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Antonio Russi

experience: 50 years

Neurologist, Epileptologist

Prof. Antonio Russi is a researcher for new antiepileptic medications for non-surgical treatment suitable for each person with epilepsy. Founder of the Russi Epilepsy Institute.

Prof. Antonio Russi is recognized as the best epileptologist in Spain. The Doctor specializes in non-surgical therapy of severe and rare epilepsy stages. He helps children and adults to get rid of seizures for good.
Prof. Antonio Russi is an apparent expert in epilepsy diagnosing and choosing the most appropriate drugs in each particular case. Medication therapy helps patients in 70% of cases.

Prof. Russi is included in the ranking of Top 100 Spanish doctors by the Forbes magazine, the world's authoritative edition.

Barcelona , Spain
Centro Médico Teknon

Diagnostic & treatment program

Prof. Antonio Russi is recognized as world famous neurologist and the best epileptologist in Spain. The Doctor specializes in non-surgical therapy of severe and rare epilepsy stages. He helps children and adults to get rid of seizures for good.

Prof. Antonio Russi is an apparent expert in epilepsy diagnosing and choosing the most appropriate drugs in each particular case. Medication therapy helps patients in 70% of cases.

Prof. Russi is included in the ranking of Top 100 Spanish doctors by the Forbes magazine, the world's authoritative edition.

Prof. Russi's achievements in epilepsy diagnosing and therapy

  • The Professor and his team have helped over 2,000 patients to dispose of the epileptic attacks.
  • 75% of Bookimed patients with epilepsy request Prof. Antonio Russi for consultation or treatment in Teknon Hospital.
  • Prof. Russi and his team of epileptologists have carried out about 900 diagnostic tests and over 600 surgeries.

Online consultatio

Prof. Antonio Russi is among a few epileptologists that provide remote consultations via Skype. You may get a consultation with Prof. Russi submitting a request on Bookimed website. It includes a diagnosis establishing, treatment plan development, and coordination a patient for 6 month.

Diagnostic tests and therapeutic approach

Prof. Russi performs electroencephalography (EEG) — the initial exam for epilepsy foci detection in awake and asleep conditions of a patient.

A patient is under all-time video surveillance to analyze the activity of the brain and reveal the features of epileptic seizures.

EEG monitoring lasts approximately 3 days. During the screening, a patient takes antiepileptic drugs.

Special sensors record brain activity. So the doctor can determine what particular drug affects the patient's epileptic seizures most of all. As a result, Professor Antonio Russi develops the most effective plan for drug therapy. He may replace medications or adjust the dose.

Education and practice

Prof. Antonio Russi graduated from the Universitat de Barcelona in 1972. He obtained expertise in epileptology, neurology, and neurophysiology.

Prof. Antonio Russi heads:

  • Epilepsy Russi Institute (the epilepsy care center founded in 1987)
  • Epilepsy Unit in the Teknon Hospital
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery Institute of Barcelona.

Prof. Antonio Russi is a researcher for new antiepileptic medications to make non-surgical treatment suitable for each person with epilepsy.

The Doctor has numerous scientific publications concerning seizures treatment. Prof. Russi is a member of multiple neurology associations — Neurophysiology Catalan Society, International League Against Epilepsy, American Epilepsy Society, etc.

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Дарья
Jun 27, 2022
Epilepsy

Our stay was 3 full days. Everything went great as planned. The staff is awesome. The doctor is the best.

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Наталия
Jun 9, 2022
Epilepsy

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Наталия Хорошайлова
Jun 7, 2022
Consultation with an ophthalmologist

We were examined in one of the clinics of this network - the Dexeus hospital. I am very grateful to the medical coordinators of Bookimed for their help in organizing the consultation there. We have a very complex ophthalmological problem that we have been trying to solve for many years. We traveled ... Read more

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May 28, 2022
Epilepsy

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Ольга
May 27, 2022
Consultation with a neurologist

Everything went well, on time, with high quality. Thank you for helping the assistant for support and translation. The doctor is attentive, I try the prescribed treatment.

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May 27, 2022
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Beautiful and modern Clinic, friendly staff)) Thank you very much to Olga and Ostap who helped me in communication and decision-making)) I hope that everything will be as planned))

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From the minute I was inquiring about an appointment through to an entire 2 hours of tests, I felt completely taken care of. Being in a foreign country where it’s not your first language can be daunting when needing healthcare. My healthcare navigator Leen was so wonderful. She brought me to each d... Read more

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