Dr. Pratibha Singhi

Director – Paediatric Neurology Paediatrics

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World-renowned pediatric neurologist with 38 years of experience

Invited to work as Locum Consultant Pediatric Neurology at the Great Ormond Street Hospital London (Nov 2004-May 2005) and May-Nov 2008

Published more than 400 research papers in reputed medical journals

Dr. Pratibha Singhi is a world-renowned child neurologist with over 38 years of clinical experience. She completed her MBBS from Rajasthan University and MD (Paediatrics) from AIIMS, New Delhi. She..

Medical Qualifications

MD (Ped.)All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi1978
Fellow in PediatricsUniversity of South California, Los Angeles, USA1976
M.B.B.S.JLN Medical College, University of Rajathan, Jaipur1973

Specialization and Expertise

  • CNS infections
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders and Behavioural Pediatrics
  • Childhood Epilepsy

Memberships & Certifications

  • Executive Board Member, International Child Neurology Association (ICNA)
  • Life member Asian Oceanian Child Neurology Association (AOCNA)
  • Member, European Pediatric Neurology Society (EPNA)
  • Life Member International Society for Behaviour and Development (ISBD)
  • Honorary member of American Pediatric Society
  • Member of Commonwealth Association for Mental Handicap and Development Disabilities (CAMHADD)
  • Member of New York Academy of Sciences
  • Life Member of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP)
  • Life member of Association of Child Neurology (AON)
  • Life member Indian Academy of Cerebral Palsy (IACP)
  • Life member of Disability Chapter of IAP
  • Life member of Neurology Chapter, IAP
  • Life member of Chandigarh Branch, IAP
  • Life member of Indian Council for Child Welfare (ICCW)
  • Associate Life Member of Indian Academy of Neurology (IAN)

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Oration of the Association of Child Neurology for Life time achievement in Pediatric and Neurology and Neurodevelopment, 2016
  • First S. Janaki Memorial Oration for outstanding contribution to Pediatric and Adolescent Neurology, 2013
  • First PK Mishra Oration on "Cerebral Palsy and its management recent concepts" to mark First Foundation Day Celebration of 53rd Foundation Day of King George Medical University, Lucknow, 2006
  • "Medical Scientist Award" by Dr Shurvir Singh Trust, Rajasthan for the year for her outstanding contributions in Medical Sciences especially in Pediatric Neurology and Neurodevelopment, 2003
  • Asian Research Award in recognition to outstanding contribution to advancement in understanding Infatile Seizures at 6th Infatile Seizures Society Meeting, Tokyo, Japan, 2003
  • James Flett Gold Medal (First Prize) of Indian Academy of Pediatrics for research in Social Pediatrics, 1987


  • Singhi PD, Ray M, Singhi SC, Khandelwal NK. Clinical Spectrum of 500 Children with Neurocysticercosis and response to Albendazole Therapy. :   Journal of Child Neurology. 15:207-213, 2000
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  • Singhi PD and Singhi S. :   Central Nervous system tuberculosis Current treatment Options in Infectious Diseases 3:481-492, 2001
  • Singhi PD, Ray M, Gunmala. Clinical spectrum of cerebral palsy in North India- a study of 1000 cases. :   Journal of Tropical Pediatrics. 48:162-166, 2002
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  • Singhi PD, Kaushal M, Singhi S, Ray M. Seven days Vs ten days therapy for bacterial meningitis in children. :   Journal of Tropical Pediatrics. 48: 273-279, 2002
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  • Singhi PD and Singhi S. :   Cysticercosis of the Nervous system - Current treatment Options in Infectious Diseases. 4 (6):459-471, 2002
  • Singhi PD, Devidayal, Khandelwal N.K. One week versus four weeks albendazole therapy in children with neurocysticercosis. :   Pediatric Infectious Diseases Journal, 22: 268-272, 2003
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  • Nagraj R, Singhi P, Malhi P. Risperidone in children with autism: a randomized, placebo controlled, double blind study. :   Journal of Child Neurology. 21: 450-5, 2006
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  • Singhi P. Infectious causes of seizures and epilepsy in the developing world   :   Dev Med Child Neurol. 53(7):600-9, 2011
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  • Singhi P, Saini AG. Changes in the Clinical Spectrum of Cerebral Palsy over Two Decades in North India - An Analysis of 1212 Cases :   J Trop Pediatr, 59(6):434-40, 2013
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  • Singhi P, Suthar R, Deo B, Malhi P, Khandelwal NK. Long Term Clinical and Radiologic Outcome of 500 Children with Parenchymal Neurocysticercosis. :   Pediatr Infect Dis J. 36(6):549-555, 2017
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