Vinay Puri, M.D.

Vinay Puri, M.D.

Dr. Vinay PuriDirector of Child Neurology
Professor in Department of Neurology and Pediatrics.

Neurologist in chief, Kosair children’s hospital

University of Louisville, Department of Neurology
Room 113-a HSC
Louisville, KY 40292
Phone: (502) 852-7981

Child Neurology:
University Neurologists, PSC (Pediatric office)
601 South Floyd, suite #503
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: (502) 589-8033

Adult Neurology:
University Neurologists, PSC
401 East Chestnut street, suite #510
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: (502) 589-0802


Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India, Degree: M.B.B.S. July’83-Feb’88, Graduated magna cum laude


Neurology Residency: (PGY1-2) Pediatrics, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, July’91-June’92

Fellowship: (PGY-3) Neurology, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO, July’92-June’93 (PGY-4-5) Pediatric Neurology, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, July’93-June’95

Board Certifications

Neurology with Specialization in Pediatric Neurology: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. January 1997. Certificate No. 1029

Neurodevelopmental disabilities. Nov 2007.

Recent Publications

J Child Neurol. 2011 Oct;26(10):1271-83. Epub 2011 Jun 14.

Long-term open-label study of adjunctive topiramate in infants with refractory partial-onset seizures.

Puri V, Ness S, Sattaluri SJ, Wang S, Todd M, Yuen E, Eerdekens M, Nye JS, Manitpisitkul P, Shalayda K, Ford L.

SourceKentucky Neuroscience Research, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.


J Child Neurol. 2009 May;24(5):584-90. Review

Juvenile myasthenia gravis: three case reports and a literature review.

Gadient P, Bolton J, Puri V.


Clinical infectious diseases, 2003, 37:e91-94

Gurpreet Vidwan BA, Kristina Bryant MD, Vinay Puri MD, Gerard P Rabalais MD

West Nile Encephalitis in a Child Masquerading as Herpes Encephalitis


Becky Carouthers MD; Lori Schmidt MD; Vinay Puri MD

Case report and Review of Postural orthostatic tachycardic syndrome (POTS)

Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association, Dec 2003, 101:549-552


Cynthia Greenlee MD; Vinay Puri MD

Pediatric migraines: A Case Report

Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association, Nov 2003, 101:498-504

Book/Chapter Authorship:

Pediatric Epilepsy: A Century of Discovery ( In Publication)

Positions Held

University of Louisville, Director of Child Neurology, Sept 2004-Present
Kosair Children’s Hospital, ,Neurologist in chief: 1997-Present
University of Louisville, Professor in Neurology and Pediatrics 2009-Present, Associate Professor in Neurology and Pediatrics, 2004-2009, Assistant Professor in Neurology and Pediatrics 1999-2004
Louisville Neurology Associates, P.S.C., Aug 95-Aug 04