Scheherazade Le, MD
Epilepsy specialist, Neurophysiologist, General neurologist
Bio: Dr. Scheherazade Le is a General Neurologist with subspecialty training in Epilepsy/Electroencephalography (EEG) and Intra-operative Neuromonitoring (IONM). She has clinical interests in Tuberous Sclerosis and Autoimmune Epilepsy. Clinical research interests include biosensors and devices in epilepsy, intracranial neurophysiology, innovative therapies for epilepsy, autoimmune etiologies for epilepsy, and novel intra-operative monitoring techniques. She also is interested in Medical Education.
- Board Certification: Epilepsy, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2016)
- Medical Education: University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine (2006) CA
- Fellowship: Stanford University Medical CenterCA
- Residency: Stanford University Medical CenterCA
- Internship: Stanford University Medical CenterCA
- Board Certification: Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2010)
- B.A., University of California, Berkeley, Political Science (2001)
Honors & Awards
- American Epilepsy Society Fellows Program, American Epilepsy Society (AES) (December 2011)
- J. Kiffin Penry Fellow, American Epilepsy Society (AES) Education Program (December 2010)
- Medical Student Scholarship, Vietnamese American Medical Association (VAMA) (2005)
- Neurology Medical Student Clerkship Teaching Award, Stanford Department of Neurology (2007-2015)
- Nomination for "Excellence in Humanism and Medical Teaching" at Stanford Hospital, Arnold P. Gold Foundation (2009)
- Stanford Medical School HHD223 Neurology Course Teaching Award Nominee, Stanford School of Medicine (2016-2017)
- Teaching & Mentoring Grant Recipient, Stanford Teaching & Mentoring Academy (2017-2018)
- Teaching & Mentoring Grant Recipient, Stanford Teaching & Mentoring Academy (2018-2019)
- Chief Resident, Stanford Neurology Residency (2009 - 2010)
- Epilepsy Education Director, Neurology Residency Program (2018 - Present)
- Medical School Co-Course Director, Stanford Medical School (2015 - 2017)
- Medical School Course Director HHD223 - Neurology, Stanford University Medical School (2016 - Present)
- Neurology Teaching Assistant for Brain Block, Stanford Medical School (2011 - 2012)
An online diary for tracking epilepsy
Le, S., Shafer, P. O., Bartfeld, E., & Fisher, R. S. (2011). An online diary for tracking epilepsy. EPILEPSY & BEHAVIOR, 22(4), 705–709.
Gelastic epilepsy and hypothalamic hamartomas: neuroanatomical analysis of brain lesions in 100 patients
Parvizi, J., Le, S., Foster, B. L., Bourgeois, B., Riviello, J. J., Prenger, E., … Kerrigan, J. F. (2011). Gelastic epilepsy and hypothalamic hamartomas: neuroanatomical analysis of brain lesions in 100 patients. BRAIN, 134, 2960–2968.
Detection of inferolateral trunk syndrome by neuromonitoring during catheter angiography with provocative testing.
Le, S., Dodd, R., López, J., Nguyen, V., Cho, S. C., & Lee, L. (2013). Detection of inferolateral trunk syndrome by neuromonitoring during catheter angiography with provocative testing. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery, 5(2).
Tracking generalized tonic-clonic seizures with a wrist accelerometer linked to an online database
Velez, M., Fisher, R. S., Bartlett, V., & Le, S. (2016). Tracking generalized tonic-clonic seizures with a wrist accelerometer linked to an online database. SEIZURE-EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF EPILEPSY, 39, 13–18.
Case Report: Rasmussen’s Encephalitis Treated Successfully with Rituximab
Lockman, J., Le, S., Fisher, R. S., & Laxer, K. (2013). Case Report: Rasmussen’s Encephalitis Treated Successfully with Rituximab. Cureus.com. Retrieved from http://www.cureus.com/articles/2247-case-report-rasmussens-encephalitis-treated-successfully-with-rituximab
Auricular polychondritis presenting as non-infectious, non-paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis
Ho, J., Rumma, R. T., & Le, S. (2016). Auricular polychondritis presenting as non-infectious, non-paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis. Current Neurobiology. Retrieved from http://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/auricular-polychondritis-presenting-as-noninfectious-nonparaneoplasticlimbic-encephalitis-0975-9042-000114.php?aid=74761