|Schedule An Appointment||Clinical Office Address|
|(801) 585-7575||Clinical Neurosciences Center
175 North Medical Drive East
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Dr. Barkan joined the Department of Neurology as an Associate Professor, coming from SUNY Upstate Medical University via Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN and Dartmouth University in Hanover, NH.
Her expertise is in surgical treatment for intractable epilepsy in both adult and pediatric patients. Dr. Barkan spent 13 years as part of a surgical epilepsy program at Darmouth and participated in over 300 surgeries there. Afterwards, she did a fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, which also involved both adult and pediatric epilepsy surgery. Her direct mentors include the late Dr. Peter Williamson, Dr. Greg Holmes, Dr. Vijay Thadani, Dr. Elson So, Dr. Barbara Westmoreland, Dr. Greg Cascino, Dr. Terry Lagerlund, and Dr. Greg Worrell.
Her other interests include “routine electroencephalography” and intensive care EEG recording and interpretation.
Dr. Barkan received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University, then both her MD degree and her PhD in Engineering Science from Dartmouth Medical School and Thayer School of Engineering in Hanover, NH. She completed her internship and residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, where she served as chief resident from 2005-2006. Dr. Barkan then completed her fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology, EEG/Epilepsy at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. She was at SUNY-Upstate as an attending Epileptologist, with her practice split 50-50 between adult and pediatric epilepsy patients, until her arrival at the University of Utah in 2011.
Dr. Barkan is currently working at both the University of Utah Hospital and at Primary Children’s Medical Center, seeing both adult and pediatric patients with seizures. She is privileged to work with Dr. Colin Van Orman on the pediatric side, and with Dr. John Kestle, a pediatric neurosurgeon, and with Dr. Paul House, an adult neurosurgeon, at the U of U.
Dr. Barkan is a co-director of the U of U Surgical Epilepsy Program (SEP).
Board Certification and Academic Information
|Academic Departments||Neurology - Associate Professor (Clinical)
Pediatrics - Adjunct Associate Professor
|Board Certification||American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology