Faculty

The Yale Epilepsy faculty has received multiple national and international research awards, include several past Presidents of the American Epilepsy Society, and have extensive and renowned educational and research accomplishments.

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Dennis Spencer, MD

Surgical Director

Harvey and Kate Cushing Professor of Neurosurgery

Chair, Department of Neurosurgery

Director, Epilepsy Surgery Program

Director, Pituitary Tumor Program

Clinical Interests

Brain Neoplasms; Seizures

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Rafeed Alkawadri, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Director, Brain Mapping Program

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Mary Best, PhD

Assistant Clinical Professor in the Child Study Center

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Hal Blumenfeld, MD, PhD

Mark Loughridge and Michele Williams Professor of Neurology and Professor of Neurobiology and of Neurosurgery

Director, Yale Clinical Neuroscience Imaging Center (CNIC)

Clinical Interests

Seizures

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Richard Bronen, MD

Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and of Neurosurgery

Vice Chair, Academic Affairs

Director, Diagnostic Radiology Clinical Trials Office

Research Interests

Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Seizures

Clinical Interests

Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Tomography Scanners, X-Ray Computed

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Franklin Brown, PhD, ABPP

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Clinical Interests

Neurology

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Gordon Buchanan, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor (Adjunct) of Neurology

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Paul Desan, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Director, Psychiatric Consultation Service

Research Interests

Sleep Disorders; Mood Disorders

Clinical Interests

Mental Health

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Kamil Detyniecki, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

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Michael DiLuna, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and of Pediatrics

Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery