Western University, Canada - London Ontario

| Wednesday August 20, 2014
4:25 PM

Neurology - Area of Focus

Academic Appointment

Assistant 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 Western University until June 2004. He will complete his D. Phil. 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 Assistant 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 Sudbury Regional Hospital.

He is a member of the scientific committee of the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists (CSCN), CSCN representative on the Scientific Committee of EEG course in the Canadian Congress of Neurological Sciences, a member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society, Canadian Congress of Neurological Sciences, Society for Neurosciences and Canadian League Against Epilepsy.

Research

Dr. Mirsattari's main research interests are in the field of epilepsy. Current projects include plasticity of the brain function in patients with intractable epilepsy and brain tumor, non-invasive mapping of brain functions using fMRI in patients that are candidates for epilepsy surgery and development of new animal models of epilepsy. He is also involved in clinical trials of therapies in MS.

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