Dr. Pravina Shah Neurologist in Mumbai

Dr. Pravina Shah

Neurologist, Mumbai

MD (Med.), DM (Neuro.)

  • 1 Hospital
  • 46 Years Experience


  • Asst. Hon. Prof. & Neurologist - BYL Nair Hospital & T.N.M. College, Mumbai, (1976 - 1983)
  • Hon. Prof. & Head, Dept of Neurology Seth GS Medical College & K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai, (1983 - 2007)
  • Short visit to Epilepsy centers at Montreal (MNI), Cleveland, Heemstede (Netherlands), Sandvika (Norway) 


  • Neurology


  • Dementia
  • Epilepsy
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Parkinson's disease


  • MBBS from Seth GS Medical College & K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai, 1967
  • MD (Medicine & Therapeutics) from Seth GS Medical College & K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai, 1971
  • MD (Neurology) from Seth GS Medical College & K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai, 1975
  • Post-Graduate Fellow (Nuerology) from Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, UK, 1978
  • Mini Fellow at the  Winston Salem, South Carolina, USA (with Dr.Kiffin Penry)

Practice Information

Fortis Hospitals, Mulund

Fortis Hospitals, Mulund

Mulund Goregaon Link Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400078

Achievements & Contributions

  • Bharucha EP, Mondkar VP, Varaiya PG. A study of CSF Glucose Tolerance Curves
  • Bharucha EP, Mondkar VP, Kohiyar FN, Varaiya PG. Spike and Wave pattern in EEG
  • Bharucha EP, Mondkar VP, Kohiyar FN, Varaiya PG. Hereditary and metabolic aspects of EEG
  • Shah PU. Infective polyneuritis (Jaipur, 1976)
  • Shah PU. Febrile convulsions : a prospective study of 72 cases (Jaipur 1976)
  • Ravat SH, Desai SB, Shah PU. Significance of MRI changes in relation to symptoms and signs in cervical spondylosis. (Bangalore, 1994)
  • A. Chaudhury, Shah PU. Medical Complications of Neurological Emergencies in Medical Neuro-Intensive Care Unit (MNICU). (Delhi, 1995)
  • V. Hegde, R.Baliga, N.Chaudhary, M.Kanjalkar, S.H.Ravat, A.P.Desai, Shah PU. Eosinophilic meningities : five cases in a single family. 1996
  • A.Bhagwat et al. Leigh’s disease mimicking myasthenia gravis - Bombay, 2001
  • Meenal Salunkhe et al. Cerebro Tendinous Xanthomatosis - Bombay, 2001
  • Dinesh Kabra et al. Aypical Presentation of Neurobrucellosis - Bombay, 2001
  • Sachin Yadav et al. Cerebral Cryptococcoma in aimmuno – Competent patient - Bombay, 2001
  • Sant HM, Bharucha NE, Shah PU. Spondylotic Myelopathy
  • Sant HM, Bharucha NE, Shah PU. Spastic Paraplegia
  • Hardikar S, Bharucha NE, Shah PU. CT Scan in Cerebral Pals
  • Shah PU, Vakharia BJ, Krishnaswamy S. Survey of epilepsy in Bombay
  • Sant HM, Bharucha NE, Shah PU. Relapse in Epilepsy
  • Shah PU, Harjai H, Sant HM. Serum phenytoin levels in patients with epilepsy
  • Mani J, Mansukhani KA, Shah PU. A study of long latency EMG reflexes in normal and CNS diseases
  • Sodhi N, Varkhedkar AR, Palan M, Shah PU. Dignity through self help in Epilepsy
  • Vasudevan D, Rane CT, Garg MR, Gopinathan N, Dalvi SS, Shah PU, Kshirsagar NA. Improving the quality of patient care in epilepsy through therapeutic antiepileptic drug monitoring
  • Chaudhari A, Karnad DR, Shah PU. An appraisal of the acute reversible neuromuscular paralysis in medical – neurology ICU
  • S.H.Ravat, D.Vasudevan, N.Chaudhary, Shah PU. Spectrum of Neurological manifestation in Hematological malignancies. November 1995 – chandigarh
