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Albany Med’s multidisciplinary epilepsy team includes nationally-recognized adult and pediatric epilepsy subspecialists; epilepsy neurosurgeons; neurophysiology fellows; neuropsychologists; neuroradiologists; specialized epilepsy nurses and nurse practitioner; registered electroencephalographic technologists; and internationally recognized research faculty.

The team focuses on evaluating and treating people with seizures using the most modern techniques available. Each patient undergoes a multi-step diagnostic regimen designed to determine the location of the seizure focus and the most beneficial treatment plan.

Our team and their areas of expertise include:

Anthony Ritaccio, MD
Director, Epilepsy and Human Brain
Mapping Program

Epilepsy and seizure disorders
Brain mapping

Michael Gruenthal, MD, PhD
Professor and Bender Chairman
Department of Neurology


Marjorie Bunch, MD

Electroencephalography (EEG)
New onset seizures

Bridget Frawley, MD

Electroencephalography (EEG)

Timothy Lynch, MD

Electroencephalography (EEG)

Matthew Adamo, MD

Adult and pediatric epilepsy surgery

John C. Dalfino, MD

Adult epilepsy surgery