Pediatric epileptologist Babitha Haridas specializes in diagnosis and treatment of children with epilepsy, with a focus on those who have refractory epilepsy — patients who continue to have seizures despite taking multiple medications. 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.
Dr. Haridas has received numerous accolades in medical education, and she is the director of the pediatric epilepsy fellowship program at Johns Hopkins. 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. She also sees patients in Maryland via telemedicine on Wednesday afternoons.