About Us | Mid-Atlantic Epilepsy and Sleep Center
301-530-9744
General Neurology Practice
Bethesda, Maryland

Our Doctors & Staff

Pavel Klein, MD

Pavel Klein, MD

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Daisy Bui, MD

Daisy Bui, MD

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Jonathan Ross, MD

Jonathan Ross, MD

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Nurses, EEG & Sleep Lab Technologists

Ivana Tyrlikova, MD

Ivana Tyrlikova, MD

Arkady Barber, MSCN

Arkady Barber, MSCN

Senior Research Coordinator

Sophia Aldridge

Sophia Aldridge

Research Assistant

Salman Hashimi

Salman Hashimi

Research Coordinator

Marc Key, RPSGT CCSH

Marc Key, RPSGT CCSH

EEG Laboratory Manager

Kamilah Wakil

Kamilah Wakil

Medical Assistant

Hannah Sallah

Hannah Sallah

Patient Care Coordinator

Andrea Escobar

Andrea Escobar

Patient Care Coordinator

Valerie Ellis

Valerie Ellis

Billing Specialist

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 45 peer-reviewed articles and has contributed chapters to several books on epilepsy. He acts as a reviewer for a number of neurological, epilepsy and endocrinological journals. He is currently the Chair of the American Epilepsy Society Corporate Advisory Committee, as  well as past 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. He is the  co-founder and co-chair of the North American Consortium of Private Epilepsy Centers, and serves on the executive committee of The Epilepsy Study Consortium.

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:

  • Residency in Internal Medicine at Saint Vincent Hospital at University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Residency in Neurology at Case Western Reserve University
  • Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at Case Western Reserve University

Dr. Bui is board certified in Adult Neurology, with additional specialized training in epilepsy, epilepsy monitoring and epilepsy surgery. She currently serves as Stroke Medical Director at Washington Adventist Hospital, and has presented multiple lectures on traumatic brain injury, epilepsy and stroke at medical conferences. She has a special interest in nonepileptic seizures, and is involved in research studies at the Mid-Atlantic Epilepsy and Sleep Center.

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Jonathan Ross, MD

Jonathan Ross, MD

Neurologist, Mid-Atlantic Epilepsy and Sleep Center

Education:

  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), Doctorate of Medicine
  • National University of Ireland, LRCSI, LRCPI, MB, BCh, BAO (Cum Laude)

Training:

  • Harvard Medical School, Epilepsy/EEG Fellowship
  • Boston University School of Medicine, Neurology Residency

Research:

  • Dr. Ross has multiple published studies, including “Alfentanil Induced Epileptiform Activity: A Simultaneous Surface and Depth Electroencephalographic Study in Complex Partial Epilepsy” (Epilepsia 2001) and”Epileptic Pseudodementia” (Neurology 1998). He has written book chapters and given numerous presentations and lectures on various neurology topics, including epilepsy management

Dr. Ross is board certified in Adult Neurology, with added qualifications in clinical neurophysiology, epilepsy, and epilepsy monitoring. Prior to joining the Mid-Atlantic Epilepsy and Sleep Center, Dr. Ross was Director of The New England Epilepsy Institute, a division of New England Neurological Associates (NENA) in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He also served as head of the Neurology division at NENA. After graduating medical school in 1991, Dr. Ross completed postgraduate training at Harvard Medical School and Boston University School of Medicine, and also served as Teaching Fellow at Harvard and Boston University. Dr. Ross is an active member of the American Epilepsy Society, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, Massachusetts Medical Society, and the American Academy of Neurology.

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