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Sisira Yadala

CredentialsNeurology Board Certified by ABPN
Epilepsy Board Certified by ABPN
TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
DepartmentNeurology, College of Medicine
Address4301 W. Markham
Mail Slot # 500
Little Rock AR 72205
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0003-2071-2139 Additional info
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    Dr. Sisira Yadala is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Director of the Division of Epilepsy and Level 4 Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Dr. Yadala is board certified by the Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both Neurology and Epilepsy.

    Dr. Yadala graduated from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, India in 2007. She then completed a Preliminary Internal Medicine Residency at West Lake Hospital, Resurrection Health Systems, Melrose Park, Illinois in 2010 prior to joining the Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she completed her Neurology Residency in 2013, followed by completion of a Epilepsy/Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship at New York University, New York, New York in 2014.

    Dr.Yadala’s expertise and clinical interests include management of refractory epilepsy (difficult to control epilepsy) , Video EEG monitoring, Invasive EEG monitoring, Pre-surgical evaluation for epilepsy surgery, Neuro-modulation with devices such as VNS (Vagal Nerve Stimulator), RNS (Responsive Neurostimulation) and DBS (Deep Brain Stimulation) and Epilepsy in women. Dr.Yadala treats patients at the Freeway Epilepsy and Neurology clinic.

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    Director, Division of Epilepsy
    Director, Level 4 Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

    Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Lab
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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    New York University , New York06/2014Epilepsy/Clinical Neurophysiology
    Temple University, Philadelphia, PA06/2013Neurology Residency
    West Lake Hospital, Melrose Park, IL06/2010Preliminary Year Internal Medicine
    Osmania Medical College, NTR University of Health Sciences, Hyderabad07/2007Medical School

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    1. Saluja P, Gautam N, Yadala S, Venkata AN. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) after COVID-19 vaccination: A systematic review of reported cases. Thromb Res. 2022 06; 214:115-121. PMID: 35533526.
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    2. Elkhider H, Sharma R, Sheng S, Thostenson J, Kapoor N, Veerapaneni P, Siddamreddy S, Ibrahim F, Yadala S, Onteddu S, Nalleballe K. Predictors of No-Show in Neurology Clinics. Healthcare (Basel). 2022 Mar 22; 10(4). PMID: 35455777.
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    3. Sheng S, Wang X, Gil Tommee C, Arulprakash N, Kamran M, Shah V, Jasti M, Yadala S, Brown A, Onteddu S, Nalleballe K. Continued Underutilization of stroke care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Brain Behav Immun Health. 2021 Aug; 15:100274. PMID: 34589777.
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    4. Roy AM, Venkata AN, Yadala S. A 44-Year-Old Woman With a 10-Year History of Dyspnea and Pulmonary Nodules. Chest. 2021 04; 159(4):e247-e250. PMID: 34022027.
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    5. Sheng S, Nalleballe K, Yadala S. EEG Benign Variants. StatPearls. 2021.
    6. Bhardwaj N, Yadala S. Neuroanatomy, Corticobulbar Tract. StatPearls. 2021.
    7. Pakanati KC, Siddamreddy S, Nalleballe K, Thombre V, Sheng S, Veerapaneni K, Yadala S, Kapoor N, Dandu V, Avula A, Meegada S, Bere P. Industry payments to hospitalist physicians: a 5-year analysis of the Open Payments programme from 2014 to 2018. Intern Med J. 2020 Dec; 50(12):1547-1550. PMID: 33354878.
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    8. Kovvuru S, Nalleballe K, Onteddu SR, Sharma R, Jasti M, Kapoor N, Veerapaneni K, Yadala S, Dandu V, Archer R, Nowak RJ, Roy B. Immunosuppression in chronic autoimmune neurological disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic. J Neurol Sci. 2021 01 15; 420:117230. PMID: 33256952.
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    9. Onteddu SR, Veerapaneni P, Nalleballe K, Elkhider H, Yadala S, Veerapaneni K, Wissler D, Sheng S, Skinner RD, Culp WC, Brown A. Stroke transfers for thrombectomy in the era of extended time. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2021 01; 200:106371. PMID: 33307326.
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    10. Yadala S, Nalleballe K, Sharma R, Lotia M, Kapoor N, Veerapaneni KD, Kovvuru S, Onteddu S. Resident Education During COVID-19 Pandemic: Effectiveness of Virtual Electroencephalogram Learning. Cureus. 2020 Oct 22; 12(10):e11094. PMID: 33110712.
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    11. Yadala S, Nalleballe K. Juvenile Absence Epilepsy. StatPearls. 2020.
    12. Dandu V, Siddamreddy S, Thombre V, Veerapaneni KD, Yadala S, Sheng S, Mahashabde R, Harada Y, Kapoor N, Onteddu S, Nalleballe K. A Five-Year Analysis of Industry Payments to Sleep Neurologists From 2014 Through 2018. Cureus. 2020 Sep 22; 12(9):e10597. PMID: 33110732.
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    13. Harada Y, Sheng S, Thombre VA, Ounpraseuth S, Tommee CG, Annapureddy AR, Kamran M, Jasti MS, Katsuno M, Yadala S, Veerapaneni K, Kapoor N, Kovvuru S, Onteddu SR, Nalleballe K. A neuromuscular-based analysis of the open payments program. Muscle Nerve. 2021 01; 63(1):96-99. PMID: 32644198.
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    14. Poornachand Veerapaneni, Karthika Durga Veerapaneni, Sisira Yadala . Schizencephaly. STATPEARLS. 2020.
    15. Veerapaneni K, Veerapaneni P, Kapoor N, Samant RS, Yadala S, Sheng S, Nalleballe K. Intractable Scapular Pain Due to Undiagnosed Osteoid Osteoma: A Case Report. J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2020 Jul; 11(3):489-491. PMID: 32753820.
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    16. Nalleballe K, Reddy Onteddu S, Sharma R, Dandu V, Brown A, Jasti M, Yadala S, Veerapaneni K, Siddamreddy S, Avula A, Kapoor N, Mudassar K, Kovvuru S. Spectrum of neuropsychiatric manifestations in COVID-19. Brain Behav Immun. 2020 08; 88:71-74. PMID: 32561222.
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    17. Venkata AN, Nalleballe K, Onteddu SR, Yadala S, Bimali M. Prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Patients Diagnosed with Cerebrovascular Accidents and Its Effect on Health Care Utilization: A Cross-sectional Study. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2020 Feb; 29(2):104553. PMID: 31837920.
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    18. Yadala S, Luo JJ. Marchiafava-bignami disease in a nonalcoholic diabetic patient. Case Rep Neurol Med. 2013; 2013:979383. PMID: 23710388.
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