Muruvet Elkay, MD, Child Neurology, Atlanta, GA


Child Neurology Atlanta, GA

Neurophysiology, Epilepsy

Pediatric Epileptologist at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University

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  • I am board certified child neurologist, clinical neurophysiologist and epileptologist. I have special interest in neonatal seizures, childhood epilepsy syndromes, medically-refractory epilepsy, treatment options for medically-refractory epilepsy, Ketogenic diet, Epilepsy Surgery, electrical cortical stimulation and other child neurology disorders

Education & Training

  • Boston Children's Hospital
    Boston Children's HospitalFellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology, 2009 - 2010
  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoFellowship, Child Neurology, 2006 - 2009
  • Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine
    Hacettepe University Faculty of MedicineClass of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2018 - 2022
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2015 - 2019
  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 2014 - 2015
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2010 - 2015
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2006 - 2011
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Clinical Neurophysiology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Epilepsy

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Award National Pediatric Neurology Congress, 2003
  • National Physics Award 1986
  • Scholarship Kayseri Higher Educational Committee, 1986

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Clinical Reasoning: A teenage girl with excessive daytime sleepiness, “fainting spells”, and dream mentations  
    Elkay M, Bergin AM, and Kothare SV, Neurology, 1/1/2010
  • Dystonic Storm Due To Batten’s Disease Treated With Pallidotomy And Deep Brain Stimulation  
    Elkay M, Silver K, Penn D. R, Dalvi A, Mov Disord, 1/15/2009
  • Startle Disease-Two Sibling Cases  
    Elkay M, Incecik F, Herguner MO, Leblebistan G, Altunbasak S, Turk J. Pediatr., 1/1/2005
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  • 3D CT and MR Registration, Fusion and Data Merge with 3D Post Processing for EEG Lead Placement Verification for Pre-Operative Surgical Guidance in Intractable Epilepsy
    Todorova S, Shin H, Hadar H, Elkay M, Jewells V, The ASNR 52nd Annual Meeting, 1/19/2014
  • Investigation of topiramate afficacy in childhood refractory epilepsies
    Altunbasak S, Herguner OM, Incecik F, Elkay M, Burgut R, V. National Child Neurology Congress, 1/20/2003
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri: A case Report
    Herguner OM, Baytok V, Incecik F, Elkay M, Altunbasak S, V. National Child Neurology Congress, 1/20/2003
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  • Epilepsy-Teaching videos/EEGs 
  • Ketogenic Diet 
    Cohen Children’s Medical Center of NY, The Hofstra Northwell University, School of Medicine, NY - 1/21/2016
  • Status Epilepticus 
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  • Infantile Dystonia, A Literature Rev 
    Elkay M, and Silver K, British Medical Journal

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Other Languages

  • Turkish