Thaddeus Walczak, MD

Thaddeus Walczak, MD


Health Networks

  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care Philosophy

Dr. Walczak has dedicated his professional career to research in and treatment of epilepsy. He has worked in epilepsy centers in New Jersey, North Carolina, and New York City prior to joining MINCEP 15 years ago. Dr. Walczak has published extensively in both professional and lay literature on various aspects of epilepsy. He recently celebrated 30 years of marriage by hiking the 116 km (72 mi) El Camino Ingles to Santiago de Compostela with his wife Nancy.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Bone Health in Epilepsy
  • Vagal Nerve Stimulation in Epilepsy

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Northwestern University / Feinburg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL


  • McGaw Medical Center, Northwestern University School of Med (Neurology), Chicago, IL


  • Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified in EEG and Clinical Neurophysilogy (1987) (American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology)
  • Board Certified in Clinical Polysomnography (1988) (American Sleep Disorders Association)
  • Board Certified in Neurology (1988) (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology)

Recognition and Leadership


  • Best Doctors in America (2013)

Academic Information

Adjunct Professor

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