Medical School
Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine (2004)
Scott and White Memorial Hospital (2005), Internal Medicine
McGaw Med. Ctr. of Northwestern Univ. (2008), Neurology
Thomas Jefferson Univ. Hosp. (2010), Neurophysiology
McGaw Med. Ctr. of Northwestern Univ. (2011), Sleep 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
  • Publications

    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