Western University, Canada - London Ontario

| Sunday December 21, 2014
3:29 AM

Neurology - Area of Focus

Academic Appointment

Associate Professor of Neurology, Western University

Bio Sketch

Dr. Mirsattari received his MD from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario in 1995. He completed his neurology residency training at the University of Manitoba in 2000 and became a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in 2001. He was a postdoctoral research fellow of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) in clinical epileptology and neurophysiology at the University of Western Ontario until June 2004. He completed his PhD in neurophysiology in 2005. His postdoctoral research was on simultaneous EEG-fMRI/MR spectroscopy in an animal model of focal epilepsy and treatment of refractory status epilepticus.


Dr. Mirsattari is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences at Western University, London, Ontario. He is one of the physicians involved in the Complex Epilepsy Surgery Program and Epilepsy/General Neurology Clinic at the London Health Science Centre. He also provides neurology consultation services to Health Sciences North Hospital (HSN) in Sudbury and Ontario Telestroke Network.


His professional activities have been multiple and include membership of the board of directors of the Canadian Neurosciences Federation (CNSF), Secretary treasurer/vice-President/President of the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists (CSCN), CSCN EEG representative in the scientific committee of the CNSF, examiner for the national EEG examination, membership of the Student and Resident Education Committee of the American Epilepsy Society (AES). He has been a member of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), AES, Society for Neurosciences (SFN), and the Canadian League Against Epilepsy (CLAE)

Research

Dr. Mirsattari's main research interests are in the field of epilepsy, EEG and fMRI. His current projects include plasticity of the brain function especially in language and memory domains in patients with intractable epilepsy, functional connectivity mapping of brain functions using fMRI in patients that are candidates for epilepsy surgery, non-epileptic seizures, and development of new animal models of epilepsy.

Seyed Mirsattari

Medical Interests

  • Electroencephalography (EEG: measuring electrical activity of the brain)
  • Epilepsy
  • Status Epilepticus (Persistant brain seizures)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Seizures

Office Contact Information

  • Phone:519 - 663 - 3348
  • Address:

London Health Sciences Centre
University Hospital
339 Windermere Road
London Ontario Canada
N6A 5A5