Dr C. P. Ravi Kumar

CCT in General Paediatrics, MRCPCH, MBBS

Dr C. P. Ravi Kumar

CCT in General Paediatrics, MRCPCH, MBBS

Current Employment :

Consultant Paediatric Neurologist
Aster CMI Hospital,Hebbal. Bengaluru, India

The Aster CMI Hospital has contemporary state-of-the-art facilities accommodating close to 500 beds and offers comprehensive primary care to quaternary Neurology care, supported by an abled PICU and NICU team. We work closely with other specialties, so every child has access to expert input from all allied medical fields.

Paediatric Neurology Experience:

Dr C. P. Ravi Kumar has 5 years of working experience in paediatric neurology in various capacities, as a

  • Specialist registrar at St Georges Hospital, London
  • Specialist registrar National Centre for Young Epilepsy, U.K.
  • Consultant paediatrician (Epilepsy/Neurology), Royal Alexandra Children’s hospital
  • Post CCST fellow in Complex Paediatric epilepsy
  • Post CCST fellow in Paediatric Neurology
  • EEG training, Cleveland

July 2016 to September 2016: EEG Observership training University Hospitals, Cleveland, Ohio.

EEG training under Dr Hans Luders at UH Cleveland.

September 2015 to June 2016: Post CCST fellow in Paediatric Neurology Evelina London Children's Hospital

Dr C. P. Ravi Kumar's work included managing 16-bed acute neurology ward, Neuro HDU and running outpatient clinics. It’s a busy tertiary paediatric neurology service covering various sub- specialities such as paediatric general neurology, neuro muscular clinics and motor disorder.

November 2015 to September 2015:

Post CCST fellow in Complex Paediatric epilepsy
Evelina London Children's Hospital

Dr C. P. Ravi Kumar worked as part of a team of epilepsy consultants, paediatric dietician, epilepsy nurse specialist and a team of neurophysiologists in providing a tertiary level care to Children with complex epilepsy. He was also responsible in co-ordinating care of patients with the epilepsy surgery service at Kings and GOSH in discussing cases eligible for surgery/VNS.

August 2013 to July 2014

Consultant Paediatrician with interest in Epilepsy
Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital, Brighton.

November 2007 to June 2013

London Deanery: Specialist training in Paediatrics in hospitals in South Thames rotation, working in general paediatrics and sub - specialities.

August 2004 to July 2007

Training in paediatrics, as a SHO and Specialist Registrar in Southeast of England, working in Paediatrics and neonates.

Research:

Dr C. P. Ravi Kumar was a co-investigator for KiWE trial (Ketogenic Diet in Infants With Epilepsy) at Evelina London Children’s Hospital. Study aim is to find out the effectiveness of the ketogenic diet (KD) in reducing seizures, compared to the further use of anti-epileptic drugs in children aged 3 months to 2 years, who have failed to respond to two or more AEDs.

Experience in medical education & training:

Dr C. P. Ravi Kumar is an instructor for Paediatric Epilepsy courses(PET) and Childhood Headache training course (CHaT) conducted by the British Paediatric Neurology Association. These courses have been started in India. He is also an instructor on Advanced Paediatric Life Support.

Dr C. P. Ravi Kumar have contributed to question writing for MRCPCH conducted by RCPCH. He was actively engaged in teaching undergraduates at Brighton & Sussex medical school and GKT School of Medical Education.

Simulation:

Dr C. P. Ravi Kumar have been trained in imparting simulation teaching and debriefing. He has trained various healthcare professionals in addressing technical and non – technical skills at the Simulation and Interactive Learning (SaIL) Centre at St Thomas' Hospital.

Management & Governance:

Dr C. P. Ravi Kumar was a member of Clinical standards group of RCPCH; He has reviewed draft guidelines as member of Clinical standards group of RCPCH, updated medicine information leaflet for medicines for children (RCPCH).