Pediatric Neurology

Dr Pranathi Gutta

Consultant in Paediatric Neurology

KIMS Hospital, Apollo Hospital and Fernandez Hospital


Contact No: 9912360004

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M.B.B.S (Osmania Medical College)-2001


Fellow Paediatric Neurology -Great Ormond Street Hospital, London 2010

Salient Appointments:

Consultant Paediatric Neurology- 7years at Apollo Hospital.

Consultant Paediatric Neurology- 5 years, Fernandez Hospital.

Dr.Pranathi underwent Paediatric training  in the U.K for over 9 years with specific training in Pediatric neurology and Neonatal neurology from  Great Ormond Street Hospital, London and Hammersmith NHS trust . She  has gained a wide experience and training in  pediatric epilepsy, neuromuscular disorders, neurovscular and oncology , movement disorders , neuroinflammation and demyelination and Neuro-rehabilation  through under various experts in the respective fields.  She is certified trainer for PET (Pediatric epilepsy trining , BPNA) and has been a faculty for many PET level 1 courses for Physicians in India. She is certified in all 3 levels of PET.

With the vision of nurturing best care practices in India, Dr.Pranathi has been delivering expert Pediatric neurology services in India  since 9 years. She is known for her holistic approach to every child and has hand held many families through their journey with complex neurological conditions.

What encompasses Pediatric Neurology?

A paediatric neurologist is a general paediatrician, who in addition to knowing children has a specialised knowledge of the anatomy, physiology and pathology of the nervous system. The paediatric neurologist knows enough about the systemic diseases in the paediatric age group, the peculiarities of the maturing brain, normal and abnormal development in children and the psychosocial aspects of sick children and their parents. The care of children will be shared between the primary paediatrician and the specialist.

Paediatric neurology concerns not only with Cerebral palsy and learning difficulties, but also with other neurological disorders in children. Paediatric neurologists diagnose, treat, and manage the following conditions from birth until 16 years:

  • Weakness, including cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, and nerve muscle disorders

  • Developmental disorders, including delayed speech & motor milestones, intellectual disabilities (ID) and coordination issues

  • Seizure disorders, including seizures in newborns-, febrile convulsions and epilepsy

  • Any other antenatally detected problems concerning neurology

  • Medical aspects of head injuries and brain tumors.

  • Headaches, including migraine.

  • Behavioral disorders, including Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Attention deficit disorder(ADD), school failure and sleep problems.

  • Learning Difficulties.

  • Genetic syndromes

  • Parental Counselling / Adolescent Counselling.

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