Fred A. Lado, MD PhD  

Professional Leadership Award
Fred A. Lado, MD, PhD
Director, Epilepsy
Northwell Health
Central and Eastern Regions


Dr. Lado earned his MD and PhD degrees from NYU School of Medicine, having done his thesis research on the use of magnetoencephalography (MEG) to examine human electrical brain activity.  Dr. Lado completed his neurology residency at York Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center and fellowship training in clinical neurophysiology at Montefiore Hospital Medical Center, where he remained on faculty for 18 years prior to joining Northwell in 2017.

Dr. Lado had held numerous leadership positons, both past and present, on the American Epilepsy Society (AES), the International League Against Epilepsy and the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC).