Department of Neurology

Epilepsy Fellowship


About the Program


Message from the Fellowship Director

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Jay R. Gavvala, M.D., MSCI Epilepsy Fellowship Director

Welcome to the Baylor College of Medicine Epilepsy Fellowship webpage. Baylor College of Medicine offers training in a 12-month, ACGME-approved Epilepsy Fellowship program. The program is based in the Baylor Comprehensive Epilepsy Center (NAEC Level IV) and the Peter Kellaway Section of Neurophysiology, Department of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine.

The program includes training in in-patient and outpatient clinical epilepsy including medical management, epilepsy surgery evaluation, epilepsy monitoring, clinical neurophysiology, brain mapping, functional testing, neuroimaging, and epilepsy-related clinical research. Clinical care encompasses the latest advances in diagnostics including magnetoencephalography (MEG) and stereotactic EEG (SEEG) and treatment including responsive neurostimulation (RNS), deep brain stimulation (DBS) and laser ablation.

Sites of training include: Baylor Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center, and Texas Children’s Hospital. Both adult and pediatric training tracks are available. Senior faculty of the program include: Eli M. Mizrahi, M.D., Chair, Neurology, Paul C. Van Ness, M.D., Director, Baylor Comprehensive Epilepsy Center and Head, Peter Kellaway Section of Neurophysiology and Anne E. Anderson, M.D., Texas Children’s Hospital.




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