Michael Kohrman, MD

Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology

Michael Kohrman

Dr. Michael Kohrman serves as director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Program. He is an expert in the care of children with difficult to control seizures, providing state-of-the-art care that includes: medications, vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) and re-sective epilepsy surgery. He also manages the care of children and adults with tuberous sclerosis complex. Dr. Kohrman is a fully trained neurologist and sleep medicine physician.

Dr. Kohrman's research interests are related to childhood epilepsy, sleep disorders, and their interactions. He is the principal investigator on a study exploring new therapies for epilepsy and tuberous sclerosis.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital 
5721 S. Maryland Avenue 
Chicago, IL 60637

University of Chicago Pediatric Specialists 
8528 Broadway 
Merrillville, IN 46410

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Psychiatry & Neurology, with a special competency in child neurology 
Sleep Medicine 
Clinical Neurophysiology

Medical School

Rush University Medical College

Internship and Residency

The University of Chicago Medicine


The University of Chicago Medicine 
University of Illinois, Chicago (clinical neurophysiology)


American Academy of Neurology 
American Electroencephalographic Society 
American Epilepsy Society 
American Sleep Disorders Association 
Child Neurology Society 
Epilepsy Foundation of America 
Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance

Languages Spoken




Office Phone

(773) 702-6487

Office Fax

(773) 702-4786

Office Postal Address

Michael Kohrman, MD 
The University of Chicago Medicine 
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 3055 
Chicago, IL 60637