Neurology Clinic

Providing expert diagnosis and
management of neurological disorders
in adults and children.

Our Physicians

Dr. Refaat El-Said Neurologist

Refaat El-Said, M.D.
Board Certified in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Sleep Medicine; Assistant Professor of Neurology, UCF

Dr. El-Said successfully treats patients with a variety of neurological and sleep concerns. Since his patients' well-being is his prime concern, he is thorough in his diagnostic methods. This has led to dramatic results for his patients.

He received training in neurology and clinical neurophysiology at Vanderbilt University. He studied Clinical Neurophysiology with a special emphasis on epilepsy management, including epilepsy surgery and Vagal nerve stimulation (VNS.) He specialized in the treatment of epilepsy disorders, including preoperative preparation for epilepsy surgery and VNS treatment.

Dr. El-Said has training and certification in sleep medicine. He currently directs Comprehensive Neurology Clinic's 4-bed sleep lab.

Dina Dahan Pediatrics

Dina Dahan, M.D.
Board Certified in Child Neurology and Pediatrics; Assistant Professor of Neurology, UCF

Dr. Dahan is best known for her record of effectively managing pediatric epilepsy cases with the least possible side affects. She is able to help most patients achieve and maintain seizure-free status.

Her training as a pediatrician was completed at Michigan State University.

Dr. Dahan was trained in child neurology at Vanderbilt University. As a Fellow, she had ample training in the treatment of epilepsy. Her expertise is in the management of epilepsy, including the use of VNS.

As a wife and a mother, she well knows the concerns of her patients and their families. She demonstrates great care and compassion for each of her patients.

She is well-equipped to accurately diagnose and treat neurological disorders including epilepsy, autism, movement disorders, neuromuscular disorders, headache, syncope, and ADHD in children.

Symptoms of a seizure disorder:

  • Passing out/Loss of consciousness
  • Staring spells
  • Deterioration of school performance
  • Involuntary movements, jerking, trembling, stiffness, limpness, fluttering eyelids, twitching
  • Unusual sensations (aura), such as abnormal smells or tastes, butterflies in the stomach, feeling of déjà vu
  • Change in speech, such as temporary inability to speak or uttering meaningless words
  • Episodic Confusion

    Symptoms of a sleep disorder:

  • Daytime sleepiness
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Fatigue
  • Gasping or choking at night
  • Headaches
  • Memory loss
  • Snoring
  • Waking multiple times per night

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