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Michael Kohrman, MD

Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology

Dr. Michael Kohrman serves as director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Program. He is an expert in the care of children with difficult to control seizures, providing state-of-the-art care that includes: medications, vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) and re-sective epilepsy surgery. He also manages the care of children and adults with tuberous sclerosis complex. Dr. Kohrman is a fully trained neurologist and sleep medicine physician.

Dr. Kohrman's research interests are related to childhood epilepsy, sleep disorders, and their interactions. He is the principal investigator on a study exploring new therapies for epilepsy and tuberous sclerosis.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital
5721 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

University of Chicago Pediatric Specialists
8528 Broadway
Merrillville, IN 46410

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Psychiatry & Neurology, with a special competency in child neurology
Sleep Medicine
Clinical Neurophysiology

Medical School

Rush University Medical College

Internship and Residency

The University of Chicago Medicine


The University of Chicago Medicine
University of Illinois, Chicago (clinical neurophysiology)


American Academy of Neurology
American Electroencephalographic Society
American Epilepsy Society
American Sleep Disorders Association
Child Neurology Society
Epilepsy Foundation of America
Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance

Languages Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-6487

Office Fax

(773) 702-4786

Office Postal Address

Michael Kohrman, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 3055
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Kohrman's publications through the National Library of Medicine's publication database.