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Meriem K. Bensalem-Owen, MD, FACNS, FANA

Director, Epilepsy Program
| 4.87 out of 5
27 ratings | 14 comments
Meriem K. Bensalem-Owen, MD, FANA, FACNS
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  • Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
  • Neurology
This provider offers TeleCare
  • About

    Meriem K. Bensalem-Owen is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in epilepsy, clinical neurophysiology and neurology. Bensalem-Owen specializes in the care of adults with epilepsy with a special focus on the treatment of drug-resistant epilepsy. She has special interests in planning for epilepsy surgery in potential candidates and in responsive neuro-stimulation as well as in caring for women with epilepsy during their reproductive years.

    Bensalem-Owen is a fellow of the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society and a fellow of the American Neurological Association. She is member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society and honorary member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. She received several teaching awards including the Abraham Flexner Master Educator Award and the Champions in Health Award by the Epilepsy Foundation Kentuckiana.

    Faculty Rank

    Professor of Neurology
    Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology


    Université d' Alger, Alger, Algeria


    Neurology, University of Kentucky


    Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Epilepsy

    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology

    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology

    Fellow of the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society

    Fellow of the American Neurological Association

  • Ratings & Reviews

    | 4.87 out of 5
    27 ratings |14 comments

    The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    March, 2020
    Everyone is just very attentive and seem to be genuinely concerned with any issues I may have.

    February, 2020
    Good experience; no problems.

    February, 2020
    I have used the UK HealthCare system for over two decades and issues happen so rarely if at all that they do not need mentioning.

    January, 2020
    I have no problems with our visit. our Doctor is the best !! we were talking about her all the way home . we love her as a person and how she helps her .

    December, 2019
    Dr. Bensalem (Owen) is the absolute best!

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