Specialty

Neurology

Organization

Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA

CPMG/RCHN/RCSSD

Medical School

Florida International University

Internship

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Residency

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Fellowship

University of California - Irvine Medical Center

Board Certifications

Neurology

Gender

F

Bio

Dr. Clare Skora is a pediatric neurologist with special qualifications in treating children with epilepsy. At Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego, she practices as a general child neurologist and pediatric epileptologist. She also monitors patients with seizures on EEG in the neonatal intensive care units at UC San Diego's Jacobs Medical Center and Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns. Dr. Skora is fluent in Spanish.

Her interests include clinical neurophysiology, epilepsy surgery and the ketogenic diet. She is board certified in neurology with special qualifications in child neurology, and board-eligible in clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy monitoring. She is also a member of the American Epilepsy Society and the Child Neurology Society.

Dr. Skora earned her undergraduate degree at Washington University in St. Louis, with a double major in neuroscience and Spanish. Prior to starting medical school, she spent one year teaching English in Santiago, Chile. She completed medical school at Florida International University in Miami, followed by residencies in pediatrics and pediatric neurology at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. She subsequently completed a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy at UC-Irvine/Children's Hospital of Orange County.

In her spare time, Dr. Skora enjoys practicing Pilates, surfing, and spending time with her husband and two dogs.




Publications

Comprehensive Migraine Initiative in the Pediatric Emergency Department Improves Treatment Outcomes
Clare E Skora, Lila T Worden, Chris B Oakley

Pharmacotherapy for Focal Seizures in Children and Adolescents
Clare E Stevens, Carl E Stafstrom

Hepatic Dysfunction as a Complication of Combined Valproate and Ketogenic Diet
Clare E Stevens, Zahava Turner, Eric H Kossoff

Neuroanatomy Team-Based Learning Module
Diana Barratt, MD, MPH, Clare Stevens, MD, Liza Smirnoff

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