Dr. Amit Vatkar has achieved proficiency in pediatric neurology practice which is reflected in both their academic achievements as well as professional know-how. He believes in sharing knowledge and participates in ongoing research in pediatric neurology.

Neurology Qualifications:

February 2014- March 2014 Observership and Course in Neurophysiology and epilepsy Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA.
January 2012- January 2014 Fellow-ship in Pediatric Neurology P. D Hinduja National Hospital and medical research centre. Mumbai. India.

Work Experience:

As a observer in Epilepsy and Neurophysiology:

  • Reading and interpretation of EEG and Evoked Potentials
  • Participation in Epilepsy Case management
  • Presentation of Epilepsy Cases
  • Active Participation in management of Epilepsy Surgery cases
  • Review of Invasive EEG, Stimulation data
  • Presentation in Journal Club

As Fellow in Pediatric Neurology

  • Assisting in pediatric neurology OPD comprising of 550-600 patients per month
  • Assisting in management of indoor patients
  • Taking part in EEG and VEEG reading sessions
  • Attending electrophysiology lab- NCS, EMG,SSEP,BERA, VEP
  • Participating in Neuroradiology meetings weekly
  • Presenting in Epilepsy surgery meetings monthly
  • Making presentations during
    • Hospital grand rounds
    • Pediatric neurology updates

Dr. Amit Vatkar has passed the  ASEPA Part 1 (written) EEG Certification Examination held in India during a EEG Workshop in Delhi.

Academic Presentations: Active participation in pediatric neurology and epilepsy surgery meets organized by child neurology group Mumbai.

PAPER– Case Series Of Patients With Combined Methylmalonic Acidemia And Homocystinuria (CBLC) International Conference On Inborn Error Of Metabolism 2013 Delhi, Mumbai
POSTER– 2 Rare Cases Of Pyridoxine Dependent Seizures International Conference On Inborn Error Of Metabolism 2013 Delhi, Mumbai
PAPER– Profile Of CSF Study In Tuberculos Meningitis In Children 10th Annual Conference Of Bombay Neurosciences Association April 2013 Mumbai, India
CASE REPORT– Atypical Case Of Rassmussen Syndrome CME Update In Epilepsy Mumbai, India
CASE REPORT– Surgery In Acute Status Epilepticus CME Advances In Epilepsy Mumbai ,India

Workshops attended-

Year Conference Place
Nov- 12- 16, 2013 Indian Epilepsy School and EEG Workshop (ILAE) New Delhi
April 2013 Workshop on neuroimaging in inborn errors of metabolism International Conference On Inborn Error Of Metabolism 2013, Delhi, India
April 2013 Workshop on lab diagnosis in inborn errors of metabolism International Conference On Inborn Error Of Metabolism 2013, Delhi, India
February 2013 Workshop on managing epilepsy ECON2013,Hyderabad, India
April 2013 Workshop on reading EEG Bombay Hospital. Mumbai
May 2012 International Workshop In Epilepsy Surgery by CLEVELAND CLINIC Kokilaben Hospital Mumbai
May 2011 Advanced Neuro Diagnostics IAP Karnataka, India

Pediatric experience-


Hospital Location From To Degree
Fortis Hiranandani hospital Vashi, India December 2011 January 2012 Clinical assistant Pediatrics
Govt. Medical College and Hospital Kolhapur, India May 2009 May 2011 Senior Registrar in paediatrics
Govt. Medical College and Hospital Madurai, India May 2007 May 2009 Resident in Pediatrics
Chalisgaon Dist PHC Maharashtra India Aug 2006 Jan 2007 Medical Officer
Apollo Hospital Madurai, India Aug 2008 Jan 2009 Junior Consultant in Apollo Hospital, Paediatrics
Seth G.S Medical College & K.E.M Hospital Parel, Mumbai. March 2006 Aug 2006 Research Assistant in Dept of Nephrology

Academic Achievements:

POSTER– Clinical Profile of Snake Bite in Children Mahapedicon 2010 Kolhapur, India
PAPER– Cultural Practices in Breast Feeding at Madurai Thillai Neocon 2008 Coimbatore, India
POSTER– Fraser Syndrome Kovai Neocon-2008 Cochin, India
  • A Verbal Autopsy Coder for center for Global Health Research, University of Toronto in association with Govt. of India.
  • First Runner Up in IAP and NNF Divisional Round Quiz in 2010.
  • Worked as an external monitor during national polio surveillance project for WHO.

Courses Attended:   

February 2010 Participated in Teachers Training Workshop on IMNCI MUHS, India
January 2008 Paediatric Advanced Life Service (PALS). Madurai, India
August 2008 Neonatal Advanced Life Course (NALS) Madurai, India
May 2008 Certificate course in Advanced Neonatal Ventilation Bangalore, India
March 2008 Certificate Course in Neonatal Cardiac Care Cochin, India
May 2005 Certificate Course in CLINICAL RESEARCH Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences, India
October 2005 Advanced Trauma Support Management K.E.M Hospital, India
June 2005 Advanced Cardiac Life Support K.E.M Hospital, India

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

Jan 2014: Fellowship in Pediatric Neurology, P. D. Hinduja National Hospital and medical research centre, Mumbai.

June 2011: DNB, Govt. Medical College and Hospital, Kolhapur.

March 2009: DCH, Madurai Medical college, Govt. hospital, Madurai, Tamil Nadu.

March 2005: MBBS, Seth G.S Medical College & K.E.M Hospital, Parel, Mumbai.