Shaila Bokkala-Pinninti, DO, PhD


Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Neurologist

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology)

Professional Type

Cooper and Inspira Neuroscience / Cooper University Physician



Office Locations

Mullica Hill
Cooper and Inspira Neuroscience at Mullica Hill

155 Bridgeton Pike
Suite C
Mullica Hill , NJ 08062
Phone: 855.306.3876
Maps & Directions

Education & Training

Medical SchoolUniversity of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ
Graduate SchoolPhD - Osmania University, Hyderabad, India
InternshipMercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Upper Darby, PA
ResidencyNeurology - Hahnemann University Hospital Philadelphia, PA
FellowshipThrombosis Research Institute, University of London, UK

Awards and Honors

  • SJ Magazine "Top Docs" - 2023
  • SJ Magazine "Top Female Docs" - 2024


Bokkala S, Napalinga K, Pinninti N, Carvalho KS, Valencia I, Legido A, Kothare SV. Correlates of periodic limb movements of sleep in the pediatric population. Pediatr Neurol. 2008 Jul;39(1):33-9. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2008.03.008. PMID: 18555170.

Bokkala-Pinninti S, Pinninti N, Jenssen S. Vagus nerve stimulation effective for focal motor seizures and focal interictal parkinsonian symptoms. A case report. J Neurol. 2008 Feb;255(2):301-2. doi: 10.1007/s00415-007-0723-4. Epub 2007 Nov 14. PMID: 17994309.

Pinninti NR, Bokkala-Pinninti S. Shared decision making and humanistic care. Psychiatr Serv. 2007 Mar;58(3):414-5. doi: 10.1176/ps.2007.58.3.414. PMID: 17325121.

Pinninti NR, Shaila B, Kumar G. Racial bias in the prescription atypical of antipsychotics? Psychiatr Serv. 2003 Jan;54(1):110. doi: 10.1176/ PMID: 12509682.

Bokkala S, Reis HM, Rubin E, Joseph SK. Effect of angiotensin II and ethanol on the expression of connexin 43 in WB rat liver epithelial cells. Biochem J. 2001 Aug 1;357(Pt 3):769-77. doi: 10.1042/0264-6021:3570769. PMID: 11463347; PMCID: PMC1222006.