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Faculty Spotlight - Dr. Maria Bruzzone Giraldez, MD

Maria Bruzzone Giraldez, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
College of Medicine
Department of Neurology

Dr. Maria Bruzzone is the Medical Director of Precision Ketogenic Therapy (PKT) for the adult patients.  She received her medical degree from the Universidad de la República, Uruguay. She pursued a neurology residency at Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, which she completed in 2016. She then completed a fellowship training in Neurophysiology/Epilepsy at the University of Chicago Medical Center in 2017.

Dr. Bruzzone also participated in different short-term training programs such as the J. Kiffin Penry Epilepsy Education Programs and Minifellow Network: Resident Program in Epilepsy, North Carolina (2014); the Neurology Residency Epilepsy Program in Orlando, Miami (2015); the Neurologist in training Clinical Ethics Elective of the American Academy of Neurology (2015-2016) and the Epilepsy-Patient Oriented Research Training (EpiPORT) program of the American Epilepsy Society (2016).

Dr. Bruzzone is board certified in neurology and epilepsy. She is fluent in Spanish (native speaker).

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