Paediatric Neurology

Paediatric Neurology

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Overview

Division of Pediatric Neurology is well-equipped to treat the entire range of neurological disorders in children. 

Facilities Available

  • Comprehensive epilepsy center
  • Multidisciplinary management teams for neurodevelopmental disabilities
  • Pediatric sleep disorder center
  • Advanced and highly skilled neuro critical care and stroke management

Achievements

  • First Comprehensive department of Pediatric Neurology in the corporate sector
  • First academic department to start DM Pediatric Neurology under the National Medical Commission
  • First Comprehensive children’s epilepsy center in the country with facilities for Epilepsy surgery in early infancy , Stereo EEG evaluation in children , multidisciplinary ketogenic Diet clinic for resistant epilepsies , multidisciplinary evaluation for rare and complex early intantile epilepsies

Services Offered

Epilepsy

The hallmarks of the pediatric epilepsy services:

  • Comprehensive pediatric epilepsy program with facilities for diagnosis and management of difficult epilepsies in children of all age groups
  • Internationally acclaimed special expertise in EEG monitoring of newborn and small infants
  • Pre-surgical evaluation of drug-resistant epilepsies in children with facilities for VEEG monitoring, PET and SPECT studies, and electrocorticography
  • Ketogenic diet program for drug-resistant epileptic encephalopathies which are not amenable to surgery
  • Clinical psychology services for children with epilepsy along with learning disorders or autistic tendencies.
  • Close laison with the clinical genetics team for the evaluation of genetic epilepsies

Sleep Disorders

Currently, it is the only center in Kerala offering comprehensive evaluation and management of sleep disorders in children. We have a well-equipped sleep lab for doing PSG, MSLT, and PAP titration for various sleep problems.

Stroke

  • A well-equipped neurosurgery department supports the division in the management of stroke, including revascularisation procedures for rare disorders like Moyamoya disease.
  • A 24-hour imaging facility providing CT, the division has MRI, MRV, MRA, and DSA.

Critical Care

An exclusive pediatric ICU with a pediatric ventilator and bedside EEG machine is available for any acute neurological emergencies like status epilepticus and viral encephalitis. The division is well supported by a well-trained critical care team.

Behavioral and Learning Disorders

  • The Division has child psychologists and special educators for the evaluation and management of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), autistic spectrum disorders, and learning disabilities amongst children.
  • Special parental guidance is also available.

Neuromuscular Disorders

  • The Division uses all the state-of-the-art techniques in the evaluation of the neuromuscular disorders like NCS, EMG, and nerve and muscle biopsy.
  • The Division runs weekly multispecialty clinics for the management of children with cerebral palsy, other gait disturbances, and brachial plexus injuries.

Contact Us

Phone: 0484 - 2857626, 0484 - 6687626 

Email: pedneuro@aims.amrita.edu

Doctors

Dr.Nataraja P
Associate Professor
MD, DM
Dr.Bindu Parayil Sankaran
Clinical Professor
MD, DNB, DM, FRACP, PhD
Dr.Vinayan K. P
Clinical Professor
MD, DM, DNB
Dr.Vaishakh Anand
Clinical Assistant Professor
MD Pediatrics, DM Pediatric Neurology

Overview

Division of Pediatric Neurology is well-equipped to treat the entire range of neurological disorders in children. 

Facilities Available

  • Comprehensive epilepsy center
  • Multidisciplinary management teams for neurodevelopmental disabilities
  • Pediatric sleep disorder center
  • Advanced and highly skilled neuro critical care and stroke management

Achievements

  • First Comprehensive department of Pediatric Neurology in the corporate sector
  • First academic department to start DM Pediatric Neurology under the National Medical Commission
  • First Comprehensive children’s epilepsy center in the country with facilities for Epilepsy surgery in early infancy , Stereo EEG evaluation in children , multidisciplinary ketogenic Diet clinic for resistant epilepsies , multidisciplinary evaluation for rare and complex early intantile epilepsies

Services Offered

Epilepsy

The hallmarks of the pediatric epilepsy services:

  • Comprehensive pediatric epilepsy program with facilities for diagnosis and management of difficult epilepsies in children of all age groups
  • Internationally acclaimed special expertise in EEG monitoring of newborn and small infants
  • Pre-surgical evaluation of drug-resistant epilepsies in children with facilities for VEEG monitoring, PET and SPECT studies, and electrocorticography
  • Ketogenic diet program for drug-resistant epileptic encephalopathies which are not amenable to surgery
  • Clinical psychology services for children with epilepsy along with learning disorders or autistic tendencies.
  • Close laison with the clinical genetics team for the evaluation of genetic epilepsies

Sleep Disorders

Currently, it is the only center in Kerala offering comprehensive evaluation and management of sleep disorders in children. We have a well-equipped sleep lab for doing PSG, MSLT, and PAP titration for various sleep problems.

Stroke

  • A well-equipped neurosurgery department supports the division in the management of stroke, including revascularisation procedures for rare disorders like Moyamoya disease.
  • A 24-hour imaging facility providing CT, the division has MRI, MRV, MRA, and DSA.

Critical Care

An exclusive pediatric ICU with a pediatric ventilator and bedside EEG machine is available for any acute neurological emergencies like status epilepticus and viral encephalitis. The division is well supported by a well-trained critical care team.

Behavioral and Learning Disorders

  • The Division has child psychologists and special educators for the evaluation and management of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), autistic spectrum disorders, and learning disabilities amongst children.
  • Special parental guidance is also available.

Neuromuscular Disorders

  • The Division uses all the state-of-the-art techniques in the evaluation of the neuromuscular disorders like NCS, EMG, and nerve and muscle biopsy.
  • The Division runs weekly multispecialty clinics for the management of children with cerebral palsy, other gait disturbances, and brachial plexus injuries.

Contact Us

Phone: 0484 - 2857626, 0484 - 6687626 

Email: pedneuro@aims.amrita.edu

Doctors

Dr.Nataraja P
Associate Professor
MD, DM
Dr.Bindu Parayil Sankaran
Clinical Professor
MD, DNB, DM, FRACP, PhD
Dr.Vinayan K. P
Clinical Professor
MD, DM, DNB
Dr.Vaishakh Anand
Clinical Assistant Professor
MD Pediatrics, DM Pediatric Neurology