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Selim R. Benbadis, M.D.

Professor and Director,
Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
University of South Florida and Tampa General Hospital

Department of Neurology
Department of Neurosurgery


Harbourside Medical Tower Suite 730
4 Columbia Drive, Tampa, FL 33606.
Campus Mail Code: HMT 730 E-Mail: sbenbadi@hsc.usf.edu
Phone: 813/259-0892FAX: 813/259-0858

Current CV (pdf format)

Present Positions

Special interests

  • Epilepsy
  • Electroencephalography
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Polysomnography
  • Medical education
  • Medical writing and editing

EducationUniversité de Nice (France), Faculté de Médecine

Training

  • Residency: Family Practice. Université de Nice, France
  • Internship: Medicine. Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH. 7/88-6/89
  • Residency: Neurology. Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH. 7/89-6/92
  • Fellowship: Epilepsy & Sleep Disorders. Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH. 7/92-6/94
  • The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Board Certifications

Past positions

Honors & Awards

  • Faculty Teacher Award awarded by Residents and Faculty, department of Neurology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Academic year 1999, 2001, 2002,2003, 2004.
  • Examiner, American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology Part II (oral), 2001
  • Examiner, Neurology Boards Part II (oral). American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2002, 2003, 2004.
  • Examiner, American Board of Registration of EEG and Evoked Potentials Technologists, Inc., 2001.
  • Honored member, Strathmore's who is who, Millenium Edition, 2000-2001.
  • Faculty Teacher Award awarded by Residents and Faculty, department of Neurology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Academic year 1998-1999.
  • American Academy of Neurology: Excellent and frequent participation as an ad hoc reviewer for Neurology (1996, 1997).
  • Teacher of the year for "Excellence in teaching", awarded by Residents and Fellows, department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Academic year 1995-1996.
  • Sleep Research Society Travel Award. American Professional Sleep Societies Meeting, Nashville, TN. June 1995.
  • Annual Peskind Award for Best Scientific Paper: Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation, Cleveland, OH. June 1994.
  • Second Prize: XVIth Cleveland Clinic Neuroscience Research Day, Cleveland, OH. May 21, 1991.

Publications

Online Book: EEG Atlas

Courses organized

  • 1995: Advances in Epilepsy. Symposium co-chairman. Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 1996: The nightmare of sleep disorders. Symposium co-chairman. Sponsored by Cleveland Clinic Florida. Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • May 1999: Advances in Epilepsy. Course Director. Sponsored by USF. Longboat Key, FL
  • January 2000: Advances in Neurology. Course Director. Sponsored by USF. Longboat Key, FL
  • CME course Director: Annual Meeting of the Florida Society of Neurology, Naples, FL, July 13-15, 2000.
  • Symposium Chairman: Psychological issues in epilepsy. American Epilepsy Society, Los Angeles, December 6, 2000.
  • Symposium Chairman: "Florida Epilepsy" - What's new in epilepsy? A joint conference organized by the Academic/University Epilepsy Centers of Florida. Organized by the University of South Florida, with Faculty from University of Florida, University of Miami, and Miami Children's Hospital, April 7-8, 2001, Orlando, FL.

Book Editing

Editorial Boards

Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Neurology (1995-present, Robert B. Daroff, MD, and Robert C. Griggs, MD, Editors-in-Chief)
  • Epilepsia (Ad Hoc reviewer, 2001-present, Timothy A. Pedley, MD, Editor-in-Chief).
  • Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry (1999-present, Professor C. Kennard, MD, Editor-in-Chief).
  • Annals of Internal Medicine (1999-present, Frank Davidoff, MD, Editor-in-Chief).
  • JAMA (1999-present, Phil B. Fontanarosa, MD and Richard M. Glass, MD, Interim co-Editors-in-Chief).
  • The Lancet (Ad Hoc reviewer, 1999-present, Richard Horton, Editor).
  • Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology (1996-present, Gastone Celesia, MD, Editor-in-Chief).
  • Epilepsy Research (1998-present, Ilo Leppik, MD, Editor-in-Chief).
  • Clinical EEG (1995-present, Miles Drake, MD, Editor-in-Chief).
  • Journal of Neuroimaging (1999-present, Lawrence R. Wechsler, MD, Editor-in-Chief).
  • Revue Neurologique (1995-present, JM Léger, MD, Editor-in-Chief).
  • Psychosomatics (1996-present, Thomas N. Wise, MD, Editor-in-Chief).
  • National Institutes of Health, Division of Research Grants (Member, peer-review panel for scientific merit review of grant applications, 1996, 1999, Joe Marwah, PhD, Program Director).

Professional Associations

Committees & Administration

Other current positions

Personal stuff

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  • Born 06/22/60 in Paris, France
  • Citizenship: France
  • Married to Amy L. Friedman, MSW
  • One child: Alexandra, born 8/28/95
  • Visit Tampa

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