Ramon E Bautista

Ramon E Bautista, M.D., M.B.A.

Professor; Chair, Department Of Neurology; Phyllis Sohn Endowed Chair In Neuroscience; Medical Director, Epilepsy Care Center

Department: Neurology – Jacksonville
Business Phone: (904) 244-9895
Business Email: ramon.bautista@jax.ufl.edu

About Ramon E Bautista

Ramon Bautista, M.D., M.B.A., is a University of Florida professor of neurology and a neurologist at the UF Health Neuroscience Institute in Jacksonville specializing in clinical neurophysiology, epilepsy and electroencephalography. He also serves as the Phyllis Sohn Endowed Chair in Neuroscience over the UF Department of Neurology – Jacksonville, as well as medical director of the UF Health Epilepsy Care Center.

Dr. Bautista received his medical degree from the University of the Philippines in Manila, Philippines. He completed residency training in neurology at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. He completed fellowships in clinical neurophysiology at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, and in epilepsy at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut. Dr. Bautista is board-certified in neurology, clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy.

Additional Positions:
Chair
2020 – Current · UF Department of Neurology – Jacksonville
Medical Director
2015 – Current · UF Health Epilepsy Care Center
Professor of Neurology
2014 – Current · University of Florida

Accomplishments

Exemplary Teacher Award
2012 · University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville
10-Year Service Pin
2011 · University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2013-2018
MDT7800 Elect Top/Neurology
2010-2013
MEL7930 Elect Top/Neurology
2021
MDC7800 Neurology Clerkship

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Epilepsy
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Neurology
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Neurology
Subspecialties
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Epilepsy
Areas of Interest
  • Alzheimer disease
  • Dementia
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy Treatment in Florida

