Associate Director of Epilepsy Surgery
Company: Hartford HealthCare
Posted on: May 17, 2022
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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF EPILEPSY SURGERY
The Epilepsy Center at the Ayer Neuroscience Institute of Hartford
HealthCare is seeking a fellowship trained BC/BE Epileptologist to
serve as Associate Director of Epilepsy Surgery.
- Oversight of the care of our patients undergoing surgery for
- Development of our surgical database and increasing the
surgical patient volume
- Additional duties will include outpatient care for people with
epilepsy, coverage of routine EEGs, EMU, LTM and intracranial EEG
services in rotation with your epileptologist colleagues.
- Extensive training and experience in the surgical treatment of
epilepsy (Minimum 2 years after fellowship)
- Experience overseeing the intracranial EEG implantation
planning, interpretation and treatment decisions of people with
About the Epilepsy Center at the HHC Ayer Neuroscience
The Epilepsy Center is part of The Ayer Neuroscience Institute
(ANI) at Hartford HealthCare, a rapidly expanding Institute with a
focus on comprehensive patient care, academics, and research. The
ANI boasts an impressive staff of world class Neuroscience leaders
with specialists spanning the areas of vascular neurology,
neuro-oncology, neuromuscular, movement disorders, epilepsy,
headache and pain management, cognitive neurology, neurosurgery,
neuro-critical care and general neurology.
The Epilepsy Center's approach to care is a supportive,
multidisciplinary care model.
- Our team includes 9 epileptologists and 2 epilepsy trained
- The behavioral health of our patients is attended to in
collaboration with our social worker and psychiatrist.
- We have a collaborative and inclusive model of care, offering
personalized, coordinated care with excellent patient
- Our center has all the specialized diagnostic and treatment
tools needed to help people with seizures get more out of
- Our care model is strengthened by a group of outstanding
advanced practice providers.
We are a warm and welcoming group of people with a very
collaborative mindset. We enjoy a private practice approach in the
clinic balanced by an academic program structure. As epilepsy
specialists we meet regularly to discuss complex cases, review
EEGs, discuss journal articles, and share ideas.
Hartford HealthCare merges a private care model with excellent
academic opportunities. The University of Connecticut Neurology
residency program clinical training is based at Hartford Hospital
and the residency program director is one of our epileptologists.
Our epilepsy fellowship is approved, and we are excited to be
recruiting our first fellow.
We have strong support for clinical research, including staff to
assist with research design, data acquisition, IRB applications,
and grant writing. The Neuroscience Institute has multiple large
and multicenter extramural ongoing awards for clinical research. We
have strong connections to the University of Connecticut School of
Medicine and neighboring undergraduate schools, with an established
record of successfully mentoring students on research projects.
The Epilepsy Center Clinical Program offers:
- Advanced care for adults with seizures and all forms of
- A Level 4 Accredited Epilepsy Center by the National
Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC)
- A full range of EEG types, 3T MRI, functional MRI, PET, Wada
test, and epilepsy focused neuropsychological evaluations
- A state of the art Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) in an ABRET
accredited EEG lab staffed with registered EEG
- SPECT studies with high quality image processing
- Intracranial EEG monitoring, paired with sophisticated brain
reconstruction software for exquisite electrode localization and
- The full range of surgical treatments, including deep brain
stimulation (DBS), responsive neurostimulation (RNS) and laser
About Hartford HealthCare:
The Hartford HealthCare network employs over 2,500 providers in
over 400 practice locations throughout Connecticut, seven acute
care hospitals including one of the largest academic and surgical
hospitals in the northeast, thriving community teaching hospitals,
and one of the largest, physician-led, multi-specialty medical
groups in New England.
This means MORE OPTIONS to propel careers to new heights and all
within a deeply embedded culture of inclusion, innovation, and
focus on the highest quality of care. We are teachers, researchers,
leaders and, most of all, caregivers.
Hartford, Connecticut is located within two hours of Boston and New
York City, and offers you and your family access to the finest
schools in the nation, four beautiful seasons of recreational
activities, and options to live near the shore, in leafy suburbs,
or in vibrant urban areas.
For more information:
Please send email with CV to:
Clayton Tebbetts, HHC Neuroscience Physician Recruiter,
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