Dr Santosh R Mordekar has been a full time NHS Consultant Paediatric Neurologist at Sheffield Children Hospital since 2005. He cares for patients with neurological problems as inpatients on the wards and as outpatients in clinics at the Ryegate Children’s Centre and in combined clinics at Barnsley, Boston, Doncaster and Grimsby.
He is the clinical lead for Intrathecal Baclofen Service (ITB), movement disorder and spasticity service for children in the South Yorkshire, North Derbyshire and North Lincolnshire region. He has established multidisciplinary ITB clinics, specialist Paediatric movement disorder clinics and Tourette syndrome clinics in our region.
We are the third largest ITB service for children in the UK. We are currently in the process of expanding a Deep brain stimulation service for children.
He was a registered stakeholder for the NICE guidelines for spasticity in children, which were published in 2012.
1. A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Fixed-dose Once-daily Oral Aripiprazole in Children and Adolescents with Tourette’s Disorder (Principal Investigator)
2. Paediatric UK demyelinating disease longitudinal study (PUDDLS) (Principal Investigator)
3. UK – Childhood Meningitis and Encephalitis cohort Study (Clinical Investigator)
4. ICISS trial. An international multicentre randomised parallel group clinical trial investigating the medical treatment of infantile spasms (including West syndrome). (Clinical investigator).
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