Associate Professor of Neurology
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Dr. Siddharth Kapoor trained in neurology at the NYU School of Medicine in New York and in epilepsy at the University of Michigan Hospitals. He is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, and serves as the Chief of University of Kentucky Headache Program, Program Director for the fellowship training program in headache medicine, and as the director of the UK Epilepsy Care Network. He serves as the Chair of the Neurology Resident Clinical Competency committee and also directs the Neurology Grand Rounds, an ongoing CME event. He has served on multiple education and clinical care committees at the American Epilepsy Society and the American Headache Society. He is an Abraham Flexner Award winning medical educator. His activities in the field of headache medicine have led to the recognition as a Fellow of the American Headache Society. He has been involved as a principal investigator with multiple clinical trials looking at innovative medical treatments for epilepsy. He considers himself a patient advocate dedicated to improving the life of patients affected by multiple neurological disorders and is a recognized advocate leader by the American Academy of Neurology. He is one of the founding members of the International Society of Neurogastronomy, and his interests in neurogastronomy involve the impact of the ketogenic, low glycemic diets in the control of epilepsy and the widely recognized role of dietary triggers in precipitating headaches. He focuses on the role of the vegetarian diet in impacting the gastric microbiome and its secondary impact on neurological diseases.