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Gregory Bergey, M.D.

Gregory Kent Bergey, M.D.

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Director, Johns Hopkins Epilepsy Center

Professor of Neurology


Expertise: Cavernous Malformations, Epilepsy, Epilepsy and Pregnancy, Neurology, Presurgical Evaluations of Intractable Epilepsy, Primary Generalized Epilepsy

Research Interests: Epilepsy seizure onset; propagation and cessation; investigations into computer-simulated neural networks

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)


1800 Orleans St. Sheikh Zayed Tower Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center


601 N. Caroline St. Baltimore, MD 21287 map


As Professor of Neurology at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Gregory Bergey focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of seizures and epilepsy. He sees both adults and adolescents with seizure disorders. Specific interests include the treatment of intractable epilepsy, evaluations for seizure surgery, epilepsy in women (including considerations during pregnancy), treatment of the first seizure and neurostimulator treatments for epilepsy.

He is co-director of the Epilepsy Research Laboratory at Johns Hopkins, where their NIH-funded research projects involve patterns of seizure onset, propagation and cessation, and investigations into computer-simulated neural networks - research that strives to provide insights into mechanisms of seizure activity that can be used to develop better means of seizure control.

After graduating from Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dr. Bergey completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. He later completed a residency in neurology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Bergey received additional postdoctoral training in neurophysiology in the Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Dr. Bergey currently sees patients at the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center in Baltimore on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. more


  • Director, Johns Hopkins Epilepsy Center
  • Professor of Neurology

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes



  • MD, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (1975)


  • Yale-New Haven Hospital / Internal Medicine (1977)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Neurology (1980)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Neurology (1983)


  • National Institutes of Health (1979)
  • National Institute of Drug Abuse / Neurology (1982)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (1978)
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology / Epilepsy (2013)
  • American Board of Psychiatry And Neurology / Neurology (1984)

Research & Publications

Activities & Honors


  • Top Doctor 2017, Baltimore Magazine, 2017 - 2017

Professional Activities

  • Advisory Board Chairman, National EpiFellows Foundation
  • Associate Editor, Epilepsy Currents
  • Board of Directors, American Epilepsy Society

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

An Electrifying New Way to Fight Epilepsy, NeuroLogic (Spring 2015)

Epilepsy patient's seizures dip after implant, Louisville Courier-Journal (02/06/2015)

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