Dr. Tanya J. W. McDonald focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy and seizures. Her specific interests include dietary therapies for adults with epilepsy, evaluations for seizure surgery and epilepsy in women (including considerations during pregnancy).
Her research focuses on the impact of ketogenic diets like the modified Atkins diets, on cardiovascular health measures in adults with epilepsy.
Dr. McDonald completed her undergraduate studies at Emory University and received her medical and doctoral degrees from Cornell University. She trained in neurology and epilepsy at Johns Hopkins.