Tyson Burghardt

Tyson Burghardt
M.D., FAES (he, him)
Associate Professor



Tyson Burghardt graduated in Medicine from the College of Medicine and Life Sciences at the University of Toledo. After completing residency training in Neurology at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan Dr. Burghardt continued at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center and completed Fellowship training in Epilepsy and Electroencephalography. Dr. Burghardt is board certified in Neurology.


Selected Publications: 
Characteristic EEG rhythms with the use of ket- amine in patients with status epilepticus, secondary author, abstract and poster presented at AAN Annual Meet- ing 2012.
Crying with sorrow evoked by electrocortical stim- ulation, primary author, Epileptic Disorders 2013 15(1): 72{5.
Book Review: MEG: An Introduction to Methods, primary author, Journal of Neurological Sciences 316:1 p. 191, May 2012.
Education and Professional Positions: 
M.D., College of Medicine and Life Sciences, University of Toledo 2007
Selected Abstracts: 
Clinical and Radiologic Correlates of Non-Metabolic Triphasic Waves and Epileptiform Activity in Pri- mary Subarachnoid Hemorrhage secondary author, pos- ter presented at American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting 2013, San Diego, CA.
Nonmetabolic Triphasic Waves and Frontal Rhyth- mic Slow Activity in Prognosis of Subarachnoid Hem- orrhage, primary author, poster presentation at AES An- nual Meeting 2012.
Academic Appointments
Academic Appointments: 
2012-2019: Assistant Professor, Michigan State University Department of Neurology
2019-present: Associate Professor, Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology
July 2021-present: Chief of the Epilepsy Division of the Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology
July 2021-present: Medical Director of Neurophysiology at Sparrow Hospital
July 2016-present: Program Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Program
July 2016-present: Associate Program Director, Epilepsy Fellowship Program
Postdoctoral Training
Postdoctoral Training: 
Residency, Neurology, Wayne State University, Detroit Medical Center 2011
Fellowship, Epilepsy and Electroencephalography, Wayne State University, Detroit Medical Center 2012
Internship, Akron City Hospital 2008
Research Interests
Research Interests: 

Dr Burghardt’s research interests include EEG signal processing, neurophysiologic monitoring in critical illness, and antiseizure medication clinical trials.

ABPN Neurology Certi cation
ABPN Clinical Neurophysiology Certi cation
ABPN Epilepsy Certi cation
Epilepsy, Seizure and Neurophysiology

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