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Juan E. Torres-Reveron, MD,PhD

Volunteer Assistant Professor

Neurosurgery | College of Medicine

  • Fellowship: Yale- New Haven Hospital (Epilepsy Surgery)
  • Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital (Neurosurgery Resident)
  • Medical Degree: Baylor College of Medicine (Medicine)
  • Doctoral Degree: University of Alabama at Birmingham (Neurobiology)
  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Puerto Rico (General Natural Sciences)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Neurological Surgery (Certification Date: 2019-11-02)

Contact Information
Research Interests

Dr. Juan Torres-Reveron is a board-certified neurosurgeon who provides the highest level of complex care to patients suffering from disorders of the brain, nerves and spine. He specializes in caring for patients with movement disorders including Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor as well as surgical treatment of intractable epilepsy. He also specializes in the surgical treatment of pain and spasticity.

Clinical Interests



Movement Disorders

Parkinson's Disease

Arachnoid Cysts

Arnold-Chiari Malformation

Chiari Malformation


Essential Tremor (ET)

Facial Neuralgia

Facial Pain

Frontal Lobe Seizures

Generalized Epilepsy

Generalized Seizure


Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Seizure Disorders


Severe Seizures

Subdural Hematoma


Trigeminal Nerve Injuries

Trigeminal Neuralgia (Tic douloureux)

Peer Reviewed Publications

Hsieh, Lawrence S; Wen, John H; Nguyen, Lena H; Zhang, Longbo; Getz, Stephanie A; Torres-Reveron, Juan; Wang, Ying; Spencer, Dennis D; Bordey, Angélique 2020. Ectopic HCN4 expression drives mTOR-dependent epilepsy in mice. Science translational medicine, 12 570,

Cooper, Stephen W; Bethea, Kimberly B; Skrobut, Trevor J; Gerardo, Rod; Herzing, Karen; Torres-Reveron, Juan; Ekeh, Akpofure Peter 2019. Management of traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage by the trauma service: is repeat CT scanning and routine neurosurgical consultation necessary? Trauma surgery & acute care open, 4 1, e000313

Torres-Reveron J.;Friedlander M. 09-12-2007. Properties of persistent postnatal cortical subplate neurons Journal of Neuroscience, 27 37, 9962-9974

Friedlander M.;Torres-Reveron J. 08-07-2009. The changing roles of neurons in the cortical subplate Frontiers in Neuroanatomy, 3 AUG,

Torres-Reveron J.;Tomasiewicz H.;Shetty A.;Amankulor N.;Chiang V. 07-01-2013. Stereotactic laser induced thermotherapy (LITT): A novel treatment for brain lesions regrowing after Journal of Neuro-Oncology, 113 3, 495-503

Pathania M.;Torres-Reveron J.;Yan L.;Kimura T.;Lin T.V.;Gordon V.;Teng Z.Q.;Zhao X.;Fulga T.A.;van Vactor D.;Bordey A. 05-31-2012. miR-132 enhances dendritic morphogenesis, spine density, synaptic integration, and survival of newbo PLoS ONE, 7 5,

Torres-Reveron J.;Piepmeier J.;Becker K. 01-01-2013. Clinical presentation in diffuse low-grade gliomas Diffuse Low-Grade Gliomas in Adults: Natural History, Interaction with the Brain, and New Individualized Therapeutic Strategies, 9781447122135 , 179-188