppl 8):166.
  • Dulay MF, Levin HS, York MK, Yoshor D, Grossman RG, Verma A, et al. Verbal memory declines are largest for patients with depression and anxiety after anterior temporal lobectomy. Epilepsia. 2005;46(Suppl 8):63. [View poster]
  • Schmolck H, York MK, Verma A, Goldsmith IL, Yoshor D, Levin HS, et al. Impaired semantic memory in temporal lobe epilepsy — What is the role of anterior temporal lobectomy? Epilepsia. 2005;46(Suppl 8):71. [View poster]
  • Wright RJ, Verma A, Goldsmith IL, Mizrahi EM. Measurement of cerebral blood flow regulation by transcranial doppler during complex partial seizures. Epilepsia. 2005;46(Suppl 8):33.
  • Schmolck H, Foreman PJ, Verma A, Goldsmith IL, York MK, Levin HS, et al. Semantic memory is more impaired in dominant than in nondominant temporal lobe epilepsy. Program No. 191.16. 2005 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2005. Online. [View poster]
  • Richards KC, Hrachovy RA, Mizrahi EM, Jefferson LS. Utility of intermittent bedside electroencephalographic monitoring in the pediatric intensive care setting. Epilepsia. 2004;45(Suppl 7):253.
  • Mizrahi EM, Clancy RR, Dunn JK, Hirtz D, Chapieski L, McGuan S, et al. Neurological impairment, developmental delay and postneonatal seizures two years after EEG-video documented seizures in near-term and full-term neonates: Report of the clinical research centers for neonatal seizures. Epilepsia. 2001;42(Suppl 7):102.

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