Erhan Ergene, MD

Erhan Ergene, MD

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OSF Illinois Neurological Institute

200 E. Pennsylvania Avenue
Peoria, Illinois 61603
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Areas of Expertise Electroencephalogram (EEG), Epilepsy

Medical Education Istanbul University (Istanbul, Turkey)

Internship(s) Internal Medicine - University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM; 1995-1996)

Residency Neurology - University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM; 1996-1999)

Fellowship(s) Clinical Neurophysiology - University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM; 1999-2000)

Board Certification(s) Clinical Neurophysiology - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Epilepsy - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Professional Memberships American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society

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Associated with OSF Illinois Neurological Institute, OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, OSF Saint Elizabeth Medical Center, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, OSF St. Joseph Medical Center

When did you join Illinois Neurological Institute?

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My wife, Kristina, and I have a beautiful daughter, Kayla.

What medical change has impacted the field of Epilepsy the most since you began practicing medicine?
Availability of new generation seizure medications and advancement of surgical treatments for epilepsy.

Why did you choose neurology?
I chose neurology as a profession because the brain is the most interesting part of the body and the clinical manifestations of neurological disorders are fascinating. It gives me great satisfaction and a sense of accomplishment especially to deal with the very challenging seizure disorders.

Why did you choose Peoria, Illinois, to practice when you could have gone anywhere in the country?
I found a good work environment to practice in my subspecialty.

Do you have any advice to give patients?
My advice to patients with epilepsy: research to learn more and educate other people about epilepsy

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