Undergraduate Texas Wesleyan University (2000), Biochemistry
Medical School Texas A & M University (2004), Medicine

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Convulsions
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy & Pregnancy
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Narcolepsy
  • Parasomnias
  • Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)
  • Seizures
  • Sleep Apnea


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Mimetic automatisms expressing a negative affect in two patients with temporal lobe epilepsy.

Hays RS, Lal N, Rosenow J, Macken MP, Schuele SU Epilepsy Behav 2011 Mar 20 3

Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.

Nei M, Hays R Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 2010 Jul 10 4


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

"Sleep Stage Scoring.". In Handbook of Sleep Medicine, 2nd edition.

Ryan S. Hays and Phyllis C. Zee (2011). Philadelphia, PA, Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins.

"Epilepsy Surgery and the Prevention of SUDEP". In Sudden Death in Epilepsy: Forensic and Clinical Issues

Ryan S. Hays and Michael R. Sperling (2011). Boca Raton, FL, Taylor and Francis Group, LLC

Honors & Awards

  • Neurology Fellow - Teacher of the Year
    Thomas Jefferson University (2010)
  • Neurology Resident - Teacher of the Year
    Northwestern University (2008)
  • Law Sone Award
    Texas Wesleyan University (2000)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • American Clinical Neurophysiology Society
  • American Epilepsy Society
  • Sleep Research Society