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Patrick J. Rooney, M.D.


UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Accountable Health Partner Accountable Health Partners (AHP) is a network of over 2,000 community and UR medical faculty and a dozen leading hospitals throughout the region. AHP offers a full range of care.
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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

Faculty Appointments

Senior Instructor - Department of Neurology, Epilepsy (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Epilepsy, University of Rochester School of Medicine GME. 2022 - 2023

Fellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine GME. 2021 - 2022

Residency, Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2017 - 2021


MD | University at Buffalo. 2017


Gold Humanism Honor Society. 2016

Phi Beta Kappa. 2013


Journal Articles

Heart rate and autonomic biomarkers distinguish convulsive epileptic vs. functional or dissociative seizures.

Ryan JM, Wagner KT, Yerram S, Concannon C, Lin JX, Rooney P, Hanrahan B, Titoff V, Connolly NL, Cranmer R, DeMaria N, Xia X, Mykins B, Erickson S, Couderc JP, Schifitto G, Hughes I, Wang D, Erba G, Auerbach DS

Seizure.. 2023 August 25111 :178-186. Epub 08/25/2023.

Lower self-report fatigue in multiple sclerosis is associated with localized white matter tract disruption between amygdala, temporal pole, insula, and other connected structures.

Fuchs TA, Vaughn CB, Benedict RHB, Weinstock-Guttman B, Choudhery S, Carolus K, Rooney P, Ashton K, P Ramasamy D, Jakimovski D, Zivadinov R, Dwyer MG

Multiple sclerosis and related disorders.. 2019 January 27 :298-304. Epub 11/09/2018.

Treatment of iatrogenic V2 segment vertebral artery pseudoaneurysm using Pipeline flow-diverting stent.

Shakir HJ, Rooney PJ, Rangel-Castilla L, Yashar P, Levy EI

Surgical neurology international.. 2016 7 :104. Epub 12/20/2016.