Traumatic Brain Injury and Veterans
Dr. Sally Mathias completed her neurology residency at University of Kentucky followed by a fellowship in epilepsy at Vanderbilt University. She is double board certified, in neurology and epilepsy.
Dr Mathias has a dual appointment as a neurologist and epilepsy specialist, at University of Kentucky Hospital and also the Veterans Health Administration in Lexington, KY. She has won several awards for teaching, mentorship and research in the last 5 years. She is also a member of several committees within UK, VA and on a national level.
She is the only board certified epilepsy specialist employed by the VA in the state of KY.
Since joining the VA in 2016, she has started a specialized clinic for epilepsy where she sees veterans from all over Kentucky and nearby states (TN, IN, WV) for difficult to control epilepsy. Some veterans have successfully undergone epilepsy surgery and some of them are in the process of getting epilepsy surgery done.
Dr Mathias has been instrumental in making the Lexington VA one of the consortium sites for the National VA Epilepsy Centers of Excellence.
Dr Mathias has always had a deep inclination to care for the ones who have served and she is striving her very best to provide excellent state of the art epilepsy care for the veterans at the Lexington VA.