Chair of Neurology
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Associate Professor of Neurology Maysaa Basha, M.D., is the interim chair of the Wayne State University School of Medicine Department of Neurology.
She is a 2005 graduate of the WSU School of Medicine.
Raised in Detroit, Dr. Basha joined the School of Medicine faculty in 2010. She is director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, a member of the Detroit Medical Center/WSU Joint Committee, the director of the Neurology Residency Program and a member of the Faculty Senate.
She earned her undergraduate degree and medical degree, and completed residency training, at WSU. She completed epilepsy training at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio, under the direction of Hans Lüders, M.D., Ph.D., before returning to WSU.
Board certified in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy, she received the WSU College Teaching Award in 2014, was named the Department of Neurology’s Best Clinical Faculty, Residents’ Choice, in 2012 and was listed in the Best Doctors in America in 2012-13.
Her clinical and research interests include the treatment of medically intractable epilepsy, treatment of status epilepticus, EEG and seizure semiology analysis, and seizure safety.