Dr. Mihaylova was born and raised in Bulgaria where she completed Medical School at the University of Sofia in 1997. Subsequently she extended her training into a three-year post-doctoral program and conducted clinical research on newly diagnosed epilepsy patients. She was granted her PhD degree in 2002. Since then she has been living in the US where she completed her Neurology residency at Wayne State University followed by a year of fellowship training in Clinical Neurophysiology with emphasis on Epilepsy/EEG at the same institution. Her primary clinical and research interests involve the treatment of medically intractable epilepsy including VNS and surgical treatment, EEG analysis and seizure semiology.