Eric Kossoff, M.D.
Neurology and Pediatrics
currently sees epilepsy patients on Tuesdays and Thursdays on the 5th floor of the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
located in Baltimore. He sees general pediatric neurology and headache patients on Wednesdays at the same location.
SUNY, Buffalo School of Medicine (New York)
Eastern Virginia Medical School (Norfolk, Virginia)
The Johns Hopkins Hospital – Child Neurology
The Johns Hopkins Hospital – Pediatric Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology
Seizures and Epilepsy – particularly treatments other than medications such as diet, neurostimulation and surgery.
Atkins diet for children and adults,
Interaction of migraine headaches with epilepsy,
Dr. Kossoff received his medical degree from SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine in New York. He went on to complete a residency in pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. He completed a second residency in child neurology and a fellowship in pediatric epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.
Now an Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, Dr. Kossoff focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of childhood seizures and epilepsy, particularly treatments other than medications such as diet, neurostimulation and surgery. Specific interests include the ketogenic diet, the Atkins diet for children and adults, infantile spasms, hemispherectomy, the interaction of migraine headaches with epilepsy and Sturge-Weber syndrome.
Dr. Kossoff is also very involved in teaching and is the Director of the Pediatric Neurology Residency Program. He is a coauthor of Treatment of Pediatric Neurologic Disorders and the 5th edition of The Ketogenic Diet.Certifications:
- American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with special certification in child neurology
- American Board of Pediatrics