David Leszczyszyn, MD, Neurology, Richmond, VA, Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital

David J Leszczyszyn, MD PhD

Neurology Richmond, VA

Sleep Medicine, Child Neurology

Medical Director of the VCU Sleep Center, Program Director for the Child Neurology Fellowship

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Education & Training

  • Virginia Commonwealth UnivFellowship
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Health SystemVirginia Commonwealth University Health SystemResidency
  • Virginia Commonwealth UnivFellowship
  • University of VirginiaUniversity of VirginiaChief Residency
  • University of VirginiaUniversity of VirginiaResidency
  • University of VirginiaUniversity of VirginiaInternship
  • Indiana University School of MedicineIndiana University School of MedicineMedical School
  • Indiana UniversityIndiana UniversityOther Training
  • Indiana UniversityIndiana UniversityOther Training

Certifications & Licensure

  • VA State Medical LicenseVA State Medical License 1996 - 2018
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Sleep Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Regional Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2014
  • Young Investigator Travel Grant American Epilepsy Society, 2001
  • Status Epilepticus in Shunt-treated Hydrocephalus 2001 Young Investigator Travel Grant, 2000
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Publications & Presentations

  • Journal Articles
  • The Discrepancy between Subjective and Objective Measures of Sleep in Older Adults Receiving CBT for Comorbid Insomnia.  Hannah G. Lund, Bruce D. Rybarczyk, Paul B. Perrin, David Leszczyszyn, Edward Stepanski, J Clin. Psychology
  • Lacosamide as adjunctive therapy for partial-onset seizures: a randomized controlled trial.  Chung S, Sperling MR, Biton V, Krauss G, Hebert D, Rudd GD, Doty P; SP754 Study Group, Epilepsia. 2010 Jun;51(6):958-67
  • Effect of Obstructive Sleep Apnea on the Sleep Architecture in Cirrhosis.  Kappus M, Leszczyszyn D, Moses L, Raman S, Meuman D, Bajaj J, J. Clin. Sleep. Med
  • Books/Book Chapters
  • Chemical Sensors and Microinstrumentation. Chapter: Microelectrodes to Probe Spatially Heterogeneous Concentrations 
    Wightman RM, May LJ, Baur J, Leszczyszyn DJ, Kristensen E
    Editors: R. W. Murray, R. E. Dessy, W. R. Heineman, J.Jinata, W. R. Seitz.merican Chemical Society
  • Microelectrodes: Theory and Applications. Chapter: Microelectrodes in Biological Systems 
    Wightman RM, Kennedy RT, Wiedemann DJ, Kawagoe KT, Zimmerman JB, Leszczyszyn DJ
    Editors: M. I. Montenegro et al.Kluwer Academic Publishers
  • Pediatric Epilepsy: Diagnosis and Therapy. Chapter: Status Epilepticus 
    Leszczyszyn DJ, Pellock JM
    Editors: J.M. Pellock, W.E. Dodson, and B. Bourgeois.Demos Publishers
    Edition 2,
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  • Abstracts/Posters
  • Electrochemical Detection of Stimulus-Secretion Coupling in Single Adrenal Medullary Chromaffin Cells. Leszczyszyn DJ, Jankowski JA, Near JA, Wightman, RM, International Symposium on Microdialysis, Indianapolis, IN
  • Nicotinic-Receptor Mediated Catecholamine Secretion from Single Adrenal Medullary Chromaffin Cells: Chemical Evidence for Exocytosis. Leszczyszyn DJ, Near JA, Wightman RM, Society for Neuroscience Abstract, St. Louis, MO
  • Long-term Activation of Nicotinic Receptors is Required for Stimulation of Proenkephalin Gene Expression and for Long-term (Met5)-Enkephalin Secretion in Bovine Adrena... McMillian MK, Leszczyszyn DJ, Hong JS, Society for Neuroscience Abstract, Anaheim, CA
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  • Lectures
  • Pre-operative Sleep Apnea Screening: The VCU Medical Center Experience. Virginia Academy of Sleep Medicine Annual Meeting
  • Perisurgical Management of the Patient with Obstructive Sleep Apnea at VCUHS: THE WAKE UP CALL. Department of Neurology Grand Rounds
  • Pediatric Sleep, Disorders and Studies. Department of Neurology Grand Rounds
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  • Member, Medical Staff Health Committee 2006 - Present

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