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Dr. Robert Wechsler is a fellowship-trained and Board certified epileptologist in private practice in Boise, Idaho. He is the owner of Consultants in Epilepsy & Neurology, PLLC, and medical director of the Idaho Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, which he opened in 2005.
Dr. Wechsler received his medical degree from Finch University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School in Illinois, where he also received a doctorate in neuroscience. He completed his residency in neurology at the Barrow Neurological Institute/St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, and his fellowship in epilepsy at the Stanford University Hospital Comprehensive Epilepsy Center in California.
Dr. Wechsler is president of the Board of the Epilepsy Foundation of Idaho and has served as chair of their Professional Advisory Board. He is active in several committees of the American Epilepsy Society and currently serves as chair of its Corporate Advisory Committee. He also is active in a number of epilepsy clinical trials.
Dr. Wechsler recognizes the importance of support and education for people with epilepsy and of educating the public about epilepsy, having lead numerous local and regional education initiatives.
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