Dr. Amit Vatkar

Dr. Amit Vatkar
Pediatric Neurologist, Mumbai

MBBS, DCH, DNB Pediatrics

Dr. Amit Vatkar is a Pediatric Neurologist from Navi Mumbai, India. He has completed his fellowship in Pediatric Neurology with specialising in Epilepsy surgery workup from Hinduja hospital under the guidance of Vrajesh Udani, top neurologist in India. He has also been trained in Epilepsy & neurophysiology at Casewestern Reserve University at Cleveland under the guidance of Dr. Hans Luders.

He specialises in Clinical Neurophysiology (EEG, EMG and NCV). He also provides portable EEG services in Navi Mumbai.

Currently, He is supporting many schools for children with special needs. He is attached to all major hospitals in Navi Mumbai where he consults pediatric neurological cases. His areas of expertise are
  • Epilepsy, Seizure disorders
  • Developmental Disorders including delayed speech, motor milestones, and coordination issues
  • Autism and other Behavioral disorders, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), school failure and sleep problems
  • Movement Disorders
  • Cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, and nervemuscle disorders 
  • Headaches, including migraines

Experience

Clinical Assistant, P.D Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai February, 2012 -  February, 2014

Consultant Pediatric Neurologist, Fortis Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai June, 2014 -  Present

Consultant Pediatric Neurlogist, Sterling Wolkhart Hospital, Mumbai June, 2014 -  Present

Consultant Pediatric Neurologist, Terna Sahyadri Hospital, Mumbai June, 2014 -  Present

Director, Neurays Child Development Center, Ashirwad Hospital, Mumbai May, 2016 -  Present

Specialities

  • Pediatric Neurology

Procedures

  • ADHD Testing

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

  • EMG (Electromyography)

Conditions

  • Ataxia

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  • Autism

  • Bell's Palsy

Expertise

He is a Pediatric Neurologist consultant (Child neurologist) treating patients with below issues:
  • Seizure disorders, including seizures in newborns, febrile convulsions, and epilepsy
  • Medical aspects of head injuries and brain tumors
  • Weakness, including cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, and nerve muscle disorders
  • Headaches, including migraines
  • Behavioral disorders, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), school failure, autism, and sleep problems
  • Developmental disorders, including delayed speech, motor milestones, and coordination issues
  • Mental retardation
  • Hydrocephalus

Education

MBBS, 2006, Seth G S Medical College, Parel, Mumbai, India

DCH, 2007, Madurai Medical college, Madurai, India

DNB Pediatrics, 2011, GOVT Medical College Kolhapur, Kolhapur, India

Fellowship in Pediatric Neurology, 2013, P.D.Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai, India

Course in EEG/ Epilepsy, 2014, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OHIO, USA

Practice Information

Hiranandani Fortis Hospital, Mumbai

Hiranandani Fortis Hospital, Mumbai

Sector 10 A, Vashi, Mini Sea Shore Road, Navi Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400703

Sterling Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai

Sterling Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai

Vashi, On Sion Panvel Expressway Sector 7, Navi Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400703

Terna Sahyadri Speciality Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai

Terna Sahyadri Speciality Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai

Plot No.12, Sector 22, Opp. Nerul Railway Station, Phase-2, Nerul (West), Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400706

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • PAPER: Clinical profile of patients with tuberculous meningitis five year study presented at ICNA conference, Canada
  • Poster: Case series of patients with GPR 56 mutation at annual pediatric neurological conference Pune
  • PAPER- Case Series Of Patients With Combined Methylmalonic Acidemia And Homocystinuria (CBLC) at International Conference On Inborn Error Of Metabolism 2013 Delhi, Mumbai
  • Indian Academy Of PediatricsThe International Child Neurology Association ICNAInternational Headache Society IHS