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

Director, Epilepsy Program
Meriem K. Bensalem-Owen, MD, FANA, FACNS

Practice Area

  • Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
  • Neurology
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  • 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

    Degree

    Université d' Alger, Alger, Algeria

    Residency

    Neurology, University of Kentucky

    Fellowship

    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

  • Clinical Interests

    • Epilepsy Surgery
    • Responsive Neurostimulation
    • Special Consideration in Women with Epilepsy
    • Treatments of Drug Resistant Epilepsy