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Donna C. Bergen, MD

  • Neurology
Board Certification:
  • Neurology
Faculty Rank: Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency: Rush University Medical Center - Neurology
Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center
Clinical Expertise:
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Epilepsy
Research Interests:
  • Epidemiology
  • Public health
  • International neurology
  • International health
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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. ICD coding for epilepsy: Past, present, and future-A report by the International League Against Epilepsy Task Force on ICD codes in epilepsy.
    Jette N, Beghi E, Hesdorffer D, Moshé SL, Zuberi SM, Medina MT, Bergen D
    2015 Feb 12
  2. Undue regulatory control on phenobarbital--an important yet overlooked reason for the epilepsy treatment gap.
    Bhalla D, Aziz H, Bergen D, Birbeck GL, Carpio A, Cavalheiro E, Chivorakoun P, Helen Cross J, Houinato D, Newton CR, Odermatt P, Ravat S, Schmutzhard E, Preux PM
    2015 Apr
  3. Maynard M Cohen, MD, PhD (1920-2014).
    Goetz CG, Bergen DC
    2014 Jun 3
  4. Functional disorders in the Neurology section of ICD-11: A landmark opportunity.
    Stone J, Hallett M, Carson A, Bergen D, Shakir R
    2014 Dec 9
  5. International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) and neurologic disorders: The future.
    Shakir R, Bergen D.
    Neurology. 2013
    2013 Jul 9
    81(2):182-3. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e31829a333c.
  6. Revising the ICD-10 codes for epilepsy and seizures.
    Bergen DC, Beghi E, Medina MT.
    Epilepsia. 2012
    2012 Jul
    53 Suppl 2:3-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1528-1167.2012.03550.x.
  7. Medically intractable temporal lobe epilepsy in patients with normal MRI: surgical outcome in twenty-one consecutive patients.
    Smith AP, Sani S, Kanner AM, Stoub T, Morrin M, Palac S, Bergen DC, Balabonov A, Smith M, Whisler WW, Byrne RW.
    Seizure. 2011
    2011 Jul
    20(6):475-9. doi: 10.1016/j.seizure.2011.02.013. Epub 2011 Mar 23.
  8. Beyond the monthly seizure count.
    Bergen DC.
    Epilepsy Curr. 2010
    2010 Sep
    10(5):111-2. doi: 10.1111/j.1535-7511.2010.01373.x. No abstract available.
  9. 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.
  10. Electrical stimulation of the anterior nucleus of thalamus for treatment of refractory epilepsy.
    Fisher R, Salanova V, Witt T, Worth R, Henry T, Gross R, Oommen K, Osorio I, Nazzaro J, Labar D, Kaplitt M, Sperling M, Sandok E, Neal J, Handforth A, Stern J, DeSalles A, Chung S, Shetter A, Bergen D, Bakay R, Henderson J, et al.
    Epilepsia. 2010
    2010 May
    51(5):899-908. doi: 10.1111/j.1528-1167.2010.02536.x. Epub 2010 Mar 17.
  11. Benign EEG patterns: is there more to learn?
    Bergen DC.
    Epilepsy Curr. 2010
    2010 Mar
    10(2):34-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1535-7511.2009.01346.x. No abstract available.
  12. Intractable epilepsy in patients treated for childhood acute lymphocytic leukemia.
    Fasano RE, Bergen DC.
    Seizure. 2009
    2009 May
    18(4):298-302. doi: 10.1016/j.seizure.2008.10.008. Epub 2008 Nov 28.
  13. Pharmacokinetics of phenytoin: reminders and discoveries.
    Bergen DC.
    Epilepsy Curr. 2009
    2009 Jul-Aug
    9(4):102-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1535-7511.2009.01307.x. No abstract available.
  14. Children with epilepsy: why can't they pay attention?
    Bergen DC.
    Epilepsy Curr. 2009
    2009 Jan-Feb
    9(1):14-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1535-7511.2008.01276.x. No abstract available.
  15. Diagnosing pseudoseizures: don't hold your breath.
    Bergen DC.
    Epilepsy Curr. 2008
    2008 Nov-Dec
    8(6):154-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1535-7511.2008.00277.x. No abstract available.
  16. Reducing the risk of epilepsy: using the pharmacy for more than drug dispensing.
    Bergen DC.
    Neurology. 2008
    2008 Nov 11
    71(20):1564-5. doi: 10.1212/01.wnl.0000326573.12551.f1. Epub 2008 Oct 8. No abstract available.
  17. Postmortem study of deep brain stimulation of the anterior thalamus: case report.
    Pilitsis JG, Chu Y, Kordower J, Bergen DC, Cochran EJ, Bakay RA.
    Neurosurgery. 2008
    2008 Feb
    62(2):E530-2; discussion E532. doi: 10.1227/01.neu.0000316024.81786.78.
  18. Restricted diffusion on magnetic resonance imaging in partial status epilepticus.
    Buracchio T, Lewis SL, Jhaveri M, Bergen D.
    Arch Neurol. 2008
    2008 Feb
    65(2):278-9. doi: 10.1001/archneurol.2007.54. No abstract available.
  19. Effects of poverty on cognitive function: a hidden neurologic epidemic.
    Bergen DC.
    Neurology. 2008
    2008 Aug 5
    71(6):447-51. doi: 10.1212/01.wnl.0000324420.03960.36.
  20. 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.