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Thomas Wychowski, M.D.

Thomas Wychowski, M.D.

Neurology, Medicine

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Epilepsy Center

601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 673
Rochester, NY 14642

Epilepsy Center

2400 South Clinton Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618

About Me

Professional Background

Thomas Wychowski is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Rochester. He has clinical interests in epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology. His research interests include diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy in patients with brain tumors.

Dr. Wychowski earned his BS in neuros...
Thomas Wychowski is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Rochester. He has clinical interests in epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology. His research interests include diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy in patients with brain tumors.

Dr. Wychowski earned his BS in neuroscience from the University of Rochester. He received his doctorate of medicine from the School of Medicine at SUNY Buffalo prior to returning to the Strong Memorial Hospital where he completed his Neurology Residency. He completed fellowship training in clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy at the University of Rochester.

He is an active member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Epilepsy Society and the New York State Neurological Society.

Certified Specialties

Clinical Neurophysiology - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Epilepsy - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Neurology, Epilepsy (SMD)

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Epilepsy, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2012 - 2013

Fellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2011 - 2012

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

Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2007 - 2008

Education

MD | SUNY at Buffalo-School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (USA). 2007

Awards

Neurology Fellow Teaching Award. 2012

AAN Annual Meeting Resident Scholarship. 2011

AAN Medical Student Prize for Excellence. 2007

de Kiewiet Fellow. 2002

Rush Rhees Scholar. 1999 - 2003

Daimler Chrysler Corporation Scholarship. 1999 - 2003

Wegmans Employee Scholarship. 1999 - 2003

Polish National Alliance Scholar. 1999 - 2003

Research

Dr. Wychowski's research interests include diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy in patients with brain tumors.

Clinical Trials

A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter, Outpatient, Parallel-Group Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Staccato Alprazolam in Study Participants 12 Years of Age and Older with Stereotypical Prolonged Seizures AND OLDER WITH STEREOTYPICAL PROLONGED SEIZURES

Lead Researcher: Thomas Wychowski

Epilepsy is a brain disorder characterized by recurrent seizures. It can occur as a result of a brain injury, a structural brain lesion, as a part of many medical diseases, or it may be something someone is born with. When seizures are not well contr...

Tolerability and Activity of Brivaracetam (BRV) in Patients With Diffuse Gliomas

Lead Researcher: Thomas Wychowski

The purpose of this study is to determine whether the study medication, brivaracetam, is tolerable and safe for patients with brain tumors.

Publications

Journal Articles

Improved ictal assessment performance in the epilepsy monitoring unit via standardization.

Hanrahan B, Gross RA, Wychowski T, Erba G, Birbeck GL, Liu L

Epilepsy & behavior : E&B.. 2021 June 16122 :108067. Epub 06/16/2021.

Isocitrate dehydrogenase mutations: A biomarker for glioma-related excitability and seizures.

Wychowski T, Kapur J

Neurology.. 2017 May 988 (19):1782-1783. Epub 04/12/2017.

Qualitative analysis of double inversion recovery MRI in drug-resistant epilepsy.

Wychowski T, Hussain A, Tivarus ME, Birbeck GL, Berg MJ, Potchen M

Epilepsy research.. 2016 November 127 :195-199. Epub 09/03/2016.

Considerations in prophylaxis for tumor-associated epilepsy: prevention of status epilepticus and tolerability of newer generation AEDs.

Wychowski T, Wang H, Buniak L, Henry JC, Mohile N

Clinical neurology and neurosurgery.. 2013 November 115 (11):2365-9. Epub 09/01/2013.

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