Mahesh Chikkannaiah, MD is a pediatric neurologist and division associate chief of neurology at Dayton Children's Hospital. He is also an assistant professor of pediatrics at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine.
Dr. Chikkannaiah was born and raised in India. He completed his medical school in India. Following college, he completed his pediatric residency at Flushing Hospital Medical Center in Queens, New York, where he also served as chief resident. He then moved to Ohio and completed his residency in pediatric neurology at Nationwide Children's Hospital. During his last year of residency, he served as chief resident of pediatric neurology. Dr. Chikkannaiah is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with special qualifications in child neurology as well as epilepsy. Dr. Chikkannaiah has a special interest in treating patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension, neuromuscular disorders and epilepsy.
One of Dr. Chikkannaiah's favorite things about working with children is their innocence, endless energy and they're fun to work with.
Outside of work Dr. Chikkannaiah enjoys traveling, watching movies, trying different cuisines and spending time with family and friends.