Dr Ponnudas Prabhakar, Paediatrician

Dr Ponnudas Prabhakar


Areas of expertise

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  • by Dr Shankar Sridharan, Paediatric Cardiologist

  • Address

  • Great Ormond Street Hospital

    Great Ormond St, London, GB, WC1N 3JH

  • About Dr Ponnudas Prabhakar

    GMC number: 4665102

    Year qualified: 1993

    Place of primary qualification: University of Madras

    Dr Prab Prabhakar is a consultant paediatric neurologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust and Honorary Lecturer in Paediatric Neurology at UCL-Institute of Child Health. He qualified from Madras University in Chennai in 1993. He undertook General Paediatric, Neonatal and Community paediatric training in various Hospitals including Peterborough, Hastings, Kings College Hospital, London, Southend, Bristol and King George Hospital, Goodmayes, Essex. He subsequently underwent training in Paediatric Neurology in London, and was appointed as a consultant in 2007 on completion of training.
    Although he has a significant commitment to acute and general neurology services at Great Ormond Street. He is a general neurologist who sees a wide variety of childhood neurological illness including epilepsy, stoke, demyelinating disorders, Head Injury –both Accidental and Non-Accidental, multidisciplinary assessment of complex neurometabolic and genetic conditions across the age range both as inpatient and outpatient. He has been involved specifically in developing the Children’s Headache Services at Great Ormond Street and runs the monthly Headache Clinic with Professor Peter J Goadsby. He is an executive council member of BASH (British Association of Study of Headaches). He is the paediatric representative in the classification subcommittee of the International Headache Society. His research commitment includes, drug trials in children for both the acute treatment and prophylaxis of migraine. He is a tutor for the paediatric neurology course and the MRCPCH course run by the Institute of Child Health.

    Areas of expertise

    • Neuromuscular disorders, Headache / migraine and Paediatric neurology