Name and Position

Dr Ruchi Arora

Contact Details

Main Telephone Number:01603 286350


Department page: Jenny Lind Children’s Hospital

Speciality: General Paediatrics

Sub-Speciality: Paediatric Neurology and Epilepsy

Special Clinical Interest: Paediatric Epilepsy and Post Head Injury Neurorehabilitation

Research Interest: Epilepsy and Channelopathies

Current Membership: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Professional Bodies: British Paediatric Neurology Association, Eastern Paediatric Epilepsy Network

Secretary: Lesley Carver

Degrees & Universities:  MRCPCH, DTCH, MBBS

GMC number:   5206032

Professional Expertise: I have trained in Paediatric Neurology for the last 10 years, starting at Chelsea and Westminster, Great Ormond Street Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital Paddington. My areas of special interest include Epilepsy and headaches. I have been involved in referring patients for Epilepsy Surgery, Complex motor developmental difficulties. I have been involved in publications about rare epilepsy syndromes like Ring Chromosome 20, EAST syndrome, Rhabdomyolysis and Parvovirus B19. I run specialist clinics in Epilepsy, Neurology and Neuromuscular diseases. I am also involved in Movement assessment clinics for assessment of potential botulinum toxin, dystonia management and referral for Deep Brain Stimulation/ Intrathecal baclofen.