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Lucia Angelica Rivera Lara, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Neurology


Languages: English, Spanish

Expertise: Anesthesiology, Neurology

Research Interests: Cerebral autoregulation; Cerebral blood flow; Vasospasm in subarachnoid hemorrhage; Coma

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Appointment Phone: 410-550-5624

4940 Eastern Avenue
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Phone: 410-955-6353



  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD, Universidad Autonoma De San Luis Potosi (2006)


  • University of Massachusetts Medical School / Neurology (2012)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Neurocritical Care Medicine (2014)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology / Neurology-General (2012, 2017)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Robertson CS, Hannay HJ, Yamal JM, Gopinath S, Goodman JC, Tilley BC; Epo Severe TBI Trial Investigators, Baldwin A, Rivera Lara L, Saucedo-Crespo H, et al. Effect of erythropoietin and transfusion threshold on neurological recovery after traumatic brain injury: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2014 Jul 2;312(1):36-47.

Rivera-Lara Lucia, Zhang J, S. Muehlschlegel. Therapeutic hypothermia for acute neurological injuries. Neurotherapeutics. 2012 Jan;9(1):73-86.

Rangel-Castilla, Rivera-Lara L, Gopinath S, Swank PR, Valadka A, Robertson C. Cerebral hemodynamic effecs of acute hyperoxia and hyperventilation after severe traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma. 2010 Oct;27(10):1853-63.

Rivera-Lara L, Mirski M. Postoperative care of the surgical patient with neurological disease. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2015 Winter;53(1):166-76.

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