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Sam Lhatoo, MBBS, MD, FRCP

Professor of Neurology

Dr. Samden Lhatoo is the Director of the Epilepsy Center at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Ohio, United States. He is also a Professor of Neurology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland. Furthermore, he is the Principal Investigator of the Center for SUDEP Research, a project that is NINDS funded. This is a collaborative research between several institutes with the main goal of increasing the understanding of SUDEP.

Office Address

University Hospitals – Cleveland Medical Center
Department of Neurology
Epilepsy Center – Lakeside 3222A
11100 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH  44106-5040
(216) 844-5855
(216) 844-3160 (fax)

Current Appointments

Director, Epilepsy Center, University Hospitals – Cleveland Medical Center

Education and Training

MBBS, Maulana Azad Medical College, University of Delhi
MD, University College London
FRCP(London)Internal Medicine Residency, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
Residency, Internal Medicine, Bromley Hospitals NHS Trust, London
Neurology Residency, Department of Neurology, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford
Neurology Residency, Department of Neurology, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol
Epilepsy Fellowship, Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy, Institute of Neurology and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London
Epilepsy Research Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio

Board Certification

American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology

Clinical and Research Interests

Investigation and management of refractory epilepsy; mortality of epilepsy with particular regard to sudden death in epilepsy (SUDEP)