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Georgia Ramantani MD, PhD

Georgia Ramantani MD, PhD

Head of EEG/Epileptology, Department of Neuropediatrics, University Children's Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Georgia Ramantani, MD, PhD, is a pediatrician, child neurologist, and epileptologist, currently heading the EEG & Epilepsy Unit at the Department of Neuropediatrics, University Children's Hospital Zurich, Switzerland. She previously was the Head of the Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Program at the University of Freiburg, Germany.

Dr. Ramantani graduated from the University of Thessaloniki Medical School in Greece and completed her post-graduate training in pediatrics, neuropediatrics, and epileptology in Heidelberg, Dresden, and Freiburg, Germany, as well as in Tokyo, Japan, and Cleveland, Ohio, USA. She received a doctorate degree in medicine from the University of Heidelberg, Germany, and a PhD on signal analysis from the University of Lorraine, France. Dr. Ramantani joined the medical faculty of the University of Freiburg as an assistant professor for neuropediatrics and epileptology in 2014.

Dr. Ramantani's main area of interest is in improving diagnostic tools for refractory focal epilepsy, particularly in the context of epilepsy surgery, as well as developing prognostic tools for outcome prediction after acute brain insults, particularly in the context of neonatal seizures. She is currently involved in several European joint studies and has received several international awards and scholarships.


Dr. Ramantani has no relevant disclosures.

Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. Epilepsy Surgery in Infants Younger Than 3 Months