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Heather McKee, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical

Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Medical Degree: University of Kentucky College of Medicine
  • Undergraduate Education: University of Michigan
  • Internship: University of Kentucky
  • Residency: University of Kentucky Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Vanderbilt University
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Clinical Neurophysiology) (Certification Date: 20151019)
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Epilepsy) (Certification Date: 20171016)
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology) (Certification Date: 20130919)

Specialties

Clinical Neurophysiology
Epilepsy
Neurology

Research Interests

Epilepsy, Seizure Disorders, Electroencephalography (EEG)

Contact Information

Clinical Interests

Clinical Neuropsychology

Neurology

Epilepsy

Absence Seizures (Petit Mal Seizures)

Atonic Seizures

Clonic seizures

Complex Partial Seizure

Epilepsia Partialis Continua

Epilepsy in Pregnancy

Epilepsy-Related Cognitive Dysfunction

Febrile Seizure

Focal Seizures

Frontal Lobe Seizures

Generalized Epilepsy

Generalized Seizure

Genetic Epilepsy

Grand Mal Seizures

Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy

Landau-Kleffner Syndrome

Myoclonic Seizures

Myoclonus

Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus

Partial Motor Epilepsy

Partial Seizure

Partial Sensory Epilepsy

Post-Traumatic Epilepsy

Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsies

Psychogenic Seizure

Referred Pain

Reflex Epilepsy

Rolandic Epilepsy

Seizure Disorders

Seizures

Severe Seizures

Status Epilepticus

Temporal Lobe Seizure

Tonic Seizures

Tonic-Clonic Seizure (Grand mal seizure)

Unverricht-Lundborg Syndrome

Peer Reviewed Publications

McKee, Heather R; Glasgow, Barbara 2020. Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome: Perspective of a Parent and a Physician. Neurology and therapy, ,

McKee HR, Privitera M 2017. Stress as a seizure precipitant: Identification, associated factors, and treatment options. Seizure, 44 , 21

McKee, Heather R; Privitera, Michael D 2017. Stress as a seizure precipitant: Identification, associated factors, and treatment options. Seizure, 44 , 21-26

McKee HR, Abou-Khalil Bassel 2015. Outpatient pharmacotherapy and modes of administration for acute repetitive and prolonged seizures. CNS Drugs, 29 1, 55

McKee, Heather Ravvin; Abou-Khalil, Bassel 2015. Outpatient pharmacotherapy and modes of administration for acute repetitive and prolonged seizures. CNS drugs, 29 1, 55-70

Mckee HR, Escott E, Damm D, Kasarskis E 2013. Macroglossia in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis JAMA Neurology, 70 11, 1432