Biography

Rajesh Gupta, M.D., MS. joined the neurology department at UTHealth in 2019. He is involved in seeing patients of various neurological disorders with primary interest in neuroinflammatory and neuromuscular disorders such as multiple sclerosis, immune mediated neuropathies, myasthenia gravis, ALS etc.

Dr. Gupta graduated in 2004 from Sawai Medical College, Jaipur, India. He obtained his Doctorate in pharmacology in from University of Delhi and MS in Clinical research from Rush University, Chicago. He completed an Internal Medicine internship and residency in Neurology at State University of New York at Buffalo and served as chief resident in final year.
Dr. Gupta completed a fellowship in neuroimmunology and neuroinfectious diseases (Advanced General Neurology) at Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard University followed by fellowship in Clinical neurophysiology at Tuft University/ Lahey clinic and Boston Children Hospital.

Dr. Gupta is affiliated with Memorial Hermann- Texas Medical Center. He sees patients at UTPhysician Neurology Clinic and El Franco Clinic (Harris Health).  His research interest are MS, neurosarcoidosis, vasculitis, drug induced neuropathies, myasthenia gravis and MS etc.  He relocated here from the University of North Dakota where he was faculty in neurology and worked as neurologist at Sanford Health.

Education

Medical Degree (MBBS)
Sawai Man Singh Medical College/ University of Rajasthan, Jaipur - Rajasthan, India
Masters Degree
Clinical Research, 1. Rush University - Chicago, IL
Doctorate Degree
Pharmacology, University of Delhi - New Delhi, India
Residency
Neurology, State University of New York - Buffalo, NY
Fellowship
Neuroimmunology/ Advanced General Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard University, Boston, MA
Fellowship
Clinical Neurophysiology, Tuft University/ Lahey clinic & Boston Children Hospital - Boston, MA

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neuromyelitis optica
  • Neurosarcoidosis
  • Immune-mediated  neuropathies
  • CIDP
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Mononeuritis multiplex, MMN etc.
  • ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease)

Publications

Publication Information

  1. Kang M, Gupta RK, Srinivasan J. Peripheral Vasculitic Neuropathy Associated With Minocycline Use. Journal of Clin. Neuromuscular disease 2018 Mar;19(3):138-141
  2. Sofat P, Teter B, Kowak KS, Gupta RK ,Ping L. Time Interval Providing Highest Yield for Initial EEG in New Onset Seizures. Epilepsy research 2016 Aug 31 127:229-232
  3. Singh K, Gupta RK, Kamal H, Wolfe G, Silvestri NJ. Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome Secondary to Blood Transfusion. Journal of clinical Neuroscience. J Clin Neurosci. 2015 Mar 22; (3):592-4
  4. Prabhakaran S, Gupta R, Ouyang B, John S, Lee V, Temes R, Bleck T. “Subclinical Brain Infarcts Following Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage”. Stroke. 2010 Jan; 41(1):89-94.
  5. Gupta RK, Rehan H, Rohatagi A, Bhattacharjee J. “Effects of Antidiabetics on nontraditional cardiovascular risk factors in newly diagnosed type 2 diabetic patients”. International journal of diabetes in developing countries, July 2010