Lance Rodan, MD

Staff Physician

    Contact: 617-355-6388

Medical Services


  • Medical Genetics
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Neurogenetic Disorders
  • Neurometabolic Disorders
  • Neurology


  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Neurology


  • English


  • David B. Perini Jr. Quality of Life Clinic
  • Day Surgery
  • Genetics Program
  • Metabolism Program
  • Neurourology Program
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-6388

Experience and Education



Harvard Medical School, 2013-2016

Boston, MA

Medical School

University of Toronto, 200-2008

Toronto, Ontario


University of Toronto, 2008-2013

Toronto, Ontario


  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada- Pediatrics


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  1. Rodan LH, Aldubayan SH, Berry GT, Levy HL. Acute Illness Protocol for Urea Cycle Disorders. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2017 Nov 14.
  2. Peake RWA, Rodan LH. Ethylmalonic Aciduria in an Infant with Neurological and Skin Presentation. Clin Chem. 2017 Nov; 63(11):1771-1773.
  3. Rodan LH, Aldubayan SH, Berry GT, Levy HL. Acute Illness Protocol for Maple Syrup Urine Disease. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2017 Oct 31.
  4. Rajabi F, Rodan LH, Jonas MM, Soul JS, Ullrich NJ, Wessel A, Waisbren SE, Tan WH, Berry GT. Liver Failure as the Presentation of Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency in a 13-Month-Old Female. JIMD Rep. 2017 Sep 09.
  5. Guerriero RM, Patel AA, Walsh B, Baumer FM, Shah AS, Peters JM, Rodan LH, Agrawal PB, Pearl PL, Takeoka M. Systemic Manifestations in Pyridox(am)ine 5'-Phosphate Oxidase Deficiency. Pediatr Neurol. 2017 Nov; 76:47-53.
  6. Peake RWA, Rodan LH. Raised Anion Gap Metabolic Acidosis in a 4-Day-Old Child. Clin Chem. 2017 Jun; 63(6):1171-1173.
  7. Aldubayan SH, Rodan LH, Berry GT, Levy HL. Acute Illness Protocol for Fatty Acid Oxidation and Carnitine Disorders. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2017 Apr; 33(4):296-301.
  8. Aldubayan SH, Rodan LH, Berry GT, Levy HL. Acute Illness Protocol for Organic Acidemias: Methylmalonic Acidemia and Propionic Acidemia. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2017 Feb; 33(2):142-146.
  9. Rodan LH, Cohen J, Fatemi A, Gillis T, Lucente D, Gusella J, Picker JD. A novel neurodevelopmental disorder associated with compound heterozygous variants in the huntingtin gene. Eur J Hum Genet. 2016 12; 24(12):1833.
  10. Rodan LH, El Achkar CM, Berry GT, Poduri A, Prabhu SP, Yang E, Anselm I. De Novo TUBB2A Variant Presenting With Anterior Temporal Pachygyria. J Child Neurol. 2017 Jan; 32(1):127-131.
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  12. Rodan LH, Cohen J, Fatemi A, Gillis T, Lucente D, Gusella J, Picker JD. A novel neurodevelopmental disorder associated with compound heterozygous variants in the huntingtin gene. Eur J Hum Genet. 2016 12; 24(12):1826-1827.
  13. Beinvogl BC, Rosman NP, Baumer FM, Rodan LH, Forster CS, Kwon AH, Berry GT. A 10-Month-Old With Intermittent Hypotonia and Paralysis. Pediatrics. 2016 Jul; 138(1).
  14. Prabhakara J, Rodan L, Peake RW. Now You See It, Now You Don't: Unidentified Plasma Amino Acid Peak. Clin Chem. 2016 May; 62(5):781-2.
  15. Rodan LH, Berry GT. N-Acetylcysteine Therapy in an Infant with Transaldolase Deficiency Is Well Tolerated and Associated with Normalization of Alpha Fetoprotein Levels. JIMD Rep. 2017; 31:73-77.
  16. Dy ME, Chang FC, Jesus SD, Anselm I, Mahant N, Zeilman P, Rodan LH, Foote KD, Tan WH, Eskandar E, Sharma N, Okun MS, Fung VS, Waugh JL. Treatment of ADCY5-Associated Dystonia, Chorea, and Hyperkinetic Disorders With Deep Brain Stimulation: A Multicenter Case Series. J Child Neurol. 2016 Jul; 31(8):1027-35.
