Anthony L. Ritaccio, M.D.

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Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English

Anthony Ritaccio, M.D., is a physician in the Department of Neurology at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. He has decades of experience in medical management of complex epilepsy and surgical management of drug-resistant epilepsy, and specializes in epilepsy and seizure. His research interests include high-frequency electrocorticographic brain mapping, brain-computer interface technology, epilepsy surgery, experimental anticonvulsant trials and reflex epilepsy syndromes.

He earned his medical degree from Albany Medical College in New York, where he also completed his internal medicine internship. He continued there for a neurology residency, where he was Chief Resident in the center's Department of Neurology, and afterwards completed an epilepsy and neurophysiology fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Epilepsy Center in Pennsylvania.

He is certified in neurology and epilepsy by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and has conducted research funded by the United States Department of Defense, the European Union Scientific Development Fund, and the National Institute of Health, and has held an academic partnership with the University of Rome, Italy.

His research interests include:

  1. Brain signal analysis
  2. Brain-computer interface technology
  3. Experimental epilepsy drug trials

Dr. Ritaccio has conducted research funded by the United States Department of Defense, the European Union Scientific Development Fund, and the National Institute of Health, and he is currently in an academic partnership with the University of Rome, Italy. He is also a principal collaborator with the NIH funded National Center for Adaptive Neurotechnologies (NCAN).

  1. Epilepsy
  2. Seizure
  1. 1989
    Fellow - Epilepsy and NeurophysiologyEpilepsy Center, University of Pittsburgh
  2. 1988
    Chief Resident - Department of NeurologyAlbany Medical Center
  3. 1988
    Residency - Department of NeurologyAlbany Medical Center
  4. 1985
    Internship - Internal MedicineAlbany Medical Center
  5. 1984
    MDAlbany Medical College
  6. 1979
    BA - Classical StudiesBrown University

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    FellowAmerican Epilepsy Society
  2. 2015
    Scholar Award to ItalyFulbright Foundation
  3. 2015
    Award NomineeTop 10 International Paper, Annual BCI-Research
  4. 2014
    Award NomineeTop 10 International Paper, Annual BCI-Research
  5. 2013
    FellowAmerican Neurological Association
  6. 2013
    InductionAlpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  7. 2010
    Video instillation of BCI Research in Brain: The Inside Story (International Traveling Exhibit) and Permanent Instillation of BCI Research Video into The Hall of Human OriginsAmerican Museum on Natural History
  8. 2010
    Lewis Kull Memorial Keynote AddressAmerican Society of ElectroneurodiagnosticTechnologists AnnualMeeting
  9. 2006
    J. Spencer Standish Endowed Chair in NeuroscienceAlbany Medical College
  10. 2004
    FellowAmerican Academy of Neurology
  11. 1998
    Best Doctors in America

Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - present
    FellowAmerican Epilepsy Society
  2. 2015 - present
    Founding MemberBrain-Computer Interface (BCI) Society
  3. 2013 - present
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  4. 2007 - present
    MemberNational Association of Epilepsy Centers
  5. 1999 - present
    MemberEpilepsy Section, American Academy of Neurology
  6. 1997 - present
    MemberStudent and Resident Education Committee, American Epilepsy Society
  7. 1991 - 1999
    MemberCommittee on Critical Care, American Academy of Neurology
  8. 1989 - present
    MemberAmerican Clinical Neurophysiology Society