David Burdette, MD Chief, Epilepsy Section

David E. Burdette, MD is board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Neurology and in Neurology with added qualifications in Epilepsy and added qualifications in Clinical Neurophysiology. Additionally, he is board-certified in Clinical Neurophysiology by the American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology. Dr. Burdette serves as section chief for epilepsy in the Spectrum Health System in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is an assistant professor at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. He earned his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and completed his neurology residency at Boston University Hospitals. He completed clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy fellowships at University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor. Dr. Burdette’s clinical interests include electroencephalography (EEG), neurotelemetry (long term EEG and video-EEG monitoring), treatment of refractory epilepsy, treatment of status epilepticus, and epilepsy surgery. His research interests include investigational antiepileptic drugs and neuromodulation via neurostimulation (vagus nerve stimulation [VNS], deep brain stimulation [DBS], and responsive neurostimulation [RNS]) in the treatment of epilepsy.

Spectrum Health System
Grand Rapids, MI

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