Susannah Cornes, MD

Neurologist and epilepsy specialist


Epilepsy Center
400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2437
Fax: (415) 353-2837

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

Board Certification

Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Academic Title

Associate Professor

More about Susannah Cornes


University of California SF School of Medicine 2003


UCSF Medical Center 2007


UCSF Medical Center 2010

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Vossel K, Beagle A, Rabinovici G, Shu H, Lee S, Naasan G, Hegde M, Cornes S, Henry M, Nelson A, Seeley W, Geschwind M, Gorno-Tempini M, Shih T, Kirsch H, Garcia P, Miller B, Mucke L. . In press JAMA Neurology. Seizures and epileptiform activity in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. 2013.
  2. Broestl L, Cornes S, and Dubal D.. The Neurohospitalist. Reversible Suppression of Electrocerebral Activity. 2013.
  3. Alegria D, Mayfield C, Boscardin C, Josephson SA, Lowenstein D, Douglas V, and Cornes S.. WGEA Meeting Abstract. An Interactive Mobile Curriculum for Teaching the Hypothesis Driven Neurological Examination. 2013.
  4. Cilio R and Cornes S.. Swaiman's Pediatric Neurology: Principles and Practice. Genetics of Epilepsy. 2012; pp727-735..
  5. Cornes SB, Shih T. Evaluation of the patient with spells. Continuum (Minneap Minn). 2011 Oct; 17(5 Neurologic Consultation in the Hospital):984-1009.
  6. Cornes S, Griffin E, Lowenstein D.. Principles of Pharmacology: The Pathophysiologic Basis of Drug Therapy. Pharmacology of abnormal electrical neurotransmission in the central nervous system. 2011.
  7. Galanter J, Cornes S, Lowenstein D.. Principles of Pharmacology: The Pathophysiologic Basis of Drug Therapy. Principles of Nervous System Physiology and Pharmacology. 2011.
  8. Kamel H, Cornes SB, Hegde M, Hall SE, Josephson SA. Electroconvulsive therapy for refractory status epilepticus: a case series. Neurocrit Care. 2010 Apr; 12(2):204-10.
  9. Valcour V, Haman A, Cornes S, Lawall C, Parsa AT, Glaser C, Yagi S, Tihan T, Bhatnagar J, Geschwind M. A case of enteroviral meningoencephalitis presenting as rapidly progressive dementia. Nat Clin Pract Neurol. 2008 Jul; 4(7):399-403.
  10. El-Husseini Ael-D, Craven SE, Brock SC, Bredt DS. Polarized targeting of peripheral membrane proteins in neurons. J Biol Chem. 2001 Nov 30; 276(48):44984-92.
  11. Brock S, Bonsal J, Luskin MB. 1998. The neuronal progenitor cells of the forebrain subventricular zone: Intrinsic properties in vitro and following transplantation.. Methods. 1998; 268-281.
  12. Zigova T, Betarbet R, Soteres BJ, Brock S, Bakay RA, Luskin MB. A comparison of the patterns of migration and the destinations of homotopically transplanted neonatal subventricular zone cells and heterotopically transplanted telencephalic ventricular zone cells. Dev Biol. 1996 Feb 01; 173(2):459-74.

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