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Susan Herman
Susan Herman, MD Office

(855) 900-9975

Fax (602) 406-6261 240 West Thomas Road Suite 400 Phoenix, AZ 85013

Susan Herman

Susan Herman, MD, is the director of the Epilepsy Program and a professor in the Department of Neurology at Barrow Neurological Institute. She is board certified in neurology and the subspecialties of epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Dr. Herman’s expertise includes the treatment of drug-resistant epilepsy. She is a national leader in electroencephalography (EEG) technology and interpretation, including video-EEG monitoring for epilepsy, continuous EEG monitoring in critically ill patients, and high-density EEG and source localization. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, and the American Epilepsy Society.

Dr. Herman earned her medical degree from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. She completed her neurology residency and a fellowship in epilepsy, clinical neurophysiology, and neuroepidemiology at The Neurological Institute of New York at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center.

Dr. Herman’s clinical research focuses on epilepsy and EEG. She has served as a local principal investigator for multiple clinical trials of new epilepsy treatments, and she has also studied the treatment of subclinical seizures in children with cerebral malaria and the development of epilepsy in patients with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. She is currently a co-principal investigator of the Epilepsy Learning Healthcare System, a network where families, community members, clinicians, researchers, and healthcare leaders can collaborate to improve care and outcomes for people with epilepsy.
Primary Specialty


Practice Susan Herman, MD
Gender Female
Education Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
Training Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Epilepsy, Clinical Neurophysiology, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Neurology, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Internal Medicine
Certification American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Payment Options Cash, Check, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Accepting New Patients
Insurances Accepted AARP Medicare Complete HMO (Plans 1&2), AARP Medicare Complete, Phoenix Direct Hospital Network, Administrative Enterprise, Aetna (HMO) and Student Health, Aetna Medicare Select Plan HMO, Aetna PPO (Choice POS, Open Access, Select), Ameriben, Anthem BCBS, BCBS of Arizona (PPO, HMO), BCBS Neighborhood HMO, BCBS Neighborhood (referral required from primary care provider), BCBS Maricopa Focus Network, BCBS Medicare Advantage Plans, Blue Journey Network PPO, Blue Pathway Network HMO (referral required from primary care provider), Marketplace (referral required from primary care provider), Arizona Foundation for Medical Care (AZFMC), First Health/Conventry, Multiplan, PHCS, Bright Health Plan, Champ VA, Cigna (PPO, HMO) Local Plus, Cigna Health Springs, Cigna Sure Fit, Gilsbar, Golden Rule, Great West, Health Choice, Health Choice Generations, Humana (HMO, PPO, Premier, National, Preferred), Humana Choice PPO, Humana Gold Choice, Humana Gold Plus, HMO, Indian Health Services, Mercy Care, Mercy Care Advantage, Mercy Maricopa Advantage HMO, SNP, Mercy Maricopa Integrated (MMIC), Meritain Health, Meritain PPO, Mountain States, Optum Medical Network Lifeprint, Southwest Service Administrators, Southwestern Teamsters, Tricare for Life, Tricare Military, UMR, United Health Care Community, United Healthcare Assisted Living (PPO SNP), United Healthcare Nursing Home, United Healthcare Dual Complete, One HMO, SNP, United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage (Optumcare) HMO, PPO, United Healthcare HMO, PPO, VA Choice Programs
Degrees Medical Doctor
Admitting Hospitals Barrow Neurological Institute, Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
Languages English
Business Hours
Monday:7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Services Neurology, Neurophysiology, Epileptology Additional Services Surgeon
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