Ji Yeoun Yoo

Ji Yeoun Yoo, MD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Neurology

Specialty:

Neurology

Ji Yeoun (Jenna) Yoo, MD received her medical degree from Ewha Womans University in Seoul, South Korea. She received her neurology residency training at Mount Sinai Medical Center, followed by a two-year fellowship in epilepsy/EEG at the comprehensive epilepsy center at Yale University. After her fellowship, she returned to Mt. Sinai to join the faculty.

Dr. Yoo specializes in Epilepsy/EEG. She monitors and interprets EEGs for the patients in the epilepsy monitoring units, intensive care units, and in ambulatory settings. She is passionate in the care of patients with epilepsy/seizure disorder including those with medically refractory epilepsy. She performs a thorough surgical evaluation for the patients with medically refractory epilepsy with the team, and is devoted in improving their quality of life.    

Dr. Yoo's clinical and research interests include medical management and pre-surgical evaluation of patients with epilepsy and their long term outcomes, cognitive and behavioral aspects of epilepsy, and EEG monitoring. She is board certified in Neurology and Epilepsy.

Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Epilepsy

Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Focus

  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG) with video
  • Epilepsy
  • Ketogenic diet
  • Laser treatments for intractable epilepsy
  • Neuropsychological testing
  • Responsive nerve stimulator (Neuropace) for epilepsy
  • Seizure Disorder
  • Stereotactic EEG monitoring
  • Vagal nerve stimulator (VNS) for epilepsy

Education

MD, Ewha Women's University

Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia

Residency, Neurology, Mount Sinai Hospital

Fellowship, EEG Epilepsy, Yale-New Haven Hospital