Dr. R Edward Faught MD Neurologist

Dr. R Edward Faught is a neurologist in Atlanta, Georgia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Emory University Hospital and Emory University Hospital Midtown. He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 42 years. Dr. Faught accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 53 doctors at Emory University Hospital and one of 18 at Emory University Hospital Midtown who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Epilepsy

Clinical Interests: Electroencephalography, Epilepsy

Hospital Affiliation

Grady Memorial Hospital

Emory University Hospital Midtown
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Emory University Hospital
Ranked #40 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Virginia
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1972–1973

University of Virginia
Residency, Neurology, 1975–1976

University of Virginia
Residency, Neurology, 1977–1978

University of Virginia
Residency, Neurology, 1979–1980

University of Virginia
Fellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology, 1979–1980

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Class of 1972


Other Training, Social Relations, 1964–1968

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 34 years in Neurology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 20 years in Clinical Neurophysiology

GA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow, American Neurological Association
2012

Army Achievement Medal, US Army
2006

Meritorious Service Medal, US Army
2006

Legion of Merit, US Army
2006

Hans Berger Lecturer Award, Medical College of Virginia
2005

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, US Army
2005

Best Doctors in Birmingham, Birmingham Magazine
2003

Best Doctors Southeast
1996

Joint Meritorious Unit Award, US Army
1996

Best Doctors in America
1994

Best Doctors in America
1995

Best Doctors in America
1996

Best Doctors in America
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Best Doctors in America
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Best Doctors in America
2013

Fellow, American Academy of Neurology
1988

Army Commendation Medal, US Army
1988

Army Commendation Medal, US Army
1991

The Charles R.Walston Humanitarian Service Award (Edward Faught Award), Alabama Council on Epilepsy
1986

National Volunteer Achievement Award, Epilepsy Foundation
1985

Eagle Scout Award, Boy Scouts of America
1963

Publications & Presentations

Trigeminal stimulation: a superhighway to the brain? (editorial)
Faught E, Tatum WO 2013 1 1

Recurrent mutations in DNAJC5 cause autosomal dominant Kufs disease
Cadieux-Dion M, Andermann E, Lachance-Touchette P, Ansorge O, Meloche C, Barnabe’ A, Kuzniecky RI, Andermann F, Faught E, Leonberg S, Damiano JA, Berkovic SF, Rouleau GA, Cosette P 2013 1 1

Tiagabine in clinical practice Effects on seizure control and behavior
Vossler DG, Morris GL, Harden CL, Montouris G, Faught E, Kanner AM, Fix A, French JA 2013 1 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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