Ji Yeoun Yoo, MD
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | 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.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Epilepsy
Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
- Electroencephalogram (EEG)
- Electroencephalogram (EEG) with video
- 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
MD, Ewha Women's University
Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia
Residency, Neurology, Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship, EEG Epilepsy, Yale-New Haven Hospital
Marcuse LV, Fields MC, Yoo J. Rowan's Primer of EEG: Edition 2. Elsevier;.
Yoo JY, Gaspard N, Hirsch LJ, Alkawadri R. Respiratory artifact on EEG independent of the respirator. Journal of clinical neurophysiology : official publication of the American Electroencephalographic Society 2014 Oct; 31(5).
Yoo JY, Rampal N, Petroff OA, Hirsch LJ, Gaspard N. Brief potentially ictal rhythmic discharges in critically ill adults. JAMA neurology 2014 Apr; 71(4).
Yoo JY, Farooque P, Chen WC, Youngblood MW, Zaveri HP, Gerrard JL, Spencer DD, Hirsch LJ, Blumenfeld H. Ictal spread of medial temporal lobe seizures with and without secondary generalization: an intracranial electroencephalography analysis. Epilepsia 2014 Feb; 55(2).