Dr. Pradnya Gadgil: Paediatric Neurologist in Mumbai | Narayana Health

Dr. Pradnya Gadgil

MRCPCH,
Fellowship in Paediatric Neurology and Complex Epilepsy Senior Consultant

  • SpecialityNeurology - Paediatric

  • HospitalMumbai - SRCC Children's Hospital

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Brief Profile

Dr Pradnya Gadgil is a paediatric neurologist with subspecialty training in complex pediatric epilepsy from India and UK. She is passionate about working with children with epilepsy and hopes to set up a dedicated complex epilepsy program. Along with clinical work, she has been a teacher in Paediatric medicine and Paediatric neurology at Sir JJ Hospital and KDAH. Along with 4 other doctors, Dr Gadgil has successfully partnered with BPNA, UK and brought the PET- 1 teaching course to India- educating over 1500 paediatricians in epilepsy care. Dr Gadgil also has done grass root level work in spreading epilepsy awareness in society - focusing on teachers. On behalf of Samman, she started a rural epilepsy camp in Dahanu.

Qualification

  • MRCPCH
  • Fellowship in Paediatric Neurology and Complex Epilepsy

Post held in past

  • Consultant in Paediatric Neurology at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital for 9 years
  • Director, Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic, KDAH
  • Assistant Professor
    Sir JJ Group of Hospitals and Grant Medical College, Mumbai
  • MUHS teacher and examiner for fellowship in Paediatric Epilepsy

Fields of Expertise

  • Complex Epilepsy (Difficult to control Epilepsy)
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

Awards & Recognition

  • Chosen as Top Doctors in Mumbai (Paediatric Neurologists) in 2019 and 2020
  • ECON best paper award 2010

Professional Memberships & Certifications

  • International Child Neurology Association
  • Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health
  • British Paediatric Neurology Association
  • Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, India
  • Indian Epilepsy Association
  • Indian Epilepsy Society

Publications

  • Journal of Paediatric Neurology 2022: Novel de novo TBL1XR1 variant causing Pierpont Syndrome in an Indian child: a case report and genotype-phenotype review of reported patients (accepted/awaiting publication)
  • Oxford Textbook of Neuro-Oncology 2021: contributing author to chapter on Tuberous Sclerosis (awaiting publication)
  • Paediatrics speciality for Clinical Key Essentials India: Febrile Encephalopathy in Children (accepted/awaiting publication)
  • Journal of Child Science 2021;11:e45–e48: Lowe Syndrome: A Complex Clinical Diagnosis with a Novel Mutation in the OCRL Gene
  • Neurol India 2015 May-Jun 63(3): Vigabatrin-induced reversible changes on magnetic resonance imaging of the brain
  • Paediatric Neurology 46 (2012) 246e249; Raha S, Gadgil P et al; Nonparaneoplastic Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis: A Case Series of Four Children
  • Journal of Paediatric Neurosciences 2011;6:S126-9. Gadgil P; Udani V. Paediatric Epilepsy: The Indian experience
  • British Medical Journal- BMJ Point of Care October 2010: Gadgil P, Robinson R. Monograph-Infantile spasms
  • Pediatric Therapeutics 2009 ‘Management of Refractory Epilepsy in Childhood’
  • Co-authored 3 chapters in IAP Specialty Series on Rational Antimicrobial Practice in Pediatrics (Under IAP action plan 2006)

Key Procedures Performed

  • Presurgical Evaluation
  • Epilepsy surgery planning including neuromodulation surgery

Languages Spoken

Marathi, Hindi, English