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Tyler Gaston MD

Tyler Gaston MD

Assistant Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham, UAB Epilepsy Center; Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama

Dr. Tyler Gaston is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the Birmingham VA Medical Center. She obtained her undergraduate degrees in chemistry and psychology at Vanderbilt University, medical school at the University of South Alabama, and completed neurology residency at UAB, and served as chief resident. She also completed her clinical neurophysiology fellowship at UAB prior to joining faculty. Dr. Gaston is a current and past member of multiple committees of the American Epilepsy Society, and serves on the Professional Advisory Board for the Alabama chapter of the Epilepsy Foundation. Dr. Gaston is an adult epileptologist, and her clinical and research interests include exploring novel pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments for epilepsy, treating psychogenic non-epileptic seizures, investigating cannabinoids in treating epilepsy, and treatments of co-morbidities of epilepsy, namely cognitive dysfunction.


Dr. Gaston receives consulting fees from GW Pharmaceuticals.

Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. Long-Term Efficacy of Cannabidiol for Refractory Epilepsy