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-4962-7942

Publications

2023
The complex role of the white matter in epileptic spike propagation.
Clinical neurophysiology : official journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology. 146:131-132 [DOI] 10.1016/j.clinph.2022.11.006. [PMID] 36470712.
2022
Enhancing the wellness of caregivers of individuals with epilepsy: The effects of a brief stress management course.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 133 [DOI] 10.1016/j.yebeh.2022.108745. [PMID] 35716427.
2022
The social science of epilepsy: A tribute to Dr. Steven Schachter.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 137(Pt B) [DOI] 10.1016/j.yebeh.2022.108722. [PMID] 36463059.
2021
Gender differences in Epworth Sleepiness Scale revealed by paired patient-spouse scoring.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 114(Pt A) [DOI] 10.1016/j.yebeh.2020.107272. [PMID] 32651121.
2021
Prolonged post-ictal atrial fibrillation following seizures.
Epilepsy & behavior reports. 16 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ebr.2021.100481. [PMID] 34693244.
2020
Exploring the clinical value of electrically induced seizures.
Clinical neurophysiology : official journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology. 131(9):2279-2280 [DOI] 10.1016/j.clinph.2020.07.002. [PMID] 32713831.
2020
The effects of a brief memory enhancement course on individuals with epilepsy.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 112 [DOI] 10.1016/j.yebeh.2020.107347. [PMID] 32861025.
2018
Epilepsy wellness: The standard of care for the 21st century.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 87:241-242 [DOI] 10.1016/j.yebeh.2018.07.026. [PMID] 30170896.
2017
Understanding the self-management skills of persons with epilepsy.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 69:7-11 [DOI] 10.1016/j.yebeh.2016.11.022. [PMID] 28219044.
2015
Factors associated with increased felt stigma among individuals with epilepsy.
Seizure. 30:106-12 [DOI] 10.1016/j.seizure.2015.06.006. [PMID] 26216694.
2015
In focus: The everyday lives of families of adult individuals with epilepsy.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 50:10-3 [DOI] 10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.05.041. [PMID] 26093217.
2014
Factors associated with superior self-management skills among individuals with epilepsy.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 41:221-6 [DOI] 10.1016/j.yebeh.2014.10.012. [PMID] 25461220.
2014
The human face of epilepsy: a tribute to Epilepsy & behavior.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 40 [DOI] 10.1016/j.yebeh.2014.09.014. [PMID] 25284055.
2014
The societal integration of individuals with epilepsy: perspectives for the 21st century.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 35:42-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.yebeh.2014.04.006. [PMID] 24798409.
2013
Analyzing depression coping strategies of patients with epilepsy: a preliminary study.
Seizure. 22(9):686-91 [DOI] 10.1016/j.seizure.2013.05.004. [PMID] 23711614.
2013
Determining the coping strategies of individuals with epilepsy.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 27(2):286-91 [DOI] 10.1016/j.yebeh.2013.01.029. [PMID] 23507304.
2013
On the nature of interictal epileptiform discharges.
Clinical neurophysiology : official journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology. 124(11):2073-4 [DOI] 10.1016/j.clinph.2013.06.009. [PMID] 23845893.
2013
Physical exercise as a coping strategy for individuals with epilepsy.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 28(1) [DOI] 10.1016/j.yebeh.2013.04.007. [PMID] 23694693.
2013
Racial differences in coping strategies among individuals with epilepsy.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 29(1):67-71 [DOI] 10.1016/j.yebeh.2013.06.035. [PMID] 23939030.
2013
Unraveling the complex web of electrocerebral oscillations.
Clinical neurophysiology : official journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology. 124(8):1486-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.clinph.2012.11.017. [PMID] 23276490.
2012
Effects of antiepileptic drug characteristics on medication adherence.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 23(4):437-41 [DOI] 10.1016/j.yebeh.2012.02.002. [PMID] 22405862.
2012
Eliminating muscle artifacts from EEG recordings: a necessary imperative.
Clinical neurophysiology : official journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology. 123(8):1481-2 [DOI] 10.1016/j.clinph.2011.12.002. [PMID] 22200415.
2011
Advanced electroencephalography: towards broad clinical application.
Clinical neurophysiology : official journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology. 122(6):1071-2 [DOI] 10.1016/j.clinph.2010.11.004. [PMID] 21145784.
2011
Detecting health disparities among Caucasians and African-Americans with epilepsy.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 20(1):52-6 [DOI] 10.1016/j.yebeh.2010.10.016. [PMID] 21130695.
2011
Factors associated with poor seizure control and increased side effects after switching to generic antiepileptic drugs.
Epilepsy research. 95(1-2):158-67 [DOI] 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2011.03.014. [PMID] 21530177.
2011
Health disparities in medication adherence between African-Americans and Caucasians with epilepsy.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 22(3):495-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.yebeh.2011.07.032. [PMID] 21907630.
2009
Osmo-therapy for seizures: a new treatment paradigm?
Clinical neurophysiology : official journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology. 120(4):647-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.clinph.2009.02.158. [PMID] 19286421.
2009
Seizure severity is associated with quality of life independent of seizure frequency.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 16(2):325-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.yebeh.2009.07.037. [PMID] 19713158.
2009
Seizures and EEG findings in an adult patient with DiGeorge syndrome: a case report and review of the literature.
Seizure. 18(9):648-51 [DOI] 10.1016/j.seizure.2009.07.003. [PMID] 19665396.
2009
The association between health literacy and outcomes of care among epilepsy patients.
Seizure. 18(6):400-4 [DOI] 10.1016/j.seizure.2009.02.004. [PMID] 19324575.
2008
32-Channel banana-avg montage is better than 16-channel double banana montage to detect epileptiform discharges in routine EEGs.
Clinical neurophysiology : official journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology. 119(10):2185-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.clinph.2008.06.010. [PMID] 18752991.
2008
Expanding the theory of symptom modeling in patents with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 13(2):407-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.yebeh.2008.04.016. [PMID] 18522872.
2008
Factors Associated With Health Literacy Among Epilepsy Patients
Epilepsia. 49
2008
Factors associated with utilization of healthcare resources among epilepsy patients.
Epilepsy research. 79(2-3):120-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2008.01.003. [PMID] 18339521.
2007
Factors associated with employment in epilepsy patients.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 10(1):89-95 [PMID] 17118712.
2007
Factors associated with satisfaction with care among patients with epilepsy.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 11(4):518-24 [PMID] 17936688.
2007
Incorporating abbreviated EEGs in the initial workup of patients who present to the emergency room with mental status changes of unknown etiology.
Journal of clinical neurophysiology : official publication of the American Electroencephalographic Society. 24(1):16-21 [PMID] 17277572.
2006
Driving prevalence and factors associated with driving among patients with epilepsy.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 9(4):625-31 [PMID] 17029974.
2003
Expressive aprosody and amusia as a manifestation of right hemisphere seizures.
Epilepsia. 44(3):466-7 [PMID] 12614406.
2003
The use of the ketogenic diet in a patient with subacute sclerosing panencephalitis.
Seizure. 12(3):175-7 [PMID] 12651085.
1999
Prediction of surgical outcome by interictal epileptiform abnormalities during intracranial EEG monitoring in patients with extrahippocampal seizures.
Epilepsia. 40(7):880-90 [PMID] 10403211.
1998
EEG findings in frontal lobe epilepsies.
Neurology. 50(6):1765-71 [PMID] 9633725.

