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Dr. Nikhil Pawar

Paediatric Neurologist

Dr. Nikhil Pawar

Paediatric Neurologist


Career Objective: To serve the health organization by applying my Pediatric Neurology medical knowledge to cater to complex Pediatric Neurology cases and simultaneously work on challenging Health IT tasks using my technical and Health informatics skills. Summary: I trained as an MD Paediatrician in Pune, one of the best hospitals in India. I later completed my Paediatric Neurology post-doctoral Fellowship at Wadia Children Hospital, Mumbai, one of the largest Paediatric hospitals in India. After gaining three years of experience in private practice as a Consultant Paediatric Neurologist in India, I joined as a Specialist Senior Registrar (Paediatric Neurology) in Latifa Women and Children Hospital, Dubai. I am presently working as a Senior Specialist Registrar in Paediatric Neurology at Al Jalila Children Hospital, Dubai. With a particular interest in Health Information Technology, currently in pursuit of perfection in Health IT by completing the Health IT Foundation course from Carnegie Mellon University in December 2020 and pursuing Masters in Health Informatics at the University of South Florida.

Professional Background

Medical School

Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, D.Y Patil Hospital, Kolhapur, India


M.D.Pediatrics, Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College, Pune, India


Pediatric Neurology, B.J. Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India

Work Experience

Consultant Pediatric Neurology, Vidya Vikas Children Hospital, Nashik, India
2017-To Date
Specialist Senior Registrar Pediatric Neurology, UAE

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Urdu

Achievements Career Highlights

  • Multiple Sclerosis Certified Specialist (MSCS) - The consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers. Issued Dec 2018 - Expires Dec 2023 Certificate No: 2180805 2. Physician Builder - Epic Issued Dec 2020 Certificate No: 108131135
  • Health IT Foundation - Carnegie Mellon University Issued Dec 2020 Certificate No: BF2A750E-3129-4109-A0A9-F81EC4AC8EE3
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) - American Heart Association Issued Nov 2020 - Expires Nov 2022 Certificate No: B37D38E8903F
  • Poster on "INAD- A Rare Case Presentation" at Pedicon 2014-National Conference of Indian Academy of Pediatrics in Indore, India
  • Poster on "Spectrum Of Genetic Early Onset Epileptic Encephalopathies In A Tertiary Paediatric Neurology Centre In Dubai, UAE" at Malaysia, Sept 2019
  • Poster on "Vigabatrin induced encephalopathy, movement disorder and left-sided weakness in a 9-month-old girl with infantile spasms" at 13th International Epilepsy Colloquium, UK, May 2021.
  • E-Poster on "Phenotypic Spectrum of STXBP1 Gene Mutations – A Case Series" at 14th EPNS Congress, Glasgow, April 2022
  • Life Member of INDIAN ASSOCIATION OF PEDIATRICS (IAP)– No-L/2014/P-1518
  • Life Member of INDIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (IMA) –MAH/26473/83/426/196027/2014-15/CL
  • Member of ICNA (International Child Neurology Association) – No 4195
  • Member of JICNA (Journal of International Child Neurology association)
  • Member of ILAE (International league against epilepsy)
  • Member of American Academy of Neurology – No 310315
  • Member of International Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Study Group (IPMSSG)
  • Associate Foreign Member of ASET- Neurodiagnostic Society – No 35215
  • Associate Member of EPNS (European Pediatric Neurology Society)

Research & Publications

  1. Fulminant Anti-MOG Encephalitis in a 5-Year-Old Child, Indian Pediatrics, 2021-03-29

  2. Complicated Pneumococcal Meningitis: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenge

Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates

800 AJCH (8002524)
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