Dr. Leonie M Van Passel MD Neurologist

Dr. Leonie Van Passel is a neurologist in Sarasota, Florida. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Doctors Hospital and Sarasota Memorial Hospital. She received her medical degree from Utrecht University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 10 years. Dr. Van Passel accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 18 doctors at Doctors Hospital and one of 20 at Sarasota Memorial Hospital who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

Doctors Hospital
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Sarasota Memorial Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Georgetown University Hospital
Residency, Neurology, 2000 - 2003

New York Presbyterian Hospital
Fellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology, 2004 - 2005

Harbor Hospital Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1999 - 2000

Utrecht University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 8 years in Neurology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 7 years in Clinical Neurophysiology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 5 years in Sleep Medicine

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Topiramate for the treatment of epilepsy and other nervous system disorders.
van Passel, L., Arif, H., Hirsch, L. J.

Effect of stress related to the 9/11/2001 terror attack on seizures in patients with epilepsy.
Klein, P., van Passel, L.

Mayo and NINDS scales for assessment of tendon reflexes: between observer agreement and implications for communication.
Manschot, S., van Passel, L., Buskens, E., Algra, A., van Gijn, J.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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