Chad Carlson, MD

Epilepsy, Neurology
Professor
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My focus is on providing comprehensive care for patients with epilepsy and related disorders. This requires tailoring the visit around the needs of the patient and involves a multi-disciplinary team of experts. My aim is to help patients achieve their short term and long term health goals.

My focus is on providing comprehensive care for patients with epilepsy and related disorders. This requires tailoring the visit around the needs of the patient and involves a multi-disciplinary team…
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About

Dr. Chad Carlson is a Professor of Neurology at the Medical College of Wisconsin who specializes in the treatment of patients with epilepsy. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a BA in German Literature and subsequently earned his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in 2000. His internship was completed at the University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign in 2001. He did his Neurology residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and then pursued two years of fellowship training in Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy at New York University.

Dr. Carlson's research interests include improved clinical classification of epilepsy surgery candidates, enhanced methods of detecting and removing the seizure onset zone in patients with treatment resistant epilepsy including quantitative approaches to electroencephalography and magnetoencephalography, and multi-model approaches to the functional mapping of language.  As Program Director for the Neurology Residency and the Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy Fellowships, he also has research interests in improving methods of engaging and educating future Neurologists suing technology and active learning approaches.
 

Overview

Diseases & Conditions

Epilepsy
Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Events
Refractory Epilepsy
Seizures
Status Epilepticus

Treatment & Services

Ambulatory Electroencephalography (EEG)
Anti-Seizure Medications
Cortical Stimulation Mapping
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
Electroencephalography (EEG)
Epilepsy Surgery
Epilepsy Surgery Evaluations - including invasive EEG
Functional Brain Imaging
Inpatient Epilepsy Monitoring
Intracranial Electroencephalography (EEG)
Magnetoencephalography (MEG)
Responsive Neurostimulation (RNS)
Vagal Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
Video Electroencephalography (EEG)
Virtual Visit
Wada

Ages Seen

Adult
Senior

Languages Spoken

English

Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital

Locations

Neuroscience Institute – Specialty Clinics

Education & Training

University of Wisconsin Medical School - Madison - Doctor of Medicine - (2000)

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign - Champaign - IL - Internship, Internal Medicine - (2000-2001)

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics - Iowa City - Residency, Neurology - (2001-2004)

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics - Iowa City - Chief Resident, Neurology - (2003-2004)

New York University Medical Center - New York City - NY - Fellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology - (2004-2005)

New York University Medical Center - New York City - NY - Fellowship, Epilepsy and Epilepsy Surgery - (2005-2006)

Board Certifications

Neurology
Clinical Neurophysiology
Epilepsy

Patient Reviews

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Ratings

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I have always been impressed with Dr Carlson
Dr. Carlson listens with professional compassion. I feel fortunate that he is working with me through this medical issue.
Dr. Carlson has always been a wonderful Dr. To work with. He is supportive and listens to everything you are explaining and follows through explaining why your body is reacting the way it does and how to help yourself with that condition.
Better then many he will talk to you many others don't make time.
Friendly, confident in abilities and course of action, trustworthy
Very good doctor listens and asked questions
I feel so fortunate to have Dr. Carlson as my doctor. He is knowledgeable, caring, and honest. Perfect characteristics for a doctor to have!
Dr Carlson is very easy to talk to and explains things extremely well.
There is a reason I keep coming back to Froedtert and Dr. Carlson. He is very attentive. Especially with the problems I am experiencing at the present time. He is working with other doctors within his department to determine what is the best way to alter my treatment for the best results. I love the fact that Froedtert is a teaching hospital, and it is very evident in the way that even the most seasoned doctors work in harmony with each other to solve a difficult problem.
The Dr was amazing. He gave me time and really explained everything to me. I would highly recommend him.
Dr. Carlson is amazing. His upbeat, excited energy is something that gives me hope and an overall optimistic feeling. It's so clear how much he knows what he's doing and everything he knows about it, I feel like I learn something new every time that I'm with him at all!
Doctor was very easy to talk with.
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