301-530-9744
Bethesda, Maryland

About Us

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“Our experience with Dr. Klein and his staff has been wonderful”
– Kathryn

“The staff is great; Dr. Klein is caring and concerned about the patient’s health”
– Margaret

Our Doctors & Staff

Pavel Klein, MD

Pavel Klein, MD

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Daisy Bui, MD

Daisy Bui, MD

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Zachary Levine, MD

Zachary Levine, MD

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Nurses, EEG & Sleep Lab Technologists

Arkady Barber, MSCN

Arkady Barber, MSCN

Senior Research Co-ordinator

Jennifer Summerlin

Jennifer Summerlin

Practice Manager

Lenka Goldman, MSE

Lenka Goldman, MSE

Research Associate

Eva Pavelova, R.EEGT

Eva Pavelova, R.EEGT

EEG Technologist

Marc Key, RPGT

Marc Key, RPGT

Chief Sleep Technologist

Pavel Klein, MD

Pavel Klein, MD

Director, Mid-Atlantic Epilepsy and Sleep Center

Education:

  • Oxford University, BA and MA (Neuroscience)
  • Cambridge University, MD

Training:

  • Residency (neurology): University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • Fellowship (epilepsy, clinical electrophysiology): University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • Fellowship (sleep): Harvard Medical School (Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center)
  • Fellowship (neuroendocrinology): Harvard Medical School (Beth Israel-Deaconess)

Research:

  • Novel treatments of epilepsy
  • Dietary treatments of epilepsy in adults/ketogenic diet
  • Prevention of epilepsy after traumatic brain injury
  • The effect of hormones on epilepsy, in particular of sex and stress hormones
  • Women’s issues in epilepsy

Before founding Mid-Atlantic Epilepsy and Sleep Center, Dr. Klein was Instructor in Neurology at Harvard Medical School (1996-99), and Director of the Epilepsy Program, of the Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratory and of the Neuroendocrine Unit at the Georgetown University Hospital (1999-2003). Dr. Klein is currently Adjunct Associate Professor of Neurology at George Washington University. Dr. Klein’s clinical research includes novel treatments of epilepsy, dietary treatments of epilepsy in adults, prevention of epilepsy after traumatic brain injury, the effect of sex and stress hormones on epilepsy, and women with epilepsy. He has received grants from the National Institutes of Health and from the American Epilepsy Society. Dr. Klein has published more than 30 peer-reviewed articles and contributed chapters to several books on epilepsy. He acts as a reviewer for a number of neurological, epilepsy and endocrinological journals. He is a member of the American Epilepsy Society Scientific Program Committee, Treatment Committee, the Health Reform Task Force and the Co-Chair of the AES Private Practice Special Interest Group. His presentation on treatment of refractory epilepsy was ranked in the top 10% of all research presentations at the 2010 annual meeting of the American Epilepsy Society.

Click here for a link to Dr. Klein’s curriculum vitae

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Daisy Bui, MD

Daisy Bui, MD

Neurologist, Mid-Atlantic Epilepsy and Sleep Center

Education:

  • Medical Degree from Pham Ngoc Thach Medical University in Vietnam

Training:

  • Echocardiogram and cardiovascular disease training at the Heart Institute of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam
  • Fellowship in clinical neurophysiology at Case Western Reserve University
  • Residency in Internal Medicine at Saint Vincent Hospital University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Residency in Neurology at Case Western Reserve University

With expertise in epilepsy, Dr. Bui has presented on traumatic brain injury, seizures and stroke at a number of different medical conferences.

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Zachary Levine, MD

Zachary Levine, MD

Neurosurgeon, Mid-Atlantic Epilepsy and Sleep Center

Education:

  • Dartmouth College, AB Biology (Thesis in Neuronal Regeneration)
  • New York University School of Medicine, Honors Program, MD

Training:

  • Residency in Neurosurgery, George Washington University Medical Center (Chief Resident)

Research:

  • Brain-Machine Interface and brain impedance recovery, electrophysiology of the brain, Automated electrophysiologic measurement and recording.

Zachary T. Levine, MD is a board certified neurosurgeon with advanced training in cranial base surgery and stereotactic/functional surgery for movement disorders and epilepsy. In addition, he has extensive experience in deep brain stimulation (DBS), image-guided, microsurgery. He is the director of Neurosurgery at Holy Cross Hospital. A graduate of Dartmouth College, Dr. Levine completed medical school at New York University School of Medicine in the Honors Program. He did his residency in neurological surgery at the George Washington University Medical Center. As a key opinion leader in DBS, Dr. Levine teaches DBS courses and proctors other neurosurgeons, internationally in this surgical technique. Dr. Levine is a pioneer in new approaches to brain lesions, has taught cranial base surgical approaches at national meetings and has authored book chapters and original articles in numerous medical journals. He currently holds a patent for cell transplantation for neuro-degenerative diseases and movement disorders. He has served on the editorial board of the medical journal: NeuroImage. He was given the Humanitarian Award by the local chapter of the Dystonia Association. His efforts in neurosurgery have been recognized by induction into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He has received both the Singer and Resident research awards for his original clinical research in neurosurgery.

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