Vikram Rao, MD, PhD
Clinical Neurophysiology Fellow
UCSF Epilepsy Center
Vikram Rao, MD, PhD is a Clinical Fellow in the Epilepsy Center at UCSF. After earning his medical and graduate degrees from UCSF, he completed neurology residency at the Massachusetts General and Brigham & Women’s Hospitals, serving as Chief Resident in the final year. In 2012, he returned to UCSF for subspecialty training in epilepsy. His research interests involve the cellular mechanisms underlying neural circuit dysfunction in epilepsy.
University of California–Berkeley, AB, 1999
UCSF, PhD, 2006
UCSF, MD, 2008
Massachusetts General Hospital / Brigham & Women’s Hospital, 2012
UCSF Epilepsy Center, 2012–present
Nilika Singhal, MD
Nilika Shah Singhal, MD is a Fellow in the Department of Neurology at UCSF. She received her BA in Philosophy from Texas A&M University. She completed her MD from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She followed this with a residency in Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, followed by a Child Neurology fellowship at UCSF, serving as Chief Resident in the final year. She is in the midst of completing a one-year fellowship in Pediatric Epilepsy at UCSF.
Dr. Singhal enjoys taking care of patients, teaching, and is invested in clinical research. Her research interests thus far have centered on understanding epidemiology of a variety of diseases in pediatric neurology. When she is not at work, she enjoys hiking the Bay Area, yoga, and traveling.
Texas A&M University, BA, 2003
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, MD, 2007
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatrics, 2009
UCSF Medical Center, Child Neurology, 2012
UCSF Medical Center, Department of Epilepsy, 2013
Sarah Shalev, MD
Yana Kriseman, MD
Siddharth Kharkar, MD