Lila Worden, MD, is a Pediatric Epileptologist and Neurologist at Connecticut Children’s. Dr. Worden’s areas of interest include epilepsy, ketogenic diet, and other dietary therapies for epilepsy, and neonatal seizures.


Johns Hopkins School of Medicine


Massachusetts General Hospital


Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology - Neurology With Special Qualification in Child Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology - Epilepsy

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

  • 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:
  • 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.

Locations for this Doctor

Connecticut Children’s Specialty Care Center – Hartford (85 Seymour St.)

85 Seymour Street
Hartford, CT06106
United States

Exterior of 505 Farmington Avenue

Connecticut Children's Specialty Care and Surgery Center – Farmington

505 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT06032
United States

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Most Recent Comments

May 5, 2024
Dr. Worden was amazing during our appointment. She was thorough, thoughtful and caring. She answered my many questions, never made us feel rushed and provided clear explanations. She went well above and beyond any expectation I could have had.
May 5, 2024
She was very thorough and explained everything clearly.
February 2, 2024
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December 12, 2023
Dr. Worden does a great job as I mentioned.
August 8, 2023