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Best West syndrome neurologists: TOP 82 doctors

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Antonio Russi
Neurologist
52 years of experience
4.7
393 reviews
Spain, Barcelona
Centro Médico Teknon

Antonio Russi

Neurologist
52 years of experience

accreditations:

International League Against Epilepsy
  • Prof. Antonio Russi specializes in the treatment of West syndrome using non-surgical therapies and medication management.
  • Standard treatments include ACTH therapy, corticosteroids, antiepileptic drugs, and the ketogenic diet.
  • Prof. Russi has experience practicing at medical institutions in Spain and provides remote consultations via Skype.
  • Ranked among the Top 100 Spanish doctors by Forbes magazine.
  • Member of the Neurophysiology Catalan Society, International League Against Epilepsy, and American Epilepsy Society.
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4.7
393 reviews
Doctor's visit price on request
Vagus nerve stimulation $48239.27 - $50383.23
Stereotaxic surgeries $26799.59 - $69678.94
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Bartolomé Oliver
Neurosurgeon
48 years of experience
4.7
393 reviews
Spain, Barcelona
Centro Médico Teknon

Bartolomé Oliver

Neurosurgeon
48 years of experience

accreditations:

Congress of Neurological Surgeons
International Society for Advancement of Spine Surgery
  • Dr. Bartolome Oliver specializes in West syndrome treatment, utilizing advanced methods like ACTH therapy, vigabatrin, and ketogenic diet.
  • He has extensive international training at medical institutions in Sweden, Switzerland, Canada, and the USA.
  • Dr. Oliver performs over 200 operations annually, demonstrating his high level of expertise in neurological conditions.
  • He is a member of prestigious organizations including the European Society of the Brain Tumors Neurosurgery and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.
  • Dr. Oliver offers remote consultations, providing diagnosis and treatment plans via Skype.
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4.7
393 reviews
Doctor's visit price on request
Vagus nerve stimulation $48239.27 - $50383.23
Stereotaxic surgeries $26799.59 - $69678.94
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Baris Metin
Neurologist
24 years of experience
4.2
45 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
NP Istanbul Brain Hospital

Baris Metin

Neurologist
24 years of experience
  • Dr. Baris Metin specializes in West syndrome treatment, focusing on early diagnosis and intervention.
  • Standard treatment methods include ACTH therapy, Vigabatrin, ketogenic diet, and anti-epileptic drugs.
  • He has over 7 years of experience practicing at clinics in Turkey and Belgium, which has enhanced his clinical expertise.
  • Dr. Metin has contributed numerous research papers to national and international scientific journals.
  • He is a member of professional organizations, ensuring adherence to the highest medical standards.
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Sinan Comu
Neurologist
28 years of experience
4.6
263 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Memorial Şişli Hospital

Sinan Comu

Neurologist
28 years of experience

accreditations:

Child Neurology Society
  • Dr. Sinan Çomu specializes in treating West syndrome using ACTH therapy, anti-epileptic drugs, and the ketogenic diet.
  • He completed his training in pediatrics and child neurology at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital and the University of Pittsburgh in the USA.
  • Dr. Çomu practices at the Pediatric Neurology Department at Memorial Şişli Hospital in Turkey.
  • He is a member of the Turkish Neurological Society and the Child Neurology Society.
  • Dr. Çomu has over 20 years of experience in treating neurological disorders in infants, children, and adolescents.
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4.6
263 reviews
Doctor's visit price on request
Stereotaxic surgeries $4750 - $6450
Vagus nerve stimulation $18500
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Ebru Erbayat Altay
Neurologist
27 years of experience
4.5
457 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Medipol Mega University Hospital

Ebru Erbayat Altay

Neurologist
27 years of experience
  • Neurologist and Epileptologist with 25 years of experience in treating West syndrome.
  • Trained at the University of Washington and Barnes-Jewish Comprehensive Epilepsy Center (USA).
  • Specializes in ACTH therapy, anti-epileptic drugs, ketogenic diet, and surgical options for West syndrome.
  • Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
  • Fluent in English, providing accessible care for patients from around the world.
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Ralf Buhl
Neurosurgeon
26 years of experience
4.6
53 reviews
Germany, Solingen
Medical Center in Solingen

