New Pediatric Epileptologist Joins Johns Hopkins

Babitha Haridas

Pediatric epileptologist Babitha Haridas specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of children with epilepsy, with a focus on those who have refractory epilepsy. Dr. Haridas seeks alternate modalities of treatment, including ketogenic diet therapy, neurostimulation and epilepsy surgery.

Dr. Haridas obtained her medical degree from the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences. She completed residency training in pediatrics and pediatric neurology at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, then completed an epilepsy fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Her research interests include refractory epilepsy syndromes such as Lennox Gastaut syndrome, and electrical status epilepticus in sleep.

Dr. Haridas sees patients at the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center in Baltimore, and also offers telemedicine visits.

Learn more about the Johns Hopkins Epilepsy Center here.