Marquis Top Doctors

J. Chris Sackellares

Title: President and Chief Medical Officer
Company: EncephaloDynamics
Location: Richmond Hill, Georgia, United States

Chris Sackellares, MD, president and chief medical officer at EncephaloDynamics, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in neurology.

Dr. Sackellares has had a distinguished career in medicine, teaching, and business, spanning over forty years. In 1977, he was recognized as a fellow in epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology at the University of Virginia until 1979. After his fellowship, he transferred to the University of Michigan, where he served as an assistant professor in 1979. Between 2004 and 2013, he contributed to Optima Neuroscience as a senior scientist. He worked as an epileptologist at the Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center between 1993 and 2019. Since 2012, he has acted as the president and chief medical officer at EncephaloDynamics.

Attributing his success to hard work and enthusiasm for medicine, Dr. Sackellares utilized these skills to earn a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from the University of Georgia in 1970, subsequently obtaining a Doctor of Medicine from the Medical College of Georgia in 1973. He completed his internal medicine internship at the University of Louisville between 1973 and 1974 and his neurology residency at the Medical College of Georgia between 1974 and 1977. He is board-certified in neurology and clinical neurophysiology.

Dr. Sackellares is the co-owner of a patent called “Methods and Systems for Brain Function Analysis.” He has been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals over one hundred times, has fourteen articles in conference proceedings, has written thirty-six book chapters, owns 10 patents, and has over two hundred abstracts and preliminary publications. He is the co-author of two books titled “Psychological Disturbances in Epilepsy” and “Quantitative Neuroscience.”

In the coming years, Dr. Sackellares plans to continue writing and stay with his current company. He intends to sell it to a larger company that will invest money to bring continued growth. When he is not working, he dedicates his time and attention to fishing, photography, and listening to classical music. Additionally, he enjoys playing the clarinet, the harmonica, and the piano.

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