Dario J. Englot MD, PhD


Expected Graduation Date: 2016




Education, Training, and Previous Positions

2003: BS, University of Scranton, Summa Cum Laude
2007: MPhil, Yale University, Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program
2009: PhD, Yale University, Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program
2010: MD, Yale University, School of Medicine

Professional Memberships

American Association of Neurological Surgeons 
American Epilepsy Society
American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
California Medical Association
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
San Francisco Medical Society
World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery

Selected Honors and Awards

2014: Best Research Presentation, California Assoc. of Neurological Surgeons (CANS), Monterey, CA
2014: Harold Rosegay Teaching Award, Dept. of Neurological Surgery, UCSF
2013: John Hanbery Award for Best Clinical Paper, San Francisco Neurological Society (SFNS), CA
2011: Resident Research Award, Clinical and Translational Science Institute
2010: MD/PhD Alumni Award, Yale University
2007-2010: NRSA for Individual Predoctoral MD/PhD Fellows (F30), NINDS/NIH
2003-2010: Medical Scientist Training Program, Yale University
2009: Travel Award, NINDS/NIH
2008: Educational Stipend, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
2008: Academic Scholarship, National Italian American Foundation
2007: Pre-doctoral Research Fellowship, Epilepsy Foundation
2006: Travel Award, American Academy of Neurology
2003: Award for Top Ranked Graduate by GPA, University of Scranton
2003: Excellence in Neuroscience Award, University of Scranton
2003: Loughran-Peters Scholarship, University of Scranton
2003: Phi Sigma Tau, National Honor Society for Philosophy
2002-2003: Shevlin Scholarship, University of Scranton
1999-2003: Loyola Scholarship, University of Scranton
2001-2003: Presidential Honors List, University of Scranton
2000-2003: Honors Program, University of Scranton
1999-2003: Dean’s List, University of Scranton
2002: Alpha Epsilon Delta, Pre-medical Honor Society
2002: Beta Beta Beta, National Biological Honor Society
2002: Phi Lamda Upsilon, National Honorary Chemical Society
2002: Alpha Sigma Nu, National Jesuit Honor Society
1999-2000: Academic Scholarship, Kiwanis International

Selected Recent Publications

Chang EF, Englot DJ, Vadera S. Minimally invasive surgical approaches for temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2015 Jun;47:24-33. Englot DJ, Nagarajan SS, Imber BS, Raygor KP, Honma SM, Mizuiri D, Mantle M, Knowlton RC, Kirsch HE, Chang EF. Epileptogenic zone localization using magnetoencephalography predicts seizure freedom in epilepsy surgery. Epilepsia. 2015 Jun;56(6):949-58.

Englot DJ, Hinkley LB, Kort NS, Imber BS, Mizuiri D, Honma SM, Findlay AM, Garrett C, Cheung PL, Mantle M, Tarapore PE, Knowlton RC, Chang EF, Kirsch HE, Nagarajan SS. Global and regional functional connectivity maps of neural oscillations in focal epilepsy. Brain. 2015 May 16. pii: awv130.

Englot DJ. Epilepsy surgery trends in the United States: Differences between children and adults. Epilepsia. 2015 Apr 3. doi: 10.1111/epi.12979. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25847541.

Englot DJ. Failed epilepsy surgery: It is not too late. Epilepsy Res. 2015 Jul;113:151-2.

Rolston JD, Ouyang D, Englot DJ, Wang DD, Chang EF. National trends and complication rates for invasive extraoperative electrocorticography in the USA. J Clin Neurosci. 2015 May;22(5):823-7.

Motelow JE, Li W, Zhan Q, Mishra AM, Sachdev RN, Liu G, Gummadavelli A, Zayyad Z, Lee HS, Chu V, Andrews JP, Englot DJ, Herman P, Sanganahalli BG, Hyder F, Blumenfeld H. Decreased subcortical cholinergic arousal in focal seizures. Neuron. 2015 Feb 4;85(3):561-72.

Rolston JD, Englot DJ, Benet A, Li J, Cha S, Berger MS. Frontal operculum gliomas: language outcome following resection. J Neurosurg. 2015 Apr;122(4):725-34.

Han SJ, Englot DJ, Kim H, Lawton MT. Brainstem arteriovenous malformations: anatomical subtypes, assessment of "occlusion in situ" technique, and microsurgical results. J Neurosurg. 2015 Jan;122(1):107-17.

Englot DJ, Raygor KP, Molinaro AM, Garcia PA, Knowlton RC, Auguste KI, Chang EF. Factors associated with failed focal neocortical epilepsy surgery. Neurosurgery. 2014 Dec;75(6):648-5;discussion 655; quiz 656.

Englot DJ, Han SJ, Rolston JD, Ivan ME, Kuperman RA, Chang EF, Gupta N, Sullivan JE, Auguste KI. Epilepsy surgery failure in children: a quantitative and qualitative analysis. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Oct;14(4):386-95.

