Stephen C. Karceski, M.D. | Epilepsy NYC - Epilepsy Foundation of Metropolitan New York

About: Stephen C. Karceski, M.D.


Profile: Dr. Steven Karceski completed a Biochemistry degree as an undergraduate at the University of Maryland, College Park. He received his medical degree at Georgetown and completed a residency in Neurology at Stanford University, where he was appointed Chief Resident in Neurology. After completing his residency, he proceeded to a 2-year fellowship in Epilepsy and EEG at Stanford University.

Dr. Karceski is currently the Director of Clinical Trials at the Weill Cornell Epilepsy Center. His primary interest is in the care of adolescent and adult patients with epilepsy and his research interests include the development of new medications, as well as, new approaches to the evaluation and surgical treatment of extratemporal lobe epilepsies.

He has authored many articles that have appeared an Epilepsia, Epilepsy & Behavior, the Current Opinions in Neurology, Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports, Practical Neurology, CNS Spectrums, and Journal of Gender Specific Medicine, and Neurology. Dr. Karceski is also the author of several book chapters and serves on the editorial board for the journal of the American Neurological Association, Neurology. He has been involved with the Epilepsy Foundation for many years.

Posts by Stephen C. Karceski, M.D.:

Q&A with Dr. Stephen Karceski

NEXT UP: Part II of “What Is Uncontrolled Epilepsy” by Dr. Akila Venkataraman       The team at EFMNY would like to thank you for your questions! After each article we feature, we’ll post answers from our experts to the most frequently asked questions we receive.  Please note that these Q&A posts, like our […]

What is Uncontrolled Epilepsy?: Part I

It seems simple: either a person’s seizures are controlled or they are not.  However, what does it mean to have controlled seizures?  To an Epilepsy Specialist, controlled seizures mean that the seizures have stopped.  Uncontrolled seizures are ones which continue, even though the person has tried one (or many) medications.  Surprisingly, many people come to […]