Dr. Siby Gopinath

Clinical Professor

Department: Amrita Advanced Centre for Epilepsy, Amrita Comprehensive Sleep Centre, Neurology
Qualification: MD, DNB
Email: sibygopinath@aims.amrita.edu

About Me

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.