Laura Lehman MD

Laura Lehman, MD

Assistant in Neurology

Instructor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 781-216-2598
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Medical Services

Specialties

  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Child Neurology
  • Stroke

Departments

  • Neurology

Languages

  • English

Programs

  • Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center
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Experience and Education

Education

Medical School

University of Cincinnati , 2006

Cincinnati, Ohio

Internship

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 2007

Cincinnati, Ohio

Residency

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

Cincinnati, Ohio

Fellowship

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

Boston, Massachusetts

Certifications

  • Neurology with special qualification in child neurology

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.

Publications

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  1. Bernson-Leung ME, Lehman LL. Cerebrovascular Complications of Pediatric Pneumococcal Meningitis in the PCV13 Era. Hosp Pediatr. 2016 Jun; 6(6):374-9.
  2. Lehman LL, Rivkin MJ. Perinatal arterial ischemic stroke: presentation, risk factors, evaluation, and outcome. Pediatr Neurol. 2014 Dec; 51(6):760-8.
  3. Lehman LL, Fullerton HJ. Changing ethnic disparity in ischemic stroke mortality in US children after the STOP trial. JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Aug 1; 167(8):754-8.
  4. 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 1; 77(18):1706-8.
  5. 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.
  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. 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.
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