Grants

Jan 2023 ACTIVE
A RANDOMIZED, DOUBLE-BLIND, PLACEBO-CONTROLLED STUDY TO INVESTIGATE THE EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF CARISBAMATE (YKP509) AS ADJUNCTIVE TREATMENT FOR SEIZURES ASSOCIATED WITH LENNOX-GASTAUT SYNDROME IN CHILDREN AND ADULTS, WITH OPTIONAL OPEN-LABEL EXTENSION
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: PPD INVESTIGATOR SERVICES LLC via SK LIFE SCIENCE
Jan 2020 ACTIVE
CTOA
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UNIV OF FLORIDA
Aug 2019 – May 2021
A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Inpatient, Dose-Ranging Efficacy Study of Staccato Alprazolam (STAP-001) in Subjects with Epilepsy with a Predictable Seizure Pattern
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: PEACHTREE BIORESEARCH SOLUTIONS via ENGAGE THERAPEUTICS
May 2018 – May 2023
A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Phase 2 Study Exploring the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of Natalizumab (BG00002) as Adjunctive Therapy in Adult Subjects With Drug-Resistant Focal Epilepsy, Protocol No. 101EP201
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: BIOGEN MA INC
Dec 2017 – Dec 2019
Jessie Ball DuPont Religious, Charitable and Educational Fund grant to implement a coping and self-management course for epilepsy patients
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UF FOUNDATION via DUPONT FUND, JESSIE BALL
Nov 2017 – Nov 2021
2017 Epilepsy Wellness Center of Excellence
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UF FOUNDATION via FLORIDA BLUE FOUNDATION
Aug 2015 – Aug 2020
SK Life Epilepsy PK study.
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: SK LIFE SCIENCE
Oct 2013 – Oct 2019
A MULTICENTER, DOUBLE-BLIND, RANDOMIZED, PLACEBO-CONTROLLED DOSE RESPONSE TRIAL OF YKP3089 AS ADJUNCTIVE THERAPY…..
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: SK LIFE SCIENCE
Jul 2013 – Jul 2016
AN EXTENDED ACCESS PROGRAM FOR PERAMPANEL
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: EISAI
Apr 2011 – Sep 2016
EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF ESLICARBAZEPINE ACETATE (BIA 2-093)ASADJUNCTIVE THERAPY FOR REFRACTORY PARTIAL SEIZURES IN A…..
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: SEPRACOR INC via PHARMANET INC
Dec 2009 – May 2015
A MULTICENTER, OPEN-LABEL, LONG-TERM, SAFETY, TOLERABILITY AND EFFICACY STUDY OF RETIGABINE IN ADULT EPILEPSY PATIENTS W
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: IQVIA Holdings via GLAXO SMITHKLINE

Education

Epilepsy Fellowship
1997 · Yale-New Haven Hospital
Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship
1995 · Emory University School of Medicine
Neurology Residency
1994 · Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Medical Degree
1989 · University of the Philippines College of Medicine

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
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Emails:
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