Michael Ciliberto

Mike Ciliberto is the director of the pediatric EMU and the tuberous sclerosis clinic at the University of Iowa Stead Family Childrens Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa. He received his medical degree and attended pediatric neurology residency and a 2-year clinical neurophysiology fellowship at Washington university and St. Lous Children’s Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. His clinical and research interests include the use of epilepsy surgery for the treatment of intractable childhood epilepsy, especially palliative epilepsy surgeries, as well as the evaluation and initiation of novel pharmaceutical therapies for patients with drug resistant epilepsy.

He is currently the lead in the epilepsy with myoclonic atonic seizures (EMAtS) PERC special interest group (SIG) and is actively involved in the infantile spasms and surgical SIGs as well. He also is involved in multicenter projects involving the ketogenic diet and tuberous sclerosis complex and enjoys giving talks around the country on many aspects of epilepsy.

Mike also has the pleasure of being co-founder and director of the tuberous sclerosis complex clinic at the University of Iowa and director of the pediatric EMU where he has the opportunity to mentor medical students, residents and fellow in all aspects of the care of individuals with epilepsy. He also has the pleasure of moderating a curating an epilepsy literature list serv based out of the University of Iowa for fellow neurologists around the country.