Doctors

Dr. Siby Gopinath


Designation :
Clinical Professor
Department :
Amrita Advanced Centre for Epilepsy, Amrita Comprehensive Sleep Centre, Neurology
Email :
sibygopinath@aims.amrita.edu
Qualification :
MD, DNB
Area of Interest (s)
  • Medical and surgical treatment of epilepsy.
  • Proficient in evaluating cases for epilepsy surgery.

 Includes planning and interpreting intracranial EEG, eloquent cortex mapping, conducting WADA test.

  • Conducted the first stereo EEG in India for planning epilepsy surgery.
  • Proficient in conducting intra-operative monitoring.
  • Conducts epilepsy awareness programmes and epilepsy camps.
  • Special interest in neurophysiology investigations including video EEG, ENMG, evoked potentials, intracranial EEG monitoring.
  • In charge of the Sleep Centre.
  • Proficient in evaluating sleep disorders like obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome, PLMS, insomnia, parasomnias.
  • Neuromuscular disorders.
Achievements            
  • Underwent specialized training in epilepsy, EEG, clinical neurophysiology in Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, under the mentorship of Dr. Imad Najm, Director, Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Centre.
  • Clinical observership in adult and pediatric epilepsy surgery at Toronto Western Hospital (Adult) and Toronto Hospital for sick children (pediatric) under the mentorship of Dr. Richard Wennberg (Co-director of Epilepsy Program, Toronto Western Hospital).
Publications  

She has presented and published papers in national and international forums.