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Neurology

HemaPatel_Academic Profile

Hema Patel (Parekh), MD

Professor

Locations

  • Neurology

Education

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

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)

Research Interests

Non-epileptic events in childhood