Dr. Neelu Desai Pediatric Neurologist in Thane

Dr. Neelu Desai

Pediatric Neurologist, Thane


  • 2 Hospitals


  • Consultant Paediatric Neurologist at Jupiter Hospital
  • Also attached with eminent hospitals of Mumbai as Paediatric Neurologist 
  • More than eight years of experience in Paediatric Neurology, Electrophysiology and Neuro-development
  • Regularly reporting electrophysiological studies, including EEGs and Electromyography/Nerve Conduction studies
  • Expertise in Demyelinating diseases, Epilepsy and Cerebral Palsy
  • Consultant Pediatric Neurologist, Fortis Hospital, Mumbai. Bhatia hospital & Shushrusha Hospital, Mumbai, India
  • Clinical Fellow in Pediatric Neurology at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London
  • Lecturer in Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurology B.J. Wadia Hospital, Mumbai, India
  • Lecturer in Pediatrics BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai


  • Pediatric Neurology

  • Neurology

  • Pediatrics


  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Electromyography (NCV,EMG)
  • Demyelinating Disorders
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Epilepsy
  • Developmental Pediatrics
  • Nerve Conduction
  • Evoked Potentials


  • MBBS from Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical college, Mumbai, India in 1997
  • DCH from College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mumbai, India in 2000
  • MD (Ped) from BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai, India in 2001
  • DNB (Ped) from BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai, India in 2002
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Neurology -Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children London, from 2008 to 2009
  • She was initially awarded the Bill Marshall Fellowship,which is  given to only one doctor from South Asia every year
  • She was selected as a Clinical Fellow in Neurology and worked like a specialist registrar rotating into acute neurology, Electrophysiology, Complex Epilepsy Unit, Neurometabolic unit and Neurodisability services including outpatient clinics

Practice Information

P.D. Hinduja National Hospital & Research Center, Mumbai

P.D. Hinduja National Hospital & Research Center, Mumbai

Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400016

Jupiter Hospital, Thane

Jupiter Hospital, Thane

Eastern Express Highway, Thane, Maharashtra - 400601

Achievements & Contributions

  • Distinctions in Medicine, Gynecology-Obstetrics, Pharmacology and Microbiology during MBBS
  • Charles Morehead award for highest marks in practical medicine in IIIrd  year MBBS in Mumbai University
  • Dr. J.K. Mehta award for highest marks in practical medicine in IIIrd year MBBS in Mumbai University
  • B M Bhargava prize for winning competitive exam in Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • Tara Mudgal Award for securing top rank in IIIrd M.B.B.S in LTM Medical College, Mumbai
  • First prize in award winning paper on ‘Pulmonary Function Test: A tool for monitoring respiratory status in chronic persistent asthma’ at Embicon 2000
  • Awarded the travel bursary for platform presentation at 6th Asian Oceanian epilepsy congress, Kuala Lumpur, 2006
  • Awarded the BILL MARSHALL FELLOWSHIP, ICH, 2008 (1 from south Asia every year) to gain experience at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London
  • Unusual Presentations of Posterior Fossa Tumors in children. Indian Journal of Pediatrics 2010
  • Early onset symptomatic focal epilepsy – a dilemma in the timing of surgery Epileptic Disorders 2008
  • Role of short duration outpatient Video EEG monitoring in children. Neurology Asia, 2007
  • Early onset seizures the result of probable focal brain lesion – The disappearing lesion! Childs Nerv Syst
  • A re-evaluation of the clinical and  pathological features of malformations of cortical development associated with epilepsy in children. Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology
  • Case report, “Annuloaortic ectasia: Identical lesions in two siblings” Indian Pediatrics, April 2002
  • Adverse reactions of vaccines. Childhood Immunization, 2002
  • Necrotizing fasciitis: A case report. Pediatriconcall.com, July 2006
  • Tracheal agenesis: case report. Pulmonology update, 2006
  • Congenital anomalies: A prospective study. Bombay Hospital Journal, July 2006
  • Indian Epilepsy Association
  • Indian academy of Pediatrics
  • Indian Medical Association