It's How Medicine Should Be®

Physician Profile


call (888) 352-RUSH for help arranging an appointment

Antoaneta J. Balabanov, MD

Patient Feedback
  • Neurology
  • Epilepsy
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
Board Certification:
  • Neurology
  • Epilepsy
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Medical Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria
Residency: Henry Ford Hospital - Neurology
Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center - Neurophysiology
Clinical Expertise:
  • Dietary treatment of epilepsy
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Electroencephalogram, video
  • Epilepsy
  • Landau-Kleffner syndrome
  • Epilepsy, treatment-resistant
  • Epilepsy and pregnancy
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Seizure
Research Interests:
  • Antiepileptic drugs
  • Brain stimulation
Languages Spoken:
  • Bulgarian
Google Map

Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Tailored temporal lobectomy for medically intractable epilepsy: evaluation of pathology and predictors of outcome.
    Falowski SM, Wallace D, Kanner A, Smith M, Rossi M, Balabanov A, Ouyang B, Byrne RW.
    Neurosurgery. 2012
    2012 Sep
    71(3):703-9; discussion 709. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0b013e318262161d.
  2. Predicting white matter targets for direct neurostimulation therapy.
    Rossi MA, Stebbins G, Murphy C, Greene D, Brinker S, Sarcu D, Tenharmsel A, Stoub T, Stein MA, Hoeppner TJ, Byrne RW, Moseley ME, Bammer RA, Bild S, Dennis J, Arnett N, Balabanov A, Bergen D, Kanner AM, Smith MC.
    Epilepsy Res. 2010
    2010 Oct
    91(2-3):176-86. doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2010.07.010. Epub 2010 Aug 21.
  3. Epilepsy surgery and vagal nerve stimulation: what all neurologists should know.
    Balabanov A, Rossi MA.
    Semin Neurol. 2008
    2008 Jul
    28(3):355-63. doi: 10.1055/s-2008-1079340. Epub 2008 Jul 24. Review.
  4. Epidural cylinder electrodes for presurgical evaluation of intractable epilepsy: technical note.
    Byrne RW, Jobe KW, Smith MC, Kanner A, Bergen DC, Palac SM, Balabanov AJ, Ajiboye NA, Takagi I, Whisler WW.
    Surg Neurol. 2008
    2008 Aug
    70(2):160-4; discussion 164. doi: 10.1016/j.surneu.2007.04.024. Epub 2008 Feb 8.
Patient feedback information is available for physicians employed by Rush University Medical Center who have received 30 or more patient surveys. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
Number of Patient Surveys
Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment
Information the care provider gave you about medications
Instructions the care provider gave you about follow-up care
Your confidence in this care provider
Degree to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand
Amount of time the care provider spent with you
For more information about patient feedback, see the Quality Care section of the Rush University Medical Center website.