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Donna C. Bergen, MD

Donna C. Bergen, MD
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  • 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:
  • Developmental delay
  • Dipole source localization of seizure and onset zone
  • Electroencephalography
  • Electroencephalography, video
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy and pregnancy
  • Epilepsy in women
  • Epilepsy, treatment-resistant
  • Evoked potential testing
  • Landau-Kleffner syndrome
  • Language delay
  • Pseudoseizures
  • Syncope
Research Interests:
  • Treatment of intractable epilepsy
  • Investigational drug trials
  • Antiepileptic drugs
  • Pharmacologic and surgical treatment of intractable epilepsy
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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. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
    2011 Jul
  4. Beyond the monthly seizure count
    Bergen DC
    Epilepsy Curr
    2010 Sep
  5. 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 Oct
  6. 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, French J, Baltuch G, Rosenfeld W, Youkilis A, Marks W, Garcia P, Barbaro N, Fountain N, Bazil C, Goodman R, McKhann G, Babu Krishnamurthy K, Papavassiliou S, Epstein C, Pollard J, Tonder L, Grebin J, Coffey R, Graves N; SANTE Study Group
    2010 May
  7. Benign EEG patterns: is there more to learn?
    Bergen DC
    Epilepsy Curr
    2010 Mar
  8. Intractable epilepsy in patients treated for childhood acute lymphocytic leukemia
    Fasano RE, Bergen DC
    2009 May
  9. Pharmacokinetics of phenytoin: reminders and discoveries
    Bergen DC
    Epilepsy Curr
    2009 Jul-Aug
  10. Children with epilepsy: why can't they pay attention?
    Bergen DC
    Epilepsy Curr
    2009 Jan-Feb
  11. Diagnosing pseudoseizures: don't hold your breath
    Bergen DC
    Epilepsy Curr
    2008 Nov-Dec
  12. Reducing the risk of epilepsy: using the pharmacy for more than drug dispensing
    Bergen DC
    2008 Nov 11
  13. Postmortem study of deep brain stimulation of the anterior thalamus: case report
    Pilitsis JG, Chu Y, Kordower J, Bergen DC, Cochran EJ, Bakay RA
    2008 Feb
    62(2):E530-2; discussion E532
  14. Restricted diffusion on magnetic resonance imaging in partial status epilepticus
    Buracchio T, Lewis SL, Jhaveri M, Bergen D
    Arch Neurol
    2008 Feb
  15. Effects of poverty on cognitive function: a hidden neurologic epidemic
    Bergen DC
    2008 Aug 5
  16. 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 Aug
    70(2):160-4; discussion 164

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