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Laurie Seltzer, D.O.

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Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-2808

Fax: (585) 275-3683

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Neurology, Pediatrics


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 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.



DO | Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine-Georgia Campus (USA)

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2011 - 06/30/2013
Fellowship in Epilepsy at University of Rochester Medical Center

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

07/01/2006 - 06/30/2008
Residency in Pediatrics at University of Maryland Hospital for Children

07/01/2005 - 06/30/2006
Internship in Internal Medicine at Lankenau Hospital

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Journal Articles

Koea J, Chao P, Laurie M, Yeo N, Phang M, Srinivasa S. "Hepatectomy and pancreatectomy: how we could do it." ANZ journal of surgery.. 2022 Nov 24; Epub 2022 Nov 24.

Johari Y, Lim G, Wickremasinghe A, Yue H, Seah J, Ooi G, Playfair J, Laurie C, Beech P, Yap K, Hebbard G, Brown W, Burton P. "Pathophysiological Mechanisms of Gastro-esophageal Reflux After Sleeve Gastrectomy." Annals of surgery.. 2022 Nov 1; 276(5):e407-e416. Epub 2020 Nov 18.

Hiz Kurul S, Oktay Y, Töpf A, Szabó NZ, Güngör S, Yaramis A, Sonmezler E, Matalonga L, Yis U, Schon K, Paramonov I, Kalafatcilar ?P, Gao F, Rieger A, Arslan N, Yilmaz E, Ekinci B, Edem PP, Aslan M, Özgör B, Lochmüller A, Nair A, O'Heir E, Lovgren AK, , Maroofian R, Houlden H, Polavarapu K, Roos A, Müller JS, Hathazi D, Chinnery PF, Laurie S, Beltran S, Lochmüller H, Horvath R. "High diagnostic rate of trio exome sequencing in consanguineous families with neurogenetic diseases." Brain : a journal of neurology.. 2022 May 24; 145(4):1507-1518.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Developmental Encephalopathies
Book Title: Swaiman's Pediatric Neurology Principles and Practice
Author List: Alex R. Paciorkowski, Laurie E. Seltzer, Jeffrey L. Neul
Published By: Elsevier 2017