Dr. Sivakumar sees patients at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance and Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica. He is available for consultation and his office staff may be reached at 310-582-7450.
Recently, He has oriented his research toward establishing neural features associated with consciousness. he is leading a multimodal PET/fMRI study of brain mechanisms associated with the serotonin psychedelic psilocybin, to better understand how this promising and broadly applicable therapeutic affects the brain. He is collaborating with neurologists at Rigshospitalet including a project evaluating fMRI measures in coma patients to identify neural markers of conscious awareness and recovery.
Dr. Bonno is board certified in Neurology with subspecialty certifications in clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy. She has a special interest in utilizing dietary therapies in adults for the treatment of medically refractory epilepsy and is director of the Adult Dietary Therapy Center at the UR Epilepsy Center. She works closely with a ketogenic dietitian, Leeann Habben, to offer various dietary therapies (including Modified Atkins, low glycemic and classic ketogenic diets) to patients.
He is a Costin Institute Scholar in osteopathic medical education and received the Presidential Achievement Certificate for his medical and surgical mission work in Ukraine from the American Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology. In 2006 he was awarded the Distinguished Clinician of the Year Award from the Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. In 2007 Dr. Skorin was named Distinguished Practitioner of the National Academies of Practice in the Osteopathic Medical Academy and had served as its Chair. In 2016 he was named Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences NP/PA Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program-Educator of the Year. In 2017 the American Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology awarded him the Governor’s Achievement Certificate. He enjoys cruising the country lanes in his 1956 Chevrolet Bel-Air convertible.
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