Elson So, MD

Elson So, MD

Neurology Rochester, MN


Office Address

  • 200 1st St Sw
    Rochester, MN 55905
    Phone: (507) 284-2511

Elson So, MD

Neurology Rochester, MN


Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neurology: Neurophysiology

Education & Training

  • Wake Forest UniversityWake Forest University
  • University of Santo TomasUniversity of Santo Tomas

Certifications & Licensure

  • ND State Medical LicenseND State Medical License2012 - 2014
  • FL State Medical LicenseFL State Medical License2003 - 2015
  • AZ State Medical LicenseAZ State Medical License2003 - 2014
  • MN State Medical LicenseMN State Medical License1991 - 2014
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyNeurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyClinical Neurophysiology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Regional Top DoctorCastle Connolly, 2014
    • Medical Advocate of the YearDanny Did Foundation, 2012
    • Gilberto Gamez AwardPhilippine Neurological Society, 2005

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Increased Cerebral Oxygenation Precedes Generalized Tonic Clonic Seizures  Moseley BD, Britton JW, So E, Epilepsy Res, 11/1/2014
    • Outcome of Intracranial Electroencephalography Monitoring and Surgery in Magnetic Resonance Imaging-negative Temporal Lobe Epilepsy  Lee RW, Hoogs MM, Burkholder DB, Trenerry MR, Drazkowski JF, Shih JJ, Doll KE, Tatum WO 4th, Cascino GD, Marsh WR, Wirrell EC, Worrell GA, So EL, Epilepsy Res, 7/1/2014
    • Diagnostic Outcome of Surgical Revision of Intracranial Electrode Placements for Seizure Localization  Burkholder DB, Sulc V, Hoffman EM, Cascino GD, Britton JW, So EL, Marsh WR, Meyer FB, Van Gompel JJ, Giannini C, Wass CT, Watson RE Jr, Worrell GA, JAMA Neurol, 6/1/2014

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Current Practice of Clinical Electroencephalography Chapter: EEG in Adult Epilepsy Page 315 - 337
      Koubeissi MZ, So EL
      Editors: Ebersole JS; Husain AM; Nordli DR Jr.Wolters Kluwer Health, Philadelphia
      Edition Four,2014
    • Neuroimaging in Epilepsy Chapter: SPECT Scanning for Epileptic Seizures Page 210 - 215
      Hogan RE, So EL, O'Brien TJ
      Editors: Chugani HT.Oxford University Press, Oxford; New York
    • Adult Epilepsy Chapter: Video-EEG Monitoring Data Page 67 - 81
      So EL
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    • Population Statistics-Based SPECT Analysis in Nonlesional Extratemporal Lobe Epilepsy Sulc V, Stykel S, Hanson DP, Brinkmann BH, Jones DT, Holmes DR, Robb R, Senjem ML, Larson AG, Mullan BP, Horinek D, Cascino GD, Britton J, Wong-Kisiel L, So EL, Worrel..., 65th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, San Diego, CA, 3/20/2013
    • Generalized Tonic Clonic Seizures Are Associated with Cerebral Tissue Hypoxemia Moseley BD, Britton JW, Nelson C, Lee RW, So E, 65th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, San Diego, CA, 3/19/2013
    • Scalp Electroencephalography and Intraoperative Electrocorticography and Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Surgical Outcomes in Patients with Normal MRI Burkholder D, Sulc V, Hoffman E, Cascino G, Britton J, So E, Marsh WR, Van Gompel J, Watson R, Worrell G, Neurology, 2/14/2013


    • SUDEP: Imperative for Research and Counseling Department of Neurology, University of Wisconsin, Madison Madison, Wisconsin, 2012; Epilepsy Center, - 11/1/2013
    • The Role of EEG in the Study of New Onset Epilepsy Versus Long-standing Epilepsy Quito, Ecuador - 11/1/2012
    • Video-EEG Monitoring in Extratemporal Epilepsy Quito, Ecuador - 11/1/2012


    • Broadband Intracranial EEG Recordings with Multiscale Hybrid Depth and Subdural Electrodes in Human Epileptogenic Brain Worrell GA, Stead M, Marsh R, Meyer F, Cascino G, So E, Litt B, American Epilepsy Society & Canadian League Against Epilepsy Annual Meeting
    • Serious Toxicity of a New Antiepileptic Drug: What You Should Know About Felbamate So EL, Prime Practice
    • Repeat Surgeries Salanova V, So EL, International Leagues Against Epilepsy (ILAE), On-line textbook

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Illinois PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
    • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
    • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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