Dr. Krithiga Hasbrook

Areas of Interest

  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Neurostimulation
  • Consciousness/Coma/Cognition


  • B.A. Biology minor in computer science, Boston University, Boston MA
  • M.D-PhD, New York University School of Medicine, New York NY


  • Neurology, New York Presbyterian Hospital- Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York NY


  • Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy, New York Presbyterian Hospital- Columbia University Medical Center, New York NY

Board Certifications

  • Board certified in Neurology and Epilepsy

Awards and Honors

  • Rhode’s Scholar nominee, Boston University
  • B.A. cum lauda in Biology, Boston University
  • Resident teaching award, New York Presbyterian Hospital- Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Grass Foundation American Epilepsy Society (AES) Young Investigator Travel Award

Selected Publications

  • Shetler, K.E, Parikh, N. S, Sekar, K, Williams, O. A. Clinical Reasoning: An unusual case of auditory hallucinations in a middle-aged man. Neurology. 2020, May. 94 (20): 2180-2186
  • Sekar K, Schiff N, Labar D, Forgacs P. Spectral content of electroencephalographic burst suppression patterns may reflect neuronal recovery in comatose post-cardiac arrest patients. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology. 2019, March. 36 (2): 119-126.
  • Sekar K and Pack A. Epidiolex as adjunct therapy for treatment of refractory epilepsy: a comprehensive review with a focus on adverse effects. F1000Research. 2019 Feb, 8(F1000 Faculty Rev):234.
  • Sekar K, Findley WM, Poeppel D, Llinas RR. Cortical response tracking the conscious experience of threshold duration visual stimuli indicates visual perception is all or none. PNAS. 2013; 110(14): 5642-5647