Department of Neurology

Department of Neurology
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Sudha Vani Kilaru Kessler, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Instructor, Division of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania/Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Neurology

Contact information
CTRB, Room 10024
3501 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1719
Fax: 215-590-1771
Education:
B.A. (English )
Yale University, 1996.
M.D.
Baylor College of Medicine, 2001.
MSCE (Clinical Epidemiology )
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, 2014.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident, General Pediatrics, Lucille Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University, 2001-2003.
Resident, Child Neurology, University of Pennsylvania/Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2003-2006.
Fellow, Epilepsy/Clinical Neurophysiology, Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital, 2006-2007.
Certifications
American Board of Pediatrics, 2006.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2007.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Epilepsy, 2013.
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Selected Publications

Taub K, Kessler SK, Bergqvist AGC: Risk of seizure recurrence after achieving initial seizure freedom on the ketogenic diet. Epilepsia January 2014 Notes: in press.

Kessler SK, Minhas P, Woods AJ, Rosen A, Gorman C, Bikson M: Dosage Considerations for Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Children: A Computational Modeling Study. PLoS ONE 8(9): e76112, September 2013.

Pensirikul AD, Beslow LA, Kessler SK, Sanchez SM, Topjian AA, Dlugos DJ, Abend NS: Density Spectral Array for Seizure Identification in Critically Ill Children. J Clin Neurophys 30(4): 371-375, August 2013.

Sanchez SM, Carpenter J, Chapman KE, Dlugos DJ, Gallentine WB, Giza CC, Goldstein JL, Hahn CD, Kessler SK, Loddenkemper T, Riviello JJ Jr, Abend NS; Pediatric Critical Care EEG Group: Pediatric ICU EEG monitoring: current resources and practice in the United States and Canada J Clin Neurophysiol 30(2): 156-60, April 2013.

Kranick SM, Campen CJ, Kasner SE, Kessler SK, Zimmerman RA, Lustig RA, Phillips PC, Beslow LA, Ichord R, Fisher MJ : Headache as a risk factor for neurovascular events in pediatric brain tumor patients Neurology 80(16): 1452-6, April 2013.

Sanchez S, Carpenter J, Chapman KE, Dlugos DJ, Gallentine W, Giza CC, Goldstein JL, Hahn C, Kessler SK, Loddenkemper T, Riviello JJ, Abend, NS: Pediatric ICU EEG Monitoring: Current Resources and Practice in the United States and Canada. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology 30(2): 156-160, 2013.

Zufferey F, Sherr EH, Beckmann ND, Hanson E, Maillard AM, Hippolyte L, Macé A, Ferrari C, Kutalik Z, Andrieux J, Aylward E, Barker M, Bernier R, Bouquillon S, Conus P, Delobel B, Faucett WA, Goin-Kochel RP, Grant E, Harewood L, Hunter JV, Lebon S, Ledbetter DH, Martin CL, Männik K, Martinet D, Mukherjee P, Ramocki MB, Spence SJ, Steinman KJ, Tjernagel J, Spiro JE, Reymond A, Beckmann JS, Chung WK, Jacquemont S; Simons VIP Consortium; 16p11.2 European Consortium : A 600 kb deletion syndrome at 16p11.2 leads to energy imbalance and neuropsychiatric disorders. J Med Genet 49(10): 660-8, Oct 2012.

Campen CJ, Kranick SM, Kasner SE, Kessler SK, Zimmerman RA, Lustig R, Phillips PC, Storm PB, Smith SE, Ichord R, Fisher MJ : Cranial Irradiation Increases Risk of Stroke in Pediatric Brain Tumor Survivors. Stroke 43(11): 3035-40, September 11 2012.

Beslow LA, Vossough A, Dahmoush HM, Kessler SK, Stainman R, Favilla CG, Wusthoff CJ, Zelonis S, Licht DJ, Ichord RN, Smith SE : Modified Pediatric ASPECTS Correlates with Infarct Volume in Childhood Arterial Ischemic Stroke. Frontiers in Neurology 3: 122, July 2012.

Kessler SK, Turkeltaub P, Benson JG, Hamilton RH: Differences in the experience of sham and active transcranial direct current stimulation. Brain Stimulation 5(2): 155-62, April 2012.

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