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About Evelyn Tecoma, MD, PhD

In 1991, Dr. Tecoma was recruited to serve as Associate Director of the UC San Diego Epilepsy Center, a busy tertiary referral center, epilepsy monitoring unit, and comprehensive epilepsy surgery program.

Dr. Tecoma spends the majority of her time as an active clinician, and is chief of the neurology service at UC San Diego Health's Thornton Pavilion, the location of the Will Sally Epilepsy Monitoring Unit.

In addition to patient care and teaching, Dr. Tecoma is also active in epilepsy research; she is the author of numerous articles, and lectures widely on areas of her specialty including clinical trials, presurgical evaluation, vagus nerve stimulation therapy, reproductive hormones and epilepsy, and the diagnosis and management of epilepsy.

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UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Fellowship

  • UC San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA

Residency

  • Stanford University, School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Doctoral Degree

  • Stanford University, School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Gender

  • Female

Board Certifications

  • Neurology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy
  • Presurgical Evaluation
  • Reproductive Hormones and Epilepsy
  • Seizure Disorder
  • Epilepsy
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted