Dr. Lekha Rao, MD

Dr. Lekha Rao, MD

Pediatric Neurology  |  
Female  |  
Age 37
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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 5 years.

2811 Wilshire Blvd Ste 790

Santa Monica, CA 90403

Contact Information

(310) 829-5968

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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

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rao "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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Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Epilepsy & Neurophysiology
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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*
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Conditions Treated

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