David C. Diosy, MD, FRCPC


Assistant Professor of Neurology, Western University
Office: London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital B10-106
Phone: 519-663-3248
Secretary: Gina Hunter



Bio Sketch

Dr. Diosy earned his Bachelor of Sciences in Human Physiology from the University of Toronto in 1991. Following his medical degree at the same institution, Dr. Diosy was a researcher in the Departments of Pharmacology and Immunology. He completed his neurology residency and a two-year fellowship in epilepsy at Western University where he was appointed to the faculty of the Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences after the completion of his fellowship.

Dr. Diosy joined the Department in 2011 and is a member of the Epilepsy Group.


Dr. Diosy's research involves better methods of seizure focus localization to try to develop non-invasive procedures as well as functional localization.

Medical Interests

Electroencephalography (EEG: measuring electrical activity of the brain), Epilepsy

Honours and Awards

  • 1991, A. Scott Memorial Scholarship
  • 1991, Ross S. Lang Scholarship in Life Sciences
  • 1987, Faculty Scholar
  • 1987, Professor A.E. Lang Scholarship


PubMed Publications Listing


Gomez-Ibañez A, McLachlan RS, Mirsattari SM, Diosy DC, Burneo JG. Prognostic factors in patients with refractory idiopathic generalized epilepsy. Epilepsy Res. 2017 Feb;130:69-73. doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2017.01.011. Epub 2017 Jan 28. PMID: 28157601

Massot-Tarrús A, Steven DA, McLachlan RS, Mirsattari SM, Diosy D, Parrent AG, Blume WT, Girvin JP, Burneo JG. Outcome of temporal lobe epilepsy surgery evaluated with bitemporal intracranial electrode recordings. Epilepsy Res. 2016 Nov;127:324-330. doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2016.08.008. Epub 2016 Aug 11. PubMed PMID: 27697718.

Massot-Tarrús A, Mousavi SR, Dove C, Hayman-Abello S S, Hayman-Abello B, Derry PA, Diosy DC, McLachlan RS, Burneo JG, Steven DA, Mirsattari SM. Coprolalia as a manifestation of epileptic seizures. Epilepsy Behav. 2016 Jul;60:99-106. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2016.04.040. Epub 2016 May 16. PubMed PMID: 27195785.

Nikolova S, Bartha R, Parrent AG, Steven DA, Diosy D, Burneo JG. Functional MRI of neuronal activation in epilepsy patients with malformations of cortical development. Epilepsy Res. 2015 Oct;116:1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2015.06.012. Epub 2015 Jun 22. PubMed PMID: 26354161.

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