Michael Kohrman, MD

Michael Kohrman, MD

Director, Pediatric Neurology
Pediatric Neurologist/Epileptologist


NeuroDevelopmental Science Center


Neurology - Akron

Other Locations:
Pulmonology - Akron
Sleep Center

Medical School

Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL


Pediatrics: University of Chicago, Chicago IL


Child Neurology: University of Chicago, Chicago IL

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology: Child Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology: Clinical Neurophysiology
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology: Sleep Medicine
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology: Epilepsy


Kohrman MH. 2012. Emerging treatments in the management of tuberous sclerosis complex. Pediatr Neurol May;46(5):267-75.

Tao Yu. Guojun Zhang , Michael H. Kohrman, Yuping Wangc Lixin Cai, Wei Shu, Yuanyuan Piao, Yongjie Li. 2012. A retrospective study comparing preoperative evaluations and outcomes in pediatric and adult patients undergoing surgical resection for refractory epilepsy. Seizure 2: 444-449.

Amber L. Martell, Jan-Marino Ramirez, Robert E. Lasky, Jennifer E. Dwyer, Michael Kohrman, Wim van Drongelen. 2012. The role of voltage dependence of NMDA receptor in cellular and network oscillation. European Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 36, pp. 21212136.

David Neal Franz, Elena Belousova, Steven Sparagana , E Martina Bebin, Michael Frost, Rachel Kuperman, Olaf Witt, Michael H Kohrman, J Robert Flamini, Joyce Y Wu, Paolo Curatolo, Petrus J de Vries, Vicky H Whittemore, Elizabeth A Thiele, James P Ford Gaurav Shah, Helene Cauwel, David Lebwohl, Tarek Sahmoud, Sergiusz Jozwiak. 2013. Efficacy and safety of everolimus for subependymal giant cell astrocytomas associated with tuberous sclerosis complex (EXIST-1): a multicentre randomised, placebo-controlled phase 3 trial. Lancet. Jan 12;381(9861):125-32.2013

Michael H Kohrman 2013 Epilepsy and Sleep Journal of Pediatric Epilepsy Vol 2:3

Kingswood JC1, Jozwiak S, Belousova ED, Frost MD, Kuperman RA, Bebin EM, Korf BR, Flamini JR, Kohrman MH, Sparagana SP, Wu JY, Brechenmacher T, Stein K, Berkowitz N, Bissler JJ, Franz DN. 2014 The effect of everolimus on renal angiomyolipoma in patients with tuberous sclerosis complex being treated for subependymal giant cell astrocytoma: subgroup results from the randomized, placebo-controlled, Phase 3 trial EXIST-1. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2014 Apr 11.

D Albert, D Sieciechowicz, M Kohrman 2014 Safety and efficacy of newer anticonvulsant medications in pediatric epilepsy- Journal of Pediatric Epilepsy, 2014 15-24

David Neal Franz, MD1, Elena Belousova, MD2, Steven Sparagana, MD3, E. Martina Bebin, MD, MPA4, Michael Frost, MD5, Rachel Kuperman, MD6, Olaf Witt, MD7, Michael H. Kohrman, MD8, J. Robert Flamini, MD9, Joyce Y. Wu, MD10, Paolo Curatolo, MD11, Petrus J. de Vries, MBChB, MRCPsych, PhD12, Elizabeth A. Thiele, MD, PhD13, Noah Berkowitz14, Oezlem Anak14, Julie Niolat15, Sergiusz Jozwiak, MD, PhD16 2014 Everolimus for subependymal giant cell astrocytoma associated with tuberous sclerosis complex:.2 year data from the EXIST-1 study. Lancet Oncol. 2014 Dec;15(13):1513-20

D. Brang, V. L. Towle, S. Suzuki, Z. Dai, S. A. Hillyard, M. H. Kohrman, J. X. Tao, M. Grabowecky Electrocorticographic (ECoG) recordings demonstrate that peripherally presented sounds activate extrastriate visual cortex Journal of Vision 2014; 14(10):1134-1134.

Sun P, Liu Z, Krueger D, Kohrman M Direct medical costs for patients with tuberous sclerosis complex and surgical resection of subependymal giant cell astrocytoma: a US national cohort study.J Med Econ.2015 May;18(5):349-56

Michael Kohrman, Lubov Romantseva, James Tonsgard David Frim Bakhtiar Yamanini Long-Term Outcome of Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy in Young Children with Intractable Epilepsy Journal of Pediatric Epilepsy, 2016 5:1-6.

Tahra Eissa, Andrew Tryba, Charles Marcuccilli, Faiza Ben-Mabrouk, Elliot Smith, Sean Lew, Robert Goodman, Guy McKhann, II, David Frim, Lorenzo Pesce, Michael Kohrman, Ronald Emerson, Catherine Schevon, and Wim Van Drongelen. "Multiscale Aspects of Generation of High Gamma Activity during Seizures in Human Neocortex." in eNeuro, an open-access journal from the Society for Neuroscience (SfN). eneuro Apr 2016, DOI: 10.1523/ENEURO.0141-15.2016

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