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Paul M. Levisohn, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology


 

Contact
   Phone: 720-777-1234 (TBD)
   E-mail: (TBD)

Affiliations
Section of Child Neurology, Department of Pediatrics
Children's Hospital Colorado

Certifications
Pediatrics, Neurology with Special Competence in Child Neurology, and certified in EEG

Paul M. Levisohn, MD, received his medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 1970. He completed his Pediatric Residency at the University of Colorado in 1974 and his Neurology Residency and Pediatric Neurology Resident-Fellowship at Washington University/St. Louis Children's Hospital in 1978. Dr. Levisohn joined the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital Colorado in 1996. He was Medical Director of the Children’s Epilepsy Program from 1996 to 2006 and has served as the Medical Director of the Neurodiagnostic Lab for the Division of Child Neurology since 1996. He is also Medical Director of the Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic at Children's Colorado as well as the Ketogenic Diet Program.

Dr. Levisohn is a Principal Investigator for clinical epilepsy research supported by internal and extramural funding. He is currently conducting clinical trials investigating childhood absence epilepsy, new antiepileptic drugs for use in children, and investigating health-related quality of life for children with epilepsy and their families. He is the recipient of numerous research grants for his investigative work in epilepsy.

Dr. Levisohn is a member of many professional societies and has served on numerous committees in his field. He is Chair of the Practice Committee of the American Epilepsy Society, serves on several task forces of the American Epilepsy Society and the national Epilepsy Foundation, and is a member of the Professional Advisory Board of the Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado. He is medical consultant for The Community College of Denver Electrodiagnostic Technology (END) Advisory Committee. He has served on The Children’s Hospital Pediatric Clinical Research Center Scientific Advisory Committee and is currently a member of the University of Colorado Department of Pediatrics Clinical Practice Committee. He is widely published and an active peer reviewer for professional journals.

Publications in PubMed

  • Moe PG, Benke TA, Bernard TJ, Levisohn P. Neurologic and muscular disorders. In: Hay WW Jr, Levin MJ, Sondheimer JM, Deterding RR, editors. Current pediatric diagnosis and treatment. 19th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2009.
  • Pina-Garza JE, Levisohn P, Gucuyener K, Mikati MA, Warnock CR, Conklin HS, Messenheimer J. Adjunctive lamotrigine for partial seizures in patients aged 1 to 24 months. Neurology. 2008 May;70(22 Pt 2):2099-108. [PMID: 18077797]
  • Krumholz A, Wiebe S, Gronseth G, Shinnar S, Levisohn P, Ting T, Hopp J, Shafer P, Morris H, Seiden L, Barkley G, French J. Practice Parameter: evaluating an apparent unprovoked first seizure in adults (an evidence-based review): report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society. Neurology. 2007 Nov;69(21):1996-2007. [PMID: 18025394]
  • Levisohn PM, Holland KD. Topiramate or valproate in patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy: a randomized open-label comparison. Epilepsy Behav. 2007 Jun;10(4):547-52. [PMID: 17482520]
  • Levisohn PM. The autism-epilepsy connection. Epilepsia. 2007;48 Suppl 9:33-5. [PMID: 18047599]