Laura Lehman MD

Laura Lehman, MD

Outpatient Medical Director, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center; Assistant in Neurology

Instructor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: (617) 355-2758
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Medical Services


  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Child Neurology
  • Stroke


  • Neurology


  • English


  • Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center
To schedule an appointment: Call (617) 355-2758 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education


Medical School

University of Cincinnati , 2006

Cincinnati, Ohio


Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 2007

Cincinnati, Ohio


Child Neurology-Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center , 2006-2011

Cincinnati, Ohio


Cerebrovascular Disorders and Stroke-Boston Children's Hospital , 2011-2013

Boston, Massachusetts


Professional History

I am a child neurologist with special interest in cerebrovascular disorders, stroke, and neurocritical care. Currently I am involved in the inpatient Intensive Care Neurology Service, inpatient and outpatient Cerebrovascular Disorders and Stroke Program, and outpatient general neurology clinics.  I am an active member in the Cerebrovascular Disorders and Stroke Program that focuses on a multidisciplinary approach to optimize diagnosis and treatment.

My current research also focuses on cerebrovascular disorders and stroke with specific focus on risk factors in both perinatal and childhood stroke and emotional outcomes of parents and children following pediatric stroke.


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  1. Lehman LL, Danehy AR, Trenor CC, Calahan CF, Bernson-Leung ME, Robertson RL, Rivkin MJ. Transient Focal Neurologic Symptoms Correspond to Regional Cerebral Hypoperfusion by MRI: A Stroke Mimic in Children. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2017 Nov; 38(11):2199-2202.
  2. Lehman LL, Beaute J, Kapur K, Danehy AR, Bernson-Leung ME, Malkin H, Rivkin MJ, Trenor CC. Workup for Perinatal Stroke Does Not Predict Recurrence. Stroke. 2017 Aug; 48(8):2078-2083.
  3. Lee S, Mirsky DM, Beslow LA, Amlie-Lefond C, Danehy AR, Lehman L, Stence NV, Vossough A, Wintermark M, Rivkin MJ. Pathways for Neuroimaging of Neonatal Stroke. Pediatr Neurol. 2017 Apr; 69:37-48.
  4. Mirsky DM, Beslow LA, Amlie-Lefond C, Krishnan P, Laughlin S, Lee S, Lehman L, Rafay M, Shaw D, Rivkin MJ, Wintermark M. Pathways for Neuroimaging of Childhood Stroke. Pediatr Neurol. 2017 Apr; 69:11-23.
  5. Bernson-Leung ME, Lehman LL. Cerebrovascular Complications of Pediatric Pneumococcal Meningitis in the PCV13 Era. Hosp Pediatr. 2016 Jun; 6(6):374-9.
  6. Lehman LL, Watson CG, Kapur K, Danehy AR, Rivkin MJ. Predictors of Stroke After Transient Ischemic Attack in Children. Stroke. 2016 Jan; 47(1):88-93.
  7. Lehman LL, Rivkin MJ. Perinatal arterial ischemic stroke: presentation, risk factors, evaluation, and outcome. Pediatr Neurol. 2014 Dec; 51(6):760-8.
  8. Lehman LL, Fullerton HJ. Changing ethnic disparity in ischemic stroke mortality in US children after the STOP trial. JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Aug 01; 167(8):754-8.
  9. Henninger N, Lin E, Haussen DC, Lehman LL, Takhtani D, Selim M, Moonis M. Leukoaraiosis and sex predict the hyperacute ischemic core volume. Stroke. 2013 Jan; 44(1):61-7.
  10. Lehman LL, Gilbert DL, Leach JL, Wu SW, Standridge SM. Vertebral artery dissection leading to stroke caused by violent neck tics of Tourette syndrome. Neurology. 2011 Nov 01; 77(18):1706-8.
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  12. Lehman LL, Kleindorfer DO, Khoury JC, Alwell K, Moomaw CJ, Kissela BM, Khatri P. Potential eligibility for recombinant tissue plasminogen activator therapy in children: a population-based study. J Child Neurol. 2011 Sep; 26(9):1121-5.
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