Kara Lewis, MD, Child Neurology, Phoenix, AZ, Phoenix Children's Hospital

KaraLewisMDFAAN, FAHS

Child Neurology Phoenix, AZ

Program Director, Child Neurology Residency, Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children's Hospital

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Summary

  • Dr. Kara Stuart Lewis is a Child Neurologist at Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children's Hospital, and the Program Director for the Child Neurology Residency. She received her medical degree from University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson and did her training at Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital. She holds faculty appointments at University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix, Mayo College of Medicine, and Creighton University College of Medicine and greatly enjoys teaching learners at all levels. She is experienced in general child neurology, and is UCNS certified in Headache Medicine. She also has a strong interest in the growing field of fetal neurology, and works closely with the Fetal Care Program at Phoenix Children’s Hospital to provide timely prenatal consults for CNS anomalies discovered in utero.

Education & Training

  • Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children's Hospital
    Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children's HospitalFELLOWSHIP
  • St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
    St Joseph's Hospital and Medical CenterRESIDENCY
  • University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson
    University of Arizona College of Medicine - TucsonMEDICAL_SCHOOL

Certifications & Licensure

  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 1995 - 2020
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • United Council for Neurologic SubspecialtiesHeadache Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctors Phoenix Magazine, 2015-2019
  • Elected Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology American Academy of Neurology, 2016
  • Fellow of the American Headache Society - FAHS American Headache Society, 2013
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Abstracts/Posters

  • Clinical Description of POLR3-related Leukodystrophy Caused by POLR1C Mutations
    Laurence Gauquelin, Ferdy K. Cayami, Laszlo Sztriha, Grace Yoon, Luan T. Tran, Kether Guerrero, Francois Hocke, Eva L. Fung, Stefano D’Arrigo, Gessica Vasco, Isabelle ..., Child Neurology Society 46th Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO, 10/5/2017

Committees

  • Chair, Chair, Bylaws Committee, Child Neurology Society 2020 - Present
  • Appointed member, Conference Subcommittee, American Academy of Neurology 2019 - Present
  • Appointed member, Nominating Committee, Child Neurology Society 2018 - Present

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Hospital Affiliations