Treatment & Services
- Behavioral Epilepsy Diagnosis and Management
- Depth Electrode Recordings
- Epilepsy Pharmacotherapy with Call Office
- Epilepsy Surgery Evaluation
- Interpretation of EEG in the critical care setting
- Intracranial EEG monitoring and brain mapping for presurgical evaluation
- Intraoperative Brain Mapping And Monitoring
- Magnetoencephalography (meg)
- Neuroimaging (mri, Pet, Spect, Meg Scans)
- Novel Epilepsy Imaging (PET, SPECT, MEG, fMRI)
- Specialized EEG With Subdural Grids
- Surgery In Brain Malformations
- Vagal Nerve Stimulation
- Video EEG Monitoring
- Wada Test
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Adult Epilepsy
- Benign Focal Epilepsies and Variants
- Brain Malformations Causing Epilepsy
- Clinical Neurophysiology
- Complex Epilepsy in Adults
- First Seizure Assessment
- Geriatric Epilepsy
- Intractable (Drug Resistant) Epilepsy
- Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
- Malformations Of Cortical Development
- Neurofibromatosis Causing Epilepsy
- Non-epileptic Seizure
- Non-epileptic seizure disorder
- Seizure Manifestations
- Sleep and Epilepsy Issues
- Status Epilepticus (continuous Seizures)
- Traumatic Brain Injury Causing Seizures
- Women's Health And Epilepsy
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Graduate - Cleveland State University
Cleveland, OH USA
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Epilepsy and Clinic Neurophysiology
Cleveland, OH USA
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Training Program
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY USA
Residency - Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, NY USA
Internship - Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Newton Lower Falls, MA USA
Medical School - University of Athens Faculty of Medicine, National & Kapodistrian
Medical Education - National & Kapodistrian Univeristy of Athens
- Consortium of Eastern Ohio Master of Public Health (degree awarded by Cleveland State University)
- Dr. Alexopoulos is principal investigator or co-investigator of several research trials. His research has been published in leading peer-reviewed journals, and he has contributed numerous chapters to medical textbooks in his field. He has twice received the Cleveland Clinic’s World Class Service Recognition Award.
Dr. Alexopoulos has been the Director of the clinical and research fellowship programs in epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology at the Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Center since 2009. Currently, he is also the Director of the Neurological & Behavioral Sciences year 1 course at the Cleveland Clinic College of Medicine of the Case Western Reserve University.
Dr. Alexopoulos is a member of the American Epilepsy Society, the Society of Neuroscience and the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, among others. He is a Diplomate of neurology and the subspecialty of clinical neurophysiology of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
- Neurology - Clinical Neurophysiology
- Neurology - Epilepsy
Adult and geriatric epilepsy, seizure manifestations, medical and surgical treatment of seizure disorders, clinical neurophysiology, electroencephalography (EEG), magnetoencephalography (MEG), video-EEG, epilepsy surgery, multimodality non invasive investigations in patients with epilepsy, functional MRI (fMRI), EEG/fMRI, intracranial EEG monitoring for presurgical evaluation, neurostimulation, advancements in noninvasive diagnosis and management of patients with epilepsy
Awards & Honors
- Chief Resident in Neurology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York
- Chief Fellow in Epilepsy, Cleveland Clinic
- Excellence in Teaching Award, Mount Sinai Medical Student Council
- Distinction for Honorary Graduation, University of Athens School of Medicine
Innovations & Patents
- Dr. Alexopoulos has been instrumental in establishing the magnetoencephalography (MEG) laboratory at the Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Center. The laboratory, which has been in operation since 2009, provides cutting edge recordings and interpretations of clinical MEG signals in patients with difficult-to-treat epilepsies.
- American Epilepsy Society
- American Clinical Neurophysiology Society
- Society for Neuroscience
- American Academy of Neurology
- Certified Member of the American Society of Neuroimaging
Research & Publications
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75 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.9|
|Time Spent with Patient||5|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||5|
9 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Oct 15, 2018
*Dr. Alexopoulos was excellent, as were consulting groups stroke team, endocrinology.
Reviewed on Oct 2, 2018
The best doctor! I have been missing diagnosed for 2 years. Dr Alexopolous figured out my seizureschedule after listening to me for 3 hours. My quality of life is completely better. I can't thank him enough! He is an amazing doctor!
Reviewed on Sep 17, 2018
Dr. Alexopoulos is a fantastic doctor. This appointment, however, he seemed rushed and annoyed with questions I had for him. Hopefully this won't be the case at my 6 month follow-up.
Reviewed on Jul 6, 2018
*Dr. Alexopoulos is very knowledgeable and explained himself well.
Reviewed on May 22, 2018
the doctor and his team have always been completely fantastic everything was explained exactly as I expected and understood the doctor and his team went above and beyond the needed treatment. I received the best of the experience in how they cared for past current and future issues and I would never consider any other doctor than doctor Alexopoulos
Reviewed on May 21, 2018
once we were able to figure out the direct number to the clinic, everything fell into place, getting an appointment is so much easier, Dr. Alexopolis is wonderful and he has a great staff. everyone is friendly and very respectful. I have recommended the Cleveland clinic to several people not just the neurology department ( which is what I come for ) but for other medical reasons. I told them it is definitely worth the drive. ( my mom drives me there, and we are 5 hours away, but it is worth it.)
Reviewed on Apr 12, 2018
Dr. Alexopoulos spent a lot of time with me during my visit. he showed compassion, answered all questions, explained treatment plan in future if needed. I am glad to have him as my treating MD.
Reviewed on Apr 12, 2018
Dr. Alexopoulous was very kind, compassionate, spent a lot of time answering questions, provided long term plan if needed, very blessed to have as my treating MD.
Reviewed on Mar 26, 2018
I can't say enough good things about Dr. Alexopoulos care, knowledge and compassion
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