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Clinical Neurophysiology, Electroencephalography, Epilepsy Fellowship (Arizona)

Department and Faculty

The Department of Neurology at Mayo Clinic in Arizona is a highly integrated, collaborative department of neurologists who specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and research of conditions and diseases affecting the nervous system. Close collaboration with other Mayo Clinic specialists offers patients comprehensive care.

The department has a number of specialty clinics staffed by professionals dedicated to improving the quality of life for those affected by neurologic diseases. Neurology physicians are also engaged in research projects involving their areas of interest, including new and investigational drugs.

The Epilepsy Clinic at Mayo Clinic in Arizona offers patients a wide array of services, provided by an expert staff of neurologists, neurosurgeons and psychologists dedicated to the latest treatment options and research.

The clinic offers complete outpatient care using both standard and investigational drugs, a full range of diagnostic services (including a video EEG monitoring unit at Mayo Clinic hospital), the latest brain imaging techniques, neuropsychological evaluations and community education.

The Epilepsy Clinic offers:

  • Vagal nerve stimulation
  • Surgery
  • Ketogenic diet therapy
  • Hormone therapy

Mayo Clinic's state-of-the-art electronic record system, which an outside review has deemed "second to none," and digital X-rays streamline the work process, enabling you to spend more time with patients.

Faculty

Matthew Hoerth, M.D.

Matthew Hoerth, M.D.

Program Director

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Medical school: Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Residency: Neurology, Mayo Clinic

Fellowship: Clinical Neurophysiology, Electroencephalography, Epilepsy Fellowship, Neurology, Mayo Clinic; Epilepsy, Neurology, Mayo Clinic

Interests: 

  • Epilepsy phenome-genome
  • Autoimmune causes of epilepsy
  • Evaluation for epilepsy surgery
  • Simulation-based neurology education
  • Quality and safety in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
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John Caviness, M.D.

John Caviness, M.D.

Professor of Neurology

Medical school: School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis

Residency: Neurology, Mayo Clinic

Fellowship: Electroencephalography, Mayo Clinic; Movement Disorders, FRSQueen Square Institute of Neurology

Interests:

  • Parkinson's disease
  • Myoclonus
  • Chorea
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Huntington's disease
  • Electrophysiology of movement disorders
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Amy Crepeau, M.D.

Amy Crepeau, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Medical school: Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Residency: Internal Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine; Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute

Fellowship: Epilepsy, Mayo Clinic; Clinical Neurophysiology/EEG, Mayo Clinic

Interests: 

  • Epilepsy
  • EEG
  • Neurology
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Joseph Drazkowski, M.D.

Joseph Drazkowski, M.D.

Professor of Neurology

Medical school: University of Arizona

Residency: Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute

Chief residency: Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute

Fellowship: Epilepsy/Neurophysiology, Barrow Neurological Institute

Interests:

  • Epilepsy and epilepsy surgery
  • Driving and quality of life social issues concerning patients with epilepsy
  • Exercise in epilepsy
  • Device trials in epilepsy
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Katherine Noe, M.D., Ph.D.

Katherine Noe, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Neurology

Medical school: University of Maryland School of Medicine

Ph.D.: Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Residency: Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine

Fellowship: Clinical Neurophysiology/Epilepsy, Mayo Clinic

Interests: 

  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Imaging in epilepsy
  • Women's issues in epilepsy

 

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Advisers

You will be assigned a faculty adviser who can provide comprehensive educational advice and personal support. Your adviser also will serve as a contact point, introducing you and your family to Phoenix/Scottsdale and the Mayo Clinic system.

Visiting professors

Many prominent professors visit Mayo Clinic each year. They present their work during noon and/or morning lectures and participate in hospital rounds. You are encouraged to take full advantage of these opportunities.