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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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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

    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

    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. "Efficacy of cannabidiol in convulsive and nonconvulsive seizure types associated with treatment-resistant epilepsies in the expanded access program." Epilepsia.. 2023 May 26; Epub 2023 May 26.

    Toth J, Waickman A, Jost J, Seltzer L, Vinocur JM, Auerbach DS. "Identification and successful management of near-lethal ventricular tachycardia in 2q24 deletion-associated developmental and epileptic encephalopathy." Seizure.. 2021 Oct; 91:146-149. Epub 2021 Jun 10.

    Swartz MF, Seltzer LE, Cholette JM, Yoshitake S, Darrow N, Algahim MF, Alfieris GM. "Intra-Operative Cortical Asynchrony Predicts Abnormal Post-Operative Electroencephalogram." The Annals of thoracic surgery.. 2020 Jun 5; Epub 2020 Jun 05.

    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