William Dotson, MD

Clinical & Research Interests

Epilepsy—patient access to care; Epilepsy—unusual presentations in the elderly; Neuraltis Pharmaceutical Study; Stroke for Interns Guide (revision)

Medical School

University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY


Resident (Neurology) University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY


After graduation, Neurophysiology Fellowship at Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC


Handover Certification

Academic Appointments

Clinic Quality Improvement Committee


Dotson, W.F. (2014) Fasciculation. Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences 2E. London: Elsevier.

Dotson, W.F. (2012) Trigeminal Neuralgia. Ferri's Clinical Advisor. Philadelphia: Elsevier.

Cain, M.E., Dotson W.F., Dawahare, E.R., & Bardo, M.T.  Individual differences in the effect of novel environmental stimuli prior to amphetamine self-administration in rats (Rattus norvegicus). Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology.2006 Aug;14(3):389-401.      


Dotson, W.F. (2012). Residency In-service Training Exam (RITE) EEG Review.

Dotson, W.F., Cain, M.E., & Bardo, M.T. (2004) Individual differences in response to novelty prior to amphetamine self-administration. Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Dotson, W.F., Cain, M.E., & Bardo, M.T. (2004) Novelty Disruption of Amphetamine Self-Administration. Posters at the Capitol, Frankfort, KY.

Dotson, W.F., Dixon, J.K., & Smith C.M. Sponsored by Cain, M.E. & Bardo, M.T. (2003) Novelty Disruption of Amphetamine Self-Administration. University of Kentucky Biological Sciences Poster Day, Lexington, KY.

Cain, M.E., Smith, C.M., Dotson, W.F., & Bardo, M.T.  (2003) The effect of novelty on amphetamine self-administration in rats classified as high and low responders. Abstract presented at The College on Problems of Drug Dependence,         65th annual meeting, Miami, FL.

Personal Statement

Enjoys reading and spending time with his wife.