Lilit Mnatsakanyan, MD

Associate Clinical Professor, Neurology

Director Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Program

Program Director, Neurology Residency Training


M.D.

Phone: (714) 456- 6203
Fax: 714 - 456 -3652
Email: mnatsakl@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
Pav I, 1st Floor
Irvine, CA 92868

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Academic
Distinctions
Faculty Of The Year. UCI Neurology, June 2017
Orange County Physician of Excellence (“Top Doctors”) 2017
Fellow American Clinical Neurophysiology Society (FACNS) 2016
Southern California Super Doctors “Rising stars” 2015
Tomas Cesario Clinician of the year Award Nomination 2013
Southern California Super Doctors “Rising stars” 2013
Chief Resident University of Chicago 2008-2009
Americal Academy of Neurology Resident 2009 scholarship
Top Scholar Epilepsy Career Development, Boston, MA, 2009
   
Publications L. Mnatsakanyan, MD, S. Vadera, MD, C. Ingalls, PhD, J. Zheng, M. Sazgar, MD, F. P. Hsu MD, PhD and J.J. Lin, MD. Language recovery after epilepsy surgery of the Broca’s area. Epilepsy & Behavior. June 2017

A.Y Chan BS, S. Kharrat, L. Mnatsakanyan MD, M. Sazgar MD, I. Sen-Gupta MD, J. J Lin MD, F. PK Hsu MD PhD, S. Vadera, MD. Length of Stay for Patients Undergoing Invasive Electrode Monitoring with Stereoelectroencephalography and Subdural Grids Correlates Positively with Increased Institutional Profitability. Epilepsia 2017 Feb 28

Alvin Y. Chan, Jack J. Lin, Lilit Mnatsakanyan, Mona Sazgar, Indranil Sen-Gupta, Frank P.K. Hsu, Sumeet Vadera. Robot-Assisted Implantation of Responsive Neurostimulation Devices in Bilateral Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. Operative Neurosurgery 2017 Feb

Jie Zheng, Kristopher L. Anderson, Stephanie L. Leal, Avgusta Shestyuk, Gultekin Gulsen, Lilit Mnatsakanyan, Sumeet Vadera, Frank P.K. Hsu, Michael A. Yassa, Robert T. Knight & Jack J. Lin. Amygdala-hippocampal dynamics during salient information processing. Nat. Commun. 2017 Feb 8; 8 14413

J. Ledesma, L. Mnatsakanyan, MD, J. Lin, MD, I. Sen-Gupta, MD, M. Sazgar, MD,
F. P. K. Hsu, MD PhD, Sumeet Vadera, MD. Responsive Neurostimulation System (RNS) in setting of cranioplasty and history of multiple craniotomies. Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery: Advanced Techniques and Case Management 5 (2016) 29–31

A.Y Chan BS, J. J Lin MD, Lilit Mnatsakanyan MD, M. Sazgar MD, I. Sen-Gupta MD, F. Hsu MD PhD, S. Vadera MD. Robot-Assisted Stereotactic Laser Ablation of Residual Epileptogenic Focus in the Setting of Chronic Low Back Pain. International Journal of Case Reports and Images, Vol. 7 No. 8, August 2016

A.Y Chan BS, J. J Lin MD, Lilit Mnatsakanyan MD, M. Sazgar MD, I. Sen-Gupta MD, F. Hsu MD PhD, S. Vadera MD. Robot-Assisted Placement of Depth Electrodes along the Long Axis of the Amygdalohippocampal Complex. Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery: Advanced Techniques and Case Management 6 (2016) 38–41
   
  L. Mnatsakanyan, J. Chung, E.,Tsimerinov, D. Eliashiv. Intravenous Lacosamide in Refractory Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus. Seizure 21 (2012) 198–201

L. Mnatsakanyan, F. N. Ross-Cisneros, V. Carelli, M. Y Wang, A. A. Sadun. Axonal degeneration in peripheral nerves in a case of Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy. J Neuroophthalmol. 2011 Mar;31(1):6-11

B. T. Lund, Y. Chakryan, N. Ashikian, L. Mnatsakanyan, C. J. Bevan, M. W. Jakowec. Association of MBP peptides with Hsp70 in normal appearing human white matter. Journal of the Neurological Sciences 249 (2006) 122–134



L. Mnatsakanyan. Progressive confusion and fatigue in a 38-year-old man. Medlink Neurology Grand Rounds session (Medlink.com), December 2010

L. Mnatsakanyan Continuous muscle twitching. Medlink Neurology Grand Rounds session (Medlink.com) May 2010

L. Mnatsakanyan Stroke in atrial fibrillation, hemorrhagic transformation, safety and timing of holding the oral anticoagulation. Medlink Neurology Grand Rounds session (Medlink.com), August 2009

