Specialties

Epilepsy

Clinical Neurophysiology (Board certified since 1994)

Neurology (Board certified since 1980)

At a Glance

  • 1978 Started practicing
  • 41 Years experience
  • 1 OFFICE LOCATION
  • 2 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Faught

Dr. Faught is Director of the Emory Epilepsy Center. He is a graduate of Harvard College (A.B. cum laude, 1968). He attended medical school at Columbia University and Vanderbilt University (M.D., Vanderbilt, 1972). His internship, residency in neurology, and fellowship in Epilepsy and EEG were completed at the University of Virginia (Charlottesville). From 1980 to 2009, he was a full-time faculty member of the University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham. He founded and directed the UAB Epilepsy Center. In 2009, he moved to Emory. His research interests are clinical trials of new antiepileptic drugs and epidemiology of epilepsy. Dr Faught is a Colonel in the United States Army Reserve and a former Commander of an US Army Hospital. He has published over 300 scientific articles and book chapters.

My Clinical Interests

  • epilepsy
  • seizures

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN

INTERNSHIP

University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA

RESIDENCY

University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA

FELLOWSHIP

University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA

Professional Memberships

Past President Southern EEG Society

Task Force on Seizures in the Elderly, International League Against Epilepsy (Chair)

American Epilepsy Society (Fellow)

American Neurological Society (Fellow)

American Academy of Neurology (Fellow)

American Clinical Neurophysiology Society (Fellow)

Honors & Awards

Best Doctors in America
Woodward and White, 1994-2016

Platinum Provider Award
Emory Healthcare, 2018

Legion of Merit
United States of America, 2006

Major Publications

Faught E, Szaflarski JP, Martin RC, Funkhuser E, Richman J, Pisu M. Risk of pharmacokinetic interactions among older epilepsy patients and factors associated with risk. Epilepsia 2018. Mar;59(3):715-723.
Faught E, Helmers SL, Begley CD, Thurman DJ, Dilley C, Clark C, Fritz P. Newer antiepileptic drug use and other factors decreasing hospital encounters. Epilepsy Behav 2015; 45: 169-75. 
Faught E, Richman J, Martin RC, Funkhouser EM, Foushee Jr HF, Kratt PP, Kim Y, Clements K, Cohen NJ, Adoboe D, Knowlton R, Pisu M. Incidence and prevalence of epilepsy among older United States Medicare beneficiaries. Neurology 2012; 78(7): 448-53.

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Brain Health Center

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
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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

INTERNSHIP

University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA

RESIDENCY

University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA

FELLOWSHIP

University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA

Professional Memberships

Past President Southern EEG Society

Task Force on Seizures in the Elderly, International League Against Epilepsy (Chair)

American Epilepsy Society (Fellow)

American Neurological Society (Fellow)

American Academy of Neurology (Fellow)

American Clinical Neurophysiology Society (Fellow)

Honors & Awards

Best Doctors in America
Woodward and White, 1994-2016

Platinum Provider Award
Emory Healthcare, 2018

Legion of Merit
United States of America, 2006

Major Publications

Faught E, Szaflarski JP, Martin RC, Funkhuser E, Richman J, Pisu M. Risk of pharmacokinetic interactions among older epilepsy patients and factors associated with risk. Epilepsia 2018. Mar;59(3):715-723.
Faught E, Helmers SL, Begley CD, Thurman DJ, Dilley C, Clark C, Fritz P. Newer antiepileptic drug use and other factors decreasing hospital encounters. Epilepsy Behav 2015; 45: 169-75. 
Faught E, Richman J, Martin RC, Funkhouser EM, Foushee Jr HF, Kratt PP, Kim Y, Clements K, Cohen NJ, Adoboe D, Knowlton R, Pisu M. Incidence and prevalence of epilepsy among older United States Medicare beneficiaries. Neurology 2012; 78(7): 448-53.