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Dr. Bidisha Banerjee

Consultant Pediatric Neurologist, Pediatrics, HAL Airport Road - Bengaluru
  • M.B.B.S. JIPMER, Pondicherry
  • MD (Paediatrics) PGIMER Chandigarh
  • DM (Paediatric Neurology) AIIMS, New Delhi
Fellowships & Memberships
  • Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Neurology chapter (IAP-Neurology)
  • Association of Child Neurology, India (AOCN)
  • International Child Neurology Association (ICNA)
  • Metabolic and Rare disorders (MERD India)
  • Bangalore Neurology Society (BNS)
  • Indian Medical Association

  • Award for poster presentation at international child neurology conference on IEM (ICNC 2018).
  • Faculty at acute neurology workshop in international child neurology conference (ICNC 2018)
  • Awards for posters at national and regional conferences
  • Publications in national and international journals and book chapters.
  • Guest lectures at several regional /national conferences.
  • Silver medal (first rank), MD Pediatrics,2003
  • Trainer of PET-1 courses designed by British Pediatric Neurology Association (BPNA), PEBP courses (EEG)
  • Area of Expertise

    Pediatric Neurology in acute and ambulatory settings

  • Epilepsy- Evaluation and management of first seizure, Evaluation and Management of refractory epilepsy, Dietary therapies in epilepsy e.g. ketogenic/modified Atkins diet
  • Headache disorders
  • Neurodevelopmental- Cerebral Palsy (CP), delays in development, ADHD, ASD, learning disability. Early diagnosis, multidisciplinary evaluation and management in liaison with developmental specialist, psychologist, physiatrists, therapists, ophthalmologist, ENT specialists and orthopaedician. Diagnostic evaluation for cause. Medical treatment of spasticity, movement disorders, ADHD
  • Demyelinating/immune – mediated disorders- Autoimmune encephalitis, Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM), optic neuritis (ON), acute transverse myelitis (ATM), recurrent demyelination like multiphasic ADEM, NMOSD, MS. Diagnosis using- MRI, electrophysiology, CSF analysis and antibodies. Immunotherapy -Acute and long term care, rehabilitation, monitoring and patient education
  • Neurometabolic disorders-Relatively uncommon; high index of suspicion for early diagnosis. Preliminary metabolic screening and confirmatory.
  • Supportive and Specific treatment in emergency and long-term with medicines and diet with clinical and lab monitoring and health education of stake holders.
  • Neurogenetic disorders- clinical evaluation, diagnosis in liaison with genetics, neuroradiology a

  • Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Kannada
  • Hindi
  • Bengali
  • Talks & Publications

  • Effect of creatine monohydrate in improving cellular energetics and muscle strength in ambulatory Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients: a randomized, placebo-controlled 31P MRS study

  • Midbrain and Spinal Cord Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Changes in Poliomyelitis

  • Hashimoto's encephalopathy in a 10-year-old girl

  • Catastrophic Neurologic Manifestations of a Common Immunodeficiency Syndrome doi: 10.21304/2015.0202.00072

  • Rekha Mittal and Bidisha Banerjee. General Principles of Treatment of Inborn Errors of Metabolism. In Veena Kalra, Madhulika Kabra, Seema Kapoor, eds. Clinical Manual for Inborn Errors of Metabolism. New Delhi: ICMR; 2008.

  • Veena Kalra, Bidisha Banerjee. Evaluation of a Comatose Child. In Udani eds. Pediatric Intensive Care .Jaypee; 2008

  • Contributor. Veena Kalra. Practical Pediatric Neurology.2nd edn. New Delhi.: Arya Pub.; 2008

  • Veena Kalra and Bidisha Banerjee. Microcephaly and Mental Retardation. IAP teaching modules in Pediatrics

  • Anita Sharma, Bidisha Banerjee. Epileptic Encephalopathies in Infancy and Childhood. In Passi eds. Epilepsy in children. Jaypee 2014

  • Bidisha Banerjee. Unusual presentation of common disease. In Shenoy, Rai eds. Clinical Grand Round in Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Jaypee 2018.

  • Bidisha Banerjee. Common condition with varied presentation. In Shenoy, Rai eds. Clinical Grand Round in Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Jaypee 2018.
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