Sejal Virendra Jain, MD $$

Pediatric Sleep Medicine Specialist

Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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Sejal V. Jain, M.D., is a pediatric sleep medicine specialist at Children's Health℠ and is an associate professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center. 

Dr. Jain is board certified in pain medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, in addition to neurology with special qualification in child neurology, sleep medicine, and epilepsy. Her research interests include evaluating the effects of sleep and circadian rhythm on pain perception and industry-sponsored clinical trials in pain management.

Education and Training

Medical School
BJ Medical College - Ahmedabad (2001)
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System (2007), Child Neurology
Nassau University Medical Center (2004), Pediatrics
University of Arizona College of Medicine (2022), Pain Medicine
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (2010), Sleep Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System (2008), Clinical Neurophysiology
Board Certification
American Board of Psychiatry And Neurology(Sleep Medicine)
  • Research Interests

    • Effects of sleep and circadian rhythms on pain perception
    • Central modulation of pain perception
    • Industry-sponsored trials focusing on devices and medications to treat pain disorders
    • Pediatric restless leg syndrome
  • Publications

    • Lead and Pulse Generator Migration After Spinal Cord Stimulation Implantation: Insights From an Analysis of 7322 Patients. Speltz Paiz R, Kaizer A, Jain SV, Darrow DP, Shankar H, Goel V, Neuromodulation 2022 Aug
    • Increased Incidence of Pediatric Narcolepsy Following the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic: A Report from the Pediatric Working Group of the Sleep Research Network. Simakajornboon N, Mignot E, Maski K, Owens J, Rosen C, Ibrahim S, Hassan F, Chervin RD, Perry G, Brooks L, Kheirandish-Gozal L, Gozal D, Mason T, Robinson A, Malow B, Naqvi K, Chen ML, Jambhekar S, Halbower A, Graw-Panzer K, Dayyat E, Lew J, Melendres C, Kotagal S, Jain S, Super E, Dye T, Hossain MM, Tadesse D, Sleep 2022 Jun
    • Evaluation of green light exposure on headache frequency and quality of life in migraine patients: A preliminary one-way cross-over clinical trial. Martin LF, Patwardhan AM, Jain SV, Salloum MM, Freeman J, Khanna R, Gannala P, Goel V, Jones-MacFarland FN, Killgore WD, Porreca F, Ibrahim MM, Cephalalgia 2021 02 41 2 135-147
    • Green Light Exposure Improves Pain and Quality of Life in Fibromyalgia Patients: A Preliminary One-Way Crossover Clinical Trial. Martin L, Porreca F, Mata EI, Salloum M, Goel V, Gunnala P, Killgore WDS, Jain S, Jones-MacFarland FN, Khanna R, Patwardhan A, Ibrahim MM, Pain Med 2021 02 22 1 118-130
  • Professional Activities

    • United States Association for the Study of Pain
    • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Awards and Honors

    • America’s Top Physicians 2009-2014, Consumer Research Council of America
    • Top Scholar Epilepsy Fellow Award 2007, American Epilepsy Society 61st Annual Meeting
    • Epilepsy Patient Care Award 2007, VCU Medical Center
    • Top Scholar Child Neurology Fellow Award 2006, Child Neurology Society 35th Annual Meeting
    • American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Resident Travel Scholarship 2006, AAN 58th Annual Meeting

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