  • M.Kanjalkar, J.Mani, Shah PU. Parasitic Eusirophilic Meningitis. 1996 – Bangalore
  • Shah PU. Guestspeaker for Symposium on Topiramate. 1998 – Hyderabad
  • S.H.Ravat, Shah PU. Guillian Barre Syndrome – An Experience in Intensive Care Unit. 1999 – Calcutta
  • N.Chaudhary, S.H.Ravat, Shah PU. Epidemiology of SSPE in Mumbai city. 1997 – Jaipur
  • Alurkar A, S.H.Ravat, Shah PU. Managing a busy Epilepsy Clinic in a public hospital. 2000 – Jaipur
  • N.Randhi, S.H.Ravat, Shah PU. Lardau Kleffner Syndrome. 2000 – Hyderabad
  • Deshpande R et al, Random Survey Of Chronic Epilepsy patients in a follow up speciality clinic of a public hospital. 2001 - Bombay
  • Bajoria Award: ‘E-Support Groups: Review & Reflections’, 6th Joint Annual Conference of the Indian Epilepsy Association & The Indian Epilepsy Society – Jaipur 2005
  • Social accomplishment award 2011 : by International Bureau for Epilepsy ( IBE ) and International League Against Epilepsy ( ILAE )
  • International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) and International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) have honoured Dr Pravina Shah with their Social Accomplishment Award, for spreading awareness about the neurological disorder
  • Shah PU. Migraine. The Journal of General Practice. 1978 Vol:5, No. 6
  • Bhabha SK, Shah PU. Management of Convulsions in adult. The Journal of General Practice. 1984 Vol:11, No. 5
  • Bhabha SK, Shah PU. Management of Stroke. The Journal of General Practice. 1984 Vol:11, No. 6
  • HM Sant, RS Jain, Shah PU. Clinical evaluation of flunarizine in Migraine. Neurology India. 1990 38:443-446
  • Joshi MV. Pohujani SM, Jain SK, Kshirsagar NA, Shah PU, Acharya VN. Phenytoin dose adjustment in Indian population. Neurology India. 1990 38:339-342
  • Joshi MV, Pohujani SM, Kshirsagar NA, Shah PU, Acharya VN. Simultaneous HPLC measurement of phenobarbitone, phenytoin and carbamazepine from plasma samples. Ind. J. Pharmac. 1990 22:177- 179
  • Kshirsagar NA, Shah PU, Dalvi SS. Therapeutics of epilepsy. In selected Topics in Clinical Pharmacology. Ed.: Kshirsagar NA, Gupta KC, 1990 67- 75
  • Kshirsagar NA, Shah PU. Focus on Therapeutic Drug Monitoring. The Journal of Gen Med 1990 2(4):41- 45
  • Kshirsagar NA, Potkar CN, Chandra RS, Shah PU. Socio-economic and information status of patients and side effects of anti-epileptic drugs. Selected Topics in Clinical Pharmacology 1990, Ed.: Kshirsagar NA, Gupta KC
  • shirsagar NA, Joshi MV, Shah PU, Dalvi SS. Need for 25mg tablets of Phenytoin. JAPI 1991 39:395- 396
  • Phenytoin + Herbal Medicine (SRC), Cited in incompatibility of Ayurvedic and Orthodox medicines, (C) I H Stockley The Pharmaceutical Journal 1991 Vol:247
  • Kshirsagar NA, Karande SC, Shah PU. Nutrition and phenytoin interaction. Neurology India. 1992 29:81- 83
  • Kshirsagar NA, Dalvi SS, Joshi MV, Sharma S, Sant HM, Shah PU. Phenytoin and Ayurvedic preparation interaction in epileptic patients. JAPI 1992 40:354- 355
  • Kshirsagar NA, Shah PU. Management of epilepsy in developing countries. Recent Advances in Epilepsy 1992 5:159- 176
  • Dandekar UP, Chandra RS, Dalvi SS, Joshi MV, Gokhale PC, Sharma AV, Shah PU, Kshirsagar N.A. Analysis of a Clinically important interaction between phenytoin and Shankhapusphpi, an ayurvedic preparation. Jr of Ethnopharmacology 1992 35:285-288
  • Karande SC, Joshi MV, Kshirsagar NA, Shah PU. An analysis of epileptic patients’ non responsive to drugs. JAPI 1992 40(7):445- 447
