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Jyoti A. Pillai

Jyoti A. Pillai, MD

Clinical Associate Professor; Director, Neurophysiology Fellowship


Department: Neurology

Practices: Drexel Neurosciences Institute

Specialties: Neurology

Education

  • MBBS - Topiwala National Medical College, University of Mumbai, India (1989)
  • MD - Internal Medicine, Topiwala National Medical College, University of Mumbai, India (1991)

Awards & Honors

  • "Best Resident" award
  • Funded to represent neurology program at the Annual American Academy of Neurology Conference

Other Languages Spoken

Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Sindhi

Jyoti Pillai, MD, is a neurologist practicing in Philadelphia, and the director of the epilepsy monitoring unit. She is board certified in clinical neurophysiology.

Clinical Services

Epilepsy

Fellowships

  • Clinical Neurophysiology - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2005)

Residencies

  • Neurology - Hahnemann/MCP Hospital (2004)

Internships

  • Internal Medicine - Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Philadelphia

Jyoti Pillai, MD, is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Neurology and director of the Neurophysiology Fellowship program.

Research Interests

Epilepsy

Research

Dr. Pillai's research interests include epilepsy and women's issues in epilepsy.

Publications

Selected Publications:

"Levitiracetam: A Practical Option for Seizure Management in Elderly Patients with Cognitive Impairment"
Lippa CF, Rosso A, Hepler M, Jenssen S, Pillai J, Irwin D
American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias, 25:149-154, 2010

"Interictal EEG and the Diagnosis of Epilepsy"
Jyoti Pillai, Michael Sperling
Review article. Epilepsia 47 (Suppl 1): 14-22, 2006

Book Chapters:

"The EEG of Epilepsy"
Sperling MR, Pillai J
In Advanced Therapy in Epilepsy. Edited by Wheless J, Willmore J, Brumback RA. Shelton, Conn.: People's Medical Pub. House: 57-67; 2009


Contact Information


Practice Office

Drexel Neurosciences Institute
219 N. Broad Street
The Arnold T. Berman, MD Building, 7th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215.762.6915
Fax: 215.762.6914