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Eric Heath Kossoff, M.D.

Director, Child Neurology Residency Program
Professor of Neurology


Appointment Phone


Main Location

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Out-of-State & International Patients +
Out of State Patients

Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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International Patients

Call +1-410-502-7683 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Director, Child Neurology Residency Program
  • Medical Director, Ketogenic Diet Program
  • Professor of Neurology
  • Professor of Pediatrics

Centers & Institutes



Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 410-955-4259

601 N. Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map


Epilepsy, Ketogenic diet, Neurology


Dr. Eric Kossoff focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of childhood seizures and epilepsy, particularly treatments other than medications such as diet, neurostimulation and surgery. He is one of the world experts on dietary treatment for epilepsy. Specific interests include the ketogenic diet, the modified Atkins diet for children and adults, infantile spasms, hemispherectomy, the interaction of migraine headaches with epilepsy and Sturge-Weber syndrome.

Dr. Eric 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 5th edition of Ketogenic Diets.

Dr. Eric Kossoff currently sees epilepsy patients in the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, 5th floor, located in Baltimore on Tuesdays and Thursdays. more

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