Dr. Raman Sankar MD Neurologist

Dr. Raman Sankar is a neurologist in Los Angeles, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA and Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 28 years. Dr. Sankar accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 10 doctors at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA and one of 157 at Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Neuroimmunology/Multiple Sclerosis, Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurodegenerative

Hospital Affiliation

Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
Ranked #9 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA

Education & Medical Training

Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Residency, Pediatrics, 1986 - 1988

UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship, Child Neurology, 1988 - 1991

Tulane University School of Medicine
Class of 1986

University of Washigton
Other Training, Pharmaceutical Sciences, 1968 - 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

The Ketogenic Diet as Broad-Spectrum Treatment for Super-Refractory Pediatric Status Epilepticus: Challenges in Implementation in the Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Units.
Cobo NH, Sankar R, Murata KK, Sewak SL, Kezele MA, Matsumoto JH 2014 1 23

Treatment of infantile spasms with very high dose prednisolone before high dose adrenocorticotropic hormone.
Hussain SA, Shinnar S, Kwong G, Lerner JT, Matsumoto JH, Wu JY, Shields WD, Sankar R 2014 1

Disentangling the relationship between epilepsy and its behavioral comorbidities - The need for prospective studies in new-onset epilepsies.
Helmstaedter, C.,Aldenkamp, A. P.,Baker, G. A.,Mazarati, A.,Ryvlin, P.,Sankar, R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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