Comprehensive Epilepsy Treatment Centre:
Epilepsy affects 6 out of every 1000 children in India. Appropriate diagnosis and timely treatment with proper antiepileptic drugs is the first step towards managing epilepsy. The ketogenic diet and epilepsy surgery are two very important modalities used to treat refractory drug resistant epilepsy. Complete presurgical workup is performed by our team, following which surgery is offered in indicated patients. The workup includes telemetry (VideoEEG), neuroimaging and functional imaging studies.
The EMG labs offer various neurophysiology services like BERA, VEP, ERG, SSEP and Nerve Conduction studies. EEG, VideoEEG and Sleep studies are performed at the EEG lab and in the inpatient wards.
Child Development Centre
The centre provides assessment and intervention for children with: Cerebral palsy, Autism and other Pervasive developmental disorders, Learning disabilities like Dyslexia, ADHD, Mental Retardation and other Developmental disorders.
The therapist's chiefly work on Neurodevelopment therapy (NDT) and Sensory Integration programme.
Other than this psychologists' services include parental counselling and intervention for behavioural disorders.
Comprehensive Spasticity management is offered using therapy, oral medications, Botox injections, Orthoses and if required, surgery.
Dr Vrajesh Udani is amongst the most experienced child neurologists and epileptologist of the country. He has been associated with Hinduja Hospital for over 20 year as a consultant. He heads the department of pediatric neurology and provides consultation to over several hundred patients per month.
The services of the department include OPD consultations, indoor patient care and neurophysiology Lab services. Dr Sarbani Raha works as an associate consultant; she along with one clinical fellow and one research fellow complete the child neurology team
Dr Vrajesh Udani 022- 24447216/06 (Anita)
Dr Sarbani Raha 022-24447216/06
The members of the CDC include
||Ms Chhavi Khanna
||Ms Usha Bhojne
||Ms Purnima Kamble
||Ms Anaheeta Nariman
||Ms Martina Louis
||Ms Megha Shah
||Ms Asha Thatte
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Dr Taral Nagda plays an important role for surgical treatment of spasticity and contracture in disabled children.
Appointment: 9320141234/5123 , 39818181
Pediatric Ophthalmologist Dr Ashwin Sainani assists immensely in diagnosis and treatment of various ophthalmological eye related comorbidities in pediatric neurology patients.
Appointment: 9833190603 , 39818181
Ketogenic Diet and Diet for IEM (Inborn Errors of Metabolism ) specialist Dr Purnima Prabhu helps treating patients with Refractory Epilepsy and special dietary needs.
Appointment: 9987415016, 24137940 (after 3.00 pm)