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Joseph Sirven, MD, Neurology, Jacksonville, FL, Mayo Clinic Hospital

JosephISirvenMDFAAN, FAES, FANA

Neurology Jacksonville, FL

Epilepsy, Neurophysiology

Chairman, Department of Neurology Mayo Clinic in Arizona

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Summary

  • I am a Professor and Chair emeritus of the Department of Neurology at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Currently, I am Professor of Neurology at Mayo Clinic in Florida. I am a sub specialist in epilepsy have board certification in Neurology, EEG, Clinical Neurophysiology and epilepsy.

    I have published extensively and have edited several books.

    In addition to practice and administration, I am past editor-in-Chief of epilepsy.com, the world's largest website devoted to the condition.

    Last but not least, I am a health journalist, essayist and commentator with my work appearing on various media platforms such as NBC Latino, KJZZ radio Phoenix, the Arizona NPR affiliate and currently host and co-producer of Whats Health Got to do with it? a weekly radio health show on WJCT ( NPR- Northeast Florida).

Education & Training

  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    University of Pennsylvania Health SystemFellowship, Epilepsy, 1996
  • University of Minnesota
    University of MinnesotaResidency, Neurology, 1994
  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine
    Louisiana State University School of MedicineClass of 1990
  • Georgetown University
    Georgetown UniversityB.S., Biology, 1981 - 1985

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2018 - 2023
  • NV State Medical License
    NV State Medical License 2015 - 2023
  • NH State Medical License
    NH State Medical License 2015 - 2017
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 2015 - 2022
  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 2014 - 2023
  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 1999 - 2024
  • DE State Medical License
    DE State Medical License 1998 - 2001
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Clinical Neurophysiology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Epilepsy
  • American Board of Clinical NeurophysiologyClinical Neurophysiology
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Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctors:Arizona State Castle Connolly, 2013
  • MacMillan Leadership Scholar Mayo Clinic in Arizona, 2008
  • Distinguished Mayo Educator of The Year Mayo Clinic, 2008
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Cannabis, cannabidiol, and epilepsies: The truth is somewhere in the middle  
    Sirven JI, Epilepsy & Behavior, 1/1/2014
  • The epilepsy phenome/genome project  
    EPGP Collaborative, Abou-Khalil B, Alldredge B, Bautista J, Berkovic S, Bluvstein J, Boro A et al, Clin Trials, 8/1/2013
  • Research implications of the Institute of Medicine Report, Epilepsy Across the Spectrum: Promoting Health and Understanding  
    Hesdorffer DC, Beck V, Begley CE, Bishop ML, Cushner-Weinstein S, Holmes GL, Shafer PO, Sirven JI , Austin JK, Epiplesia, 2/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Code blue: seizures.
    Hoerth MT, Larson JS, Anderson ML, Drazkowski JF, Noe KH, Sirven JI, Epilepsia, 11/1/2009
  • Comparison of the PAI and MMPI-2 for identifying PNES in an EMU population.
    Kirlin KA, Locke DC, Osborne D, Hurst DF, Noe KH, Drazkowski JF, Sirven JI, Epilepsia, 11/1/2009
  • Comparison of the MMPI-2 and the MMPI-2-RF in an EMU population.
    Locke DE, Kirlin KA, Hurst DF, Osborne D, Drazkowski JF, Sirven JI , Noe KH, Epilepsia, 11/1/2009
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Lectures

  • Epilepsy Grand Rounds. 
    Washington, DC - 7/1/2014
  • Advances in Epilepsy Therapy. 
    Phoenix, AZ - 7/1/2014
  • AED Update 2013. 
    Cleveland, OH - 2/1/2013
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Other

  • Bridging core competencies and outcomes measurement together: a web-based monograph. 
    Sirven JI , Andreasen L, Peterson M, Fiscar M, Redinger L, Barker P, Alliance for CME
    1/1/2005
  • Efficacy and adverse-events profiles: first- and second-generation antiepileptic drugs. 
    Sirven JI, Princeton Media
    1/1/2005
  • Complimentary/Alternative Medicine and Seizures. 
    Sirven JI, Monograph: Profiles in Seizure Management
    1/1/2005
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Authored Content

  • AAN 2021 Study Preview: Social Determinants and EpilepsyApril 2021

Press Mentions

  • Dr. Joseph Sirven: Happiness Can Be Skin Deep
    Dr. Joseph Sirven: Happiness Can Be Skin DeepMay 7th, 2018
  • Dr. Joseph Sirven: It's A Wonderful Life
    Dr. Joseph Sirven: It's A Wonderful LifeDecember 22nd, 2015
  • Dr. Joseph Sirven: Honesty Is the Best Policy
    Dr. Joseph Sirven: Honesty Is the Best PolicyDecember 14th, 2015
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Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations