Rebecca Fasano, MD, Neurology, Atlanta, GA, Emory University Hospital Midtown

RebeccaEFasanoMD

Neurology Atlanta, GA

Epilepsy, Neurophysiology

Program Director, Neurology Residency Training Program; Associate Professor of Neurology, Epilepsy Section; Emory University School of Medicine

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  • Office

    Grady Memorial Hospital
    80 Jesse Hill Jr Dr SE
    Atlanta, GA 30303
    Phone(404) 686-4411
    Fax(404) 686-4942
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Education & Training

  • National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
    National Institutes of Health Clinical CenterFellowship, Epilepsy, 2007 - 2009
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Rush University Medical CenterResidency, Neurology, 2004 - 2007
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Rush University Medical CenterInternship, Internal Medicine, 2003 - 2004
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiClass of 2003
  • State University of New York at BuffaloB.A., Major in Chemistry, Minor in Mathematics, Summa Cum Laude, 1993 - 1998

Certifications & Licensure

  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2020 - Present
  • ND State Medical License
    ND State Medical License 2018 - 2021
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2014 - 2022
  • CO State Medical License
    CO State Medical License 2012 - 2021
  • KY State Medical License
    KY State Medical License 2012 - 2017
  • WA State Medical License
    WA State Medical License 2012 - 2015
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2007 - 2016
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Clinical Neurophysiology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Epilepsy
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Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Friend of the Residents Award Emory University School of Medicine
  • Provider Excellence Award Atlanta VA Medical Center, 2016
  • Resident Teacher of the Year Award Rush University Medical Center, 2005-2006
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Safety study of 50 Hz repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in patients with Parkinson's disease  
    Benninger DH, Lomarev M, Wasserman EM, Lopez G, Houdayer E, Fasano RE, Dang N, Hallett M, Clin Neurophysiol, 1/1/2009

Abstracts/Posters

  • Stereotactic EEG in poorly localized epilepsy
    Fasano RE, Winkel D, Epstein C, Faught RE, Gross RE, Willie JT, American Epilepsy Society meeting, 1/1/2016
  • Minimally invasive stereotactic laser ablation of the corpus callosum for intractable generalized epilepsy
    Willie JT, Gross RE, Deqiang Q, Winkel D, Fasano RE, American Epilepsy Society meeting, 1/1/2016
  • Safety and functional outcomes of brain mapping with stereo EEG
    Taraschenko O, Drane D, Epstein C, Willie JT, Gross RE, Ehrenberg J, Fasano RE, American Epilepsy Society meeting, 1/1/2015
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Lectures

  • Responsive Neurostimulation: The Emory Experience 
    1/1/2016
  • Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy 
    1/1/2014
  • Epilepsy Surgery Update 
    1/1/2013
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Other

  • Stereotactic Electroencephalography for Invasive Monitoring in Epilepsy Surgery 
    Fasano RE, Webinar
    1/1/2016

Press Mentions

  • One Year Later, Laser Ablation Surgery Is Reported to Be Effective for Drug-Resistant Epilepsy
    One Year Later, Laser Ablation Surgery Is Reported to Be Effective for Drug-Resistant EpilepsyJanuary 10, 2021 03:38
  • This COVID-19 Practice: Changes in Testing, Travel Restrictions, and COVID-19 Create New Challenges for Recruiting Neurology Residents
    This COVID-19 Practice: Changes in Testing, Travel Restrictions, and COVID-19 Create New Challenges for Recruiting Neurology ResidentsJune 24, 2020 09:47
  • Doctors Zap the Brains of Awake Brain Surgery Patients to Make Them Laugh and Have Fun
    Doctors Zap the Brains of Awake Brain Surgery Patients to Make Them Laugh and Have FunFebruary 05, 2019 20:04

Grant Support

  • Asynchronous Distributed Multielectrode Neuromodulation for EpilepsyNational Institutes of Health2017–2022
  • Imaging Regional Gene Expression Variability in Brain Tumor Associated SeizuresNational Institutes of Health2015–2017
  • An Investigator-initiated, Prospective, Multicenter, Controlled Feasibility Study of Direct Brain Recording and Stimulation for Memory EnhancementDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)Present

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Industry Relationships

  • Speaker, NeuroPace
  • Consultant, SK Pharmaceuticals