Ruben Kuzniecky, MD

  

Professor of Neurology
Co-Director, NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

Office Location:

223 East 34th Street
New York, NY 10016
Phone: (646) 558-0806
Fax:
(646)385-7164

Dr. Kuzniecky is Co-Director of the NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center and Director of Epilepsy Research. He trained in neurology, epilepsy, and EEG at the Montreal Neurologic Institute, McGill University, Canada. He has authored over three books, 36 chapters, and over 250 journal articles on a number of topics related to epilepsy, and has received epilepsy research grants from the NIH and numerous foundations. He is Co-Principal Investigator of the Epilepsy Phenome Genome Project (EPGP), the largest epilepsy genetic study of its type funded by National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke (NINDS). He is also the Co-Principal Investigator of the Human Epilepsy Project, a new international initiative to investigate biomarkers in epilepsy. His research interest focuses on brain imaging, malformations of brain development and epilepsy. Dr. Kuzniecky has been recognized for his efforts in the "Best Doctors in America" multiple times and with many honorary lectures around the world.

Medical Specialty:

EMG/EEG/Evoked Potential; MRI; Seizures/Epilepsy

Medical Interests:

Brain Malformations and Epilepsy, Genetics of Epilepsy and Imaging

Education:

Medical Education:
University of Buenos Aires 1974-1980

Clinical Fellowships:
Montreal Neurological Institute 1983-1988

Board Certifications:
Neurology and CT/MRI

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