Ralf Buhl

Neurosurgeon
26 years of experience
  • Prof. Ralf Buhl specializes in the treatment of West syndrome, including ACTH therapy, Vigabatrin, and a ketogenic diet.
  • He leads the Neurosurgery Department at Solingen Klinikum, Germany, with over 20 years of experience.
  • Dr. Buhl has successfully performed over 4,000 neurosurgeries and is recognized for his expertise worldwide.
  • His international experience includes giving lectures and providing consultations at clinics in China and the US.
  • Professional memberships include the German Society of Neurosurgery (DGNC) and the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS).
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20 top ranked West syndrome doctors in the world are represented on this page. The list includes only verified specialists known for their experience and high success rates.

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Veronika Chernuha
Neurologist
29 years of experience
4.4
137 reviews

Veronika Chernuha

Neurologist
29 years of experience
Israel, Tel Aviv
Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)
Uta Meyding-Lamade
Neurologist
33 years of experience
4.4
51 reviews
Germany, Frankfurt am Main
Nordwest Clinic (Krankenhaus)

Uta Meyding-Lamade

Neurologist
33 years of experience
  • Prof. Uta Meyding-Lamade specializes in the treatment of West syndrome, focusing on early diagnosis and intervention.
  • Standard treatment methods for West syndrome include ACTH therapy, corticosteroids, and antiepileptic drugs such as vigabatrin.
  • She graduated from Heidelberg University in 1988, with postgraduate training at University College London and the University of Memphis.
  • She heads the Neurology Department at Nordwest Clinic and the Viral Encephalitis German Neurology Society.
  • She serves as a regional adviser on stroke treatment at the Robert Koch Institute and has received numerous scholarships and prizes.
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Aygun Mammadova
Neurologist
39 years of experience

Aygun Mammadova

Neurologist
39 years of experience
Azerbaijan, Baku
Biological Medicine-Integrative Health Center Baku
Kyoung Heo
Neurologist
4.5
42 reviews
Republic of Korea, Seoul
Severance Hospital

Kyoung Heo

Neurologist

accreditations:

The Korean Epilepsy Society
The Korea Medical Association

Prof. Heo is a leading neurologist in South Korea specializing in epilepsy treatment. He is the head of the Neurology Department at Yonsei Severance Hospital and a graduate of Yonsei University College of Medicine. He is a member of The Korean Epilepsy Society, The Korean Neurological Association, and The Korea Medical Association.

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Yaşar Kütükçü
4.6
460 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Anadolu Medical Center

Prof. Yaşar Kütükçü is a neurologist with an education from Gülhane Askeri Tıp Akademisi Medical School and University of California San Francisco. He is a member of Turkish Neurology Society, Parkinson’s Disease Society and International Parkinson and Movement Disorders Society and specializes in Neurophysiology (Deep Brain Stimulation) and movement disorders treatment.

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Sultan Tarlaci
Neurologist
24 years of experience
4.2
45 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
NP Istanbul Brain Hospital

Sultan Tarlaci

Neurologist
24 years of experience
Prof. Dr. Sultan TARLACI is an experienced Neurologist with 25+ years of experience in the treatment of various neurological diseases, including headaches, dizziness, migraine, fainting, dementia, brain diseases, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, stroke, sleep apnea, vertigo, epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, paralysis, neurological diseases, and more. He has authored several books and chapters in books, published in international peer-reviewed journals, and received several awards. He is a graduate of Ege University School of Medicine and completed his Neurology Residency at Ege University.Read more
Semra Acar
Neurologist
23 years of experience
4.6
26 reviews

Semra Acar

Neurologist
23 years of experience
Turkey, Istanbul
Lokman Hekim Istanbul Hospital
Aviva Fatal-valevsky
Neurologist
45 years of experience
4.4
137 reviews
Israel, Tel Aviv
Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)

Aviva Fatal-valevsky

Neurologist
45 years of experience

accreditations:

Israel Medical Association
European Paediatric Neurology Society
Israeli Pediatric Neurology Society

Aviva Fattal-Valevski is an experienced neurologist specializing in the treatment of brain neurogenetic disorders in children. She has been in the field since 1993 and has held various positions at the Sourasky Medical Center since then. She is a member of various medical organizations, such as the Israel Medical Association, the Israel Society of Clinical Pediatrics, and the European Paediatric Neurology Society.

