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Eduardo R. Locatelli, MD, MPH

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An expert in the areas of Neurology and Epilepsy, Dr. Locatelli is actively involved as an expert speaker, teaching and maximizing computer technology applications in medicine. In addition to his medical doctorate degree, he has obtained his master’s in public health. He has authored scientific papers and is co-author of Locatelli & Singh’s Handbook of Neurology. He appears in Who’s Who in Executives & Professionals.

Office Hours
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5 pm  

Patient Hours
Monday - Thursday, 9 am - 5 pm  

Current Leadership Positions
Chief Medical Information Officer, Holy Cross Hospital 
Director, Holy Cross Neuroscience Institute
Medical Director, Holy Cross Epilepsy Monitoring Unit

Focus Areas
Neurology, Epilepsy

Notable Work Experience
Director, Florida Neuroscience Center (2007-2011)
Director, Epilepsy Program, Neurology Department - Cleveland Clinic Florida (2000-2007)
Director, Medical Informatics - Cleveland Clinic Florida (2000-2007)
Faculty, Neurology Residency Program - Cleveland Clinic Florida (2000-2007)

Florida Medical Board
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
American Society of Neuroimaging

Residency / Fellowship
Neurophysiology Fellowship George Washington University, Washington DC (1998-1999)
Neurology Resident (PYG II-III-IV) & Medical Internship (PYG I) George Washington University, Washington DC (1994-1998)

Research Fellow, Neuroimaging, Movement Disorders, and Dementia (1992-1994)

Higher Education
Nova Southeastern University, Davie, Florida, MPH (2005)
Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, M.D. (1989)
Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina, M.A. (1983)
Colegio Nacional A. de Valle, Argentina, B.S. (1982)

Professional Associations
American Epilepsy Society
American Medical Association
American Academy of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
American Academy of Neurology

Teacher of the Year Award, Cleveland Clinic (2004)
Best Neurology Resident (1998)
Epilepsy MiniFellowship Program (1998)
TOPScholar Fellow Program (1998)

Research/ Publications
Locatelli ER, Verhagen-Metman L, Blin J, Blesa R, Tierney M, Roberts JW, and Chase TN. Levodopa-or Apomorphine-induced motor improvement in Parkinson's disease (PD) associated with decrease neuronal activity in basal ganglia. 47th Annual meeting of American Academy of Neurology, May 6-13, 1995, Seattle, Washington.

Verhagen-Metman L, Locatelli ER, Bravi D, Mouradian MM, and Chase TN. Contributions of the post-synaptic changes to motor fluctuations in Parkinson's disease. 47th Annual meeting of American Academy of Neurology, May 6-13, 1995, Seattle, Washington.

Verhagen-Metman L, Locatelli ER, Bravi D, Mouradian MM, and Chase TN. Apomorphine responses in Parkinson's disease and the pathogenesis of motor complications. Neurology 1997; 48:369-372.

Locatelli ER, Laureno R, Ballard P, Mark AS. MRI in vitamin B12 deficiency myelopathy. Can J Neurol Sci. 1999 Feb;26(1):60-3.

Locatelli ER, Shuaib A, Varghese JP, Potolicchio S. Cardiac asystole and bradycardia as a manifestation of left temporal lobe complex partial seizure. Ann Intern Med. 1999 Apr 6;130(7):581-3.

Singh SP, Locatelli ER, Jones RV, Caputy AJ, Potolicchio SJ. Factors influencing surgical outcomes in patients with bitemporal lobe epilepsy. 52tnd Annual meeting of American Academy of Neurology, April 29 - May 6, 2000, San Diego, California.

Locatelli ER, Singh S. The Locatelli & Singh’s Handbook of Neurology. International Medical Publishing, Inc. 2000.

Milde P, Guccion JG, Kelly J, Locatelli ER, Jones RV. Adult polyglucosan body disease.Arch Pathol Lab Med 2001 Apr;125(4):519-22.

Arias F, Locatelli ER, Rosenthal R. Myasthenia Gravis improvement after laparoscopic Rouxen-Y Gastric Bypass. Obesity Surgery, 2005.

Locatelli ER, Syed T. Disease-specific surveys are better than general health surveys in etecting ethnic differences in health related quality of life in epilepsy. American Academy of Neurology, Annual Meeting, March 2005, Miami Beach, Florida.

Syed T, Locatelli ER, Non-Caucasians with epilepsy report lower health related quality of life. International Epilepsy Society annual meeting. September 2005 Paris, France.

Syed T, Locatelli ER, Diagnosis of Nonepileptic Pseudoseizures Can be
Predicted Using a Simple survey. American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting December 2005. Washington, DC.

Bermeo A, Schuele S, Locatelli ER, Burgess R , Hans O. Lueders H, Anoxia-Ischemia as a Mechanism of Seizure Termination in Patients with Ictal Asystole. American Academy of Neurology, Annual Meeting, May 2007, Boston, Massachusetts.

Schuele S, Bermeo A, Locatelli ER et al, Video-electrographic and Clinical Features in Patients with Ictal Asystole. Neurology, 2007 in press.


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