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Hema Patel, MD

hema-patel

Hema Patel (Parekh),, MD

Professor, Clinical Neurology

Locations

  • Neurology

Biography

Specialty

Child Neurology

Subspecialties

Epilepsy

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

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)

Clinical Interests

Epilepsy
Refractory Epilepsy (VNS, Ketogenic Diet)

Honors and Awards

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)

Education

St. Xavier's College, Bombay University, Mumbai, India, 1975
MB, BS, Topiwala National Medical College, Bombay University, Mumbai, India, 1981

Research Interests

Non-epileptic events in childhood