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Uri Kramer
Neurologist
55 years of experience
4.4
137 reviews
Israel, Tel Aviv
Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)

Uri Kramer

Neurologist
55 years of experience

accreditations:

Israel Epilepsy Association
Israeli Pediatric Neurology Society

Dr. Uri Kramer is a highly experienced pediatric neurologist with a specialty in epilepsy treatment in children, who has been practicing for over 50 years. He is the author of a novel epilepsy alarm-system and has written over 160 scientific papers in pediatric neurology. He is also the former President of the Israel Epilepsy Association and a member of the American and Israeli Pediatric Neurology Societies.

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Baris Topcular
Neurologist
18 years of experience
5.0
18 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Group Florence Nightingale Hospitals

Baris Topcular

Neurologist
18 years of experience

General Information and Presentation

He completed his primary education at Şenlikköy Primary School and his secondary education at the Istek Foundation Florya Bilge Kagan High School. He graduated from Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine in 2001. He completed his specialist education in Istanbul Medical Faculty Neurology Department in 2006. In 2006 he worked at the Neurology Clinic and the PharmaZentrum Research Center of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Basel, Switzerland. Between 2007 and 2011, Bakırköy Prof. Dr. He worked at Mazhar Osman Mental Health and Neurological Diseases Training and Research Hospital in the 3rd Neurology Clinic and in the Dementia and Movement Disorders policlinics. Since October 2011, he has been working at Istanbul University of Science, Faculty of Medicine, Neurology, USA.

 

Experience

İstanbul Bilim University Faculty of Medicine Neurology, 

Şişli Florence Nightingale Hospital 

Kadıköy Florence Nightingale Hospital Neurology Clinics, 

Gayrettepe Metropolitan Florence Nightingale Hospital PET department.

 

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Miri Neufeld
Neurologist
51 years of experience
4.4
137 reviews
Israel, Tel Aviv
Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)

Miri Neufeld

Neurologist
51 years of experience

accreditations:

Israel Medical Association

Dr. Miri Neufeld is a highly experienced and well-esteemed neurosurgeon with 49 years of service at the Sourasky Medical Center, specializing in the treatment of brain diseases such as epilepsy. She has completed medical education at Tel Aviv University, interned at Sheba Medical Center, completed residency in Neurology at Beilinson Medical Center, interned at the Mayo Clinic (USA), and held memberships in various medical associations.

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Svetlana Kipervasser
Neurologist
32 years of experience
4.4
137 reviews

Svetlana Kipervasser

Neurologist
32 years of experience
Israel, Tel Aviv
Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)
Itzhak Fried
Neurosurgeon
38 years of experience
4.4
137 reviews
Israel, Tel Aviv
Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)

Itzhak Fried

Neurosurgeon
38 years of experience
Dr. Itzhak Fried is a renowned neurosurgeon and neuroscientist who graduated from Stanford University and trained at Yale University. He specializes in advanced brain surgeries, epilepsy treatment, deep brain stimulation, functional brain mapping and epilepsy-related vascular malformations treatments. He is also known for his innovative approach to study the nature and development of epilepsy seizures, modern programs for management of patients with epilepsy, and new methods for recovery speech and memory disorders. He currently practices at Ichilov Hospital, Tel-Aviv Medical Center and teaches at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Yale University.Read more
Nir Giladi
Neurologist
41 years of experience
4.4
137 reviews
Israel, Tel Aviv
Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)

Nir Giladi

Neurologist
41 years of experience

accreditations:

The Israeli Parkinson Association
The World Health Organization
The International Parkinson and Movement Disorders Society
Dr. Nir Giladi is an experienced neurologist with over 30 years of practical experience, specializing in the treatment of neurological disorders, recovery of supporting-motor system, Parkinson's disease, and parkinsonism. He has held various positions in medical centers and universities, and has been involved in research for over 20 years. He has received various awards and is a member of numerous prestigious organizations.Read more

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