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Sarah Kelley, MD

Sarah Aminoff Kelley, MD
Director, Pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
Assistant Professor of Neurology

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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

  • Epilepsy Center


Epilepsy, Epilepsy Surgery, Neurology

Research Interests

Simulation based education research; Epilepsy


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.


  • English
  • Hebrew


2008-present American Academy of Neurology
2009-present Child Neurology Society
2011-present American Epilepsy Society

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    • SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine (Buffalo NY ) (2006)


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


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


    • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology / 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.
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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-9441
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    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-9441
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    • Neurology - Epilepsy
    • Neurology - Pediatric Neurology

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