EDUCATION

Medical School

  • Tufts University School of Medicine , Boston , MA

Internship

  • Boston Floating Hospital for Infants and Children, New England Medical Center , Boston , MA

Graduate Degree

  • Boston Floating Hospital for Infants and Children, New England Medical Center , Boston , MA

Graduate Degree

Child Neurology
  • Massachusetts General Hospital , Boston , MA

Fellowship

Pain Management
  • Massachusetts General Hospital , Boston , MA

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

This clinician offers Virtual Visits video consultations for follow-up care in clinically-appropriate cases.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child Neurology Pain Medicine

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Heathcote LC, Rabner J, Lebel A, Hernandez JM, Simons LE. Rapid Screening of Risk in Pediatric Headache: Application of the Pediatric Pain Screening Tool. J Pediatr Psychol. 2018 Apr 01; 43(3):243-251. View abstract
  2. Rabner J, Ludwick A, LeBel A. Differences in Pediatric Headache Prescription Patterns by Diagnosis. Paediatr Drugs. 2017 Dec 23. View abstract
  3. Rabner J, Kaczynski KJ, Simons LE, LeBel A. Pediatric Headache and Sleep Disturbance: A Comparison of Diagnostic Groups. Headache. 2018 Feb; 58(2):217-228. View abstract
  4. Rabner J, Kaczynski KJ, Simons LE, Lebel AA. The Sleep Hygiene Inventory for Pediatrics: Development and Validation of a New Measure of Sleep in a Sample of Children and Adolescents With Chronic Headache. J Child Neurol. 2017 Nov; 32(13):1040-1046. View abstract
  5. Youssef AM, Ludwick A, Wilcox SL, Lebel A, Peng K, Colon E, Danehy A, Burstein R, Becerra L, Borsook D. In child and adult migraineurs the somatosensory cortex stands out … again: An arterial spin labeling investigation. Hum Brain Mapp. 2017 Aug; 38(8):4078-4087. View abstract
  6. Wilcox SL, Ludwick AM, Lebel A, Borsook D. Age- and sex-related differences in the presentation of paediatric migraine: A retrospective cohort study. Cephalalgia. 2017 Jan 01; 333102417722570. View abstract
  7. Faria V, Kossowsky J, Petkov MP, Kaptchuk TJ, Kirsch I, Lebel A, Borsook D. Parental Attitudes About Placebo Use in Children. J Pediatr. 2017 Feb; 181:272-278.e10. View abstract
  8. Rabner J, Caruso A, Zurakowski D, Lazdowsky L, LeBel A. Autonomic dysfunction in pediatric patients with headache: migraine versus tension-type headache. Clin Auton Res. 2016 Dec; 26(6):455-459. View abstract
  9. Karian V, Rabner J, LeBel A. Cerebral Proliferative Angiopathy. Pediatr Neurol. 2017 Jan; 66:115-116. View abstract
  10. Lazdowsky L, Rabner J, Caruso A, Kaczynski K, Gottlieb S, Mahoney E, LeBel A. "Headache Tools to Stay in School": Assessment, Development, and Implementation of an Educational Guide for School Nurses. J Sch Health. 2016 09; 86(9):645-52. View abstract
  11. Rabner J, Gottlieb S, Lazdowsky L, LeBel A. Psychosis following traumatic brain injury and cannabis use in late adolescence. Am J Addict. 2016 Mar; 25(2):91-3. View abstract
  12. Simons LE, Erpelding N, Hernandez JM, Serrano P, Zhang K, Lebel AA, Sethna NF, Berde CB, Prabhu SP, Becerra L, Borsook D. Fear and Reward Circuit Alterations in Pediatric CRPS. Front Hum Neurosci. 2015; 9:703. View abstract
  13. Faria V, Erpelding N, Lebel A, Johnson A, Wolff R, Fair D, Burstein R, Becerra L, Borsook D. The migraine brain in transition: girls vs boys. Pain. 2015 Nov; 156(11):2212-21. View abstract
  14. Kaczynski K, Gambhir R, Caruso A, Lebel A. Depression as a mediator of the relation between family functioning and functional disability in youth with chronic headaches. Headache. 2016 Mar; 56(3):491-500. View abstract
  15. Caruso A, Lazdowsky L, Rabner J, Haberman J, LeBel A. Butalbital and pediatric headache: stay off the downward path. Headache. 2015 Feb; 55(2):327-30. View abstract
  16. Erpelding N, Simons L, Lebel A, Serrano P, Pielech M, Prabhu S, Becerra L, Borsook D. Rapid treatment-induced brain changes in pediatric CRPS. Brain Struct Funct. 2016 Mar; 221(2):1095-111. View abstract
  17. Kalapurakkel S, Carpino EA, Lebel A, Simons LE. "Pain Can't Stop Me": Examining Pain Self-Efficacy and Acceptance as Resilience Processes Among Youth With Chronic Headache. J Pediatr Psychol. 2015 Oct; 40(9):926-33. View abstract
  18. Becerra L, Sava S, Simons LE, Drosos AM, Sethna N, Berde C, Lebel AA, Borsook D. Intrinsic brain networks normalize with treatment in pediatric complex regional pain syndrome. Neuroimage Clin. 2014; 6:347-69. View abstract
  19. Faria V, Linnman C, Lebel A, Borsook D. Harnessing the placebo effect in pediatric migraine clinic. J Pediatr. 2014 Oct; 165(4):659-65. View abstract
