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Allan  Krumholz

Allan Krumholz M.D.

Academic Title: Clinical Professor
Primary Appointment: Neurology
Location: UMMC, S12C18
Phone: (410) 328-6266
Fax: (410) 328-0697

Personal History:

Dr. Krumholz is a professor of neurology and director of the University of Maryland Epilepsy Center. He is a past Chair of the Epilepsy Foundation Professional Advisory Board. His major area of clinical and research expertise is in epilepsy, its clinical characteristics, its treatment with medication and surgery, and its effects on social functions, including employment and driving. He also specializes in clinical neurophysiology, including electroencephalography (EEG), Evoked Potentials and Sleep Studies.

Research Interests:

Epilepsy, Status Epilepticus, Psychogenic Seizures, Epilepsy Surgery, Driving and Employment in Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders, Sleep Disorders, Neurosarcoidosis

Clinical Speciality:

Neurology, Epilepsy, Clinical Neurophysiology, Sleep Disorders

Lab Techniques and Equipment:

Epilepsy Monitoring, EEG, Evoked Potentials, Polysomnography


Krumholz A, Niedermeyer E. Psychogenic seizures: a clinical follow-up study. Neurology 1983;33:498-502.

Krumholz A, Stern BJ, Weiss HD. Outcome from coma after cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR): relation to seizures and myoclonus. Neurology 1988;38:401-405.

Krumholz A, Grufferman S, Orr ST, Stern, BJ. Seizures and seizure care in an emergency department. Epilepsia 1989;30:175-181.

Krumholz A, Fisher RS, Lesser RP, Hauser WA. Driving and epilepsy: a review and reappraisal. Journal of the American Medical Association 1991;265:622-626.

Krumholz A, Stern BJ, Stern E. Clinical implications of seizures in neurosarcoidosis. Archives of Neurology 1991;48:842-844.

Barry E, Wolf AL, Huhn SL, Bergey GK, Krumholz A. Simultaneous subdural and depth electrode recordings in patients with refractory complex partial seizures. Journal of Epilepsy 1992;5:111-118.

Krumholz A, Sung GY, Fisher RS, Barry E, Bergey GK, Grattan LM. Complex partial status epilepticus accompanied by serious morbidity and mortality. Neurology 1995; 45:1499-1504.

Krumholz A, Ness, PM, Hauser WA, Douglas DK, Gibble JW. Adverse reactions in blood donors with a history of seizures or epilepsy. Transfusion 1995;35:470-474.

Barry E, Krumholz A, Bergey GK, Chatha H, Alemayehu S, and Grattan L. Nonepileptic posttraumatic seizures. Epilepsia 1998;39:427-431.

Krauss GK, Krumholz A, Carter RC, Kaplan P. Risk factors for seizure-related motor vehicle crashes in patients with epilepsy. Neurology 1999;52:1324-1329

Krauss GK, Ampaw L, Krumholz A. Individual state driving restrictions for people with epilepsy in the US. Neurology 2001;57:1780-1785.

Krumholz A. The ten most commonly asked questions about nonepileptic seizures. The Neurologist 2002;8:51-56.

Krumholz A. To drive or not to drive: The 3-month seizure-free interval for people with epilepsy. Mayo Clinic Proceeding. Editorial 2003;78:817-818.

Krumholz A. Legal and regulatory issues for people with epilepsy. In: Noseworthy J. ed. Neurological Therapeutics: Principals and Practice. Martin Dunitz Ltd, London. 2007