Specialties

Neurology (Board certified since 2004)

Clinical Neurophysiology (Board certified since 2005)

At a Glance

  • 2004 Started practicing
  • 13 Years experience
  • 1 OFFICE LOCATION
  • 2 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Esper

Gregory Esper, MD, MBA is currently Associate Professor and Vice Chairman of Clinical Affairs for the Department of Neurology, and he also is Director of General Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases. He serves Emory Healthcare in the capacity as the Director of New Care Models. He earned his medical degree at Vanderbilt University, completed neurology residency at Washington University St. Louis, and finished clinical neurophysiology fellowship and a clinical research fellowship in Electrical Impedance Myography at Harvard University's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He earned his MBA from Emory’s Goizueta Business School in 2009 and has lectured for the HEC Paris School of Management in Europe. Clinically, Dr. Esper sees patients with general neurology conditions, including but not limited to headache, neuromuscular diseases, neuroinflammatory diseases, and the like. Dr. Esper serves the American Academy of Neurology as the Vice Chair of the Medical Economics and Management Committee, and he chaired the Navigating Health Reform Task Force for the AAN in 2012. He publishes and lectures nationally on such topics as electronic health record implementation, medical economics, and health care reform and internationally on health care leadership and talent management.

My Clinical Interests

  • balance
  • Bell's palsy
  • brain injury
  • chiari malformations
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • cranial nerve disorder
  • dementia
  • dizziness
  • dysphagia
  • facial paralysis
  • headache
  • hydrocephalus
  • migraine
  • Neurology
  • neuropathic pain
  • peripheral neuropathy
  • sarcoidosis
  • seizures
  • trigeminal neuralgia
  • vertigo

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
1999

INTERNSHIP

Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO
2000

RESIDENCY

Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO
2003

FELLOWSHIP

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2004

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2005

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Neurology

American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Major Publications

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Chronic Neurological Illnesses: Benefits and Challenges.
Esper GJ, Hartung D, Avitzur O. JAMA Neurol. 2015 May 4. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2015.0273. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. PMID: 25938302 Similar articles Select item 23914323

The neurologist as a medical home neighbor. Hoch DB, Homonoff MC, Moawad H, Cohen BH, Esper GJ, Becker A, Busis NA. Neurol Clin Pract. 2013 Apr;3(2):134-140. PMID: 23914323 Free PMC Article Similar articlesSelect item 23011706

Use of information technology in the examination room. Esper GJ. JAMA. 2012 Sep 26;308(12):1208-9; author reply 1209. No abstract available. PMID: 23011706 Similar articles Select item 21060016

Role of professionalism in improving the patient-centeredness, timeliness, and equity of neurological care. Bever CT Jr, Franklin GM, Kaufman JM, Esper GJ. Arch Neurol. 2010 Nov;67(11):1386-90. doi: 10.1001/archneurol.2010.278. No abstract available. PMID: 21060016 Similar articles Select item 20937955

Translational medicine in neurology: the time is right. Helmers SL, Phillips VL, Esper GJ. Arch Neurol. 2010 Oct;67(10):1263-6. doi: 10.1001/archneurol.2010.253. Review. No abstract available. PMID: 20937955 Similar articles Select item 20202501

Health information technology and electronic health records in neurologic practice. Esper GJ, Drogan O, Henderson WS, Becker A, Avitzur O, Hier DB. Neurol Clin. 2010 May;28(2):411-27. doi: 10.1016/j.ncl.2009.11.014. PMID: 20202501 Similar articles

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Clinic at Executive Park

12 Executive Park Dr NE
Fl 5
Atlanta, GA 30329
  • 404-778-3444
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2 Hospital Affiliation(s)

2

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
H
3

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
1999

INTERNSHIP

Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO
2000

RESIDENCY

Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO
2003

FELLOWSHIP

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2004

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2005

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Neurology

American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Major Publications

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Chronic Neurological Illnesses: Benefits and Challenges.
Esper GJ, Hartung D, Avitzur O. JAMA Neurol. 2015 May 4. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2015.0273. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. PMID: 25938302 Similar articles Select item 23914323

The neurologist as a medical home neighbor. Hoch DB, Homonoff MC, Moawad H, Cohen BH, Esper GJ, Becker A, Busis NA. Neurol Clin Pract. 2013 Apr;3(2):134-140. PMID: 23914323 Free PMC Article Similar articlesSelect item 23011706

Use of information technology in the examination room. Esper GJ. JAMA. 2012 Sep 26;308(12):1208-9; author reply 1209. No abstract available. PMID: 23011706 Similar articles Select item 21060016

Role of professionalism in improving the patient-centeredness, timeliness, and equity of neurological care. Bever CT Jr, Franklin GM, Kaufman JM, Esper GJ. Arch Neurol. 2010 Nov;67(11):1386-90. doi: 10.1001/archneurol.2010.278. No abstract available. PMID: 21060016 Similar articles Select item 20937955

Translational medicine in neurology: the time is right. Helmers SL, Phillips VL, Esper GJ. Arch Neurol. 2010 Oct;67(10):1263-6. doi: 10.1001/archneurol.2010.253. Review. No abstract available. PMID: 20937955 Similar articles Select item 20202501

Health information technology and electronic health records in neurologic practice. Esper GJ, Drogan O, Henderson WS, Becker A, Avitzur O, Hier DB. Neurol Clin. 2010 May;28(2):411-27. doi: 10.1016/j.ncl.2009.11.014. PMID: 20202501 Similar articles