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Sarah Kelley, M.D.

Sarah Aminoff Kelley, M.D.
Director, Pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Female  | Languages: English, Hebrew

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Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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  • Director, Pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Centers & Institutes



The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-9100

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-9441

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

601 N. Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-9100


Epilepsy, Epilepsy Surgery, Neurology, Pediatric Neurology

Research Interests

Epilepsy; Simulation based education research


Dr. Sarah Kelley focuses on treating children with epilepsy with an emphasis on those who continue to have seizures after trying multiple medications.

Dr. Kelley is the director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Unit where she oversees the evaluation and management of children with difficult to control or difficult to diagnose epilepsy. She evaluates and manages patients who may be candidates for epilepsy surgery. Dr. Kelley is also very involved with teaching and education and in addition to attending in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit is one of the Attending Physicians on the Pediatric Neurology Inpatient Service.

Dr. Kelley received her medical degree from SUNY at Buffalo Medical School in New York. She then went on to complete her pediatrics residency training followed by her Child Neurology training at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. She then completed her fellowship in clinical neurophysiology/pediatric epilepsy at Johns Hopkins.

Dr. Kelley sees patients with seizures/epilepsy on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons and Wednesday mornings in the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center. more

    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine / MD (2006)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pediatrics (2008)
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Neurology (2011)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Neurology (2013)


    • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatrics (2012, 2016)
    • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology / Epilepsy (2013, 2016)
    • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology / Neurology/Special Child Neurology (2011)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    Kelley, Sarah Aminoff, Choi, Ji Soo, Krauss, Gregory. Lamotrigine. Atlas of Epilepsies. Panayiotopoulos, C.P. (Editor). Springer Reference. 2010. 1767-1774.

    Kelley, SA, Kossoff, EH. Doose Syndrome (Myoclonic Astatic Epilepsy) 40 years of progress. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 2010. Nov;52(11) 988-93.

    Kelley, Sarah A, Hartman, Adam L. Metabolic Treatments for Intractable Epilepsy. Seminars in Pediatric Neurology. 2011 Sep; 18(3): 179-85.

    Kelley SA, Hartman AL, Kossoff EH. Epilepsy. Clinical Decision Support Program on Pediatrics. In Press.

    Kelley Sarah A, Hartman Adam L, Kossoff Eric H. Comorbidity of migraine in children presenting with epilepsy to a tertiary care center. Neurology. 2012 Jul 31; 79(5):468-73.

    Kelley Sarah Aminoff. Anticonvulsant Treatment of Epilepsy and Refractory Status Epilepticus: Recent Clinical Trials. The Neurology Report. Winter 2013. Volume 5, Number 3: 14-18.
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +


    • American Academy of Neurology, 2008
    • American Epilepsy Society, 2011
    • Child Neurology Society, 2009
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