Georgia D. Montouris, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology
Boston University School of Medicine
72 East Concord Street, C-3
Boston, MA 02118

Co-Director of Epilepsy Services
Comprehensive Epilepsy Care Program for Children and Adults
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA 02118

Phone: 617-638-7751
Fax: 617-617-638-5354
Email: Georgia.Montouris@bmc.org

Medical School: Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium (1975)
Residency: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN (1975-1979)
Clinical Instructor: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology, 1979-1980
Special Interest: Epilepsy

 

Recent Publications

Montouris GD, Wheless JW, Glauser TA. The efficacy and tolerability of pharmacologic treatment options for Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Epilepsia. 2014 Sep; 55 Suppl 4:10-20.

Spengler DC, Montouris GD, Hohler AD.  Levetiracetam as a Possible Contributor to Acute Kidney Injury.  Clin Ther. 2014 Jun 27. pii: S0149-2918(14)00358-0. doi: 10.1016/j.clinthera.2014.06.002. PMID:24986483

Karakis I, Montouris GD, Piperidou C, Luciano MS, Meador KJ, Cole AJ. Patient and caregiver quality of life in psychogenic non-epileptic seizures compared to epileptic seizures. Seizure. 2014 Jan;23(1):47-54. doi: 10.1016/j.seizure.2013.09.011.

Karakis I, Montouris GD, Piperidou C, Luciano MS, Meador KJ, Cole AJ. The effect of epilepsy surgery on caregiver quality of life. Epilepsy Res. 2013 Nov;107(1-2):181-9. doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2013.08.006.

Montouris GD. Rational approach to treatment options for Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Epilepsia. 2011 Aug;52 Suppl 5:10-20. doi: 10.1111/j.1528-1167.2011.03178.x.

Karakis I, Montouris GD, Otis JA, Douglass LM, Jonas R, Velez-Ruiz N, Wilford K, Espinosa PS. A quick and reliable EEG montage for the detection of seizures in the critical care setting. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2010 Apr;27(2):100-5. doi: 10.1097/WNP.0b013e3181d649e4.

So EL, Bainbridge J, Buchhalter JR, Donalty J, Donner EJ, Finucane A, Graves NM, Hirsch LJ, Montouris GD, Temkin NR, Wiebe S, Sierzant TL. Report of the American Epilepsy Society and the Epilepsy Foundation joint task force on sudden unexplained death in epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2009 Apr;50(4):917-22. doi: 10.1111/j.1528-1167.2008.01906.x.

Pellock JM, Montouris GD, Ramsay RE. New developments in the treatment of epilepsy. CNS Spectr. 2000 Apr;5(4 Suppl 2):1-8.

St Louis EK, Gidal BE, Henry TR, Kaydanova Y, Krumholz A, McCabe PH, Montouris GD, Rosenfeld WE, Smith BJ, Stern JM, Waterhouse EJ, Schulz RM, Garnett WR, Bramley T. Conversions between monotherapies in epilepsy: expert consensus. Epilepsy Behav. 2007 Sep;11(2):222-34.

Montouris GD, Jagoda AS. Management of breakthrough seizures in the emergency department: continuity of patient care. Curr Med Res Opin. 2007 Jul;23(7):1583-92.

Morrell MJ, Montouris GD. Reproductive disturbances in patients with epilepsy. Cleve Clin J Med. 2004 Feb;71 Suppl 2:S19-24. Review.

French JA, Kanner AM, Bautista J, Abou-Khalil B, Browne T, Harden CL, Theodore WH, Bazil C, Stern J, Schachter SC, Bergen D, Hirtz D, Montouris GD, Nespeca M, Gidal B, Marks WJ Jr, Turk WR, Fischer JH, Bourgeois B, Wilner A, Faught RE Jr, Sachdeo RC, Beydoun A, Glauser TA; Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology; Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology; American Epilepsy Society. Efficacy and tolerability of the new antiepileptic drugs II: treatment of refractory epilepsy: report of the Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee and Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society. Neurology. 2004 Apr 27;62(8):1261-73. Review.

French JA, Kanner AM, Bautista J, Abou-Khalil B, Browne T, Harden CL, Theodore WH, Bazil C, Stern J, Schachter SC, Bergen D, Hirtz D, Montouris GD, Nespeca M, Gidal B, Marks WJ Jr, Turk WR, Fischer JH, Bourgeois B, Wilner A, Faught RE Jr, Sachdeo RC, Beydoun A, Glauser TA; Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology; Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology; American Epilepsy Society. Efficacy and tolerability of the new antiepileptic drugs I: treatment of new onset epilepsy: report of the Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee and Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society. Neurology. 2004 Apr 27;62(8):1252-60. Review.

French JA, Kanner AM, Bautista J, Abou-Khalil B, Browne T, Harden CL, Theodore WH, Bazil C, Stern J, Schachter SC, Bergen D, Hirtz D, Montouris GD, Nespeca M, Gidal B, Marks WJ Jr, Turk WR, Fischer JH, Bourgeois B, Wilner A, Faught RE Jr, Sachdeo RC, Beydoun A, Glauser TA; American Academy of Neurology Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee; American Academy of Neurology Quality Standards Subcommittee; American Epilepsy Society Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee; American Epilepsy Society Quality Standards Subcommittee. Efficacy and tolerability of the new antiepileptic drugs, II: Treatment of refractory epilepsy: report of the TTA and QSS Subcommittees of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society. Epilepsia. 2004 May;45(5):410-23. Review. Erratum in: Epilepsia. 2004 Nov;45(11):1299.

French JA, Kanner AM, Bautista J, Abou-Khalil B, Browne T, Harden CL, Theodore WH, Bazil C, Stern J, Schachter SC, Bergen D, Hirtz D, Montouris GD, Nespeca M, Gidal B, Marks WJ Jr, Turk WR, Fischer JH, Bourgeois B, Wilner A, Faught RE Jr, Sachdeo RC, Beydoun A, Glauser TA; American Academy of Neurology Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee; American Academy of Neurology Quality Standards Subcommittee; American Epilepsy Society Quality Standards Subcommittee; American Epilepsy Society Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee. Efficacy and tolerability of the new antiepileptic drugs, I: Treatment of new-onset epilepsy: report of the TTA and QSS Subcommittees of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society. Epilepsia. 2004 May;45(5):401-9. Review.

McChesney-Atkins S, Davies KG, Montouris GD, Silver JT, Menkes DL. Amusia after right frontal resection for epilepsy with singing seizures: case report and review of the literature. Epilepsy Behav. 2003 Jun;4(3):343-7. Review.

Davies KG, Blumer DP, Lobo S, Hermann BP, Phillips BL, Montouris GD. De Novo Nonepileptic Seizures after Cranial Surgery for Epilepsy: Incidence and Risk Factors. Epilepsy Behav. 2000 Dec;1(6):436-443.

Biton V, Edwards KR, Montouris GD, Sackellares JC, Harden CL, Kamin M; Topiramate TPS-TR Study Group. Topiramate titration and tolerability. Ann Pharmacother. 2001 Feb;35(2):173-9.

Montouris GD. How will primary care physicians, specialists, and managed care treat epilepsy in the new millennium? Neurology. 2000;55(11 Suppl 3):S42-4. Review.

 

 

Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine