Saima Naeem Kayani, MD $$

Pediatric Neurologist

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

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Education and Training

Medical School
King Edward Medical College, Lahore (2002)
UT Southwestern - Children's Medical Center (2012), Pediatric Neurology
Scott and White Hospital/Texas A&M University GME (2009), Pediatrics
UT Southwestern - Children's Medical Center (2014), Medical Genetics
Board Certification
American Board of Psy&Neurology/Child Neurology

Departments and Programs

  • Research Interests

    • Triheptanoin in glucose trans 1-D mice
    • The role of intravenous levetiracetam in management of status epilepticus
  • Publications

    • Role of intravenous levetiracetam in acute seizure management of children. Kirmani BF, Crisp ED, Kayani S, Rajab H Pediatric neurology 2009 Jul 41 1 37-9
    • The safety and tolerability of newer antiepileptic drugs in children and adolescents. Kayani S, Sirsi D Journal of central nervous system disease 2012 4 51-63
  • Professional Activities

    • American Academy of Neurology (2015)
    • Child Neurology Society (2015)