Deepti Zutshi, MD

Deepti Zutshi, MD


Deepti Zutshi, MD

Narrative Bio

Dr. Deepti Zutshi is Associate Professor of Neurology at Wayne State University School of Medicine. She completed her medical training in the six-year Honors Program in Medicine at the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, Miami, Florida. After completing a preliminary medicine internship in Miami at Jackson Memorial Hospital, she completed her neurology residency and clinical neurophysiology fellowship at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Zutshi then spent a year in the United Kingdom as a registrar in the Department of Neurology at Queen's Medical Center at the University of Nottingham before joining as faculty at WSU.

Dr. Zutshi's primary clinical and research interests are in the field of epilepsy and critical-care electroencephalography. Furthermore, she has an interest in women's health and neurological disease, particularly in high-risk pregnancy and epilepsy. She is also has a research interest in the effects of medical marijuana in epilepsy/EEG.

Awards & Honors

Kimford J. Meador Research in Women with Epilepsy Award 2020

Wayne State University School of Medicine Faculty Teaching Award 2019 and 2017

Detroit Receiving HOspital Most Engaged Physician Award 10/2018

Early Career Women in Medicine & Science Course 7/2016

Department of Neurology Program Director's Teaching Award 6/2016

Annual Stanford Faculty Development Course 2013


University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, B.S. in Biology, 2003.


Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, M.D. 2007.

Position Title

Associate Professor of Neurology

Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Program Director

Associate Program Director and Director of Admissions, Neurology Residency



Preliminary Medicine Internship, Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami, Miami, Florida, 2008.

Neurology Residency, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, 2008-2011


Clinical Neurophysiology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 2012


Comprehensive Epilepsy Center


Epilepsy, EEG in the acutely ill patient, pregnancy and epilepsy, women's health and neurology. Quality Improvement in Epilepsy, COVID and telemedicine


 Zutshi, D, Yarraguntla K*, Mahulikar A*, Seraji-Bozorgzad, N, Shah AK, Basha MM. Racial Variations in lacosamide serum concentrations in adult patients with epilepsy. Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 2020. 412(15). PMID 32126366

Xu, J*, Mohamed W, Basha MM, Zutshi D. Electroencephalogram Characteristics in Critical Ill Patients Before Cardiac Arrest: A Case Series. Clinical EEG & Neuroscience. 2019. 50(6) 423-428. PMID 31353957.

Sriwastava S*, Yarraguntla K*, Zutshi D, Basha MM, Bernitsas E, Marawar R. Relevance of Age and Cerebrospinal Fluid Measures in patients with Multiple Sclerosis and seizures. J Neurol Sci 2019. PMID: 31622901

Sivakumar S*, Zutshi D, Seraji-Bozorgzad N, Shah AK. Effects of marijuana on Ictal and Interictal EEG Activities in Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2017(34) e1-4.

Zutshi D, Cloud LJ, Factor SA. Tardive Syndromes are rarely reversible after discontinuing dopamine receptor blocking agents: Experience from a university-based movement disorder clinic. Tremor Other Hyperkinet Mov. 2014 Oct 23;4:266.

Cloud, LJ, Zutshi, D., Factor SA. “Tardive Dyskinesia: Therapeutic Options for an Increasingly Common Disorder” Neurotherapeutics. 2014 Jan;11(1):166-76.

Cavuoto, K.M., Zutshi, D., Karp, C., Miller, D., Feuer. W. (Jan 2008). “Update on Bacterial Conjunctivitis in South Florida.” Ophthalmology, 115:1, pp 51-6.

Doshi, Hardik*, Kataria M*, Shah AK, Zutshi D. Bruxism: a rare, non-lateralizing temporal lobe ictal phenomenon. Neurology: Clinical Practice. 2019.

Bansal P, Zutshi D, Suchdev K, Azher I, Mohamed W. Alpha-3-ganglionic acetylcholine receptor antibody associated refractory status epilepticus. Seizure. 2016; 35:1-3.




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