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Laurie Seltzer, D.O.

Laurie Seltzer, D.O.

Neurology , Pediatrics , Child Neurology

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About Me

Professional Background

Laurie Seltzer, DO, is an Assistant Professor of Child Neurology and Epilepsy at the University of Rochester. Her clinical interests are both in pediatric epilepsy and general child neurology. Dr. Seltzer completed undergraduate studies at Lehigh University and graduated from Philadelphia College ...
Laurie Seltzer, DO, is an Assistant Professor of Child Neurology and Epilepsy at the University of Rochester. Her clinical interests are both in pediatric epilepsy and general child neurology. Dr. Seltzer completed undergraduate studies at Lehigh University and graduated from Philadelphia College Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. She completed two years of pediatric training at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD and three years of child neurology training at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, NY. She is currently completing an epilepsy fellowship in epilepsy in addition to seeing general child neurology patients.

Dr. Seltzer is board certified in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology and board certified in Epilepsy. She is an active member in the American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society, and the Child Neurology Society. She has several research interests including developmental outcomes in children with congenital heart disease and the treatment of intractable epilepsy, particularly in infants.

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Neurology, Epilepsy (SMD)

Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD) - Joint


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Epilepsy, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2011 - 2013

Residency, Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2008 - 2011

Residency, Pediatrics, University of Maryland Hospital for Children. 2006 - 2008

Internship, Internal Medicine, Lankenau Hospital. 2005 - 2006


DO | Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. 2005


Journal Articles

Efficacy of cannabidiol in convulsive and nonconvulsive seizure types associated with treatment-resistant epilepsies in the expanded access program.

Flamini RJ, Comi AM, Bebin EM, Chez MG, Clark G, Devinsky O, Hussain SA, Lyons PD, Patel AD, Rosengard JL, Sahebkar F, Segal E, Seltzer L, Szaflarski JP, Weinstock A

Epilepsia.. 2023 May 26 Epub 05/26/2023.

Identification and successful management of near-lethal ventricular tachycardia in 2q24 deletion-associated developmental and epileptic encephalopathy.

Toth J, Waickman A, Jost J, Seltzer L, Vinocur JM, Auerbach DS

Seizure.. 2021 October 91 :146-149. Epub 06/10/2021.

Intra-Operative Cortical Asynchrony Predicts Abnormal Post-Operative Electroencephalogram.

Swartz MF, Seltzer LE, Cholette JM, Yoshitake S, Darrow N, Algahim MF, Alfieris GM

The Annals of thoracic surgery.. 2020 June 5 Epub 06/05/2020.

Long-term safety and efficacy of cannabidiol in children and adults with treatment resistant Lennox-Gastaut syndrome or Dravet syndrome: Expanded access program results.

Laux LC, Bebin EM, Checketts D, Chez M, Flamini R, Marsh ED, Miller I, Nichol K, Park Y, Segal E, Seltzer L, Szaflarski JP, Thiele EA, Weinstock A,

Epilepsy research.. 2019 August 154 :13-20. Epub 03/25/2019.

Neurodevelopmental Delay following the Neonatal Repair of Coarctation and Arch Obstruction.

Simon BV, Swartz MF, Orie JM, Adams HR, Seltzer LE, Angona RE, Atallah-Yunes NH, Alfieris GM

The Annals of thoracic surgery.. 2019 June 14 Epub 06/14/2019.

Open-label use of highly purified CBD (Epidiolex®) in patients with CDKL5 deficiency disorder and Aicardi, Dup15q, and Doose syndromes.

Devinsky O, Verducci C, Thiele EA, Laux LC, Patel AD, Filloux F, Szaflarski JP, Wilfong A, Clark GD, Park YD, Seltzer LE, Bebin EM, Flamini R, Wechsler RT, Friedman D

Epilepsy & behavior : E&B.. 2018 September 86 :131-137. Epub 07/11/2018.

Developing a novel epileptic discharge localization algorithm for electroencephalogram infantile spasms during hypsarrhythmia.

Traitruengsakul S, Seltzer LE, Paciorkowski AR, Ghoraani B

Medical & biological engineering & computing.. 2017 September 55 (9):1659-1668. Epub 02/09/2017.

PLXNA1 developmental encephalopathy with syndromic features: A case report and review of the literature.

Park K, Seltzer LE, Tuttle E, Mirzaa GM, Paciorkowski AR

American journal of medical genetics. Part A.. 2017 May 2 Epub 05/02/2017.

Phenotype Differentiation of FOXG1 and MECP2 Disorders: A New Method for Characterization of Developmental Encephalopathies.

Ma M, Adams HR, Seltzer LE, Dobyns WB, Paciorkowski AR

The Journal of pediatrics.. 2016 November 178 :233-240.e10. Epub 09/15/2016.

Neurodevelopmental outcomes after neonatal cardiac surgery: Role of cortical isoelectric activity.

Seltzer L, Swartz MF, Kwon J, Burchfiel J, Cholette JM, Wang H, Sweeney D, Adams HR, Meagher C, Angona R, Guillet R, Alfieris GM

The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery.. 2016 April 151 (4):1137-42. Epub 10/27/2015.

Characteristic Features of the Interictal EEG Background in 2 Patients With Malignant Migrating Partial Epilepsy in Infancy.

Selioutski O, Seltzer LE, Burchfiel J, Paciorkowski AR, Erba G

Journal of clinical neurophysiology : official publication of the American Electroencephalographic Society.. 2015 August 32 (4):e23-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Automatic localization of epileptic spikes in eegs of children with infantile spasms.

Traitruengsakul S, Seltzer LE, Paciorkowski AR, Ghoraani B

Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.. 2015 2015 :6194-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

Epilepsy and outcome in FOXG1-related disorders.

Seltzer LE, Ma M, Ahmed S, Bertrand M, Dobyns WB, Wheless J, Paciorkowski AR

Epilepsia.. 2014 August 55 (8):1292-300. Epub 05/16/2014.

Genetic disorders associated with postnatal microcephaly.

Seltzer LE, Paciorkowski AR

American journal of medical genetics. Part C, Seminars in medical genetics.. 2014 June 166C (2):140-55. Epub 05/16/2014.

Neonatal seizures in the era of therapeutic hypothermia: keeping it cool.

Seltzer LE, Scher MS

Neurology.. 2014 April 882 (14):1200-1. Epub 03/07/2014.

De novo mutations in the beta-tubulin gene TUBB2A cause simplified gyral patterning and infantile-onset epilepsy.

Cushion TD, Paciorkowski AR, Pilz DT, Mullins JG, Seltzer LE, Marion RW, Tuttle E, Ghoneim D, Christian SL, Chung SK, Rees MI, Dobyns WB

American journal of human genetics.. 2014 April 394 (4):634-41. Epub 1900 01 01.

Intraoperative electroencephalography predicts postoperative seizures in infants with congenital heart disease.

Seltzer LE, Swartz M, Kwon JM, Burchfiel J, Alfieris GM, Guillet R

Pediatric neurology.. 2014 April 50 (4):313-7. Epub 12/19/2013.


Swaiman's Pediatric Neurology Principles and Practice (2017)

Chapter: Developmental Encephalopathies

Authors: Alex R. Paciorkowski, Laurie E. Seltzer, Jeffrey L. Neul

Publisher: Elsevier 2017

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