Doctor of Medicine
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Robert T. Wechsler, MD, PhD, FAES, FAAN specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy, nonepileptic seizures, and convulsion. He is the owner of Consultants in Epilepsy and Neurology, PLLC, and medical director of the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) at St. Luke’s Boise.
Dr. Wechsler earned a medical degree from Finch University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School, where he also received a PhD in neuroscience. He completed his residency in neurology at Barrow Neurological Institute/St. Joseph’s Hospital and a fellowship in epilepsy at Stanford University Hospital Comprehensive Epilepsy Center.
Dr. Wechsler is currently a clinical instructor in the department of neurology at the University of Washington. He is also a long-time, active member of the American Epilepsy Society, currently representing them on the board of the American Brain Coalition. Dr. Wechsler is board president of Epilepsy Foundation of Idaho, and serves as their Professional Advisory Board Chair. He is also a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the National Association of Epilepsy Centers, the Private Practice Epileptology Consortium, and a founder of the Northwest Epilepsy Centers Consortium.
Dr. Wechsler is active in epilepsy research. He is a member of the Epilepsy Studies Consortium, and has participated as an investigator in many epilepsy clinical trials and publications. He has also been involved in a variety of industry-sponsored educational initiatives: developing educational content and participating in professional advisory boards, speaker bureaus, and steering committees.