Dr. Robert T. Wechsler, MD

Dr. Robert T. Wechsler, MD

Epilepsy | Male | 48 years old

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My goal is for my patients to achieve seizure freedom with no side effects.Read more

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Meridian, ID |
Refused to listen to my patient, insisted he was right but his choice of medication made her sicker until she almost couldn't stay in her home. Transferred to another doctor who listened, took her off the med and saved her life.
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Dr. Wechsler's Care Philosophy

My goal is for my patients to achieve seizure freedom with no side effects.

Dr. Wechsler says...

I am Medical Director of the Idaho Comprehensive Epilepsy Center and Board Certified in the treatment of epilepsy. I am an active clinical researcher and participate in many cutting edge epilepsy clinical trials. I am a member of the Epilepsy Studies Consortium and am active in the leadership of the American Epilepsy Society. I actively volunteer with the Epilepsy Foundation of Idaho and am also an Editor for epilepsy.com. 

Dr. Wechsler's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Epilepsy
  •  Board certified in Clinical Neurophysiology, Epilepsy and Neurology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Epilepsy
  • Neurology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Benign Familial Neonatal Epilepsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy With Myoclonic Absences
  • Epilepsy With Myoclonic-Astatic Crisis
  • Epilepsy, Benign, Occipital
  • Epilepsy, Familial, Mesial, Temporal Lobe
  • Epilepsy, Familial, Temporal Lobe, 4
  • Epilepsy, Generalized - Paroxysmal Dyskinesia
  • Epilepsy, Idiopathic Generalized
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type 1
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type 2
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type 3
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type 4
  • Epilepsy, Partial, Familial
  • Epilepsy, Progressive, Myoclonic 3
  • Epilepsy, Rolandic - Paroxysmal Exercise-Induced Dystonia - Writer's Cramp
  • Epilepsy, X - Linked - Learning Disabilities - Behavior Disorders
  • Epileptic Encephalopathy, Lennox-Gastaut Type
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Genetic Disposition to Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy
  • Headache
  • Insomnia
  • Juvenile Absence Epilepsy
  • Migraine
  • Progressive Familial Myoclonic Epilepsy
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Syncope
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

Education

  • Medical School
    Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    St Joseph Hospital

    Completed in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    Barrow Neurological Institute

    Completed in 2003

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Stanford University Hospital and Clinics

    Completed in 2005

  • Undergraduate School
    Vassar College

    Graduated in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

  • St. Lukes Boise Meridian, Chair, Department of Neurology

Specialties

  • Epilepsy
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Clinical Research
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Neurology

Procedures Performed

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electroencephalogram
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)