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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Department of Neurology

photo of Arthur Grant

Arthur C. Grant, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurology

Director, Epilepsy Division

Tel: (718) 270-2959


Clinical subspecialty:


Research interests:
  • Effect of epilepsy on perception
  • Quantitative EEG
  • Plasticity and learning
Education and training:
  • BS: MIT
  • PhD: MIT
  • MD: Case Western Reserve University
  • Internal Medicine Internship: Baystate Medical Center
  • Neurology Residency: Emory University
  • Epilepsy Fellowship: Emory University
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology: University of California, Irvine
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology: New York University
  • Associate Professor of Neurology: SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Other languages spoken:

Some German

  • Brouwer GJ, Arnedo V, Offen S, Heeger DJ, Grant AC . Cross-digit suppression in human somatosensory cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology. 114:2588-2599, 2015. PMID:26311189
  • Grant AC, Abdel Baki SG, Omurtag A, Sinert R, Chari G, Malhotra S, Weedon J, Fenton AA, Zehtabchi S. Diagnostic accuracy of microEEG: A miniature, wireless EEG device. Epilepsy & Behavior. 34:81-85, 2014. PMID:24727466
  • Zehtabchi S, Abdel Baki SG, Omurtag A, Sinert R, Chari G, Roodsari GS, Weedon J, Fenton AA, Grant AC . Effect of microEEG on clinical management and outcomes of Emergency Department patients with altered mental status: A randomized controlled trial. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2014;21:283-291. PMID:24628753
  • Grant AC, Abdel-Baki SG, Weedon J, Arnedo V, Chari G, Koziorynska E, Lushbough C, Maus D, McSween T, Mortati KA, Reznikov A, Omurtag A. EEG interpretation reliability and interpreter confidence: A large single center study. Epilepsy & Behavior 32:102-107, 2014. PMID:24531133
  • Grant AC, Koziorynska E, Lushbough C, Maus D, Mortati K. Acute post-ictal confusion and violence: Two cases with unfortunate outcomes. Epilepsy & Behavior: Case Reports 1:71-73, 2013. PMID:25667832
  • Zehtabchi S, Abdel Baki SG, Omurtag A, Sinert R, Chari G, Malhotra S, Weedon J, Fenton AA, Grant AC . Prevalence of non-convulsive seizure and other electroencephalographic abnormalities in emergency department patients with altered mental status. American Journal of Emergency Medicine 31:1578-1582, 2013. PMID:24070982
  • Grant AC , Prus N, Nakhutina L. Factors affecting quality of life in epilepsy in a multi-ethnic urban population. Epilepsy & Behavior 27:283-285, 2013. PMID:23507303
  • Zehtabchi S, Abdel Baki SG, Grant AC . Electroencephalographic findings in consecutive emergency department patients with altered mental status: a preliminary report. European Journal of Emergency Medicine 20:126-129, 2013. PMID:22644284
  • Omurtag A, Abdel Baki SG, Chari G, Zehtabchi S, Cracco R, Fenton A, Grant AC . Technical and clinical analysis of MicroEEG: a miniature wireless EEG device designed to record high-quality EEG in the emergency department. International Journal of Emergency Medicine ;5:35. DOI: 10.1186/1865-1380-5-35 2012. PMID:23006616
  • Mortati KA, Arnedo V, Post N, Jimenez E, Grant AC . Sutton’s law in epilepsy: because that is where the lesion is. Epilepsy & Behavior 24:279–282, 2012. PMID:22542999
  • Grant AC, O'Halloran J, Chung S, Gibbs W, Kaplan P. Evaluation of a novel EEG preamplifier. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology 2006;23(3):258-264.
  • Grant AC, Fernandez R, Shilian P, Yanni E, Hill MA. Tactile spatial acuity differs between fingers: a study comparing two testing paradigms. Perception and Psychophysics 2006;68(8):1359-1362.
  • Grant AC, Hermanowicz N. Reduction of myogenic artifact with botulinum toxin during video-EEG monitoring. Epilepsia 2007;48(2):324-329.
  • Grant AC, Donnelly K, Chubb C, Barr W, Kuzniecky R, Devinsky O. Temporal lobe epilepsy does not impair visual perception. Epilepsia 2008;49:710-713.
  • Marcuse L, Schneider M, Mortati K, Donnelly K, Arnedo V, Grant AC. Quantitative analysis of the EEG posterior dominant rhythm in healthy adolescents. Clinical Neurophysiology 2008;119:1778-1781.
  • Hickok G, Okada K, Barr W, Pa J, Rogalsky C, Donnelly K, Barde L, Grant AC. Bilateral capacity for speech sound processing in auditory comprehension: evidence from Wada procedures. In press. Brain and Language.

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