Section of Neurology - Dr. Alexei Yankovsky

Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine (Neurology), University of Manitoba.

Adult EEG Lab Director

Degrees: MD, FRCPC

Mailing Address: Health Sciences Centre, GF543, 820 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada  R3A 1R9

Tel: (204) 787-2684; Fax: (204) 787-1486


Clinical Interests:
Epilepsy and seizures
Routine and prolonged video-EEG recording for active seizures
Epilepsy surgery

Research Interests:
Clinical epilepsy and seizures

Selected Publications:

Jirsch J, Gross SW, Jette N, Federico P, Dubeau F, Tellez-Zenteno JF, Pohlmann-Eden B, Burneo JG, McLachlan R, Ahmed SN, Deacon C, Javidan M, Nguyen DK, Sadler RM, Spiller A, Townsend T, Veilleux M, Vennberg RA, Wiebe S, Yankovsky A. Canadian epileptologists’ counseling of drivers amidst guideline inconsistencies. Can J Neurol Sci. 2014 Jul;41(4): 413-20.

Dolatshahi M, Yankovsky A. Ictal force repetitive swearing in frontal lobe epilepsy:  Case report and review of the literature.J. of Epileptology. 2014; 22(2): 99-105.

Yankovsky, A. E. and Andermann, F. Migraine. In: Reuber, M. and Schachter, S.C. (editors):. Borderland of Epilepsy Revisited.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.  Chapter 7, pp. 89-114.

Telle-Zenteno JF, Ronquillo LH. Jette N, Burneo JG, Nguyen DK, Donner EJ, Sadler M, Javidan MM, Gross DW, Wiebe S; Canadian Epilepsy Surgery Study Group. Discontinuation of antiepileptic drugs after successful epilepsy surgery, a Canadian survey.  Epilepsy Res. 2012 Nov; 102(1-2):23-33.
Yankovsky AE, Andermann F, Bernasconi A. Migraine in adults. In: Schachter SC, Holmes GL, Trenité DG, eds. Behavioral aspects of epilepsy: principles & practice. New York: Demos, 2008:471-479.
Madhavan D, Schaffer S, Yankovsky A, Arzimanoglou A, Renaldo F, Zaroff CM, LaJoie J, Weiner HL, Andermann E, Franz DN, Leonard J, Connolly M, Cascino GD, Devinsky O. Surgical outcome in tuberous sclerosis complex: a multicenter survey. Epilepsia. 2007 Aug;48(8):1625-8.
Yankovsky AE, Andermann F, Dubeau F. Post-ictal forceful yawning in a patient with nondominant hemisphere epilepsy. Epileptic Disord. 2006 Mar;8(1):65-9.
Yankovsky AE, Veilleux M, Dubeau F, Andermann F. Post-ictal rage and aggression: a video- EEG study. Epileptic Disord. 2005 Jun;7(2):143-7.

Yankovsky AE, Andermann F, Bernasconi A. Characteristics of headache associated with intractable partial epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2005 Aug;46(8):1241-5.
Yankovsky AE, Andermann F, Mercho S, Dubeau F, Bernasconi A. Preictal headache in partial epilepsy. Neurology. 2005 Dec 27;65(12):1979-81.
Yankovsky AE, Kuritzky A. Transformation into daily migraine with aura following transcutaneous atrial septal defect closure. Headache 2003 May;43(5):496-8.
Yankovsky AE, Treves TA. Postictal mixed transcortical aphasia. Seizure 2002 Jun; 11(4) 278-9.