Specialties

Epilepsy

Clinical Neurophysiology

Neurology (Board certified since 2013)

At a Glance

  • 2013 Started practicing
  • 4 Years experience
  • 1 OFFICE LOCATION
  • 2 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Pedersen

Dr. Pedersen graduated with First-Class Honors in Neuroscience from Flinders University before entering Sydney University Medical School where he also graduated with Honors. After completing medical school in Sydney, Australia, Dr. Pedersen moved to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston for research training, followed by clinical training at Harvard Medical School at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. He was briefly on staff at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, before being recruited to join Emory University and the Emory Comprehensive Epilepsy Program. Dr. Pedersen is passionate about discovery and innovation in epilepsy and aims to improve the lives of people with epilepsy. He runs a basic science laboratory at Emory University devoted to understanding the systems neuroscience of epilepsy and how this relates to sleep-wake brain circuits.

My Clinical Interests

  • electroencephalography
  • epilepsy
  • epilepsy surgery
  • seizures
  • sleep disorders

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
2008

INTERNSHIP

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2010

RESIDENCY

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2013

FELLOWSHIP

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
2015

Professional Memberships

Director, Epilepsy and Systems Neuroscience Research Laboratory, Emory University

American Epilepsy Society

Society for Neuroscience

American Clinical Neurophysiology Society

American Academy of Neurology

American Neurological Association

Sleep Research Society

Honors & Awards

Chancellor’s Letter of Commendation
Flinders University, 1997, 1998, 2000

David Overdoff Student Seminar Prize
Flinders Centre for Neuroscience, 2000

First Class Honours in Neuroscience (by thesis)
Flinders University, 2001

Sir Grafton Eliot-Smith Student Research Award
Australian Neuroscience Society, 2001

Australian Course in Advanced Neuroscience (competitive selection), 2005


Honours in Medicine (by thesis)
University of Sydney, 2007

Outstanding Teacher Award
Harvard Medical School, 2011

Resdident and Fellows Poster Prize
BIDMC, 2011, 2013

Michael Ronthal Award for Resident Teaching
BIDMC, 2013

Basic Science Prize
Boston Society of Neurology and Psychiatry, 2013

Clinician-Researcher Training Fellowship
American Academy of Neurology, 2015

Major Publications

Publications Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=(pedersen%20NP%5BAuthor%5D)%20AND%20(%221999%22%5BDate%20-%20Publication%5D%20%3A%20%223000%22%5BDate%20-%20Publication%5D).

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Clinic at Executive Park

12 Executive Park Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
  • 404-778-3444
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2 Hospital Affiliation(s)

2

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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3

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
2008

INTERNSHIP

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2010

RESIDENCY

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2013

FELLOWSHIP

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
2015

Professional Memberships

Director, Epilepsy and Systems Neuroscience Research Laboratory, Emory University

American Epilepsy Society

Society for Neuroscience

American Clinical Neurophysiology Society

American Academy of Neurology

American Neurological Association

Sleep Research Society

Honors & Awards

Chancellor’s Letter of Commendation
Flinders University, 1997, 1998, 2000

David Overdoff Student Seminar Prize
Flinders Centre for Neuroscience, 2000

First Class Honours in Neuroscience (by thesis)
Flinders University, 2001

Sir Grafton Eliot-Smith Student Research Award
Australian Neuroscience Society, 2001

Australian Course in Advanced Neuroscience (competitive selection), 2005


Honours in Medicine (by thesis)
University of Sydney, 2007

Outstanding Teacher Award
Harvard Medical School, 2011

Resdident and Fellows Poster Prize
BIDMC, 2011, 2013

Michael Ronthal Award for Resident Teaching
BIDMC, 2013

Basic Science Prize
Boston Society of Neurology and Psychiatry, 2013

Clinician-Researcher Training Fellowship
American Academy of Neurology, 2015

Major Publications

Publications Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=(pedersen%20NP%5BAuthor%5D)%20AND%20(%221999%22%5BDate%20-%20Publication%5D%20%3A%20%223000%22%5BDate%20-%20Publication%5D).