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Eric H. Kossoff, M.D.

Professor, Neurology and Pediatrics Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions | Medical Director, Pediatric Ketogenic Diet Program | Director, Child Neurology Residency Program

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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 modified Atkins Diet for children, infantile spasms, 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 6th edition of The Ketogenic and Modified Atkins Diets. Dr. Kossoff is certified by the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry with special certification in child neurology, as well as by the American Board of Pediatrics.