Wang DD, Lau D, Rolston JD, Englot DJ, Sneed PK, McDermott MW. Pain experience using conventional versus angled anterior posts during stereotactic head frame placement for radiosurgery. J Clin Neurosci 2014;21(9):1538-42.

Santarius T, Jian BJ, Englot D, McDermott MW. Delayed neurological deficit following resection of tuberculum sellae meningioma: report of two cases, one with permanent and one with reversible visual impairment. Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2014;156(6):1099-102.

Englot DJ, Chang EF. Rates and predictors of seizure freedom in resective epilepsy surgery: an update. Neurosurg Rev 2014;37(3):389-404; discussion 404-5.

Abla AA, Englot DJ, Lawton ML. Retrosigmoid craniotomy for clipping of two vertebrobasilar junction aneurysms. Neurosurg Focus 2014;36(1 Suppl):1.

Wang DD, Ouyang D, Englot DJ, Rolston JD, Molinaro AM, Ward M, Chang EF. Trends in surgical treatment for trigeminal neuralgia in the United States of America from 1988 to 2008. J Clin Neurosci 2013;20(11):1538-45.

Englot DJ, Rolston JD, Wang DD, Sun PP, Chang EF, Auguste KI. Seizure outcomes after temporal lobectomy in pediatric patients. J Neurosurg Pediatr 2013;12(2):134-41.

Englot DJ, Breshears JD, Sun PP, Chang EF, Auguste KI. Seizure outcomes after resective surgery for extra-temporal lobe epilepsy in pediatric patients. J Neurosurg Pediatr 2013;12(2):126-33.

Englot DJ, Rutkowski MJ, Ivan ME, Sun PP, Kuperman RA, Chang EF, Gupta N, Sullivan JE, Auguste KI. Effects of temporal lobectomy on consciousness-impairing and consciousness-sparing seizures in children. Childs Nerv Syst 2013;29(10):1915-22.

Englot DJ, Lee AT, Tsai C, Halabi C, Barbaro NM, Auguste KI, Garcia PA, Chang EF. Seizure types and frequency in patients who "fail" temporal lobectomy for intractable epilepsy. Neurosurgery 2013;73(5):838-44; quiz 844.

Englot DJ, Ouyang D, Wang DD, Rolston JD, Garcia PA, Chang EF. Relationship between hospital surgical volume, lobectomy rates, and adverse perioperative events at US epilepsy centers. J Neurosurg 2013;118(1):169-74.

Englot DJ, Rolston JD, Wang DD, Hassnain KH, Gordon CM, Chang EF. Efficacy of vagus nerve stimulation in posttraumatic versus nontraumatic epilepsy. J Neurosurg 2012;117(5):970-7.

Englot DJ, Young WL, Han SJ, McCulloch CE, Chang EF, Lawton MT. Seizure predictors and control after microsurgical resection of supratentorial arteriovenous malformations in 440 patients. Neurosurgery 2012;71(3):572-80.

Wang DD, Englot DJ, Garcia PA, Lawton MT, Young WL. Minocycline- and tetracycline-class antibiotics are protective against partial seizures in vivo. Epilepsy Behav 2012;24(3):314-8.

Sanai N, Caldwell N, Englot DJ, Lawton MT. Advanced technical skills are required for microsurgical clipping of posterior communicating artery aneurysms in the endovascular era. Neurosurgery 2012;71(2):285-94.

Englot DJ, Ouyang D, Garcia PA, Barbaro NM, Chang EF. Epilepsy surgery trends in the United States, 1990-2008. Neurology 2012;78(16):1200-6.

Englot DJ, Berger MS, Chang EF, Garcia PA. Characteristics and treatment of seizures in patients with high-grade glioma: a review. Neurosurg Clin N Am 2012;23(2):227-35, vii-viii.

Rolston JD, Englot DJ, Wang DD, Shih T, Chang EF. Comparison of seizure control outcomes and the safety of vagus nerve, thalamic deep brain, and responsive neurostimulation: evidence from randomized controlled trials. Neurosurg Focus 2012;32(3):E14.

Rowland NC, Englot DJ, Cage TA, Sughrue ME, Barbaro NM, Chang EF. A meta-analysis of predictors of seizure freedom in the surgical management of focal cortical dysplasia. J Neurosurg 2012;116(5):1035-41.

Englot DJ, Wang DD, Rolston JD, Shih TT, Chang EF. Rates and predictors of long-term seizure freedom after frontal lobe epilepsy surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Neurosurg 2012;116(5):1042-8.

Englot DJ, Han SJ, Berger MS, Barbaro NM, Chang EF. Extent of surgical resection predicts seizure freedom in low-grade temporal lobe brain tumors. Neurosurgery 2012;70(4):921-8.

Englot DJ, Chang EF, Auguste KI. Efficacy of vagus nerve stimulation for epilepsy by patient age, epilepsy duration, and seizure type. Neurosurg Clin N Am 2011;22(4):443-8, v.

