Dr. Vivek Mundada
Dr. Vivek Mundada is a British Board-certified consultant paediatric neurologist trained in India and the UK. After completing his MBBS and DCH in India, he went to the UK for further subspeciality training. Upon completion of the subspeciality training in Paediatric Neurodisability and Neurology, he received CCT in this area.
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK has awarded him the MRCPCH and DCH degrees as well as the prestigious fellowship (FRCPCH). He has worked in several hospitals in the UK, including Royal London Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital, Addenbrookes Hospital, and Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. His work in the field of acquired brain injury as the consultant paediatric neurologist in Royal London Hospital was acknowledged by the House of Lords, UK.
Dr. Mundada is an active member of several professional associations, including the British Paediatric Neurology Association, the European Paediatric Neurology Society, the International Child Neurology Association, the British Academy of Childhood Disability, the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, the International Headache Society, and the Indian Association of Paediatrics.
With his initiative, two of the Spinal Muscular Atrophy children received gene therapy for the first time in the UAE in November 2020. Till date many infants with this condition from countries like Iran, Turkey, Romania, Nepal, and Ethiopia have received successful gene therapy under his care.
Apart from the complex paediatric epilepsies and neurodevelopmental disorders, his areas of special interest lie in childhood headaches and paediatric movement disorder. He serves as a faculty for the British Paediatric Neurology Association run international courses- ‘Paediatric Epilepsy Training (PET)’ and ‘Childhood Headache Training (CHaT)’. In the areas of his interest, he has conducted and led various research projects which have been presented on various international platforms and published in peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Vivek Mundada's training and experience makes him highly qualified to treat complex neurological conditions in children such as complex epilepsy, childhood headaches, cerebral palsy and other movement disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, neonatal neurology, neuromuscular disorders, complex neurodisability and congenital neurological disorders.
In addition to his work as a medical specialist, Dr. Mundada loves to sing and is formally trained in Indian classical music. He has been actively involved in teaching students and nurses at different hospitals and medical colleges in UK and India. He loves reading literature and traveling. Dr. Mundada speaks English, Hindi, Marathi and Urdu.
FRCPCH, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK, May 2019
CCT, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK, 2016
MRCPCH, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK, 2011
DCH, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK, 2006
DCH, Shivaji University, India, 2004
MBBS, Shivaji University, India, 2001