Guojun Zhang, MD

Gender

Male

Language

Chinese, English

Guojun Zhang, MD, is a board-certified Pediatric Epileptologist and Neurologist. Prior to joining Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Dr. Zhang held faculty positions at Children’s Hospital of Orange County–University of California Irvine, Children’s Hospital of San Antonio– Baylor College of Medicine and Upstate Medical University. Dr. Zhang had extensive training in epilepsy at Beijing University in China, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia–University of Pennsylvania, Children’s Wisconsin–Medical College of Wisconsin and Children’s Hospital of Orange County–University of California Irvine.

Throughout his career, Dr. Zhang has developed the Pediatric Epilepsy/Epilepsy Surgery Program and served as Director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Program . He also created periodic clinical teaching for pediatric epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU) nurses and EEG technologists, as well as the didactic lecture for child neurology residents and epilepsy fellows.

Dr. Zhang has published more than 20 papers in leading journals and has presented his work at national and international meetings. His clinical and academic career has been devoted to patient care and epilepsy research.

Locations

Childrens Physician Group - Neurology

Northside Professional Center, 975 Johnson Ferry Rd Ste 340
Atlanta, GA 30342
Get Directions 404-785-5437

Childrens Physician Group - Neurology

Center for Advanced Pediatrics, 1400 Tullie Road NE 4th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30329
Get Directions 404-785-5437

Focus of Practice

  • Seizures
  • Epilepsy

Areas of Interest

  • Childhood epilepsy syndromes
  • Ketogenic diet
  • EEG studies in children
  • Neonatal EEG studies, neonatal seizures
  • Treatment options for medically difficult-to-treat epilepsies: VNS, RNS, DBS and others

Professional Affiliations

  • American Epilepsy Society
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • Child Neurology Society

Research Interests

Epilepsy genetics, Pharmacologic treatment of epilepsy, Ketogenic diets and Intensive Care Unit EEG