Doctor Profile

Jorge Alvaro Gonzalez-Martinez, MD, PhD

216.636.5860

Jorge Alvaro Gonzalez-Martinez, MD, PhD

Appointed: 2008

Jorge Alvaro Gonzalez-Martinez, MD, PhD
Department: Epilepsy Center
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code S60
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
WorkAppointment:216.636.5860
WorkFax:216.444.0343
Surgeon:
Yes
Treats:
Both Adults and Children & Adolescents

Biographical Sketch

Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders in our country, affecting approximately 2.5 million Americans of all ages and backgrounds. This medical disorder is thought to be caused by abnormal nerve connections, genetic causes, other medical conditions, trauma, poisoning or abnormal nerve signaling chemicals called neurotransmitters. Seizures from epilepsy can be alarming, but can be treated successfully in many cases and Dr Jorge-Alvarez Gonzalez-Martinez shares his treatment options.

Education & Fellowships

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Neurosurgery
Cleveland, OH USA
2008
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Functional and Epilepsy Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
2003
Doctorate - Universidade de Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo Brazil
2002
Fellowship - Wayne State University-Detroit Medical Center
Steroitaxis, Neuro-oncology
Detroit, MI USA
2001
Residency - University of Sao Paulo Hospitals and Clinics
Neurosurgery
Sao Paulo Brazil
2000
Medical School - University of Sao Paulo Faculty of Medicine
Sao Paulo Brazil
1994

Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

Specialty Interests

epilepsy surgery, general neurosurgery, pediatric oncology neurosurgery, spine surgery, animal models: basic mechanisms of epilepsy, array signal processing, brain malformations causing epilepsy, brain tumors, Epilepsy, epilepsy and epilepsy surgery in children and adolescents, Epilepsy surgery and medical treatment of epilepsy in children, mechanism of epileptogenesis, pediatric epilepsy and epilepsy surgery, vagus nerve stimulation

Treatment & Services

  • Clinical Trials
  • Early Epilepsy Surgery
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Epilepsy Surgery in Adolescents
  • Epilepsy Surgery In Children
  • General Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neuroscience
  • Pediatric Oncology Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Vagal Nerve Stimulation

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

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Languages Spoken

  • English