Deepak Lachhwani, MD
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
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Cleveland, OH 44195
Treatment & Services
- Clinical Trials
- Early Epilepsy Surgery
- Epilepsy Pharmacotherapy with Call Office
- Epilepsy Surgery
- Epilepsy Surgery And Video Eeg Evaluation
- Epilepsy Surgery Evaluation
- Epilepsy Surgery in Adolescents
- Epilepsy Surgery In Children
- Pediatric Neuroscience
- Specialized EEG With Subdural Grids
- Surgery In Brain Malformations
- Vagal Nerve Stimulation
- Video EEG Monitoring
- Wada Test
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Benign Focal Epilepsies and Variants
- Clinical Neurophysiology
- Dravet and Doose Syndrome and other Myoclonic Epilepsies
- Electroencephalogram (EEG)
- Epilepsy in Children
- First Seizure Assessment
- Infantile Spasm
- Ketogenic Diet
- Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
- Medically Refractory Status Epilepticus
- Non-epileptic seizure disorder
- Rasmussen Encephalitis
- Seizure Manifestations
- Seizures - Febrile
- Sleep and Epilepsy Issues
- Status Epilepticus (continuous Seizures)
- Sturge-Weber Syndrome
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About Deepak Lachhwani, MD
Deepak K. Lachhwani, MBBS, MD, is Staff Pediatric Epileptologist at the Epilepsy Center within the Neurological Institute of Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH. Dr. Lachhwani is a member of the American Epilepsy Society (AES), Editor of AES News, and a committee member for the International League Against Epilepsy. He is very active in the American Academy of Neurology and serves on the editorial board of CNP News. He is also a member of the Child Neurology Society, American Society of Neuroimaging and the Society of Nuclear Medicine.
Dr. Lachhwani’s particular interests lie in treating children with medically refractory epilepsy, functional neuroimaging, pediatric epilepsy surgery and ICU monitoring of neonates and children. His research interests revolve around these fields, with specific reference to clinical outcomes after epilepsy surgery in children with tuberous sclerosis, Stroke, Rasmussen’s encephalitis and medically refractory status epilepticus. He expands the sphere of medical care at Cleveland Clinic provided to children with seizures by directing the activities of the Pediatric Epilepsy Support Group, which offers a unique platform for educating and supporting families of these children.
Dr. Lachhwani gained an MD from the Gandhi Medical College at Bhopal, India, in 1991 and completed his Pediatric residency and Neurology residency training at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minn. He then completed his subspecialty training in Pediatric Epilepsy at Cleveland Clinic and accepted his current professional staff position.
Dr. Lachhwani is an avid writer for several peer-reviewed publications, has published several book chapters, and has presented numerous posters at national and international meetings. He has co-edited the fourth edition of the textbook, “The Treatment of Epilepsy: Principles and Practice.” He was awarded the Junior Resident Travel Award from the Department of Pediatrics at Mayo Clinic in 1994, was a high honors student at the Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, India (1983-1991), and earned a Distinguished Services Award for patient care during the Union Carbide methyl-isocyanate (MIC) gas tragedy at Bhopal (December 1984).
Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Clinical Neurophysiology, EEG and Epilepsy
Cleveland, OH USA
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
EEG and Epilepsy (Clinical Scholar)
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN USA
Internship - Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN USA
Medical Education - Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal University Faculty of Medicine
Residency - Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal University Faculty of Medicine
Bhopal, MP, India
Internship - Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal University Faculty of Medicine
Bhopal, MP, India
Undergraduate - Central Board of Secondary Education
Kendriya Vidyalaya, Puram, New Delhi,
- 200-Hour Nuclear Physician Licensing Course: Associates in Medical Physics, LLC, September 13-20, 2002; October 18-27, 2002; March 13-14, 2003
- Training and experience in Nuclear Neurology of more than 500 hours between April 2002 and March 2003, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundations
- Leading in Health Care (2008-2009)
- Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology
- Psychiatry and Neurology - Epilepsy
- Psychiatry and Neurology - Clinical Neurophysiology
children with complex epilepsies, children with epilepsy and Sturge Weber Syndrome, children with first seizure, clinical drug trials, clinical neurophysiology, diagnostic video EEG for pediatric seizure disorders, EEG, Epilepsy, epilepsy and epilepsy surgery in children and adolescents, Epilepsy surgery and medical treatment of epilepsy in children, interpretation of continuous EEG monitoring in the critical care setting, invasive EEG monitoring for pre-surgical evaluations, Pediatric Epilepsy, pediatric epilepsy and epilepsy surgery, Rasmussen's encephalitis and medically refractory status epilepticus., Seizure disorder treatment and surgery in brain malformations, seizure manifestations, Sturge Weber syndrome, surgical treatment of refractory epilepsy and functional imaging, Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, vagus nerve stimulation, Video EEG, clinical outcomes after epilepsy surgery in children with tuberous sclerosis
Awards & Honors
- Distinguished Services Award for patient care during the Union Carbide MIC gas tragedy at Bhopal, India, December 1984 ---
Innovations & Patents
- Edit Innovations
Research & Publications
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Reviewed on Mar 27, 2023
He is so good with my daughter and makes the visit comfortable. He listens to my concerns as a mother and comes up with a care plan. I appreciate him so much
Reviewed on Feb 3, 2023
Very pleased with doctor!
Reviewed on Jan 27, 2023
My son's Dr is very polite and professional.
Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023
Doctor Lachwani has the best bed side manner and my little guy really liked him. My husband and I agree he is the best Doctor we have ever met.
Reviewed on Oct 14, 2022
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Reviewed on Sep 23, 2022
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Reviewed on Jul 31, 2022
I am happy and thankful to my doctor.