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Kallol K Set, MD

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epilepsy, seizure disorders, movement disorders, tics, Tourette's syndrome


Kallol K Set, MD is a pediatric neurologist at Dayton Children's specializing in epilepsy and pediatric movement disorders.

Languages spoken:

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Bengali

education and training

  • medical school: Calcutta National Medical College, University of Calcutta, Calcutta, India
  • residency: Children's Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan - Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurology
  • fellowship: Pediatric EEG/ Epilepsy
  • board certification: Board Certified in Neurology with special qualification in Child Neurology and Board Certified in Clinical Neurophysiology (Epilepsy and Critical Care EEG Monitoring) by American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology (ABCN).

awards, honors and organizations

  • Chief Resident (2017-2018) in Pediatric Neurology at Wayne State University.
  • Received Scholarship from Movement Disorder Society to attend MDS School in Dallas, Feb,2018.
  • Received Travel grant from American Academy of Neurology to present at AAN Annual Conference, Boston, 2017.
  • Third Prize Winner at Annual Research Competition June, 2018 of Southeast Michigan Center for Medical Education. 
  • Professional Member of American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society, Child Neurology Society, Movement Disorder Society, American Academy of Pediatrics, International Child Neurology Society, Indian Academy of Pediatrics.
  • Member of American Red Cross, Susmita Foundation, National Geographic Society.
  • Member of American Medical Association

publications and presentations


  • Kallol K Set, A Weber, F Serajee, A Huq. Siblings with progressive weakness, hypotonia, nystagmus and hearing loss (2018) Neurology Feb 13;90(7): e625-e631.
  • K Thusang, Kallol K Set, H Jiang. Premature termination of treatment in neonatal herpes simplex virus encephalitis-a case of false negative initial HSV PCR and corpus callosum diffusion restriction (2018) Pediatric Neurology Feb 79:72-73.
  • Kallol K Set, J Poulik, R Agarwal. A "spotty" brain mimicking demyelination (2018) Accepted in Pediatric Neurology.
  • A Firdous, Kallol K Set. An infant with status epilepticus and stroke (2018) Accepted in Pediatric in Review.
  • Kallol K Set, D Ghosh, A Huq and A Luat. Episodic Ataxia type 1 (K-channelopathy) manifesting as paroxysmal non-kinesogenic dyskinesia: expanding the phenotype. (2017) Movement Disorder Clinical Practice.
  • Kallol K Set. Images in Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome. (2016) Translational Biomedicine; 7(3): i88.
  • Kallol K Set. 5 Week Old Boy with L1 Syndrome: HSAS (X-Linked Hydrocephalus with Stenosis of the Aqueduct of Sylvius) and Adducted Thumbs (2015) Open Journal of Clinical and Medical Case Report Vol 1: 6.
  • R Agarwal, R Patel, Kallol K Set et al. Safety, Awareness, and Familiarity regarding Epilepsy in Teenage Years (SAFETY): Understanding the adolescents' perspective about their disease (2014) Epilepsy & Behavior 41; 114-118.
  • Kallol K Set, M Alsaleem, L saadeh. Developmental Dysplasia of Hip: A Review (2015) Clinical Pediatric. Vol 54, Issue 10, 921-928.
  • M Rajpurkar, M Callaghan, M Frey, Kallol K Set, H Chugani, S Sood. Management of intracranial surgery for refractory epilepsy in severe factor VII deficiency: choosing the optimal dosing regimen (2014) Haemophilia 20, e222--e242SSN.


  • Kallol K Set, E Asano, A Kumar, A Luat. Knowledge, Attitude and Practice About Acute Seizure Care Among Pediatric Residents and Nurses at the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit of Children's Hospital of Michigan. QUESST, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI (April, 2018).
  • Kallol K Set, R Agarwal, C Juhász, H Chugani, J Jeong. Increased fronto-thalamic connectivity associated with evolution of continuous spike-and-wave in slow-wave-sleep (CSWS). American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting at Washington, DC on Dec. 1-5, 2017.
  • Kallol K Set, A Huq. Co-occurrence of pathogenic mutations in multiple genes in 2 siblings with Brown-Vialetto-Van Laere Syndrome Type 2 phenotype. American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting at Boston, MA on April 26th, 2017.
  • Kallol K Set, D Ghosh D, A Huq, A Luat. An Interesting case of Potassium channelopathy mimicking Paroxysmal Non- Kinesogenic Dyskinesia. Movement Disorder Society Congress-PAS 2017 at Miami, FL on February 25th, 2017.

get to know me

I chose my specialty because...

neurological disorders cover an area of medical science yet to reveal completely. It's even more complex when it happens in pediatric patients. Pediatric Neurology is one of the most unexplored fields in medicine. I love to accept the challenge by exploring this field to help the children with complicated neurological disorders.

I like working with kids because...

children are the blooming buds and future of our world. Growing up in a country like India especially in the city of Kolkata where Mother (Saint) Teresa did all her philanthropic work for children, I have always felt a higher calling to contribute in helping alleviate the mass suffering of children imposed by the poor health conditions.

I chose to work at Dayton Children's because...

the majority of patients at the Dayton Children's Hospital, Ohio faces multiple health issues, often complicated by financial challenges and lack of medical insurance. I feel these Ohio residents deserve the highest quality of medical care. I'm proud to be a part of an organization that provides high-quality care to those patients. Getting an opportunity to be a part of Dayton Children's Hospital and taking care of these sick children in both inpatient as well as outpatient settings will serve my long-term goal of career.

Dayton Children's is special because...

working here with great doctors, nurses and other staff in a professional and friendly environment gives me a high level of satisfaction.

ratings and reviews

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The doctor who was seeing my son didn't perform any test on his arms; which is what he was referred for by his pediatric doctor. He spent 5 minutes examining my son. Between waiting in the waiting room to checking out I was there not even 30 minutes. I do not feel like that doctor took his time.

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He was very caring. I could tell it wasn't just about prescribing or putting together a diagnosis, but it was honest, it was very parental, reminded me of a parent, more so than a patient.

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Dr. Set was a little different with my son, he did not seem to listen when we told him things, he asked him to do things that other physicians told him not to do, he seemed very rushed and he doesn't seem to be good with interacting with kids and I just felt like he was not listening to us and it was hard for my son to and understand him seems like he was talking a little bit too fast and again he asked Braxton to do things that he was not able to do

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The neurologist was amazing, we went in afraid and the doctor quickly knew exactly what was the cause so very impressed. the guy was very kind. liked him a lot. thank you very much

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conditions I treat

Dystonias, Epilepsy, Movement disorders, Neurodevelopmental disorders, Tics, Tourette's syndrome, Autoimmune neurologic disorders, Demyelinating disorders, Headaches, Seizures, Strokes, Neurocutaneous disorders, Neuromuscular disorders, Brain tumors, Cerebral palsy, Chronic headache, Development delay, Febrile seizures, Guillain-Barre syndrome, Infantile spasms

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