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Monica Elizabeth Lemmon, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor in Population Health Sciences
Visiting Associate Professor in the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
Campus mail: DUMC 3936, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 668-0477
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Education and Training

  • Fellowship, Neonatal Neurosciences, Johns Hopkins Medicine, 2014 - 2015
  • Pediatric Residency, Child Neurology, Johns Hopkins Medicine, 2011 - 2014
  • Pediatric Residency, Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Medicine, 2010 - 2011
  • Internship, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department Of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Medicine, 2009 - 2010
  • M.D., Harvard Medical School, 2009


Lemmon, Monica E., Bennett Lavenstein, Carolyn D. Applegate, Ada Hamosh, Aylin Tekes, and Harvey S. Singer. “A novel presentation of DYT 16: acute onset in infancy and association with MRI abnormalities.” Mov Disord 28, no. 14 (December 2013): 1937–38.

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Lemmon, M. E., and E. H. Kossoff. “New treatment options for lennox-gastaut syndrome.” Current Treatment Options in Neurology 15, no. 4 (August 1, 2013): 519–28.

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Lemmon, Monica E., Naomi N. Terao, Yu-Tze Ng, Wayne Reisig, James E. Rubenstein, and Eric H. Kossoff. “Efficacy of the ketogenic diet in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome: a retrospective review of one institution's experience and summary of the literature.” Dev Med Child Neurol 54, no. 5 (May 2012): 464–68.

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Lemerman, Hanna Beth, Anisha Khaitan, Monica Lemmon, Janet R. Serwint, and Suchitra K. Hourigan. “A case of Henoch-Schönlein purpura presenting with a gastrocutaneous fistula.” Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50, no. 10 (October 2011): 978–80.

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Lemmon, Monica E., Matt Gregas, and Shafali S. Jeste. “Risperidone use in autism spectrum disorders: a retrospective review of a clinic-referred patient population.” J Child Neurol 26, no. 4 (April 2011): 428–32.

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