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Goyal, Sushma

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Consultant children's clinical neurophysiologist

Goyal, Sushma - consultant children's clinical neurophysiologist

Area of expertise: seizures and epilepsy in newborn babies and children.


Dr Sushma Goyal trained as a doctor in India. She came to London to train in clinical neurophysiology at King’s College Hospital, where her background in paediatrics and neurology helped her to become one of the very few children's clinical neurophysiologists in the country.

Currently a children's clinical neurophysiologist at Evelina London, Sushma enjoys being part of a dedicated team and dealing with challenging cases. Children with complex epilepsy and their families inspire her every day to research, innovate and provide a service that delivers excellent clinical care.

Sushma teaches in the National Clinical Neurophysiology and Paediatric Epilepsy Training programmes. She is an active member of the British and South East Epilepsy Interest Groups.

Further information

Education and training

  • 1996: MBBS - overall second position in the University in MBBS examinations; distinction in pathology and microbiology; gold medals in pharmacology, pathology and microbiology; silver medals in medicine (including paediatrics), ENT, ophthalmology and forensic medicine
  • 1999: MD Paediatrics - India
  • 2002: MRCPCH - London
  • 2007: CCT Clinical Neurophysiology - London

Specialist interests

  • seizures and epilepsy in newborn babies and children
  • evaluation of children for epilepsy surgery
  • home video telemetry.

Research interests

  • immune mediated seizures
  • developing a national network for home video telemetry.




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