Hema Patel, MDHema Patel (Parekh), MD

Professor of Clinical Neurology
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Medical College of Wisconsin

Specialty

Child Neurology

Subspecialties

Epilepsy

Education

  • 1973-1975: St. Xavier’s College, Bombay University, Mumbai, India
  • 1975-1981: M.B., B.S., Topiwala National Medical College, Bombay University, Mumbai, India

Training

  • 1981-1984: Residency in Internal Medicine, B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, Bombay University, Mumbai, India
  • 1985-1987: Residency in Pediatrics (PGY-1, PGY-2), St. Luke’s/ Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, New York
  • 1987-1989: Residency in Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
  • 1989-1990: Fellowship in Pediatric Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
  • 1990-1991: Fellowship in EEG and Epilepsy, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Board Certification

  • 1991: Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Special Competence in Child Neurology (ABPN), [certificate #806]
  • 2010: Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Special Competence in Child Neurology (ABPN), Maintenance of certification [certificate #806]
  • 01/2012: Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology- Sleep Medicine Certification Exam [certificate #1072]
  • 10/2013: Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Epilepsy Certification Exam [certificate #329]
  • 1993: Diplomate, American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology
  • 2003: Diplomate, American Board of Sleep Medicine [certificate #2201]

Societies

  • 1986-1988: American Medical Association
  • 1988-present: American Academy of Neurology (Member)
    • 2005-present, AAN member, Section on Child Neurology
    • 2005-present, AAN member, Section on Epilepsy
    • 2005-present, AAN member, Section on Sleep Medicine
    • 2005-present, AAN member, Section on Clinical Neurophysiology
    • 05/2007-01/2013, Member, Membership Committee
    • 01/2011-present, Member, Neurosciences Prizes subcommittee
  • 1989-present, Child Neurology Society (Member)
    • 07/2006-11/2011 Member, Membership Committee
  • 1997-present, American Epilepsy Society (Member)
    • 10/2007-12/2010, Member, Membership Committee
    • 04/2009-11/2014, Non Epileptic Seizures Task Force
  • 01/2013-present, American Neurological Association
  • 06/2007-09/2012, American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry (served as examiner for Neurology Board Exams, part II on 9 occasions)
  • 1987-present, Indiana Neurological Society
  • 1993-2006, Indiana State Medical Association
  • 04/2012-05/2015, Epilepsy Foundation of Indiana (board member)

Awards/Honors

02/1989: “The Alexander Treloar Ross Award” for the most outstanding paper and presentation among Indiana University neurology residents: “Theophylline Induced Seizures.” Presented at the Indiana Neurological Society Annual Meeting.

02/1990: “The Alexander Treloar Ross Award” for the most outstanding paper and presentation among Indiana University neurology residents: “Infantile Spasms”. Presented at the Indiana Neurological Society Annual Meeting.

Member of the Editorial Board:

  • 01/2004-present: Journal of Child Neurology

Reviewer for the following Journals:

  • 08/1994-present: Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal: “Stroke”
  • 01/2004-present: Journal of Child Neurology

2011, 2013, 2014: America’s Top Doctors (listed in Indianapolis Monthly Magazine, Castle Connelly)

08/2016: Top Doctors by Castle Connelly.

10/2014: Fellow, American Academy of Neurology (FAAN)

Invited speaker to International Conferences:

  • 02/18-02/20/2005: Indo-US workshop on Epilepsy and Nerve Muscle Disorders, New Delhi, India
  • 03/12/2005: Quarterly Epilepsy Conference, Mumbai, India
  • 03/04/2006: Bombay Epilepsy Group Conference, Mumbai, India
  • 02/25-02/27/2007: International Workshop on Nerve Muscle Disorders, New Delhi, India
  • 02/22-02/24/2008: International Workshop on Epilepsy, New Delhi, India
  • 02/20-02/22/2009: International Workshop on Nerve Muscle Disorders, New Delhi, India
  • 03/04-03/06/2016: International Workshop on Epilepsy, New Delhi, India

Invited speaker to National Conferences:

  • 12/03/2010: American Epilepsy Society Meeting, San Antonio, TX
  • 12/2012: Red Shoes Award (nominated by a patient for exceptional family centered care at Riley Hospital)

Brief Clinical/Research Interest Statement

Clinical Interests:

  • Epilepsy
  • Refractory Epilepsy (VNS, Ketogenic Diet)

Research Interests:

  • Non-epileptic events in childhood
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