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Robert C. Knowlton


Neurologist and epilepsy specialist
Fanatic for seizure localization

Dr. Robert Knowlton is a neurologist who specializes in diagnosing complex cases of epilepsy, such as those with no clear origin found using standard tests. In his clinical practice, Knowlton combines a variety of advanced diagnostic tests to pinpoint the source of seizures in the brain. He is especially interested in identifying patients who could successfully be treated with surgery and given a permanent option for a life free from seizures.

Knowlton's research focuses on neuroimaging and clinical decision making in the surgical treatment of seizure disorders and brain tumors.

  • Education

    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1989

  • Residencies

    UCLA Medical Center, 1993

  • Fellowships

    UCSF Medical Center, 1995

  • Academic Title


My job is one big privilege. I learn more from my patients than from any other experience in my work or study. I can only hope that what my patients receive is close to the same.

Where I see patients (2)

    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    73 Ratings
    Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
    73 Ratings
    Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
    72 Ratings
    Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
    68 Ratings
    Knew the important information about your medical history
    73 Ratings
    The provider showed respect for what you had to say
    73 Ratings
    The provider spent enough time with me
    73 Ratings

    "You can help many patients just by giving them information."

    Decorative Caduceus

    Stereotactic Laser Ablation for Temporal Lobe Epilepsy