Stuart Tomko, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Washington University School of Medicine
Stuart Tomko is an associate professor of neurology and works in the sections of epilepsy and neuroimmunology. Born in Texas, he attended Davidson College for undergraduate studies where he graduated magna cum laude with a BS in psychology then returned to Texas to complete his medical school and pediatric neurology residency at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital. He then went to Harvard University/Boston Children’s Hospital where he completed fellowships in both clinical neurophysiology and neuroimmunology. He joined the facility at Washington University in 2017. He is board certified in neurology with special qualification in child neurology and also in epilepsy.
Tomko’s clinical practice focus primarily on difficult to treat epilepsy with a special focus on intracranial monitoring and surgical epilepsy. He is very active in the Pediatric Epilepsy Advanced Technologies Clinic (PEATC) and St. Louis Children’s stereo-EEG program. He is also the fellowship director of the Neuroimmunology fellowship and clinically specializes in autoimmune encephalitis and other inflammatory causes of seizures. His research focuses on quantitative EEG and other advanced EEG analysis which he does in collaboration with the McKelvey School of Engineering. When not practicing medicine Tomko volunteers with the Touch Therapy program though Duo Dogs doing hospital visits with his goldendoodle Finley.