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Epilepsy

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Neurology
7th floor, MFCB
1685 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI 53705-2281

Elizabeth Felton, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Departments of Neurology and Biomedical Engineering

Education

Medical School:
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Internship:
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

Residency:
Neurology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Fellowship:
Epilepsy, John Hopkins Hospital

Medical Interests

-- Epilepsy and its treatment including dietary and surgical treatments
-- Special issues affecting women with epilepsy (e.g. epilepsy during pregnancy and catamenial epilepsy)
-- Continuous EEG monitoring
-- Intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring

Research Interests

-- Relationship between the menstrual cycle, seizures, and ketosis in women on dietary treatment for epilepsy
-- Developing methods to use quantitative EEG, neuroimaging, and neuropsychological testing to better understand how dietary treatment works, which patients would benefit most from it, and if there are benefits to dietary treatment that go beyond seizure control

Teaching Interests

-- Clinical epilepsy