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Dr Nikil is a UK board-certified Consultant in Pediatrics with a special interest in Pediatric Neurology.

Before joining King’s, Dr Nikil worked as a Consultant Pediatrician and lead for Neurology at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital Brighton, UK, from 2015 to 2022. He was also the Pediatric lead for genomics at the NHS Southeast Genomic Medicine Service Alliance – a pioneering service tasked with mainstreaming genomic testing in day-to-day practice in South East England.

Dr Nikil is highly experienced in all aspects of acute and chronic general pediatric conditions and common Neurological disorders like epilepsy, headaches, movement disorders and Neuro-disability. He is a member, trainer and course director for the pediatric Epilepsy Training course run by the British pediatric Neurology Association (BPNA).

Dr Nikil obtained his MBBS from Calicut Medical College, India, and then joined the prestigious pediatric training programme in Birmingham, UK. He completed his pediatric training and achieved MRCPCH from the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health and CCT in Pediatrics from the General Medical Council, UK. He obtained FRCPCH in 2021. He is a keen medical educator with a post-graduate certificate in medical education (PGCE) awarded by Warwick University, UK. His publications have been featured in eminent international journals, including archives of diseases in childhood.


Special Interests:

  • Acute and chronic general Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Pediatric headache disorders
  • Tourette Syndrome and other tic disorders
  • Neurodevelopmental conditions like Autistic Spectrum Conditions, ADHD, Cerebral Palsy
  • Pediatric functional neurological disorders


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