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Nathan  B.  Fountain,  M.D.

General Neurology

Contact Information

Address: P.O. Box 800394, Charlottesville, VA, 22908-0394
Phone: 434.924.5312 Fax: 434.982.1726

Training & Certification


Neurology, University of Virginia


Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy and Experimental Epilepsy, University of Virginia

  • Neurology, 1995
  • Clinical Neurophysiology, 1997

Clinical Practice

Research Interest:

Antiepileptic drugs, clinical epilepsy, EEG, and epilepsy



Nathan B. Fountain, M.D. is Professor of Neurology and since 1998 has been Director of the F.E. Dreifuss Comprehensive Epilepsy Program at the University of Virginia School of Medicine where he completed neurology residency as well as clinical and research epilepsy fellowships. Dr. Fountain's interventional research interests include experimental therapeutics of unconventional drugs and devices for epilepsy. Other research interests include the natural history, outcome, and pathophysiology of nonconvulsive status epilepticus and studies of the natural history of changes in seizure frequency. He serves on the board of the National Association of Epilepsy Centers and the Epilepsy Foundation Professional Advisory Board.

Dr. Nathan Fountain

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