Dr Gerald Kaushallye Cooray

Locum Consultant in Clinical Neurophysiology


Dr Gerald Kaushallye Cooray completed his medical degree at Uppsala University, Sweden, 2006. Thereafter, he completed his PhD in Neuroscience at Karolinska Institute 2010, Stockholm, Sweden. In 2018, he completed his specialist training in Clinical Neurophysiology at Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden. In September 2019, he was appointed Associate Professor in Clinical Neurophysiology at Karolinska Institutet. His main clinical and academic interests have been neuromuscular disorders and epilepsy in children and infants. 

Languages Spoken:

  • Swedish
  • Norwegian
  • Danish


Dr Gerald Kaushallye Cooray works regularly with EMG, EEG and evoked potential including Transcranial magnetic stimulation.

The electrophysiological diagnosis of diseases affecting the brain, nerves and muscles in children and infants.

  • PhD in Neuroscience at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, 2010
  • Associate Professor in Clinical Neurophysiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden 2019.
  • Completed specialist training in Clinical Neurophysiology 2018, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Electrophysiological diagnosis of diseases affecting the brain, nerves and muscles in children and infants

News & Publications

​​​​Hassani M, Cooray G, Sveinsson O, Cooray C. Post-stroke epilepsy in an ischemic stroke cohort -- Incidence and diagnosis. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica. 2020 Feb;141(2):141-7.

Cooray G, Sundgren M, Brismar T.2019. Mechanism of visual network dysfunction in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis and its relation to cognition. Accepted in Clinical Neurophysiology. 

Islam M, Cooray G, Benmakhlouf H, Hatiboglu M, Sinclair G. Integrating navigated transcranial magnetic stimulation motor mapping in hypofractionated and single-dose gamma knife radiosurgery: A two-patient case series and a review of literature. 2019. Accepted in Surgical Neurology International. 

Islam, M., Westin, K., Carvalho, A., Eriksson, M., Lundvall, M., Stödberg, T., Adelöw, C., Lundqvist, D., Andersen, L.M., Lundstrom, B.N. and Cooray, G., 2019. MEG and navigated TMS jointly enable spatially accurate application of TMS therapy at the epileptic focus in pharmacoresistant epilepsy. Brain Stimulation: Basic, Translational, and Clinical Research in Neuromodulation, 12(5), pp.1312-1314. 

Bartek J, Cooray G, Islam M, Jensdottir M (2018). Stereotactic Brain Biopsy in Eloquent Areas Assisted by Navigated Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: a Technical Case Report. Operative Neurosurgery. 



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