Dr C. P. Ravi Kumar is a highly qualified specialist in the field of Paediatric (child) neurology, currently working as the Consultant Paediatric Neurologist at Aster CMI Hospital. in Hebbal, Bengaluru, India. Having a few years of experience in the field, Dr C. P. Ravi Kumar is well-known as the Best Pediatric Neurologists in Bangalore, India for offering comprehensive care to patients. He has worked for some of the good private hospitals and has gained expertise in paediatric neurology. He did MBBS from Bangalore University in India. Later he attended MRCPCH in RCPCH, the UK in 2009 and obtained CCT in Paediatrics in 2013.
Dr C. P. Ravi Kumar obtained training in paediatric field as an SHO and Specialist Registrar in Southeast of England, working in Paediatrics and neonates. He was trained from London Deanery as Specialist in Paediatrics in hospitals in South Thames rotation, associated in general paediatrics and subspecialties.
In 2013, he was appointed as Consultant Paediatrician with interest in Epilepsy at Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital, Brighton. He was associated as a Post CCST fellow in Complex Paediatric epilepsy at Evelina London Children's Hospital in London. Later in 2015, he was associated as a Post CCST fellow in Paediatric Neurology at Evelina London Children's Hospital in London. During his career, he has gained deep knowledge and expertise in paediatric neurology, committed to offering compassionate care needed for paediatrics. He is regarded as the Best Child Neurologist in Bangalore for his vast experience in the field.
Dr Ravi has 6 + years of professional experience in paediatric neurology in various roles, before joining Aster CMI he was a Specialist registrar at St George's Hospital in London, Specialist registrar National Centre for Young Epilepsy in 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 and EEG training in Cleveland. Dr Ravi was a co-investigator for the KiWE trial (Ketogenic Diet in Infants with Epilepsy) at Evelina London Children’s Hospital.
Dr Ravi is an instructor for Paediatric Epilepsy courses(PET) and Childhood Headache training course (CHaT) managed by the British Paediatric Neurology Association. These courses have been started in India. He is also a tutor on Advanced Paediatric Life Support. He did contribute to question writing for MRCPCH managed by RCPCH. Dr Ravi was actively engaged in teaching undergraduates at Brighton & Sussex medical school and GKT School of Medical Education.
He has training in imparting simulation teaching and debriefing. He trains varied healthcare professionals in addressing technical and non – technical skills at the Simulation and Interactive Learning (SaIL) Centre at St Thomas' Hospital.
Dr Ravi was a member of the Clinical standards group of RCPCH; He has been reviewing draft guidelines as a member of Clinical standards group of RCPCH, updated medicine information leaflet for medicines for children (RCPCH). In 2018, he founded Brainchild Trust to help children affected with neurological disorders and support their families. The purpose of the trust is to raise awareness and empower children and parents in the management of general health conditions. Educating the general public about current issues affecting their health and also on providing unbiased information in regional Indian languages is the main focus.
The Trust intends to contribute towards academic activities by organizing CME and workshops in varied medical and non-medical specialties towards educating parents and professionals alike.
Dr C. P. Ravi Kumar has Led and established Aster NEUKIDS Child Development Centre (CDC) at Aster CMI Hospital in association with SUKHUMVIT Trust. It has been known for offering the highest quality care in a child-friendly environment to promote special care for children to resume back to normal functional potential.
He leads a multidisciplinary team of dedicated experts who offer the children and families programs ranging from early foundation, early intervention for High-risk new-borns, Autism Intervention, Infant stimulation, sensory integration and complete range of screening and management of children with Attention deficit, Learning disability. The extended team of Geneticist and Metabolic medicine consultants offer a comprehensive range of care for children with neurological health problems.
The strength of Dr Ravi is to guide and assist neonatologists in providing neuroprotective care in the NICU setting. For different purposes, babies reach NICU, modern technology has given numerous resources which have improved the survival rate of these babies, but the NICU environment is far removed from the safe in utero environment.
Most babies are at risk of neurodevelopmental delay as they face multiple difficulties that require necessary treatment. At the same time measures to reduce or nullify any long-term effect. The effective intervention has a positive significant impact on the child neuro-development.
He is also a member of the New-born Brain Society, an international organization working with specialists in this area to improve neonatal brain care by strengthening clinical practice, collaboration in research and promoting neuroprotective care.
Dr Ravi was trained in ketogenic diet services at Evelina London Children's hospital. In 2018, he started ketogenic service in collaboration with The dietetics and Nutrition department of Aster CMI Hospital. It is one among the few centres in Bangalore providing therapeutic Ketogenic Diet services prescribed and monitored by Dieticians and Neurologists.
Dr Ravi started peripheral clinics across multiple centres in Karnataka via Vijayapura (Bijapur), Raichur and Mysore. The focus was on Community Paediatric Neurodevelopment and Neurology services. The Aster NEUKIDS model was replicated in Raichur and Vijayapura.
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