Gayatra Mainali, MD

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Gayatra Mainali, MD
Employed by Penn State Health
Pediatric Neurology

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics and Neurology
Clinical Director, Pediatric Neurology

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Professional Education


Medical School, Manipal College of Medical Sciences - 2005


Fellowship, Pediatric Neurology Cleveland Clinic Foundation (Ohio) - 2013


Residency, Pediatrics Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center (New York) - 2010

Research Interests

  • Autoimmune encephalitis
  • Epilepsy
  • Movement disorders
  • Pediatric Stroke

Academic Interests

  • Epilepsy
  • Medical education
  • Movement disorders (Tic disorder - Tourette syndrome)


  • Excellence in teaching for medical students and child psychiatry fellows
  • HCAHPS Dean’s List of Extraordinary Patient Satisfaction, 99% tile nationwide
  • Inspire Award, Penn State Health and Penn State College of Medicine
  • Outstanding Junior Member award in 41st annual meeting of the Child Neurology Society, 2012
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society Everyday Hero
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society Top Physicians Under 40 – 2020