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Ricardo A. Amorim Leite, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology

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8820-15 JPP
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242


MD, Medicine, University of Pernambuco State
MD, Anaesthesiology, Federal University of Pernambuco
MD, General Medicine, Hospital of Restaurcao
MD, Neurological ER, Neuro-infection, Inflammatory neurological diseases, Epilepsy, Movement disorders, Neuroradiology, Headaches, Neuro-oncology, Peripheral nerves and muscles, EEG, ENMG, EVP and LCS., Hospital of Restaurcao
MD, Epileptology and EEG, Hospital of Restaurcao
MD, Using of hydrogen proton magnetic resonance in patients with extra-temporal epilepsies, Federal University of Pernambuco
MD, Polysomnography
MD/PhD, Neuroscience, University of Grenoble


Leite, R. A., Bruno Marques, A. G., Maia, R. & de Salles, A. (2019). Radiosurgery in Epilepsy. Operative Techniques in Epilepsy Surgery.

Terra, V. C., D' Andrea, I., Amorim, R., Arruda, F., Olivera, A., Paola, L. & Henriques-Souza, A. (2016). Neuromodulation in refractory epilepsy : Brazilian Specialists Consensus. Arquivos Brasileiros de Neuropsiquiatria.

Terra, V. C., A Leite, R. A., Silvado, C., Oliveira, J. A., Jorge, C. L., Ragazzo, P. & De Paola, L. (2013). Nerve stimulator in patients with epilepsy: indications and recommendations for use. Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria.

Amorim Leite, R. A., Garcia Otaduy, M. C., Goncalves E Siliva, G. E., Brito Ferreira, M. L. & Vasco Aragao, M. D. (2013). Proton magnetic spectroscopy agreed better with magnetic resonance image to lateralization of epileptogenic zone than with surface electroencephalography Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria.