Prakash Kotagal, MD, is Head of the Pediatric Epilepsy Section at Cleveland Clinic.
His research interests include epilepsy surgery, vagus nerve stimulation, seizure symptomatology and the relationship between sleep and epilepsy.
He has published many papers in journals such as Neurology, Epilepsia, Epilepsy Research, Archives of Neurology, Journal of Pediatric Neurology, Pediatrics, Pediatric Neurology, Seminars in Pediatric Neurology and Seizure.
He attended medical school at the Jawaharlal Institute in Pondicherry, India, and received his medical degree from the University of Madras.He received his training in pediatrics at St. Louis University and pediatric neurology at Cleveland Clinic.
Dr. Kotagal went on to complete fellowships in EEG, clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy at Cleveland Clinic, and he also trained in pediatric sleep disorders at Children’s Hospital, Boston.
He is also editor of the textbook "The Epilepsies: Etiologies & Prevention," and he has also written many book chapters related to epilepsy and sleep. He is on the advisory board of the Epilepsy Association in Cleveland.
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