Practice Locations

  • Perlman Medical Offices at UC San Diego Health
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    9350 Campus Point Drive
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    US
  • UC San Diego Medical Center
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    200 W. Arbor Drive
    San Diego, CA 92103
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About Leena Raj Kansal, MD

Leena Kansal, MD, is a board-certified neurologist who specializes in epilepsy. Her care focuses on the evaluation and treatment people with recurrent seizures and seizure disorders.

As an associate professor in the Department of Neurosciences, Dr. Kansal instructs medical students, residents and fellows. Her research interests are in treating drug-resistant epilepsy cases and finding methods to identify patients with epileptogenic zones within the brain that are receptive to surgery.

She completed a fellowship in neurophysiology with a focus in epilepsy at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where she also did a residency in neurology. During this time, she was a recipient of the Golden Neuron Award for an outstanding resident and she served as chief resident. Dr. Kansal earned her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia where she received the Arthur Krieger Memorial Prize in Neurology. She is board certified in neurology, clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy.

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For more information, see Neurological Institute.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted

Medical Degree

  • Thomas Jefferson University, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Residency

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Internship

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Gender

  • Female

Languages

  • Spanish

Date Joined Staff

  • 2010-08-11

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Epilepsy

Conditions and Treatments

  • Medical/Surgical Management of Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy
  • Seizure Disorder
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted