Archana Shrestha, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Practice, Neurology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (1994)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of Colorado - Denver (CO) (1989)
Internship:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program (1995)
Residencies:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Chief Resident, Neurology (1999)
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Neurology (1998)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Neurology (2001)
Languages: English
Department: Neurology

Professional Titles

  • Director, Pregnancy Clinic

Teaching

  • Associate Professor (2017)
    School of Medicine, Neurology

Publications

  • Kluger BM, Drees C, Wodushek TR, Frey L, Strom L, Brown MG, Bainbridge JL, Fischer SN, Shrestha A, Spitz M. Would people living with epilepsy benefit from palliative care? Epilepsy Behav. 2020 Nov 24:107618. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2020.107618. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33246892.
  • Domen CH, Shrestha A, Chapman K, Drees C. The impact of cannabis use on intracarotid amobarbital testing. Epilepsy Behav Rep. 2019 Jun 24;12:100328. doi: 10.1016/j.ebr.2019.100328. PMID: 31497755; PMCID: PMC6719280.
  • Frey LC, Strom LA, Shrestha A, Spitz MC. End-of-dose emergent psychopathology in ambulatory patients with epilepsy on stable-dose lamotrigine monotherapy: a case series of six patients. Epilepsy Behav. 2009 Aug;15(4):521-3. PubMed PMID: 19643671

Professional Memberships

  • American Epilepsy Society, Member
  • American Academy of Neurology, Member

Practice Locations

Neurosciences Center - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
4th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2080

Rocky Mountain Regional Veterans Administration Medical Center
1700 Wheeling St
Aurora, CO 80045
303-399-8020

UCH - Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion
1635 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
12505 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Neurology, Board Certification (2000)
  • Epilepsy
Conditions & Treatments
  • Brain and Nervous System
  • Brain and Nervous System - Epilepsy
Clinical Interests
Dr. Shrestha specializes in epilepsy, EEG and women with epilepsy. She sees patients with seizures and interprets EEGs, evoked potentials, video-EEG monitoring and cortical mapping. She manages seizure patients with anti-convulsant medications, and also evaluates patients with refractory epilepsy for surgical options and treatments. She has special interest in seeing women with epilepsy especially in regards to pregnancy counseling and prenatal epilepsy care. Specialty Clinics: Pregnancy Clinic, WADA Testing, MEG Scan, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU), Clinical Trials

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (1994)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Colorado - Denver (CO) (1989)
Internships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program (1995)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Chief Resident, Neurology (1999)
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Neurology (1998)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Neurology (2001)
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Languages: English
Department: Neurology
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CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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