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Laurie Seltzer, D.O.

Neurology, Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

Child, Pediatric Neurology; Epilepsy; Neurology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-2808

Appointment: (585) 341-7500

Fax: (585) 756-2311

Fax: (585) 275-3683

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Professional Background

Laurie Seltzer, DO, is a Senior Instructor of Child Neurology and Epilepsy fellow 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. 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.



  • Epilepsy
  • Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


BS | Lehigh University

DO | Philadelphia Coll of Osteopathic Med

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 Medical Center

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

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Journal Articles

Seltzer LE, Ma M, Ahmed S, Bertrand M, Dobyns WB, Wheless J, Paciorkowski AR. "Epilepsy and outcome in FOXG1-related disorders." Epilepsia.. 2014 Aug 0; 55(8):1292-300. Epub 2014 May 16.

Seltzer LE, Paciorkowski AR. "Genetic disorders associated with postnatal microcephaly." American journal of medical genetics. Part C, Seminars in medical genetics.. 2014 Jun 0; 166C(2):140-55. Epub 2014 May 16.

Seltzer LE, Scher MS. "Neonatal seizures in the era of therapeutic hypothermia: keeping it cool." Neurology.. 2014 Apr 8; 82(14):1200-1. Epub 2014 Mar 07.