  20. Johnson A, Bickel J, Lebel A. Pediatric migraine prescription patterns at a large academic hospital. Pediatr Neurol. 2014 Nov; 51(5):706-12. View abstract
  21. Simons LE, Pielech M, Cappucci S, Lebel A. Fear of pain in pediatric headache. Cephalalgia. 2015 Jan; 35(1):36-44. View abstract
  22. Carpino E, Segal S, Logan D, Lebel A, Simons LE. The interplay of pain-related self-efficacy and fear on functional outcomes among youth with headache. J Pain. 2014 May; 15(5):527-34. View abstract
  23. Erpelding N, Sava S, Simons LE, Lebel A, Serrano P, Becerra L, Borsook D. Habenula functional resting-state connectivity in pediatric CRPS. J Neurophysiol. 2014 Jan; 111(2):239-47. View abstract
  24. Linnman C, Becerra L, Lebel A, Berde C, Grant PE, Borsook D. Transient and persistent pain induced connectivity alterations in pediatric complex regional pain syndrome. PLoS One. 2013; 8(3):e57205. View abstract
  25. Kaczynski KJ, Claar RL, Lebel AA. Relations between pain characteristics, child and parent variables, and school functioning in adolescents with chronic headache: a comparison of tension-type headache and migraine. J Pediatr Psychol. 2013 May; 38(4):351-64. View abstract
  26. Claar RL, Kaczynski KJ, Minster A, McDonald-Nolan L, LeBel AA. School functioning and chronic tension headaches in adolescents: improvement only after multidisciplinary evaluation. J Child Neurol. 2013 Jun; 28(6):719-24. View abstract
  27. Toledo E, Lebel A, Becerra L, Minster A, Linnman C, Maleki N, Dodick DW, Borsook D. The young brain and concussion: imaging as a biomarker for diagnosis and prognosis. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2012 Jul; 36(6):1510-31. View abstract
  28. Shelton L, Pendse G, Maleki N, Moulton EA, Lebel A, Becerra L, Borsook D. Mapping pain activation and connectivity of the human habenula. J Neurophysiol. 2012 May; 107(10):2633-48. View abstract
  29. Berde CB, Walco GA, Krane EJ, Anand KJ, Aranda JV, Craig KD, Dampier CD, Finkel JC, Grabois M, Johnston C, Lantos J, Lebel A, Maxwell LG, McGrath P, Oberlander TF, Schanberg LE, Stevens B, Taddio A, von Baeyer CL, Yaster M, Zempsky WT. Pediatric analgesic clinical trial designs, measures, and extrapolation: report of an FDA scientific workshop. Pediatrics. 2012 Feb; 129(2):354-64. View abstract
  30. Claar RL, Kaczynski KJ, Lyons MM, Lebel AA. Commentary: health and behavior codes in a pediatric headache program: reimbursement data and recommendations for practice. J Pediatr Psychol. 2012 Jun; 37(5):509-13. View abstract
  31. Claar RL, McDonald-Nolan L, LeBel A. The pediatrician's guide to managing the difficult pediatric headache patient. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2012 Feb; 51(2):175-80. View abstract
  32. Dworkin RH, O'Connor AB, Audette J, Baron R, Gourlay GK, Haanpää ML, Kent JL, Krane EJ, Lebel AA, Levy RM, Mackey SC, Mayer J, Miaskowski C, Raja SN, Rice AS, Schmader KE, Stacey B, Stanos S, Treede RD, Turk DC, Walco GA, Wells CD. Recommendations for the pharmacological management of neuropathic pain: an overview and literature update. Mayo Clin Proc. 2010 Mar; 85(3 Suppl):S3-14. View abstract
  33. Walco GA, Dworkin RH, Krane EJ, LeBel AA, Treede RD. Neuropathic pain in children: Special considerations. Mayo Clin Proc. 2010 Mar; 85(3 Suppl):S33-41. View abstract
  34. Sava S, Lebel AA, Leslie DS, Drosos A, Berde C, Becerra L, Borsook D. Challenges of functional imaging research of pain in children. Mol Pain. 2009 Jun 16; 5:30. View abstract
  35. Lebel AA. Pharmacology. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2008 Nov; 47(5):703-5. View abstract
  36. Lebel A, Becerra L, Wallin D, Moulton EA, Morris S, Pendse G, Jasciewicz J, Stein M, Aiello-Lammens M, Grant E, Berde C, Borsook D. fMRI reveals distinct CNS processing during symptomatic and recovered complex regional pain syndrome in children. Brain. 2008 Jul; 131(Pt 7):1854-79. View abstract
  37. Berde CB, Lebel A. Complex regional pain syndromes in children and adolescents. Anesthesiology. 2005 Feb; 102(2):252-5. View abstract
  38. Maleki J, LeBel AA, Bennett GJ, Schwartzman RJ. Patterns of spread in complex regional pain syndrome, type I (reflex sympathetic dystrophy). Pain. 2000 Dec 01; 88(3):259-66. View abstract
  39. Da Silva N, Meyer-Monard S, Menot ML, Parrado A, Lebel A, Balitrand N, Fenaux P, Micléa JM, Rousselot P, Degos L, Dombret H, Chomienne C. Functional G-CSF pathways in t(8;21) leukemic cells allow for differentiation induction and degradation of AML1-ETO. Hematol J. 2000; 1(5):316-28. View abstract