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Thomas Wychowski, M.D.

Neurology

Clinical Interests

Epilepsy

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 341-7500

Administrative: (585) 275-9403

Fax: (585) 756-2311

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Biography

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 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.

Research

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

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Clinical Neurophysiology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Epilepsy - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

2003
BS | University of Rochester
Neuroscience

2007
MD | Univ at Buffalo SUNY School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/22/2007 - 06/27/2008
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2008 - 06/30/2011
Residency in Neurology at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2011 - 06/30/2012
Fellowship in Neurology: Clinical Neurophysiology at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2012 - 6/30/2013
Fellowship in Epilepsy at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Awards

2012
Neurology Fellow Teaching Award
Location: University of Rochester

2011
AAN Annual Meeting Resident Scholarship

2007
AAN Medical Student Prize for Excellence

2002
de Kiewiet Fellow

1999 - 2003
Rush Rhees Scholar
Location: University of Rochester

1999 - 2003
Daimler Chrsyler Corporation Scholarship

1999 - 2003
Wegmans Employee Scholarship

1999 - 2003
Polish National Alliance Scholar

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Publications

Journal Articles

5/9/2017
Wychowski T, Kapur J. "Isocitrate dehydrogenase mutations: A biomarker for glioma-related excitability and seizures." Neurology.. 2017 May 9; 88(19):1782-1783. Epub 2017 Apr 12.

11/2016
Wychowski T, Hussain A, Tivarus ME, Birbeck GL, Berg MJ, Potchen M. "Qualitative analysis of double inversion recovery MRI in drug-resistant epilepsy." Epilepsy research.. 2016 Nov 0; 127:195-199. Epub 2016 Sep 03.

11/2013
Wychowski T, Wang H, Buniak L, Henry JC, Mohile N. "Considerations in prophylaxis for tumor-associated epilepsy: prevention of status epilepticus and tolerability of newer generation AEDs." Clinical neurology and neurosurgery.. 2013 Nov 0; 115(11):2365-9. Epub 2013 Sep 01.

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