Paige E. Sutton, MD

Sutton Office Address

Department of Neurology 
University of Kentucky Medical Center
KY Clinic, J-401
Lexington, KY 40536-0284

Personal Statement

Dr. Paige Sutton completed undergraduate studies in medical laboratory science at The Ohio State University. After deciding on a career in medicine during her final year, she served in AmeriCorps for the American Red Cross before completing medical school in Dayton, Ohio. Her passion for community service led to her leadership role as the chair of an interdisciplinary organization for the homeless during medical school. All of these experiences culminated in the realization of a passion for neurology in particular chronic disease states such MS that require a multidisciplinary approach. She continues to become involved in clinical research and leadership roles during residency in preparation for a neuroimmunology fellowship.

Medical School

2017, MD, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH


2017 to present Resident, Neurology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Fellowship Plans

Neuroimmunology fellowship at Duke University 2021-2022

Clinical and Research Interests


2012, BS, Medical Laboratory Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Medical Licensure

Kentucky Medical License



  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

  • CITI Human Subject Research Certification

  • UK Neurology Handover Certification

  • NIH Stroke Scale Certification

Hospital Privileges

University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Neurology


Publications and Abstracts

  • Sutton, Paige; Mathias, Sally; Bensalem-Owen, Meriam. Efficacy, safety and need for dosing change of Zonisamide during pregnancy in women with epilepsy. IRB Approved: Yes. 06/03/2019-present.

  • Alkhasova, Maria; Sokola, Brent; Sutton, Paige; and Avasarala, Jagannadha. The complexity of management of multiple autoimmune pathologic entities. 07/26/2019 -present.

  • Avasarala, Jagannadha; Sutton, Paige. Use of an app to follow optic nerve disease. IRB Approved: Yes. 07/08/2019-present.

  • Jagannadha Avasarala, MD,PhD; Creed Pettigrew, MD; Julie Gurwell; Paige Sutton, MD; Zain Guduru, MD; Brent Sokola, PharmD and Selina Mullins. Can a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis be made without ruling out neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder? Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders. vol. 40, 8 Dec. 2019, p. 1-6.

  • Reversing Osmotic Demyelination with Plasmapheresis in CPM December 13, 2018.  Poster presentation of a young woman with central pontine myelinolysis treated with plasmapheresis resulting in clinical improvement. Co-presented with Wali Qayoumi, MD at the 2018 Annual Resident and Trainee Research Day.

  • Guina J, Nahhas RW, Sutton P, Farnsworth S. The Influence of Trauma Type and Timing on PTSD Symptoms. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 2018; 206 (1): 72-76.

  • Sutton, P., Pitts, T & Scheiner, C. Neurocognitive Decline and Psychosis as Presenting Symptoms of Neurosarcoidosis Poster presented at: Boonshoft School of Medicine Central Research Forum; Dayton, OH.

  • Paran Davari, Paige Sutton, Kimberly Jones. Stroke as the Initial Presentation of Takayasu’s Arteritis: A Case Report. Radiology Case Reports. vol. 15. 

  • Jagannadha Avasarala, MD, PhD; Paige Sutton, MD. Clinical suspicion: improving the odds of survival in rapidly progressive brainstem PRES in neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder. Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders. Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders. 45. 2020.

  • Sutton, Paige; Raslau, Flavius; Sudhakar, Padmaja. A Rare Case of Cerebellar Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy due to Idiopathic CD4 Lymphocytopenia. Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders. 24 September 2020.