John D. Kuratani, MD

John D. Kuratani, MD

Neurology, Epilepsy

On staff since February 2000

Children's Title: Director, EEG Laboratory

Academic Title: Associate Professor of Neurology, Associate Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research


  • Eve Renton, Washington 03.02.15

    Dr. Kuratani has been seeing my son for epilepsy for over two years. He is good with teenagers (my son is 15), and with adults. He answers our questions and listens to our concerns. My son and I have been pleased with what he has done for us.


Board Certification(s)

Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neu
Clinical Neurophysiology with added competency in

Medical/Professional School

Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans


Pediatrics, UT Southwestern Medical School, Dallas


Child Neurology, University of California - Los Angeles, Los Angeles
Child Neurology, University of California - Los Angeles, Los Angeles

Clinical Interests

Epilepsy; epilepsy surgery

Research Focus Area

Translational Research


  • Mesiwala AH, Kuratani JD, Avellino AM, Roberts TS, Sotero MA, Ellenbogen RG
    Focal motor seizures with secondary generalization arising in the cerebellum. Case report and review of the literature.
    12134911 Journal of neurosurgery , 2002 July : 190-6