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Dr. Monica B. Dhakar

Dr. Monica B. Dhakar, MD, MS

I am a board certified neurologist with specialization in epilepsy. I care for patients with epilepsy in my clinic and hospital setting. My research interests include broad range of epilepsy areas including status epilepticus, seizures in critically ill patients, epidemiology and healthcare outcome in epilepsy and autoimmune epilepsy.


  • Neurology

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Psychiatry/Neurology


  • Yale University School of Medicine


  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Medical School: ECFMG-University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine
  • Internship: Sinai Grace Hospital
  • Residency: Wayne University School of Medicine

Honors & Awards

Young Investigator award in America Epilepsy Society in 2014

American Clinical Neurophysiology Society in 2017


Acute Resective Surgery for the Treatment of Refractory Status Epilepticus.

A retrospective cross-sectional study of the prevalence of generalized convulsive status epilepticus in traumatic brain injury: United States 2002-2010.

Frontal Aslant Tract Abnormality on Diffusion Tensor Imaging in an Aphasic Patient With 49, XXXXY Syndrome

Sacral Spine Myeloid Sarcoma

Acute Onset Dystonia after Infarction of Premotor and Supplementary Motor Cortex.

A Cryptic Case: Isolated Cerebral Mucormycosis