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Dr. Sushma Keshav

Sr. Specialist - Paediatric Neurology

MBBS, MD Paediatrics, Fellowship in Paediatric Neurology (BJWHC, Mumbai)
Languages
English, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam
Overview

Dr. Sushma Keshav is a dedicated and compassionate paediatric neurologist with over 2.5 years of valuable experience post her MD. She has honed her skills in managing paediatric patients through her tenure at esteemed teaching institutes. Dr. Keshav holds a fellowship in paediatric neurology, showcasing her commitment to specialized care for children with neurological conditions.

Driven by empathy and a sense of responsibility, Dr. Keshav is enthusiastic about delivering holistic healthcare to children in need. Her passion goes beyond patient care; she actively engages in teaching programs for medical students, contributing to the next generation of healthcare professionals. Dr. Sushma Keshav embodies a commitment to excellence, both in the clinic and in shaping the future of paediatric neurology through education.

Dr. Sushma Keshav is a distinguished paediatric neurologist with a robust academic background and extensive professional experience.

Academic Achievements:

  • MBBS: Mysore Medical College and Research Institute, Mysore, Karnataka (Gold medal in Anatomy).
  • MD Pediatrics: TNMC BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai (Ranked 4 in Maharashtra University of Health Sciences).
  • DNB Pediatrics: Additional qualification obtained in December 2019.
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Neurology: B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, under the guidance of Dr. Shilpa Kulkarni. Thesis focused on the Phenotype, genotype correlation of Developmental and Epileptic Encephalopathy and the yield of genetics.

Professional Experience:

  • Senior Resident (SR): Lokamanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital and Medical College (LTMMC & GH), Sion, Mumbai. Worked in the pediatric neurology unit for three months, specializing in neurology and developmental OPD. Also served on COVID duties from April 2020 to October 2020.
  • Assistant Professor (AP): Yenepoya Medical College and Hospital, Mangalore. Engaged in COVID duties for two months, actively contributing to the team conducting Basic Life Support (BLS) training for paediatric residents. Regularly participated in journal clubs, case discussions, and seminars.
  • Dr. Sushma Keshav's academic excellence and diverse professional exposure underscore her commitment to providing comprehensive healthcare for children, merging clinical expertise with a dedication to medical education.

Publications:

  • Keshav S, Kondekar S. Prevalence and clinical profile of functional constipation in children with persistent gastrointestinal symptoms. Int J Sci Res. 2021; 10(8) 
  • Adhikari A, Shah P, Gajre M, Keshav S. Clinical and etiological profile of children with epileptic encephalopathy. Int J Health Sci Res. 2020; 10(10):211216.
Area of expertise
  • Paediatric Epilepsy
  • Demyelinating disorders in children
  • Paediatric stroke
  • Neuro-infections
  • Autoimmune encephalitis/disorders
  • Developmental delay/Autism
  • Neuromuscular disorders