Medical School Bangalore Medical College (1999)
Residency Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (2004), Pediatrics
Fellowship New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell (2007), Pediatric Neurology
Fellowship Montefiore Medical Center (2008), Neurophysiology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Dravet Syndrome
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Genetic Epilepsy Syndromes
  • Intractable Epilepsy
  • Ketogenic Diet

Research Interest

  • Treatment of refractory epilepsy


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Successful Management of Refractory Neonatal Seizures with Midazolam.
Sirsi, Deepa; Nangia, Srishti; Lamothe, Jaqueline; Kososfsky, Barry; Solomon, Gail Journal of Child Neurology June 2008 Volume 23, Number 6 706-709
Apneic Seizures: A Sign Of Temporal Lobe Hemorrhage in Full Term Neonates.
Sirsi, Deepa; Nadiminti, Lakshmi; Packard, Maurine; Engel, Murray; Solomon, Gail Pediatric Neurology November 2007 Volume 37, No 5 366-370
The safety of Levetiracetam.
Sirsi, Deepa; Safdieh, Joseph E Expert Opinion on Drug Safety May 2007 Volume 6, Number 3 241-250

Honors & Awards

  • Top Scholar Epilepsy Foundation