Carl W. Bazil, MD, PhD

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Neurology at CUMC

Current Administrative Positions

  • Director, Sleep Disorders Center
  • Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center (Adult)
Carl W. Bazil, MD, PhD

Carl Bazil completed his undergraduate studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, followed by a combined MD/Ph.D. program at Emory University, with a doctorate in pharmacology. He was a resident and chief resident in Neurology at New York University, and completed his fellowship in Epilepsy/EEG at the Neurological Institute of New York.

He was then Assistant Professor of Neurology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Since 1996, he has been an attending neurologist at the Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. He is the Director of the Epilepsy and Sleep Division of the Department of Neurology, and of the Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center.

Besides clinical care of patients with sleep disorders and epilepsy, his research interests include the pharmacology of sleep disorders and the impact of sleep disorders on neurological diseases.

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Neurology
    Division of Epilepsy and Sleep

Education and Training

  • Emory University School of Medicine, GA
  • 1989 Emory University School of Medicine
  • Internship: Emory University Affiliated Hospitals
  • Residency: New York University Medical Center
  • Residency: 1993 Nyu Langone Medical Center And School Of Medicine
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: 1995 NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical C

Centers / Institutes / Programs

  • Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center (Adult and Pediatric)
  • Sleep Disorders Center

Lab Locations

  • CUMC/Neurological Institute of New York

    710 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    Phone:
    (646) 426-3876
    Fax:
    (212) 305-1450

Past Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    August 1995 - September 1996
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
    Columbia University
  • Associate Professor of Neurology
    Columbia University
  • Professor of Neurology
    Columbia University

Committees / Societies / Memberships

American Epilepsy Society

American Clinical Neurophysiology Society

American Academy of Neurology

American Academy of Sleep Medicine

American Neurological Association

NIH Grants

  • MULTICENTER RANDOMIZED DOUBLE BLIND PLACEBO CONTROLLED PARALLEL- GROUP STUDY TO EVALUATE THE EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF PADSEVONIL AS ADJUNCTIVE TREATMENT OF FOCAL ONSET SEIZURES IN ADULT SUBJECTS WITH DRUG RESISTANT EPILEPSY (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

    Jan 27 2020 - Jan 27 2025

    ARANDOMIZED, DOUBLE-BLIND, PLACEBO-CONTROLLED, CROSSOVER STUDY TO EVALUATE THE EFFECT OF PERAMPANEL ON OBJECTIVE AND SUBJECTIVE SLEEP IN SUBJECTS WITH INSOMNIA AND PARTIAL ONSET SEIZURES (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

    Jan 6 2015 - Jan 6 2020

    CONSOLIDATION OF MOTOR SKILLS AND SLEEP HOMEOSTASIS IN PARKINSON S DISEASE (Federal Gov)

    Feb 1 2008 - Jan 31 2013

    EPILEPTIFORM DISCHARGES AND ITS RELATION TO COGNITION AND BE HAVIOR IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS (Federal Gov)

    Dec 1 2010 - Aug 31 2012

    EPILEPTIFORM DISCHARGES AND ITS RELATION TO COGNITION AND BE HAVIOR IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS (Federal Gov)

    Dec 1 2010 - Aug 31 2012

    APILOT, PROSPECTIVE, RANDOMIZED STUDY ON THE EFFICACY OF SL EEP INTERVENTION AND ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECT OF SLEEP ARCHITE (Private)

    Jul 1 2011 - Jun 30 2012

    SEPRACOR--ESRC118 (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

    Oct 26 2007 - Apr 30 2012

    EFFECTS OF PREGABALIN ON INSOMNIA IN PATIENTS WITH EPILEPSY (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

    Mar 9 2007 - Nov 30 2011