Faculty Profile

Dr. Alexis D. Boro, M.D.

Alexis D. Boro, M.D.

Assistant Professor, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Critical Care)

Professional Interests

Dr. Boro’s primary interest is providing clinical care for adolescents and adults with epilepsy, including those who are potential candidates for epilepsy surgery and in diagnosing "spells" of uncertain etiology. His research interests include photosensitive epilepsy, the autonomic effects of seizures and EEG monitoring in the critically ill.

Selected Publications

Boro A, Lado F, Shinnar S, Moshé S. Heart Rate Modulation in Temporal Lobe Seizures. Abstract. American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting, 2005.

Boro A, Moshé S. Brain Death.  In: Clinical Neurophysiology of Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence, Holms GL, Moshé S, Jones HR, eds. In Press.

Ettinger, A, Boro A, Moshé S. Basic Principles of Electroencephalography. In: Clinical Neurophysiology of Infancy, Childhood and Adolesence, Holms GL, Moshé S, Jones HR, eds. In Press.

Kepecs M, Boro A, Haut S, Kepecs G, Moshé S. A novel non-pharmacologic treatment for photosensitive epilepsy: a report of three patients tested with blue cross-polarized glasses.  Epilepsia 2004;45:1158-62.

Haut S, Boro A. Emerging and Alternative treatments for Epilepsy: Epilepsy. Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology 2004;10(4).

Boro A, Haut S.  Medical comorbidities in the treatment of epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2003;4 Supp.2:S2-12.

Boro A, Vidaurre J, Kepecs M, Ballaban-Gil K, Legatt A, Moshé S. An Electrographic Signature of Nocturnal Dystonic Movements of Epileptic Origin.  Abstract. Muscle and Nerve 2003;28:S27.

Kepecs M, Vidaurre J, Boro A, Haut S, Moshé S. Blue cross-polarized glasses in photosensitive epilepsy. Abstract. Muscle and Nerve 2003;28:S28.

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