Dr. Lekha Rao, MD

Pediatric Neurology  |  
Female  |  
Age 37
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Dr. Lekha Rao, MD
Dr. Lekha Rao, MD is a pediatric neurology doctor who practices in Santa Monica, CA. She is 37 years old and has been practicing for 11 years. Dr. Rao is affiliated with Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

2811 Wilshire Blvd Ste 790

Santa Monica, CA 90403

Contact Information

(310) 829-5968

Dr. Lekha Rao, MD

Dr. Lekha Rao, MD

Learn about Dr. Rao

Care Philosophy

I believe in individualized treatment plans with joint input from patients and their families.  I encourage my patients to learn more about their condition and believe in open dialogue about their treatment.
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Dr. Rao's Experience

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Dr. Rao's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
  • Board certified in Clinical Neurophysiology and Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Epilepsy & Neurophysiology
2

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
16

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Epilepsy
  • Fever-Induced Seizure
  • Migraine
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tic Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
6

Procedures

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electroencephalogram
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Management of VNS Devices for the Treatment of Epilepsy
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Johns Hopkins University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Drexel Univ Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rao to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review
Dr. Rao's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Hospitals where Dr. Rao has admitting privileges

Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA
757 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
757 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
1250 16th St
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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