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Department Epilepsy Center
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.636.5860
Desk:
216.444.5050
Fax:
216.445.4378
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Clinical Trials
  • Epilepsy Surgery Evaluation
  • Interpretation of EEG in the critical care setting
  • Intracranial EEG monitoring and brain mapping for presurgical evaluation
View all 4 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Brain Malformations Causing Epilepsy
  • Complex Epilepsy in Adults
  • Epilepsy
  • Geriatric Epilepsy
  • Intractable (Drug Resistant) Epilepsy
  • Malformations Of Cortical Development
  • Neurofibromatosis Causing Epilepsy
  • Sleep and Epilepsy Issues
  • Status Epilepticus (continuous Seizures)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Causing Seizures
  • Women's Health And Epilepsy
View all 11 Specialties +
Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2009

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Sleep Disorders
Cleveland, OH USA
2009

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Neurology
Cleveland, OH USA
2008

Residency - Cleveland Clinic Neurology Residency Program
Neurology
Cleveland, OH USA
2008

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2005

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
research fellow eeg,epilepsy,clinical neurophysiology
Cleveland, OH USA
2004

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Research Fellow
Cleveland, OH USA
2004

Medical Education - Universidad Nacional de Cordoba-Argentina
M.D.
Argentina
1995

Medical Education - National University of Córdoba
Córdoba,Argentina,

Certifications

  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Epilepsy
  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Sleep Medicine

Specialty Interests

Adult sleep disorders, sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, insomnia, parasomnias, and circadian rhythm disorders, medical and surgical treatment of adults with epilepsy

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Silvia Neme-Mercante, MD.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 8/3/2021, Dr. Neme-Mercante has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

117 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

20 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 25, 2022

Dr. S Neme Mercante was very kind and explained everything very clearly.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2022

Dr. Neme is great to work with. I am very comfortable discussing issues with her.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2022

My provider was extremely supportive, helpful, and interested in doing her best to help and provide resources to get the care I need.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2022

Dr Sylvia is very attentive

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2022

Dr. Neme has been my neurologist for some time now, and she understands my history. We can do virtual visits because there have been no changes in my condition or medication. I am quite content and confident with the current situation.

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2022

Dr. Neme is the very best, I trust her totally with my epilepsy

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2022

Dr Neme rocks

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2022

Dr Neme is a professional

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2021

I appreciate that this doctor is much more open minded and thoughtful of the different situations I have faced over the years with my condition. More so than my current caregivers.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2021

*Dr. Neme & staff were excellent.

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2021

Dr Neme is an outstanding practitioner!

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2021

Very positive experience. Good communications with doctor. I feel confident in her care.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021

Very good doctor feel lucky

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021

Dr. Neme was informative and helpful. She is compassionate. I appreciate her so much!

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

Thank you Dr Neme

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

My entire experience at Cleveland Clinic dealing with the doctors the pcnas the nurses was a wonderful experience I have nothing negative to say about anyone there everyone was great they took great care of me and they genuinely seem like they cared I will recommend anyone with any problem that they don't know what's happening to go to Cleveland Clinic you will not regret it.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2021

My Dr is very courteous and always has my concerns and health issues for most she is amazing Dr

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2021

The appointment did not finish, assumptions were made by Dr Nemme that did not match prior appointments, I looked very forward to appointment, but instead was upset for days.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2021

I have already recommended Dr. Silvia Neme Mercante to others. She took the time to listen and address each of my concerns and made me feel confident in my decision to seek treatment at Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2021

Having an emergency- Doctor Mercante was my main source and had two excellent video chatsAndDoctor Mercante was my First contact to deal with my emergency- provided on two video chats excellent guidance and helped me reach a neurosurgeon. GREAT.

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