Ji Yeoun Yoo, MD
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Neurology
Ji Yeoun (Jenna) Yoo, MD received her medical degree from Ewha Womans University in Seoul, South Korea. After a year of medical internship at the University of Missouri, Columbia, 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 New York to join the faculty at the Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
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, 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.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Epilepsy
Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
MD, Ewha Women's University
Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia
Residency, Neurology, Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship, EEG Epilepsy, Yale-New Haven Hospital
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).
Yoo JY, Hirsch LJ. Limbic encephalitis associated with anti-voltage-gated potassium channel complex antibodies mimicking Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. JAMA neurology 2014 Jan; 71(1).
Bauerschmidt A, Koshkelashvili N, Ezeani CC, Yoo JY, Zhang Y, Manganas LN, Kapadia K, Palenzuela D, Schmidt CC, Lief R, Kiely BT, Choezom T, McClurkin M, Shorten A, Detyniecki K, Hirsch LJ, Giacino JT, Blumenfeld H. Prospective assessment of ictal behavior using the revised Responsiveness in Epilepsy Scale (RES-II). Epilepsy & behavior : E&B 2013 Jan; 26(1).