Heather McKee

Heather McKee , MD

Adjunct Associate Professor

Stetson Building
Suite 2300
260 Stetson Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0525
Phone 513-558-2968
Fax 513-558-4887
Email heather.mckee@uc.edu

Professional Summary

Specializes in the treatment of Epilepsy

Education

Medical Degree: University of Kentucky College of Medicine

Undergraduate Education: University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI ,

Internship: University of Kentucky Lexington, KY, 2010

Residency: University of Kentucky Medical Center Lexington, KY, 2013 (Neurology)

Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN , 2014 (Epilepsy, Clinical Neurophysiology)

Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Clinical Neurophysiology) (Certification Date: 10-19-2015 )

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Epilepsy) (Certification Date: 10-16-2017 )

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology) (Certification Date: 09-19-2013 )

Clinical Interests

Clinical Neuropsychology

Epilepsy

Neurology

Absence Seizures (Petit Mal Seizures)

Atonic Seizures

Clonic seizures

Complex Partial Seizure

Epilepsia Partialis Continua

Epilepsy in Pregnancy

Epilepsy-Related Cognitive Dysfunction

Febrile Seizure

Focal Seizures

Frontal Lobe Seizures

Generalized Epilepsy

Generalized Seizure

Genetic Epilepsy

Grand Mal Seizures

Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy

Landau-Kleffner Syndrome

Myoclonic Seizures

Myoclonus

Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus

Partial Motor Epilepsy

Partial Seizure

Partial Sensory Epilepsy

Post-Traumatic Epilepsy

Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsies

Psychogenic Seizure

Referred Pain

Reflex Epilepsy

Rolandic Epilepsy

Seizure Disorders

Seizures

Severe Seizures

Status Epilepticus

Temporal Lobe Seizure

Tonic Seizures

Tonic-Clonic Seizure (Grand mal seizure)

Unverricht-Lundborg Syndrome

Specialities

Clinical Neurophysiology

Epilepsy

Neurology

Research and Practice Interests

Epilepsy, Seizure Disorders, Electroencephalography (EEG)

Positions and Work Experience

2014 - Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

09-01-2020 - Associate Professor of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine,

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

McKee HR, Privitera M (2017. ) Stress as a seizure precipitant: Identification, associated factors, and treatment options. Seizure, , 44 ,21 -22-26

McKee HR, Abou-Khalil Bassel (2015. ) Outpatient pharmacotherapy and modes of administration for acute repetitive and prolonged seizures. .CNS Drugs, , 29 (1 ) ,55 -56-70

Mckee HR, Escott E, Damm D, Kasarskis E (2013. ) Macroglossia in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis .JAMA Neurology, , 70 (11 ) ,1432 -1433-1435

McKee, Heather R; Privitera, Michael D (2017. ) Stress as a seizure precipitant: Identification, associated factors, and treatment options.Seizure, , 44 ,21-26 More Information

McKee, Heather Ravvin; Abou-Khalil, Bassel (2015. ) Outpatient pharmacotherapy and modes of administration for acute repetitive and prolonged seizures.CNS drugs, , 29 (1 ) ,55-70 More Information

McKee, Heather R; Glasgow, Barbara (2020. ) Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome: Perspective of a Parent and a Physician.Neurology and therapy, , More Information

Book Chapter

Heather R. McKee, MD (2022 ) Humanizing Brain Tumors: Strategies for You and Your Physician Brain Tumor-Related Epilepsy .University of Cincinnati (Author)

Honors and Awards

06-2013 2013 Program Director’s Award: Resident of the Year, Department of Neurology, University of Kentucky College of Medicine

03-2013 Patient Safety Award, American Academy of Neurology 65th Annual Meeting

03-2013 Annual Meeting Resident Scholarship Recipient, American Academy of Neurology 65th Annual Meeting

02-2013 Neurology Residency Class Representative, Class of 2013, Department of Neurology, University of Kentucky College of Medicine

05-2009 Graduate: With High Distinction, University of Kentucky College of Medicine

05-2009 Neurology Award for excellent achievement in Neurology Medical School Clerkship, Department of Neurology, University of Kentucky College of Medicine

06-2007 American Society for Clinical Pathology Student Achievement Award for academic excellence and achievement. Department of Pathology, University of Kentucky College of Medicine

05-2007 Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Dedication and Commitment to Service Learning Activities for continuous active participation and leadership in community service projects. Dean Jay Perman, MD, University of Kentucky College of Medicine

01-2020 Cincinnati Magazine 2020 Top Doctors

Professional Affiliation

American Epilepsy Society Member

American Clinical Neurophysiology Society Member

American Academy of Neurology Member

Contact Information

Academic - Stetson Building
Suite 2300
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267-0525
Phone: 513-558-2968
Fax: 513-558-4887
heather.mckee@uc.edu