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Jyoti A. Pillai

Jyoti A. Pillai, MD

Associate Professor and Vice Chair; Director, Neurology Residency


Department: Neurology

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

Clinical Background

Jyoti Pillai, MD, is a neurologist practicing at Reading Hospital, where she is medical director of epilepsy. 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 associate professor and vice chair of the Department of Neurology at Drexel University College of Medicine.

Research Interests

Epilepsy with focus on women's health , drug-resistant epilepsy, cognitive and behavioral issues and health disparities in patients with 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