  17. Lamont RE, Tan WH, Innes AM, Parboosingh JS, Schneidman-Duhovny D, Rajkovic A, Pappas J, Altschwager P, DeWard S, Fulton A, Gray KJ, Krall M, Mehta L, Rodan LH, Saller DN, Steele D, Stein D, Yatsenko SA, Bernier FP, Slavotinek AM. Expansion of phenotype and genotypic data in CRB2-related syndrome. Eur J Hum Genet. 2016 10; 24(10):1436-44.
  18. Rodan LH, Zak M, Stavropoulos J, Joseph-George AM, Minassian BA. Co-occurrence of 16p13.11 microdeletion and ring chromosome 20 syndrome. Neurol Genet. 2016 Feb; 2(1):e43.
  19. Yang H, Douglas G, Monaghan KG, Retterer K, Cho MT, Escobar LF, Tucker ME, Stoler J, Rodan LH, Stein D, Marks W, Enns GM, Platt J, Cox R, Wheeler PG, Crain C, Calhoun A, Tryon R, Richard G, Vitazka P, Chung WK. De novo truncating variants in the AHDC1 gene encoding the AT-hook DNA-binding motif-containing protein 1 are associated with intellectual disability and developmental delay. Cold Spring Harb Mol Case Stud. 2015 Oct; 1(1):a000562.
  20. Brownstein CA, Beggs AH, Rodan L, Shi J, Towne MC, Pelletier R, Cao S, Rosenberg PA, Urion DK, Picker J, Tan WH, Agrawal PB. Clinical heterogeneity associated with KCNA1 mutations include cataplexy and nonataxic presentations. Neurogenetics. 2016 Jan; 17(1):11-6.
  21. Rodan LH, Gibson KM, Pearl PL. Clinical Use of CSF Neurotransmitters. Pediatr Neurol. 2015 Oct; 53(4):277-86.
  22. Rodan LH, Wells GD, Banks L, Thompson S, Schneiderman JE, Tein I. L-Arginine Affects Aerobic Capacity and Muscle Metabolism in MELAS (Mitochondrial Encephalomyopathy, Lactic Acidosis and Stroke-Like Episodes) Syndrome. PLoS One. 2015; 10(5):e0127066.
  23. Rodan LH, Poublanc J, Fisher JA, Sobczyk O, Wong T, Hlasny E, Mikulis D, Tein I. Cerebral hyperperfusion and decreased cerebrovascular reactivity correlate with neurologic disease severity in MELAS. Mitochondrion. 2015 May; 22:66-74.
  24. Rodan LH, Tein I, Buncic R. Clinical reasoning: a case of abnormal eye movements in an infant: more than meets the eye. Neurology. 2013 Oct 08; 81(15):e112-5.
  25. Mishra N, Rodan LH, Nita DA, Gresa-Arribas N, Kobayashi J, Benseler SM. Anti-glutamic Acid decarboxylase antibody associated limbic encephalitis in a child: expanding the spectrum of pediatric inflammatory brain diseases. J Child Neurol. 2014 May; 29(5):677-83.
  26. Rodan LH, Mishra N, Tein I. MR spectroscopy in pediatric Wernicke encephalopathy. Neurology. 2013 Mar 05; 80(10):969.
  27. Rodan LH, Mishra N, Yau I, Andrade A, Siriwardena K, Tein I. Expanding the Spectrum of Methylmalonic Acid-Induced Pallidal Stroke: First Reported Case of Metabolic Globus Pallidus Stroke in Transcobalamin II Deficiency. JIMD Rep. 2013; 11:7-11.
  28. Soon GS, Rodan LH, Laughlin S, Laxer RM, Benseler S, Silverman ED. Reversible splenial lesion syndrome in pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus. J Rheumatol. 2012 Aug; 39(8):1698-9.
  29. Rodan L, Tein I. Clinical reasoning: encephalopathy in a 10-year-old boy. Neurology. 2012 Jul 17; 79(3):e12-8.
  30. Rodan L, McCrindle BW, Manlhiot C, MacGregor DL, Askalan R, Moharir M, deVeber G. Stroke recurrence in children with congenital heart disease. Ann Neurol. 2012 Jul; 72(1):103-11.
  31. Gladstone DJ, Rodan LH, Sahlas DJ, Lee L, Murray BJ, Ween JE, Perry JR, Chenkin J, Morrison LJ, Beck S, Black SE. A citywide prehospital protocol increases access to stroke thrombolysis in Toronto. Stroke. 2009 Dec; 40(12):3841-4.
  32. Rodan LH, Aviv RI, Sahlas DJ, Murray BJ, Gladstone JP, Gladstone DJ. Seizures during stroke thrombolysis heralding dramatic neurologic recovery. Neurology. 2006 Dec 12; 67(11):2048-9.
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