L. Mnatsakanyan Bilateral lower extremity weakness. Medlink Neurology Grand Rounds session (medlink.com), May 2009



POSTERS
M. Young, M. Sazgar, I. Sen-Gupta, S. Vadera, F. Hsu, T. Losey, F. Bannout, J. Lin, L. Mnatsakanyan. The rate of false lateralization from scalp EEG in epilepsy patients with bilaterally implanted intracranial EEG. ACNS Meeting 2016, Orlando FL

H. Guillen, B. Nye, M. Ross, I. Sen-Gupta, L. Mnatsakanyan. The use of multipulse stimulation for somatosensory evoked potentials (SSEP) as an alternative method in poorly reproducing signals. ACNS Meeting 2016, Orlando FL

N. Naderi, J. Lin, M. Sazgar, I. Sen-Gupta, L. Mnatsakanyan. Predictors of In-Hospital Mortality in Status Epilepticus; Data from The Nationwide Inpatient Sample Database, 2008-2012. AAN 2015, Washington DC

N. Jain, L. Mnatsakanyan, D.Yanni, S. Bederman Saphenous Nerve Somatosensory Evoked Potentials monitoring during Lateral Interbody Fusion. Global Spine Congress, Buenos Aires, Argentina 2015

N. Naderi, D. Moriyama, J. Lin, M. Sazgar, I. Sen- Gupta, L. Mnatsakanyan. Predictors Of In-hospital Mortality in Status Epilepticus. Data from Nationwide Inpatient Sample Database. AES Late-braking poster session Seattle, Washington 12.2014
L. Mnatsakanyan, MD, S. Bederman, MD, PhD and D. Yanni, MD. Saphenous Nerve SSEP during Lateral Interbody Fusion. Poster session ACNS 2014, Atlanta, Georgia
V. Doan, JJ. Lin, M. Sazgar, and L. Mnatsakanyan. Treatment of acute migraines with Vagal Nerve Stimulator (VNS). International Congress of Clinical Neurophysiology (ICCN) 2014, Berlin, Germany

Mnatsakanyan L., Bederman S.S., Guillen H., Yanni D. Saphenous Nerve Somatosensory Evoked Potentials (SSEP) monitoring during Lateral Interbody Fusion (LIF) in preventing femoral nerve injury. ICCN 2014, Berlin, Germany

M. Connolly, J. D. Riley, M. Sazgar, L. Mnatsakanyan, A. Linane, F.Hsu, J. J. Lin. Differential Hippocampal and Extrahippocampal Predictors of Verbal and Visual Memory in Right and Left TLE patients. Poster session AES Washington DC 2013

A. Shah, L. Mnatsakanyan, J. Chung, D. Eliashiv, E I. Tsimerinov. Comparison of Continuous 32 Channel EEG Monitoring and SSEPs Monitoring with Burst Suppression during Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) in Predicting Surgical Outcome (Update). Poster session ACNS 2013, Miami and AAMWC platform session 2013, Los Angeles (L. Mnatsakanyan presenter)

L. Mnatsakanyan, J. Chung, E. Tsimerinov, D. Eliashiv. Intravenous Lacosamide in Refractory Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus. International Epilepsy Congress. Rome 9/2011

L. Mnatsakanyan, D. Eliashiv, J. Chung, E. Tsimerinov. Comparison of Continuous 32 Channel EEG Monitoring and SSEPs Monitoring with Burst Suppression during Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) in Predicting Surgical Outcome. American Academy of Neurology (AAN ) 2011 Poster and Clinical Neurophysiology Highlights sessions, Honolulu, HI

D. Eliashiv, E. Tsimerinov, J. Nativ, L. Mnatsakanyan et al. Prevalence of Seizures in the Critical Care Setting: Continuos EEG Monitoring and Effect on Outcome. AAN 2011 Honolulu, HI

L. Mnatsakanyan, F. Goldenberg, J. Frank. Treatable Solitary Blindness: An Unusual Initial Manifestation of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 (HSV2) Meningoencephalitis in a Cancer Patient. American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 2009 poster session, Seattle, WA

L. Mnatsakanyan, F. N. Ross-Cisneros, V. Carelli, A. A. Sadun.
Degeneration of peripheral nerves in Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO): 2005 poster session
   
Professional
Societies
Americam Academy of Neurology
American Epilepsy society
American Academy of Clinical Neurophysiology
   
Other Experience Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophsyiology Fellowship
UCLA/Cedars Sinai Medical Center 2009—2011

Adult Neurology Residency
University of Chicago Medical Center 2006—2009

Internship Internal Medicine
Griffin Hospital affiliated with Yale university 2005—2006

Research Fellow
Doheny Neuroophthalmology Research Center, University of Southern California 2004—2005

   
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Last updated 08/29/2017