Rafeed Alkawadri, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology; Director, Brain Mapping Program

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchNeurology: Epilepsy and NeurophysiologyEpilepsy Program

Research Interests

Brain Connectivity; Broadband intracranial EEG Analysis; Cingulate Gyrus Epilepsy and Connectivity; Clinical Neurophysiology and Epileptology; Cortical Evoked Potentials; Deep Brain Stimulation; Evoked Potentials (EPs); Functional Mapping; High Frequency Oscillations; Magnetoencephalography (MEG) more...


  • M.D., University of Damascus, 2005

Selected Publications

  • Alkawadri R, So NK, Van Ness PC, Alexopoulos AV. “Cingulate Epilepsy: “ Report of 3 Electroclinical Subtypes with Surgical Outcomes” JAMA Neurology, 2013
  • Alkawadri R, Krishnan B, Kakisaka Y, Nair D, Mosher JC, Burgess RC, Alexopoulos AV. “Localization of the Ictal Onset Zone with MEG Using Minimum Norm Estimate of a Narrow Band at Seizure Onset Versus Standard Single Current Dipole Modeling ” Clinical Neurophysiology, 2013
  • Alkawadri R, Burgess RC, Isitan C, Wang IZ, Kakisaka Y, Alexopoulos AV. “Yield of Repeat Routine MEG Recordings in Clinical Practice” Epilepsy & Behavior, 2013



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