The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Department of Neurology
The David M. Rubenstein
Child Health Bldg, Suite 2158
200 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287
Dr. Kossoff received his medical degree from SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine in New York. He went on to complete a residency in pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. He completed a second residency in child neurology and a fellowship in pediatric epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.
Now an Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Kossoff focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of childhood seizures and epilepsy, particularly treatments other than medications such as diet, neurostimulation and surgery. Specific interests include the ketogenic diet, the Atkins diet for children and adults, infantile spasms, hemispherectomy, the interaction of migraine headaches with epilepsy and Sturge-Weber syndrome.
Dr. Kossoff is also very involved in teaching and is the Director of the Pediatric Neurology Residency Program. He is a coauthor of Treatment of Pediatric Neurologic Disorders and the 4th edition of The Ketogenic Diet.
Dr. Kossoff currently sees epilepsy patients in the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center located in Baltimore on Tuesdays and Thursdays. He sees general pediatric neurology and headache patients at the same location on Wednesdays.
- American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry with special certification in child neurology
- American Board of Pediatrics