The Department of Neurology will hold a Grand Rounds from 8 to 9 a.m., June 15, in Lecture Hall 1, Schwitalla Hall.
Ahmed T. Abdelmoity, M.D., will present “Neuromodulation in Pediatric Epilepsy. Does it really matter?” Abdelmoity is currently director of the Division of Neurology, section chief of epilepsy and neurophysiology at Children’s Mercy Hospital. He is also director of the Children’s Mercy Hospital’s Level 4 Epilepsy Center, one of the few pediatric epilepsy centers in the country and has developed the clinical neurophysiology fellowship for that hospital. He developed and directs the neurodiagnostic program. Abdelmoity received his medical degree at Cairo University in Egypt before starting research and a pediatric neurology residency at the University of Texas Southwestern at Dallas. He completed his residency in pediatric neurology at Baylor College of Medicine and is board certified in neurology with special qualifications in child neurology. He holds other board certifications and has published in neurogenetics and on epilepsy treatments. Abdelmoity is a reviewer for a number of epilepsy and neurology journals and is active in research related to the treatment of refractory epilepsy and neurogenetics.