Inspirations and Insights
Elaine Wyllie, MD
Elaine Wyllie, MD, is Professor of Neurology at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, and a preeminent epilepsy specialist at Cleveland Clinic and editor of Wyllie’s Treatment of Epilepsy, the standard in the field through seven editions, and author of The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Epilepsy, an authoritative book for the lay public. In this interview Dr. Wyllie discusses her role as a mentor and the importance of empathic communication with patients, families and colleagues. She also opens up about her passion for ballroom dancing and how this incredible gift has influenced her relationships with patients and strengthened her marriage.