You are just one click away from The best providers in Epilepsy
Consultations with highly trained epilepsy specialists can be done from the comfort of your own home.
Orlando Epilepsy Center will send you a link to ‘visit’ our virtual office
Click the link several minutes before your appointment, with a reliable, stable, internet connection and/or smartphone and be prepared to be on camera with your specialized clinician
Have any documentation and/or photos necessary ready
To enhance accessibility and effective communication during your appointments, we kindly request all deaf patients to download the P3 (Purple) mobile app. This app is a valuable tool that enables smooth and convenient consultations. Your healthcare provider is committed to ensuring your comfort and care, and using the P3 (Purple) mobile app will greatly contribute to that. This must be downloaded on your phone before your appointment date.
The Orlando Epilepsy Center team consists of highly skilled Neurology providers who specialize in seizure and epilepsy diagnosis, treatment, and management. Dr. Ahmed H. Sadek, an Epileptologist, is the founder and Medical Director. He has selected and trained each of our specialist extensively.
Our Neurologists’ and Nurse Practitioners have received additional training in epilepsy and seizures, enabling them to provide the highest standard of care.
Our Nurse Practitioners specialize in Neurology and are qualified to face even the toughest seizure and epilepsy challenges.
With our world-class staff, rest assured that you will get the highest level of care possible.
Ahmed H. Sadek, MD, FAAN, FACNS, FAES
Dr. Sadek, Epileptologist, is the founder and Medical Director of Orlando Epilepsy Center. Dr. Sadek is an Ivy-League trained neurologist with a fellowship in the field of Epilepsy. He is triple board-certified in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology with great expertise in epilepsy management and monitoring of refractory epilepsy patients.
Tammam Dayyoub, MD
Dr. Tammam Dayyoub is dual board-certified in Neurology and Epilepsy, with expertise in epilepsy management, monitoring of refractory epilepsy patients and surgical work up for refractory epilepsy patients.
He received his medical education at Latakia University, Syria, after which he completed a neurology residency at Damascus University before his move to the United States. Dr. Dayyoub received extensive training in neurology and epilepsy.
Aisha N. Qazi, MD, MBA
Dr. Qazi is dual board certified in Neurology and Epilepsy. She received her medical education from St. Matthews University in Grand Cayman, while also obtaining her MBA with a concentration in health administration. She completed her neurology residency at West Virginia University where she served as chief resident in her final year. She then went on to complete her epilepsy fellowship at the prestigious Vanderbilt University.
After completing her training, Dr. Qazi joined Drexel University College of Medicine as an Assistant Professor in 2018 followed by working as an Epileptologist and Neurologist at Tower Health Medical Group outside of Philadelphia, PA. She is highly interested and epilepsy.
Assistant Director/Nurse Practitioner
Kristen is a board certified adult-geriatric nurse practitioner treating patients from the age of 13 through end of life. She graduated in 2011 from the University of Florida (Go Gators!) with her bachelor’s degree in nursing. She worked for several years as an RN while working on her master’s degree in nursing at the University of Central Florida.
She has been working with Dr. Sadek and his team since 2014 and has a passion for neurology and educating patients on their medical conditions. In her spare time she enjoys reading, working out, yoga, and traveling. Member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioner’s, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, and the American Epilepsy Society.
Amarilys Roque Baz
A board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Graduated in 1995 as a Doctor in Medicine, at Higher Institute of Medical Sciences of Havana, Cuba. She worked as Physician-Specialist in Cuba, for more than 15 years. She moved to USA since 2016 and continuous her studies in this country, earning in 2021 her MSN in nursing, specializing as Family Nurse Practitioner from Miami Regional University (MRU).
Amarilys has a passion for helping the life-quality of her patients. She works at Orlando Epilepsy Center from July 2021, assisting patients with a neurological condition, with emphasis in epilepsy. In her spare time, she likes watch films, traveling with her family to know new places, new cultures and traditions of visited communities. In her spare time, she likes watch films, traveling with her family to know new places, new cultures and traditions of visited communities.
Member of the American Nurses Association and the American Academy of Neurology.
Leilani is a board certified family nurse practitioner. She graduated in 2017 from Indiana State University. She previously worked as a registered nurse in the neurology/neurosurgery nursing unit from 2008 through 2017 at AdventHealth Orlando. She loves to work with her patients and is devoted and committed to improve their health. Being a DAISY award recipient in 2011 is a testament to that dedication recognizing her skillful and compassionate care of her patients as a nurse. As of 2017, she began working as a nurse practitioner in neurology continuing her passion of caring for patients in a different capacity. She joined Dr.Sadek and his team in December 2021.
She continues her efforts on treating and helping patients who are suffering from various neurological conditions. She enthusiastically serves a multi-cultural patient base with a purpose-driven quality care, and treating everyone with respect, love, and compassion. She loves to inspire others with their spiritual growth by doing inspirational talks and discourses through live streaming sessions. She loves to try out new foods and recently picked up a new hobby of biking with her husband and daughter for more quality bonding time. Member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Maniya Nova Serra
Maniya is a board certified family nurse practitioner. She graduated in 2018 from Purdue Global University. She worked for several years at the Intensive Care Unit at Advent Health, Altamonte Springs. She transitioned to nurse practitioner role in 2019, initially specializing in Endocrinology. She then shifted to Neurology focus in 2020. She admits that developing her zest for Neurology was a long climb, but gaining understanding and experience made her strong, appreciate and love the beauty amidst the complexity of the specialty. She finds joy and satisfaction in engaging and working closely with her patients, leading them to better health. She joined Orlando Epilepsy Center’s team in Oct, 2022. Member of American Association of Nurse Practitioners.On her spare time. Maniya loves to travel and explore different cultures with her family.
Jess is a Family Nurse Practitioner certified both through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Florida Southern College and worked for many years as a Registered Nurse at AdventHealth. Her passion for patient advocacy and preventative care led her back to school, where she earned her Master of Science in Nursing from her alma mater while still working as an RN. She joined Orlando Epilepsy Center in February 2023.