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What doctor inteprets a EEG (electroencephalogram)?

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Dr. Tung Nguyen
Neurosurgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Neurologist

Diagnostic eegs are read by neurologists.
Neurosurgeons are trained to read eegs as they relate to lesions to be removed during epilepsy surgery.

In brief: Neurologist

Diagnostic eegs are read by neurologists.
Neurosurgeons are trained to read eegs as they relate to lesions to be removed during epilepsy surgery.
Dr. Tung Nguyen
Dr. Tung Nguyen
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Dr. Patrick Roth
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Neurology reads eeg

The eeg is a crude test that measures the electric activity that arises from brain function.
It is useful to demonstrate asymmetries, slowing, seizure activity and interictal activity (abnormalities that occur between seizures. The eeg is rarely definitive other than depicting seizure activity. It is used to define seizure foci. It often adds little to the workup other than the cost of the workup.

In brief: Neurology reads eeg

The eeg is a crude test that measures the electric activity that arises from brain function.
It is useful to demonstrate asymmetries, slowing, seizure activity and interictal activity (abnormalities that occur between seizures. The eeg is rarely definitive other than depicting seizure activity. It is used to define seizure foci. It often adds little to the workup other than the cost of the workup.
Dr. Patrick Roth
Dr. Patrick Roth
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