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Inna Vaisleib, MD

Job Title Pediatric Neurologist, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Job Title Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 2
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5520 Phone
412-692-6787 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1987 Kharkov Medical Institute, Kharkov, Ukraine
 

Residency:

1995 Medical College of Wisconsin and Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI
 

Fellowship:

1998 Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
1999 University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1999 Minnesota Epilepsy Group, St. Paul, MN

Memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • Child Neurology Society 
  • American Epilepsy Society

Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology

Publications

  • Vaisleib I, Neft R, Is overnight transition from carbamazepine to oxcarbazepine well tolerated in  children? Annals of Neurology, Sept. 2005.
  • Safier R, Vaisleib I, Schor N, Magnetic Resonance Angiography showing cerebral artery vasospasm in three children with acute hemiplegic migraine. Annals of Neurology, Sept 2005.
  • Vaisleib I, Neft R, Is overnight transition from carbamazepine to oxcarbazepine well tolerated in children?, Epilepsia 2005; 46(8): 203.

    View Dr. Vaisleib's full list of publications from PubMed.

Biography Summary

Dr. Vaisleib is one of four Children’s neurologists specially trained in epilepsy, with a particular interest in sleep disorders and headaches in children. Dr. Vaisleib sees general child neurology patients, epilepsy and headache patients, and consults at the Sleep Disorders Clinic.

Dr. Vaisleib is working on a clinical trial for an anticonvulsant medication as a preventive agent for migraines in childhood.

In addition to lecturing at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Dr. Vaisleib devotes three months a year each to reading EEGs and as attending physician on the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit.

Dr. Vaisleib received her specialized training in Childhood Epilepsy at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.


Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Magnetic Resonance Angiography showing cerebral artery vasospasm in three children with acute hemiplegic migraine
  • Epidemiology of Epilepsy in Children
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July 2, 2012
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