Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Scott Mintzer, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor

Neurology - Epilepsy

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Office Locations

909 Walnut Street
2nd Floor, COB Bldg.
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-1222
Fax: (215) 955-0606

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • University of Chicago/Pritzker School of Medicine, Medical School


  • University of Chicago Hospitals


  • University of Michigan Hospital


  • UCLA Medical Center

Recent Publications

Evidence for a pharmacokinetic interaction between eslicarbazepine and rosuvastatin: Potential effects on xenobiotic transporters

Letter re: Hand postures in primary and secondary generalized tonic-clonic seizures

Absolute spike frequency as a predictor of surgical outcome in temporal lobe epilepsy

AR2, a novel automatic muscle artifact reduction software method for ictal EEG interpretation: Validation and comparison of performance with commercially available software

Driving and Epilepsy: a Review of Important Issues

Heart rate and blood pressure in sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP)

Long-term effect of antiepileptic drug switch on serum lipids and C-reactive protein

A MAP of seizure-freedom in patients with a normal MRI scan

Laser interstitial thermal therapy for medically intractable mesial temporal lobe epilepsy

Brand spanking II: Attack of the clones (or, the phantom menace)

Seizure outcome after switching antiepileptic drugs: A matched, prospective study

Statins for poststroke seizures: The first antiepileptogenic agent?

Predicting the laterality of temporal lobe epilepsy from PET, MRI, and DTI: A multimodal study: Predicting temporal lobe epilepsy laterality

Ezogabine (Retigabine)

Carbamazepine, oxcarbazepine, and eslicarbazepine

Undiplomatic immunity: Epilepsy and autoimmune disease

Driven to tears: Epilepsy specialists and the automobile

Is a separate monotherapy indication warranted for antiepileptic drugs?

Who is helping whom? Manuscript support and transfer of value

Plumbing and wiring: Atherosclerosis in epilepsy