Hemant Kudrimoti, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology
Arizona Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
Director - Neurology Residency Program
Dr. Kudrimoti is currently an Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology at the University of Arizona, and is the Residency Program Director for the neurology residency program at the Arizona Health Sciences Center. A diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, he has been a faculty member in the Department of Neurology since 2004 and is actively involved in teaching of neurology trainees, medical students and nursing staff. In 2007-2008, and in 2009-2010, Dr. Kudrimoti was named one of the "Best Doctors in America". In 2009, Dr. Kudrimoti was also named as one of the "America's Top Physicians" by the Consumers' Research Council of America. Dr. Kudrimoti's clinical and research interests are in the area of epilepsy and seizure disorders, and he is an active member of the Arizona Comprehensive Epilepsy Program. He also sees patients with various other neurological disorders at our clinical facilities. Dr. Kudrimoti is currently accepting patients and is listed on various health insurance plans. Dr. Kudrimoti is also active in the department's neurophysiology program, reading electroencephalograms (EEGs) and performing intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring (IOM).
Dr. Kudrimoti is a graduate of Grant Medical College, University of Mumbai, India, holds a master's degree in biomedical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai, India, and has a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Arizona. He completed his residency in Neurology and a fellowship in Epileptology also at University of Arizona. Dr. Kudrimoti is a member of the American Epilepsy Society, and the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Kudrimoti has conducted laboratory research and written articles on various topics dealing with epilepsy.
- Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MB, BS): University of Mumbai
(Bombay), India, 1990
- Research Fellow: Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India, 1991
- Master of Technology (M. Tech, Biomedical Engineering): Indian Institute
of Technology, Mumbai, India, 1993
- PhD (Neuroscience): University of Arizona, 1999
- Internship: University of Arizona, 2000
- Residency (Neurology): University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, 2003
- Fellowship (Epileptology): University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, 2004
- Neurology; American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
- Care of individuals with epilepsy
- Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring
Administrative and Teaching Responsibilities:
- Director-Neurology Residency Program
- Puniyani RR, Agashe VS, Kudrimoti HS, Fernandez A, Rao S, Merchant R, Phadke
S (1994) Blood viscosity profiles in polycythemia-neonatal polycythemia. Clin.
Hemorheol. 14(3): 321-328.
- Knierim JJ, Kudrimoti HS, McNaughton BL (1995) Place cells, head direction
cells and the learning of landmark stability. J. Neurosci. 15(3): 1648-1659.
- Knierim JJ, Kudrimoti HS, McNaughton BL (1995) Neuronal mechanisms
underlying the interaction between visual landmarks and path integration in the
rat. Int. J. Neural Systems. Suppl. Issue: 95-100. Corrigendum: 7:213-218
- Skaggs WE, Knierim JJ, Kudrimoti HS, McNaughton BL (1995) A model for the
neural basis of the rats sense of direction. In: Advances in Neural Information
Processing Systems. Tesauro G, Touretzky D and Leen T (eds) Cambridge MA; MIT
- Knierim JJ, Kudrimoti HS , McNaughton BL (1995) Vestibular and visual cues
in navigation: A tale of two cities. In: New directions in vestibular research
New York Academy of Sciences. Highstein SM and Buttner-Ennever JA (eds) New
York, 781: 642-644.
- Kudrimoti HS, Knierim JJ, McNaughton BL (1996) Dynamics of visual cue control
over head direction cells. In: New directions in vestibular research New York
Academy of Sciences. Highstein SM and Buttner-Ennever JA (eds) New York, 781:
- McNaughton BL, Barnes CA, Gerrard JL, Gothard K, Jung MW, Knierim JJ,
Kudrimoti H, Qin Y, Skaggs WE, Suster M, Weaver, KL (1996) Deciphering the
hippocampal polyglot: the hippocampus as a path integration system. J. Exp.
Biol. 199, 173-185.
- Knierim JJ, Kudrimoti HS, Skaggs WE, McNaughton BL (1996). The interaction
between vestibular cues and visual landmark learning in spatial navigation. In:
Perception, Memory and Emotion: Frontiers in Neuroscience, T Ono, McNaughton B,
Molotchnikoff S, Rolls E and NishijoH (eds) Oxford; Pergamon Press; 343-357.
- Shen J, Kudrimoti HS, McNaughton BL, Barnes CA (1998). Reactivation of
neuronal ensembles in hippocampal dentate gyrus during sleep after spatial
experience. J Sleep Res 7: Suppl 1:6-16.
- Knierim JJ, Kudrimoti HS, McNaughton BL (1998) Interactions between
idiothetic and external landmarks in the control of place cells and head
direction cells J Neurophysiol. 80:425-446.
- Kudrimoti HS, Barnes CA, McNaughton BL (1999). Reactivation of hippocampal
cell assemblies: effects of behavioral state, experience, and EEG dynamics. J
Neurosci 19: 4090-4101.
- Gerrard JL, Kudrimoti HS, McNaughton BL, Barnes CA (2001). Reactivation of
hippocampal ensemble activity patterns in the aging rat. Behav Neurosci 115:1180-1192
- Kudrimoti HS, Olson S, Mandel R, Seeger, J, Buchsbaum H (2001) Acute cerebellar
ataxia with correlative MRI findings and concomitant mycoplasma infection (AAN
- Sloviter RS, Kudrimoti HS, Laxer KD, Barbaro NM, Chan S, Goodman RR, Hirsch
LJ, Pedley TA (2004). "Tectonic" hippocampal malformations in patients with
temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy Res. 59: 123-153.
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