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Lila Worden, MD

Practice Name Connecticut Children's Medical Group
Education

Education:
BS, University of Connecticut, 2007
MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2013

Residency:
Pediatric Neurology Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2018

Fellowship:
Pediatric Epilepsy Fellowship, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2020

Board Certifications
  • Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Epilepsy, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Faculty Appointment

    Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

    Clinical Expertise
    • Epilepsy
    • Ketogenic diet and other dietary therapies for epilepsy
    • Neonatal seizures
    Selected Publications
    • Worden LT, Abend NS, Bergqvist AGC. Ketogenic diet treatment of children in the intensive care unit: Safety, tolerability, and effectiveness. Seizure. 2020 Aug;80:242-248. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seizure.2020.07.003

    • Worden LT, Chinappen DM, Stoyell SM, Gold J, Paixao L, Krishnamoorthy K, Kramer MA, Westover MB, Chu CJ. The probability of seizures during continuous EEG monitoring in high-risk neonates. Epilepsia. 2019 Dec;60(12):2508-2518. doi: 10.1111/epi.16387.

    • Worden L, Grocott O, Tourjee A, Chan F, Thibert R. Diazepam for outpatient treatment of nonconvulsive status epilepticus in pediatric patients with Angelman syndrome. Epilepsy Behav. 2018 May;82:74-80. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2018.02.027.

    • Worden LT, Turner Z, Pyzik PL, Rubenstein JE, Kossoff EH. Is there an ideal way to discontinue the ketogenic diet? Epilepsy Res. 2011 Aug;95(3):232-6. doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2011.04.003.

    • Skora CE, Worden LT, Oakley CB. Comprehensive Migraine Initiative in the Pediatric Emergency Department Improves Treatment Outcomes. J Child Neurol. 2020 Mar;35(3):235-241. doi: 10.1177/0883073819889711.

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