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Vinita Misra Knight, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics (Neurology); Director of Neurosciences and Pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Units; Director of Pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, Pediatrics



Vinita Knight, MD, MPH is a trained child neurologist and epileptologist with an interest in caring for children with neurologic problems such as seizures, migraines, strokes, developmental delay and movement disorders. She specializes in pediatric epilepsy, particularly patients with refractory (or difficult to control seizures). She oversees the ketogenic diet program and is also involved in epilepsy surgical evaluations.

In addition, she has recently been serving as the Medical Director for the Yale Neurosciences Unit in the Children's Hospital. In that capacity, her aim is to improve patient care.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Eastern Virginia Medical School (2010)

Professional Service

Yale School of MedicineAdmissions Committee2021 - Present

Departments & Organizations