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.

Clinics I work with

Epilepsy Center

400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Neurosurgery at Greenbrae

1100 S. Eliseo Dr., Suite 1
Greenbrae, CA 94904

My reviews


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

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

Decorative Caduceus

Stereotactic Laser Ablation for Temporal Lobe Epilepsy