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    Team of Top Epilepsy Physicians and Surgeons | Sutter Pacific Comprehensive Epilepsy Program

    Kenneth D. Laxer, M.D.

    Medical Director, Epilepsy Program

    Dr. Kenneth Laxer has been involved in epilepsy research since the early 1970’s, playing an active role in the development of neuroimaging techniques for the evaluation of epilepsy, temporal lobe epilepsy treatment, and vagus nerve stimulation for seizure control. Dr. Laxer is one of the top epilepsy physicians in the San Francisco Bay Area and California. He was voted one the the Best Doctors in America in 2011. Learn more about Dr. Kenneth Laxer.

    David King-Stephens, M.D.

    Director of Clinical Neurophysiology

    Dr. David King-Stephens completed his fellowship in Epilepsy/EEG at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut after which he became the Director of the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He specializes in neurological treatments for uncontrolled epilepsy and seizure disorders. Dr. King-Stephens is one of the best epilepsy neurologist in the San Francisco Bay Area. Learn more about Dr. David King-Stephens.

    Peter B. Weber, M.D.

    Surgical Director, Epilepsy Program

    Dr. Peter Weber specializes in neurological surgery for epilepsy, and other brain disorders. Dr. Weber is one of the best neurosurgeons in the San Francisco Bay Area, performing surgery for epilepsy, spine surgery, brain tumor as well as deep brain stimulation. Using brain mapping with intracranial electrodes, Dr. Weber is able to record the brain's electrical activity to map brain function. He preforms Surgeries such as temporal lobe resections, hemispherectomies or tumor removal can be performed with minimal risk. Learn more about Dr. Peter Weber.

    William J. McMullen, Jr., Ph.D., ABCN, ABPP

    Director of Neuropsychological Services, Epilepsy Program

    Dr. William McMullen is Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology with a special interest in epilepsy studies. Prior to joining the California Pacific Epilepsy Program Dr. McMullen was a Clinical Neuropsychologist at NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center in New York. Dr. McMullen is a talented neuropsychologist and one of the best neuropsychologists in the San Francisco Bay Area. Not only does he work with persons with epilepsy, he also works with persons with movement disorders and other neurological conditions. Learn more about Dr. William McMullen.