Dr. Krishnakumar N. Shah
Department of Neurology, Pediatric Neurology, Pediatrics
FRCP (Edin), MRCP(Lon),MRCP (Edin) DCH, D.Ped (Paediatric Neurology)

Profile

Dr. Shah has been associated for 16 years with Lilavati Hospital. He has spent 50 years in pediatric Practice. He has an overall experience of 50 years. He has trained in pediatrics in Edinburgh, London, Glasgow. His key achievement – Established the first Pediatric neurology and pediatric epilepsy department in India at BaiJerbaiWadia Children Hospital in 1984. This has now become a tertiary center for reference from all over India. He described the Shah Waardenburgh Syndrome which is now accepted in all textbooks of medicine pediatrics neurologists. He has also trained 36 Pediatric neurologists.

Area Of Interest

  • Pediatric Neurology

Awards and Recognition

  • Professor of Pediatrics and Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics at BaiJerbaiWadia Children Hospital
  • Trained in pediatrics in Edinburgh, London,Glasgow
  • Established the first pediatric neurology and pediatric epilepsy department in India at BaiJerbaiWadia Children Hospital in 1984. This has now become a tertiary centre for reference from all over India.
  • Described the Shah Waardenburgh Syndrome which is now accepted in all textbooks of medicine pediatrics and genetics.
  • Trained 35 pediatric neurologists
  • Lifetime Achievements Awards
    1. Neurocon - 2014
    2. C Ward Medical Association Mumbai 2015
    3. Mumbai Branch of Indian Academy of Pediatrics – 2016
  • Orations on Psychosocial Aspects of Epilepsy
    1. Pediatric Neurology conference – Kolkotta 2015
    2. EMBICON Mumbai – 2015
    3. Karjat Medical Association -2015
  • Publications – Many papers in National And International Pediatric Journals
  • Presentations – At many Pediatric and Neurology Conferences
  • Organised – CME’s in Pediatric epilepsy and Neurology and First National Conference in Pediatric Epilepsy in 1998

Research Publications

  • Many papers in National & International Pediatric Journals, Presentations – At many Pediatric and Neurology Conference
  • Organized – CME’s in Pediatric & Neurology and first National Conference in Pediatric Epilepsy in 1998