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Ward, Meghan, MD

Gender

Female


Language

English

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Specialties
Accepting New Patients
  • Neurology

Areas of Expertise
Dietary Therapy, Epilepsy, Medical Therapy, Neuromodulation, Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures (PNES), Refractory Epilepsy

Education

Fellowship
University of Michigan

Internship
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University

Medical School
University of Kansas School of Medicine

Residency
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University


Professional Organizations

  • American Epilepsy Society, Member
  • American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, Member
  • American Academy of Neurology, Member

Bio

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Dr. Ward came to Hartford HealthCare from Intermountain Medical Center in Utah, where she was an epileptologist in the Neurosciences Department. Her areas of clinical interest include refractory epilepsy; neuromodulation of epilepsy; dietary therapy and medical cannabis to assist medical therapy; and psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES).

Dr. Ward is a graduate of Mt. Allison University in Canada, and earned her medical degree from the University of Kansas. She completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in neurology at Northwestern University’s McGaw Medical Center. She also completed a fellowship in epilepsy at the University of Michigan.

Board-certified in epilepsy and neurology, Dr. Ward has an impressive research resume, including studies into the effect of neurostimulation implants on epilepsy, and seizures as a predictor of brain tumor progression. She has also given presentations and written guidance for providers on the use of medical cannabis with patients who have epilepsy.

Dr. Ward is a member of the American Epilepsy Society, American Academy of Neurology and American Clinical Neurophysiology Society.

Insurance

Aetna, Anthem, BCBS Medicare, CarePartners of Connecticut, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, First Health Group Corp., Focus, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Health New England, Healthy Connecticut, HMC/ Northeast Healthcare, Medspan Commercial, Medspan Medicare, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, Oxford Health Plans, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, United Healthcare, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc.

This information is subject to change at any time. Please check with your insurance provider before scheduling your appointment or receiving services to confirm they are a participating member of the Hartford HealthCare network.

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