Deepti Zutshi

Deepti Zutshi


Deepti Zutshi

Narrative Bio

Dr. Deepti Zutshi is Assistant Professor of Neurology, 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, she completed her neurology residency and clinical neurophysiology fellowship at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Zutshi's primary clinical and research interests are in the field of epilepsy and epilepsy surgery and electroencephalography in the acutely ill patient.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. She participates in graduate clinical education and serves as clinical competency committee chair for the neurology residents.

Awards & Honors

Annual Stanford Faculty Development Course 2013

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

Early Career Women in Medicine & Science Course 7/2016



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

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Program Director


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




Epilepsy, EEG in the acutely ill patient, pregnancy and epilepsy, women's health and neurology. Medical education, effect of medical marijuana on electronencephalography. 


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.

Steele, J., Zutshi, D, Bradley, WG. (2007). Negative results of a phase II study of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, 2007: 8;5, pp. 274-5.
Zutshi, D. (Jan/Feb 2013) 3rd Annual Parkinson's Disease (PD) Expert Series Meeting. Advances in Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation, 12:6, p 28.
Cloud, L., Zutshi, D., Factor, S. Tardive Dyskinesia: Therapeutic options for an increasingly common disorder.Neurotherapeutics. Accepted for publication September 2013.

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 (N Y). 2014 Oct 23;4:266.

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

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