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Ahmad Marashly, M.D.

Dr. Gonzalez

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Expertise

Pediatric epilepsy, Pediatric neurology, Epilepsy surgery, Neuromodulation, Deep brain stimulation, Refractory epilepsy, Brain mapping, Invasive EEG, Multiple hippocampal transections (memory saving procedure)

Locations

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
601 N. Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21287

Background

Ahmad Marashly, M.D., is a pediatric epilepsy specialist helping children of all ages manage epilepsy symptoms. He has advanced expertise in surgical treatment of epilepsy that doesn’t respond well to medications (refractory epilepsy). Dr. Marashly works with pediatric epileptologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists and neuropsychologists to evaluate each child and determine if surgery is the right treatment. He follows the patient from evaluation through surgery and post-surgical care to ensure the best possible outcome.

Dr. Marashly is an assistant professor of neurology in the Department of Neurology and medical director of the pediatric epilepsy surgery program at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Marashly sees patients in the Baltimore metropolitan area.

He received his medical degree from Damascus University and completed a pediatric residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. He continued his training by completing several fellowships, including a pediatric neurology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, and epilepsy and clinical neuropsychology fellowships at University Hospitals of Case Medical Center in Ohio.

Dr. Marashly’s research interests include epilepsy surgery outcomes, hemispherectomy, electroencephalography, semiology, the role of functional MRI in pediatric epilepsy surgery, and brain mapping. He is a member of the American Epilepsy Society, the Child Neurology Society and the Pediatric Epilepsy Research Consortium, and has published his research in numerous medical journals.

Training and Education

Board Certification

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with special qualification in Child Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Epilepsy

Fellowship

  • Epilepsy, Case Western Reserve University (Ohio), 2014-15
  • Clinical Neurophysiology, Case Western Reserve (Ohio), 2013-14
  • Pediatric Neurology, Cleveland Clinic (Ohio), 2010-13

Residency

Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (Louisiana), 2008-10

Education

M.D., Damascus University (Damascus), 2005

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