Vinay Puri, M.D.

Vinay Puri, M.D.

Division Chief, Child Neurology
Professor and Executive Vice Chair, Dept. of Neurology
Neurologist-In-Chief, Kosair Children’s Hospital

Clinical Offices (Child Neurology):
University Neurologists, PSC
601 South Floyd, Suite #503
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: (502) 589-8033

Clinical Offices (Adult Neurology):
University Neurologists, PSC
401 East Chestnut Street, Suite #510
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: (502) 589-0802

Academic Offices:
University of Louisville, Department of Neurology
Room 113A, Bldg. A, HSC
Louisville, KY 40292
Phone: (502) 852-7981


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.

Selected 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.
Source: Kentucky Neuroscience Research, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

J Child Neurol. 2009 May;24(5):584-90. Review
Juvenile Myasthenia Gravis: Three Case Reports & A Literature Review
Gadient P, Bolton J, Puri V.

Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2003, 37:e91-94
West Nile Encephalitis in a Child Masquerading as Herpes Encephalitis
Gurpreet Vidwan BA, Kristina Bryant MD, Vinay Puri MD, Gerard P Rabalais MD

Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association, Dec 2003, 101:549-552
Case Report & Review of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardic Syndrome (POTS)
Becky Carouthers MD; Lori Schmidt MD; Vinay Puri MD

Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association, Nov 2003, 101:498-504
Pediatric Migraines: A Case Report
Cynthia Greenlee MD; Vinay Puri MD

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