Epilepsy & Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship

Jefferson University Hospital offers both ACGME Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Training Programs. Pediatric fellowship training is completed at both Jefferson University Hospital as well as  A.I. duPont Hospital for Children.

Jefferson University Hospital is a 926 bed hospital and is the main teaching hospital of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. The Epilepsy Center is a Level 4 NAEC multidisciplinary quaternary care center for diagnosis and treatment of people with epilepsy. The Center has a national referral base. Center faculty includes eight neurologists, three neuropsychologists, two neurosurgeons, and a team of neuroradiologists. The Center offers basic and advanced diagnostic testing and a full array of conventional and investigational medical and surgical treatments. The surgical program is among the largest in the US, performing 80-90 operations yearly.

In addition to its outpatient facilities, the epilepsy center maintains an inpatient video-EEG monitoring unit consisting of eight beds, each in a specially outfitted private room, where approximately 300-400 patients are admitted yearly. Patients are evaluated for diagnostic reasons, pre-surgical assessments, intracranial EEG recording, and management of uncontrolled seizures.

Applicants must be BC/BE Neurologists and qualify for a Pennsylvania license.