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Leigh Maria Ramos-Platt, MD

Healthcare Provider
Muscular Dystrophy Association Neuromuscular Clinic
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
4650 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, California, United States

Dr. Leigh Maria Ramos-Platt is an attending physician in the Division of Neurology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. She is associated with the Keck School of Medicine of USC as Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics. Her clinical interest includes child neurology, neuromuscular disorders, electromyogram and evoked potential testing.

Dr. Ramos-Platt is also the Director of the Muscular Dystrophy Association Neuromuscular Clinic. Patients treated at the clinic have access to all of the specialists they need in one location. Children receive coordinated care in an efficient setting, seeing the entire multispecialty team within several hours for assessment, diagnosis and condition management.

Dr. Ramos-Platt completed her medical education at the John A. Burns School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Dr. Leigh Maria received her fellowship from the Medical College of Wisconsin.


Representative Publications:

Effectiveness of diffusion tensor imaging in assessing disease severity in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: preliminary study

Left Ventricular Tonic Contraction as a Novel Biomarker of Cardiomyopathy in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Repeatability of chemical-shift-encoded water-fat MRI and diffusion-tensor imaging in lower extremity muscles in children