Englot DJ, Berger MS, Barbaro NM, Chang EF. Factors associated with seizure freedom in the surgical resection of glioneuronal tumors. Epilepsia 2012;53(1):51-7.

Englot DJ, Chang EF, Auguste KI. Efficacy of vagus nerve stimulation for epilepsy by patient age, epilepsy duration, and seizure type. Neurosurg Clin N Am 2011;22(4):443-8, v.

Englot DJ, Berger MS, Barbaro NM, Chang EF. Predictors of seizure freedom after resection of supratentorial low-grade gliomas. A review. J Neurosurg 2011;115(2):240-4.

Englot DJ, Han SJ, Lawton MT, Chang EF. Predictors of seizure freedom in the surgical treatment of supratentorial cavernous malformations. J Neurosurg 2011;115(6):1169-74.

Englot DJ, Chang EF, Auguste KI. Vagus nerve stimulation for epilepsy: a meta-analysis of efficacy and predictors of response. J Neurosurg 2011;115(6):1248-55.

Englot DJ, Glastonbury CM, Larson PS. Abnormal T2-weighted MRI signal surrounding leads in a subset of deep brain stimulation patients. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 2011;89(5):311-7.

Englot DJ, Chang EF, Larson PS. Lead cap localization using ultrasound in deep brain stimulation surgery: technical note. Minim Invasive Neurosurg 2011;54(1):48-9.

Englot DJ, Yang L, Hamid H, Danielson N, Bai X, Marfeo A, Yu L, Gordon A, Purcaro MJ, Motelow JE, Agarwal R, Ellens DJ, Golomb JD, Shamy MC, Zhang H, Carlson C, Doyle W, Devinsky O, Vives K, Spencer DD, Spencer SS, Schevon C, Zaveri HP, Blumenfeld H. Impaired consciousness in temporal lobe seizures: role of cortical slow activity. Brain 2010;133(Pt 12):3764-77.

Englot DJ, Laurans MS, Abbed K, Bulsara KR. Removal of nail penetrating the basilar artery. Neurosurg Rev 2010;33(4):501-4.

Englot DJ, Spann M. Neuropsychology and Neurology. [In] A Guide to Neuropsychological Testing for Health Care Professionals, Arzubi E and Mambrino E (ed). Springer Publishing Company 2010: New York, NY.

Santoro B, Lee JY, Englot DJ, Gildersleeve S, Piskorowski RA, Siegelbaum SA, Winawer MR, Blumenfeld H. Increased seizure severity and seizure-related death in mice lacking HCN1 channels. Epilepsia 2010;51(8):1624–27.

Englot DJ, Modi B, Mishra AM, DeSalvo M, Hyder F, Blumenfeld H. Cortical deactivation induced by subcortical network dysfunction in limbic seizures. J Neurosci 2009;29(14):13006-18.

Englot DJ, Blumenfeld H. Consciousness and Epilepsy: Why are complex-partial seizures complex? Prog Brain Res 2009;177:147-70.

Englot DJ, Blumenfeld H. Functional MRI in basic epilepsy research. [In] Encyclopedia of Basic Epilepsy Research, Schwartzkroin PA (ed). Elsevier B.V. 2009: London, UK.

Heida JG, Englot DJ, Sacktor TC, Blumenfeld H, Solomon L, Moshé SL. Separating kindling and LTP: Lessons from studies of PKMzeta in developing and adult rats. Neurosci Lett 2009;453(3):229-32.

Owuor K, Harel NY, Englot DJ, Hisama F, Blumenfeld H, Strittmatter SM. LGI1-associated epilepsy through altered ADAM23-dependent neuronal morphology. Mol Cell Neurosci 2009;42(4):448-57.

Kunjilwar KK, Fishman HM, Englot DJ, O’Neil RG, Walters ET. Long-lasting hyperexcitability induced by depolarization in the absence of detectable Ca2+ signals. J Neurophysiol 2009;101(3):1351-60.

Ellens DJ, Hong E, Giblin K, Singleton MJ, Bashyal C, Englot DJ, Mishra AM, Blumenfeld H. Development of spike-wave seizures in C3H/HeJ mice. Epilepsy Res 2009;85(1):53-9.

Englot DJ. Partial seizures and consciousness: Insights from rodent models (a PhD dissertation). Amazon 2009: Seattle, WA.

Englot DJ, Mishra AM, Mansuripur PK, Herman P, Hyder F, Blumenfeld H. Remote effects of focal hippocampal seizures on the rat neocortex. J Neurosci 2008;28(36):9066-81.

Blumenfeld H, Klein JP, Schridde U, Vestal M, Rice T, Khera DS, Bashyal C, Giblin K, Paul-Laughinghouse C, Wang F, Phadke A, Mission J, Agarwal RK, Englot DJ, Motelow J, Nersesyan H, Waxman SG, Levin AR. Early treatment prevents the development of epilepsy in a rat model. Epilepsia 2007;49(3):400-9.