Dr. Jaivir S. Rathore, M.D, F.A.E.S

Triple Board-Certified Neurologist

Dr. Jaivir S. Rathore, M.D, F.A.E.S is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) in Adult Neurology, Epilepsy and by American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology (ABCN). He is currently serving as the Co-Chairman and Board member of the Epilepsy Foundation of America (Florida Chapter) and the Medical Director of Falcon Advanced Neurology and Epilepsy Freedom Center in Orlando. Dr. Rathore is also the former Director of the Epilepsy division, Department of Neurology at the Watson Clinic and Lakeland Regional Health in Lakeland near Tampa Florida.  

Dr Rathore did is medical school from the prestigious SNHL Medical College of Gujarat University in India and then trained at some of the top medical centers in the United States including neurology residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Epilepsy Clinical and Research fellowships from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore MD, the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland OH and Neurostimulation mini-fellowship at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, NC. He served as the Chief Epilepsy Fellow during his fellowship at the Johns Hopkins and later as a faculty and the Vice-Chairman of the Johns Hopkins Clinical Fellows Council before moving to central Florida with the mission to improve epilepsy care.

Dr. Rathore is an avid researcher, he has published several peer reviewed articles including a National Institute of Health (NIH) funded study as the lead author in the Epilepsy & Behavior; a high impact journal from the Harvard University Boston MA in which he validated the PHQ-9 which is now among the most used depression screening tool in the world. Dr. Rathore serves on various committees including the reviewer’s panel for Neurology, the official journal of the American Academy of Neurology and the Continuing Medical Education (CME) committee of the American Epilepsy Society.

Dr. Rathore is among the select few neurologists in the central Florida to have one of the highest distinctions of F.A.E.S (Fellow of the American Epilepsy Society) awarded by the American Epilepsy Society for his years of distinguished career and contribution to the field of epilepsy and neurology.

Dr. Rathore is passionate about his work and taking care of his patients which is evident in his top national ranking in web-based pooled patient reviews on Healthgrades, WebMD, US News and World Report etc. Dr. Rathore is a staunch patient advocate and proponent of patient education and health awareness. He is a member of the Association of Healthcare Journalists and has contributed articles to various print medias such as the Voice of America, The Ledger and has featured in the NBC Bloom TV program “The Doctor is In” and India’s national TV on multiple occasions.

Dr. Rathore is multilingual, besides English, he is fluent in Marwari, Gujarati, Urdu and is learning Spanish. He is an adventurous traveler who has been to all 50 US states and multiple international destinations. He loves photography, reading books, water sports and spending quality time with his family and friends. Dr. Rathore is excited to part of the Lake County family and with the care philosophy of “Patient Care Par Excellence” he is looking forward to serving his patients in this beautiful part of central Florida.

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