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Trenton J. Tollefson, M.D.

Neurology

Clinical Interests

Epilepsy

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 276-3000

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Credentials

Specialties

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

Education

2007
BS (with distinction) | University of Minnesota College of Biological Sciences
Neuroscience, Physiology

2011
MD | University of Minnesota Medical School

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017
Fellowship in Epilepsy at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2015 - 06/30/2016
Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2012 - 06/30/2015
Residency in Neurology at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/24/2011 - 06/23/2012
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

7/1/2016 - 6/30/2018
Fellowship in Epilepsy at University of Rochester Medical Center

7/1/2015 - 6/30/2016
Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Awards

2014
Humanism in Medicine Resident Teaching Award
Sponsor: Arnold P Gold Foundation
Location: University of Rochester, Rochester NY

2009
Developing Vision Screening Skills of Augsburg Fairview Academy (AFA) Students for Use in Underserved Minneapolis Public Schools
Sponsor: Distinction in Health Improvement
Location: University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis MN

2003 - 2006
Dean's List
Sponsor: College of Biological Sciences
Location: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN

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Publications

Journal Articles

9/11/2017
Garcea FE, Chernoff BL, Diamond B, Lewis W, Sims MH, Tomlinson SB, Teghipco A, Belkhir R, Gannon SB, Erickson S, Smith SO, Stone J, Liu L, Tollefson T, Langfitt J, Marvin E, Pilcher WH, Mahon BZ. "Direct Electrical Stimulation in the Human Brain Disrupts Melody Processing." Current biology : CB.. 2017 Sep 11; 27(17):2684-2691.e7. Epub 2017 Aug 24.

6/13/2017
Thompson Stone R, Tollefson T, Epstein R, Jozefowicz RF, Mink JW. "Education Research: Positive effect of scheduled faculty modeling on clerkship student bedside skills exposure and learning." Neurology.. 2017 Jun 13; 88(24):e236-e239.

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