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Gregory Bergey

Gregory K Bergey MD

Professor of Neurology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Director of the Johns Hopkins Epilepsy Center, Baltimore, MD

Greg Bergey is currently Professor of Neurology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Director of the Johns Hopkins Epilepsy Center. After graduating from Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dr. Bergey served as intern and resident in internal medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital before completing a residency in neurology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.  He received postdoctoral training in neurophysiology in the Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology at the National Institutes of Health (NICHD, NIH) and was on the faculty in the Departments of Neurology and Physiology at the University of Maryland where he was Director of the Maryland Epilepsy Center before returning to Johns Hopkins in 1999.

Dr. Bergey has served as Advisory Board Chairman of the National EpiFellows Foundation, is Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board, Epilepsy Therapy Project, and was a member of Professional Advisory Board of the Epilepsy Foundation.  A former member of the Board of Directors of the American Epilepsy Society, he has participated in a number of NIH study sections and has served on and chaired the NST-1 Study Section (that reviews K awards).  He was a founding senior editor of Epilepsy Currents and served as Clinical Associate Editor and Clinical Chief Editor and Editor in Chief of  Epilepsy Currents until 2013.  He is currently Associate Editor of Neurotherapeutics.

Dr. Bergey is Co-Director of the Epilepsy Research Laboratory at Johns Hopkins, where their research and publications focus on studies of seizure dynamics and patterns of seizure onset, propagation and cessation. His clinical interests include neurostimulation and surgical treatment of drug-resistant epilepsy and treatment of epilepsy in women during childbearing years.

Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. First Seizure Presentations in Adults