Media Release: Dayton Children's welcomes new pediatric neurologist

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Dayton Children's welcomes new pediatric neurologist

05-21-2013 (Dayton, OH) - Shilpi Kumar, MD, has recently joined the pediatric neurology department at The Children’s Medical Center of Dayton. She most recently completed a fellowship in pediatric neurology at the University of North Carolina, Chappel Hill.

Dr. Kumar joins the department of neurology at Dayton Children’s after completing a fellowship in pediatric neurology at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Kumar received her medical degree from Lady Hardinge Medical College in New Dehli, India and completed a pediatric residency at the Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. She is board certified in neurology and board eligible in pediatrics.

The department of neurology at Dayton Children’s is committed to providing the highest quality care for infants through adolescents with a variety of neurological disorders including Tourette syndrome, cerebral palsy, neurocutaneous diseases, headache and seizure disorders. The neurology team is now composed of five board-certified neurologists, one pediatric nurse practitioner, clinical care coordinators and EEG technologists, all of whom are specially trained to care for pediatric patients. The department offers advanced multidisciplinary diagnostic and therapeutic management 24 hours a day. The inpatient and outpatient EEG lab performs all varieties of electroneurodiagnostic testing, including video EEGs. The dedicated neurology staff also offers a weekly seizure support class to help parents provide better care for their children.

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