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Ronald G. Emerson, MD
Adjunct Professor of Clinical Neurology
Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center


  • MD: New York University School of Medicine
  • Residency: (Pediatric) Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    (Neurology) John Hopkins Hospital
  • Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital

Office Telephone: 212-305-1742

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Dr. Emerson received his MD degree from New York University School of Medicine. He completed a Pediatric Residency at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, a Neurology residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital and an EEG fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is presently Professor of Neurology at the New York Presbyterian Hospital, and is the President of the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society. His research interests include development of new techniques for intraoperative and critical care neurophysiological monitoring, and advanced methods of EEG analysis.

Research Interests: Translational epilepsy & electrophysiology research & neuroinformatics: Role of neuronal networks in epilepsy; Human neuronal ensemble recording related to epilepsy and behavior; physiologic basis of electroencephalography (EEG) and magnetoencephalography(MEG); Electrophysiology related to developmental disability & autism in Tuberous Sclerosis (TS); Pathophysiology of seizures in TS, West Syndrome and Rolandic Epilepsy

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