Imad Michel Najm, MD, is Director of Cleveland Clinic’s Epilepsy Center at the Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute. Dr. Najm received his medical doctor degree from Saint Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon, in 1988. Dr. Najm completed his residency in adult neurology at Cleveland Clinic in 1996, and a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy at Cleveland Clinic in 1997. Dr. Najm received his board certification in adult neurology from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in 1998, with an added qualification in clinical neurophysiology in 1999. Between 2000 and 2003, Dr. Najm served as the director of the Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Program at Cleveland Clinic. In 2003, he became the Head of the Section of Adult Epilepsy within the Department of Neurology at Cleveland Clinic, and in 2006, he assumed his current position as the Director of the Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Center. Dr. Najm has more than 22 years of experience in clinical and basic mechanisms of epilepsy. This includes conducting numerous research projects dedicated to exploring the topic of mechanisms of epilepsy and malformations of cortical dysplasia.