Rajesh Ramachandran Nair, Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Dr Rajesh RamachandranNair is pediatric epileptologist & neurologist at the McMaster Children’s Hospital since 2006. He was the founding medical director of the Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Program. His clinical care focus is medically refractory epilepsy, Ketogenic Diet and DEE/EE with Sleep Activation of Spike & Wave (SASW).

Dr RamachandranNair is a program director for the International Child Neurology Teaching Network (ICNTN) by the International Child Neurology Association (ICNA), and the Canadian Epilepsy Teaching Network (CETN) by the Canadian League Against Epilepsy (CLAE). He is a a member of the Adapt and Implementation Task Force of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) Standards and Best Practice Council. He was a member of the department tenure & promotion committee, and the coordinator of the Pediatric Neurology Rounds. He is the Project ECHO (Epilepsy across the life span) Co- Hub lead for the McMaster Children’s Hospital.

Dr RamachandranNair is a researcher in ketogenic diet, DEE/EE with Sleep Activation of Spike & Wave (SASW) and SUDEP Communication, and is funded by the Ontario Brain Institute.