Paul D. Mullin, M.D.
Welcome to the Weill Cornell Epilepsy Center. As the director, I have the privilege of leading a team of epilepsy experts dedicated to your care. Our doctors are all Board Certified Neurologist with advanced training in the management of seizures and epilepsy; many are recognized as America's Top Doctors for 2011. Our world famous hospital is ranked first in the New York Metropolitan area and is equipped with state of the art technology necessary for accurate diagnosis. The Weill Cornell Epilepsy Center is designated a Level 4 Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, the highest rating possible by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers. We are prepared to offer you all cutting edge therapies available including the newest anti-seizure medications, advanced epilepsy surgery and devices for neuro-stimulation. Most importantly, we know the burden cause by epilepsy and special needs of our patients and their families. My team is dedicated to helping you have the best health possible, without another moment lost to seizures.
Dr. Paul Mullin, a nationally recognized authority in the field of epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology, has been named the Director of the Weill Cornell Epilepsy Center at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He has also been appointed to the faculty of the Department of Neurology and Neuroscience at Weill Cornell Medical College.
Dr. Mullin received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed residency training at the University of California Los Angeles and fellowships at Johns Hopkins University and UCLA Medical Center in epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology. After his fellowship, Dr. Mullin served as the co-director of the UCLA Seizure Disorder Center and the Director of Epilepsy Monitoring at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Beverly Hills. During this time, he was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Epilepsy Foundation of Los Angeles and as the Chairman of the Epilepsy Foundation Professional Advisory Board.
A native New Yorker, Dr. Mullin returned home to New York City and held dual appointments as an Associate Professor of Neurology at New York Medical College and the NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. He was also Associate Chairman of Neurology and Residency Program Director at St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center. Dr. Mullin has been published in Epilepsia and Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology in several areas of epilepsy management including epilepsy surgery, intra-operative monitoring, seizure classification, vagus nerve stimulation, status epilepticus, and pharmacologic therapy of epilepsy. He has a special interest in the management of patients with epilepsy and co-morbid psychiatric disease and developed one of the first programs for psychiatric patients with epilepsy at UCLA. He is considered an authority in the management of epilepsy in HIV positive patients.
Dr. Mullin is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha honor societies, and has received several awards including a Presidential Scholarship, the Tauber Memorial Scholarship, the Washington Academy of Medicine Ethics Award presented by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, the Savoy Foundation Award by the Eastern EEG Society, and the Augustus Rose Award for excellence in teaching. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society.