Albert James Fessler, M.D.
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Dr. Fessler completed undergraduate studies a...
Dr. Fessler completed undergraduate studies at Johns Hopkins University and graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, TN. He completed his Neurology residency at Duke University Medical Center and his fellowship training in Clinical Neurophysiology with a focus in Epilepsy and EEG at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He was on faculty at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis before joining the faculty of the University of Rochester in 2004.
He is board certified in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, Epilepsy Monitoring and Sleep Medicine. He is an active member of many professional organizations including the American Academy of Neurology, the American Epilepsy Society, and the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society. Prior to becoming Chief of the Division of Epilepsy, Dr. Fessler was Director for Clinical Research at the Strong Epilepsy Center. He has been active as Principal Investigator in multiple clinical trials, and his current research interests include psychiatric aspects of epilepsy and the surgical treatment of partial seizures.
Professor of Clinical Neurology - Department of Neurology, Epilepsy (SMD)
Residency & Fellowship
Fellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology, Mayo Foundation Rochester. 1999 - 2001
Residency, Neurology, Duke University Medical Center. 1996 - 1999
Internship, Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center. 1995 - 1996
MD | Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. 1995
Strong Stars for commitment to service excellence. 2007 - 2008
American Clinical Neurophysiology Society – Travel Award. 2000
National Epifellows Foundation – Sixth Annual Scientific Forum. 1998
Associated Professional Sleep Societies – Travel Award. 1998
Selection for Merritt-Putnam Epilepsy Update. 1997
Graduation with Departmental Honors (Behavioral Biology). 1991
Nair DR, Laxer KD, Weber PB, Murro AM, Park YD, Barkley GL, Smith BJ, Gwinn RP, Doherty MJ, Noe KH, Zimmerman RS, Bergey GK, Anderson WS, Heck C, Liu CY, Lee RW, Sadler T, Duckrow RB, Hirsch LJ, Wharen RE, Tatum W, Srinivasan S, McKhann GM, Agostini MA, Alexopoulos AV, Jobst BC, Roberts DW, Salanova V, Witt TC, Cash SS, Cole AJ, Worrell GA, Lundstrom BN, Edwards JC, Halford JJ, Spencer DC, Ernst L, Skidmore CT, Sperling MR, Miller I, Geller EB, Berg MJ, Fessler AJ, Rutecki P, Goldman AM, Mizrahi EM, Gross RE, Shields DC, Schwartz TH, Labar DR, Fountain NB, Elias WJ, Olejniczak PW, Villemarette-Pittman NR, Eisenschenk S, Roper SN, Boggs JG, Courtney TA, Sun FT, Seale CG, Miller KL, Skarpaas TL, Morrell MJ
Neurology.. 2020 July 20 Epub 07/20/2020.
Selioutski O, Grzesik K, Vasilyeva ON, Hilmarsson Á, Fessler AJ, Liu L, Gross RA
Seizure.. 2017 November 52 :199-204. Epub 10/16/2017.
Jobst BC, Kapur R, Barkley GL, Bazil CW, Berg MJ, Bergey GK, Boggs JG, Cash SS, Cole AJ, Duchowny MS, Duckrow RB, Edwards JC, Eisenschenk S, Fessler AJ, Fountain NB, Geller EB, Goldman AM, Goodman RR, Gross RE, Gwinn RP, Heck C, Herekar AA, Hirsch LJ, King-Stephens D, Labar DR, Marsh WR, Meador KJ, Miller I, Mizrahi EM, Murro AM, Nair DR, Noe KH, Olejniczak PW, Park YD, Rutecki P, Salanova V, Sheth RD, Skidmore C, Smith MC, Spencer DC, Srinivasan S, Tatum W, Van Ness P, Vossler DG, Wharen RE, Worrell GA, Yoshor D, Zimmerman RS, Skarpaas TL, Morrell MJ
Epilepsia.. 2017 June 58 (6):1005-1014. Epub 04/07/2017.
Rathke KM, Schäuble B, Fessler AJ, So EL
Archives of neurology.. 2011 June 68 (6):775-8. Epub 1900 01 01.
Reliability of seizure semiology in patients with 2 seizure foci
Rathke KM; Schauble B; Fessler AJ; So EL.
Arch Neurol. 2011; 68(6): 775-8.
Johnson N, Henry C, Fessler AJ, Dalmau J
Neurology.. 2010 October 1975 (16):1480-2. Epub 09/08/2010.
Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis causing prolonged nonconvulsive status epilepticus
Johnson N; Henry C; Fessler AJ; Dalmau J.
Neurology. 2010; 75(16): 1480-20.
Fessler AJ, Treiman DM
Neurology.. 2009 November 2473 (21):1720-1. Epub 10/28/2009.
Subjective perception of cognition is related to mood and not performance.
Marino SE; Meador KJ; Loring DW; Okun MS; Fernandez HH; Fessler AJ; Kustra RP; Miller JM; Ray PG; Schoenberg MR; Vahle VJ; Werz MA.
Epilepsy Behav. 2009; 14(3): 459-464.
Epilepsy and Aggression: Proceed with Caution (editorial).
Fessler AJ; Treiman DM.
Neurology. 2009; 73(21): 1720-1.
Siegel AM, Cascino GD, Fessler AJ, So EL, Meyer FB
Epilepsy research.. 2008 August 80 (2-3):158-62. Epub 05/15/2008.
Wetjen NM, Cascino GD, Fessler AJ, So EL, Buchhalter JR, Mullan BP, O'Brien TJ, Meyer FB, Marsh WR
Journal of neurosurgery.. 2006 July 105 (1):71-6. Epub 1900 01 01.
Meador KJ, Loring DW, Vahle VJ, Ray PG, Werz MA, Fessler AJ, Ogrocki P, Schoenberg MR, Miller JM, Kustra RP
Neurology.. 2005 June 2864 (12):2108-14. Epub 1900 01 01.
Eisenman LN, Attarian H, Fessler AJ, Vahle VJ, Gilliam F
Epilepsia.. 2005 May 46 (5):664-8. Epub 1900 01 01.
Erbayat Altay E, Fessler AJ, Gallagher M, Attarian HP, Dehdashti F, Vahle VJ, Ojemann J, Dowling JL, Gilliam FG
Epilepsia.. 2005 April 46 (4):573-6. Epub 1900 01 01.
Gilliam FG, Fessler AJ, Baker G, Vahle V, Carter J, Attarian H
Neurology.. 2004 January 1362 (1):23-7. Epub 1900 01 01.
Gallagher MJ, Eisenman LN, Brown KM, Erbayat-Altay E, Hecimovic H, Fessler AJ, Attarian HP, Gilliam FG
Epilepsia.. 2004 January 45 (1):90-1. Epub 1900 01 01.
Wass CT, Grady RE, Fessler AJ, Cascino GD, Lozada L, Bechtle PS, Marsh WR, Sharbrough FW, Schroeder DR
Epilepsia.. 2001 October 42 (10):1340-4. Epub 1900 01 01.
Fessler AJ, Alberts MJ
Neurology.. 2000 February 2254 (4):1010. Epub 1900 01 01.