G. Rees Cosgrove, MD, FRCSC (left)
and Andrew S. Blum, MD, PhD (right).
Members of Rhode Island Hospital's CEP team meet regularly to review patients who may be candidates for surgery and determine each patient's best course of care.
Our physicians are nationally known for their expertise in advanced epilepsy care, and in the development of treatments for non-epileptic seizures. Rhode Island Hospital’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Program (CEP) offers epilepsy care that is on par with the very best in the world.
The CEP operates under the direction of Andrew S. Blum, MD, PhD, medical director of the program and G. Rees Cosgrove, MD, FRCSC, surgical director of the program.
Andrew S. Blum, MD, PhD, is medical director of the comprehensive
epilepsy program and director of the EEG laboratory at Rhode Island
Hospital. He also directs the neurology residency training program at
Rhode Island Hospital, and is an associate professor of neurology at The
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
G. Rees Cosgrove, MD, FRCSC, is chief of neurosurgery at Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital and surgical director of the comprehensive epilepsy program. He is also the inaugural chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He is one of the world’s experts in the surgical treatment of seizure disorders.
Andrew S. Blum, MD, PhD, Medical Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
Julie L. Roth, MD, Director, Women’s Health in Epilepsy
David E. Mandelbaum, MD, PhD, Chief of Pediatric Neurology
John N. Gaitanis, MD, Director, Pediatric Epilepsy
Jessica Mulligan, MS, RD, LDN, Ketogenic and Metabolic Nutrition Specialist
W. Curt LaFrance, Jr., MD, MPH, Director, Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Neurology and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology (Research) at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Geoffrey Tremont, PhD, Director, Neuropsychology, Rhode Island Hospital
Christine L. Trask, PhD, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Rhode Island Hospital
Michael A. Friedman, MD, Psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital
Glenn A. Tung, MD, Neuroradiology, and Assistant Dean, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Sandra Sylvestre, RN, CNRN, Epilepsy Nurse Coordinator, Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
Rita A. Stamatopoulos, Administrative Coordinator, Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
Glen L. Palmer, Administrative Support, Rhode Island Hospital
Jeffrey Wincze, PhD, Psychologist
Biomedical Engineering Staff
Rhode Island Hospital
593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903