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Rai, Prashant, MD
Assistant Professor
DepartmentNeurology

Mailing Address:
301 University Blvd, Route 0539
Galveston, TX 77555-0539

Office: 9.128 John Sealy Annex
Phone: 409.772.8053
Fax: 409.772.6940

Education and Post Graduate Training
  • Medical School: N.K.P. Salve Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Neurophysiology Fellowship: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
  • Neurology Residency, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
  • Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Board Certifications
  • The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Specialties
  • Clinical Neurophysiology/Epilepsy
Clinical Interest
  • Epilepsy, Seizure semiology lateralization and localization
Research Interest
  • Neuroimaging of stroke in young adults
  • Vitamin B6 and seizure control
Selected Publications
  • Gogia B, Rai PK, Mathys S, et al. Use of Non-invasive Induction Techniques in the Diagnosis of PNES. Epilepsy and Behavior. In Press 2019.
  • Sun R, Rai P, Shah V, Raghuram K, Bhardwaj A, Kamel A. Stroke Like Symptoms, Radiation Therapy Induced Atypical Subclavian Steal Syndrome: Diagnosis and Treatment. Int J Case Rep Images. 10:101040Z01RS2019, 2019.
  • Gogia B, Chavali LS, Lang F, Hayman A, Rai P, Prabu SS, Schomer DF, Kumar VA. MRI venous architecture of Insula. J. Neurol Sci. 15;390:156-161, Jul 2018.
  • Cui L, Sahoo SS, Lhato SD, Garg G, Rai P, Bozorgi A, Zhang G. Complex Epilepsy Phenotype Extraction from Narrative Clinical Discharge Summaries. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 51:272-279, 2014.
  • Gogia B, Rai P, Jazebi N, Patel K. Seronegative Necrotizing Myopathy as Paraneoplastic Disorder in Tonsillar Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Journal of Clinical and Radiological Case Report, Feb 2018.
Abstracts
  • Gogia B, Kumar AV, Rai P, Hayman, LA. The Story of Bithalamic Gliomas: A Special Emphasis on Mass Intermedia. SNO (Society for Neuro Oncology) 2017.
  • Rai P, Graf D, Dehbashi S, Kamel A. Acute Onset Isolated Unilateral Trochlear Nerve Palsy Due to Bilateral Carotid Cavernous Fistula: A Case Report. ANA 2017.
  • Dehbashi S, Jazebi N, Rai P, Fang X. Cavernous Carotid Aneurysm with Persistent Fistula Causing Isolated Ptosis and Recovery After Embolization. ANA (American Neurological Association) 2017.
  • Rai P, Patel C. Isolated Sixth Nerve Palsy and Ipsilateral Weakness in Multiple Myeloma: A Case Report and Literature Review. ANA (American Neurological Association) 2017.
  • Rai P, Camacho M. Seizures as a Cause of Delirium. 18th Forum on Aging, UTMB. December 4, 2014.
  • Zrik A, Yadav A, Rai P, Tuxhorn I. Co-oscillation of spikes, spindles and K Complexes: A Useful Biomarker of Epileptogenicity and Outcome in Children with Epilepsy. AES (American Epilepsy Society) Meeting, Seattle, WA. December 5-9, 2014.
  • Yadav A, Rai P, Tuxhorn I. Jeavons Syndrome: Seizing the Light: A Case Series. American Clinical Neurophysiology Society Meeting. Atlanta, GA. February 8, 2014.
  • Sun R, Rai P, Shah V, Raghuram K, Bhardwaj A, Kamel A. Case Report: Atypical Subclavian Steal Syndrome in a Patient with History of Radiation Therapy: Diagnosis and Treatment. ANA (American Neurological Association) 2018.
  • Shah V, Rai P, Sun R, Raghuram K. Epilepsia Partialis Continua After Carotid Artery Stenting (CAS): A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenge. ANA (American Neurological Association) 2018.
  • Rai P, Shah V, Mong E, Raghuram K. Endovascular Stenting of Cavernous Sinus Meningioma Encasing Internal Carotid Artery. ANA (American Neurological Association) 2018.
  • Graf D, Rai P, Masel T. Serum Pyridoxine Level and Seizure Control in Adult Epilepsy Patients. AES (American Epilepsy Society) Meeting, New Orleans, LA. November 2018.
  • Gogia B, Rai P Jazebi N, Patel K. Seronegative Necrotizing Myopathy as Paraneoplastic Disorder in Tonsillar Squamous Cell Carcinoma. ANA (American Neurological Association) 2019.
Honors and Awards
  • 2017-2018 Excellence In Community Service, Department of Neurology, UTMB, Galveston, TX
  • 2017-2018 Academic/Administrative Chief Resident, Department of Neurology, UTMB, Galveston, TX
  • 2017-2018 Outstanding Overall Resident Award nominee, Department of Neurology, UTMB, Galveston, TX
  • 2017-2018 Outstanding Overall Fellow Award nominee, Department of Neurology, UTMB, Galveston, TX
Professional Affiliations
  • Member, American Academy of Neurology
  • Member, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society