Dr Lakshminarayanan K

Department: Neurosciences

Designation: Part time Consultant - Paediatric Neurologist and Epileptologist

Qualification: M.B.B.S, M.D, D.M, Fellowship in Pediatric Epilepsy (RCH, Melbourne)

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Dr Lakshminarayanan K has an overall experience of 16 years and is currently working as a Senior Consultant Pediatric Neurologist and Epileptologist, Department of Neurology at Gleneagles Global Health City. His career interest is treatment of uncontrolled epilepsies in children including epilepsy surgery, autoimmune encephalitis, degenerative brain disease in children. He has actively participated in 11th International Course on Epilepsy: Brain exploration and epilepsy surgery organized jointly by International School of Neurological Sciences of Venice and International League against Epilepsy at Venice, Italy. 14-26 July, 2013. He has attended various international and national conferences. He is an esteemed member of American Academy of Neurology, Epilepsy Society of Australia (ESA), Indian Epilepsy Society (IES), International Child Neurology Association (ICNA), Association of Child Neurology (India) (AOCN), American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM), American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM).


15 Years of Experience


  • 2018 to Present

Senior Consultant Pediatric Neurologist and Epileptologist, Department of Neurology, Gleneagles Global Health City

  • 2016 to 2018

Consultant Pediatric Neurologist and Epileptologist, Fortis Malar Hospital

  • 2015 to 2016

Neuroscience Clinical Research Fellow (Epilepsy), Neurology Department, The Royal Children’s Hospital

  • 2014 to 2015

Rats of Tobruk Fellow in Paediatric Epilepsy and EEG, Neurology Department, The Royal Children’s Hospital

  • 2013 to 2014

Consultant Pediatric Neurologist, Fortis Malar Hospital

  • 2010 to 2013

Senior Resident (D.M. Pediatric Neurology), Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences

  • 2006 to 2009

Junior Resident (M.D. Pediatrics), Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences

  • 2004 to 2005

Internship- Govt. Kilpauk Medical College Hospital


  • H V Harde Silver Jubilee Award – Gold Medal In Anatomy (1999-2000)
  • H D Singh Endowment Goldmedal In Physiology (1999-2000)
  • R M Veerappan Endowment Gold Medal In Pathology (2001-2002)
  • Gold Medal And Certificate In Ophthalmology (2002-2003)
  • First Certificate Of Merit In Otorhinolaryngology (2002-2003)
  • Gold Medal In General Medicine (2004)
  • Gold Medal And Certificate In Obstetrics And Gynecology (2004)
  • Thiru Ag Sherring Endowment And Dr Jagadesh Ramachandran Endowment – University Topper In Obstetrics And Gynaecology Award (2004)
  • Rathnavel Subramanian Endowment “Best Outgoing Student 1999-2005” Award


  • Kannan L, Vogrin S, Bailey C, Maixner W, Harvey AS. Centre of epileptogenic tubers generates and propagates seizures in tuberous sclerosis. Brain. 2016 Aug 6. pii: aww192. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Joe C Sim, Thomas Scerri, Miriam Fanjul-Fernández, Lakshminarayanan Kannan, Wirginia Maixner, A Simon Harvey, David J Amor, Martin B Delatycki, Peter B Crino, Melanie Bahlo, Paul J Lockhart, Richard J Leventer: Familial cortical dysplasia caused by mutation in the mTOR regulator NPRL3. Annals of Neurology 08/2015; DOI:10.1002/ana.24502
  • Gulati S, Jain P, Kannan L, Sehgal R, Chakrabarty B. The Clinical Characteristics and Treatment Response in Children with West Syndrome in a Developing Country: A Retrospective Case Record Analysis. J Child Neurol. 2015 Feb 23. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Kannan L, Jain P, Sharma S, Gulati S. Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis masquerading as rapid-onset dystonia-Parkinsonism in a child. Neurol India. 2015 Jan-Feb;63(1):109-10
  • Jain P, Kannan L, Chakrabarty B, Kumar A, Gupta N, Kabra M, Gulati S. Menkes disease – An important cause of early onset refractory seizures. J Pediatr Neurosci. 2014 Jan;9(1):11-6.
  • Protocol: Treatments for subacute sclerosing panencephalitis. Kannan L, Garg SK, Arya R, Sankar MJ, Anand V. Cochrane Epilepsy Group. Published Online: 7 DEC 2013.
  • Jain P, Sehgal R, Kannan L, Kumar A, Gulati S. ‘Double Midbrain’ Sign in Extensive Optic Pathway Glioma in Neurofibromatosis-1. Indian J Pediatr. 2013 Aug 14.[ Epub ahead of print]
  • Jain P, Kannan L, Kumar A, Sigamani E, Suri V, Basheer N, Suri A, Gulati S. Symptomatic Neurocutaneous Melanosis in a Child. JAMA Neurol. 2013 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Jain P, Kannan L, Kumar A, Gulati S. Worster Drought Syndrome – A Form of Bulbar Cerebral Palsy. Indian J Pediatr. 2012 Dec 21 Epub ahead of print.

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