  • Chandra RS, Dalvi SS, Karnad PD, Kshirsagar NA, Shah PU. Compliance monitoring in epileptic patients. JAPI 1993 41:431- 432
  • D.Vasudevan, J. Mani, S.H.Ravat, S.P.Nirhale, Shah PU. Congenital paretic syphilis presenting as progressive myoclonic encephalopathy. Neurology, India. September 1996 44(3):137-139
  • D. Vasudevan, J.Mani, K.Mansukhani, S.H.Ravat, N.Chaudhary, S.Rathi, Shah PU. Clinical and Electrophysiological features of polymyositis Neurology India. 1995 43(3), abs. No. 4.6. Pg.4
  • J Mani, Tandel SV. Karnad DR, Shah PU. Prolonged neurological sequelae following combination therapy with lithium and anti psychotics. J. Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry,1996 60(3):350
  • A.Chaudhuri, Shah PU. Spontaneous medullary haemorrhage due to occult vascular malformations. JAPI. 1996 44(6):424-426
  • J.Mani, N.Chaudhary, Shah PU, S.H.Ravat. Management of Epilepsy in a public hospital. Neurology India.1997 39:451-453
  • N.Chaudhary, R.V.Narayana, S.H.Ravat, Shah PU. Case Report: Insufficiency fracture of femoral neck due to chronic Antiepileptic drug toxicity in a case of Tuberous Sclerosis. The Indian Practitioner, Feb 1998 Vol:51,2
  • N.Chaudhary, S.H.Ravat, Shah PU. Phenytoin induced dyskinesia in a child – A case report. Indian Paediatrics. March 1998 Vol:35, 274-275
  • N.Chaudhary, J.Mani, S.H.Ravat, Mulye R, Shah PU. Dopa responsive dystonia in a girl with vitiligo. Indian Pediatrics,Jul 1998 35(7):663-5
  • N.Chaudhary, J.Mani, S.H.Ravat, M.Kanjalkar, P.Shetty, Shah PU. Bilateral Bacterial Aneurysms of the Intracavernous Carotid Artery. JAPI. 1998 46(12):1050-1052
  • G.C.Y Fong, Shah PU, Manyee N.Gee, Jose M, Serratosa, Ignacio Pascual Castroviejo, Sonia Khan, Sangeeta H.Ravat, Jayanthi Mani, Y, Huang, H.Z.Zhao, Macro T. Medina, Lucy J. Treiman, Gregory Pineda and Antonio V. Delgado-Escueta. Childhood Absence Epilepsy with Tonic-Clonic Seizures and electroencephalogram 3-4 Hz Spike and Multispike-Slow Wave Complexes: Linkage to Chromosome 8q24. Am.J.Hum. Genet, 1998 63:1117-1129
  • M. Kanjalkar, D.R.Karnad, R.V.Narayana, Shah PU. Case Report: Guillian Barre Syndrome following Malaria. J. Infect Jan 1999 38(1):48-50.
  • N.Chaudhary, R.V.Narayana, A.V.Ganesh, S.H.Ravat , Shah PU. Case Report: Cysticercous Encephalitis in a three year old child. The Indian Practitioner, Jan 1999 52(1):69-71
  • N.Choudhary, R.V.Narayan, A.V.Ganesh, S.H.Ravat, Shah PU. Cysticercous Encephalitis in a Three Year Old Child. Neurology India. March 1999 47(1):8-11
  • N.J.Gogtay, S.S.Dalvi, C.T.Rane, H.S.Pawar, R.V.Narayana, Shah PU.A Story of “Ayurvedic” tablets and misled patients. JAPI 1999 Vol:47(11),1116
  • C.T.Rane, S.S.Dalvi, N.J.Gogtay, Shah PU, N.A.Kshirsagar.A pharmacoeconomic analysis of the impact of therapeutic drug monitoring in adult patients with generalized tonic-clonic epilepsy. BJCP 2001 52: 193-195
  • S.S.Mangalvedhekar, N.J.Gogtay, S.Manjula, V.S.Kadam, S.S.Dalvi, Shah PU, S.S.Badakere, V.D.Pradhan, N.A.Kshirsagar. Phenytoin associated alopecia: Drug induced lupus. JAPI 2001 49: 929- 930
  • N.J.Gogaty, S.S.Dalvi, S.Desai, R.V.Narayana, PU Shah. Letter to Editor: Cerebellar syndrome in a case of uncomplicated pl.falsiparum malaria. Neurology India, 2001 Vol:49(2)
  • Indian Epilepsy Association
  • Spastics Society of India
  • Academic Council of National Institute for Mental Health and Neurosciences(NIMHANS)

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