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Lekha Rao, MD

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Lekha Matsumori Rao, MD

UCLA Physician Lekha Matsumori  Rao, MD specializes in Neurology.
Specialty
Neurology
Gender
Female
Language Spoken
English
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
State License Number
A103046
Contact
(310) 825-6196
Fax Number
(310) 825-5834
MEDICAL BOARD CERTIFICATION
Clinical Neurophysiology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2013
Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2011
EDUCATION
Fellowship
Epilepsy, American Heart Association Outcomes Research Fellowship, UCLA School of Medicine, 2011 - 2012
Residency
Pediatric Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2008 - 2011
Pediatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, 2007 - 2008
Internship
Pediatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, 2006 - 2007
Degree
MD, Drexel University College of Medicine, 2006
AFFILIATION
Department Affiliation
Provider, Pediatric Neurology, Infantile Spasms Program
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Research Interest
Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE), neonatal seizures, seizures following cardiac arrest and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
Publications
  1. Jinnah HA, Egami K, Rao L, Shin M, Kasim S, Hess EJ. Expression of c-FOS in the brain after activation of L-type calcium channels. Developmental Neuroscience. 2003 Nov-Dec;25(6):403-11.
  2. Mikolaenko I, Rao LM, Roberts RC, Kolb B, Jinnah HA. A Golgi study of neuronal architecture in a genetic mouse model for Lesch-Nyhan disease. Neurobiology of Disease. 2005 May 19
  3. Shirley T, Rao LM, Hess EJ, Jinnah HA. Paroxysmal Dyskinesias in mice. Movement Disorders. 2008 Jan 30;23(2):259-64.
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