Anu Venkat, MD is an attending physician at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and assistant professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She is trained in epilepsy and is part of the Pediatric Regional Epilepsy Program at CHOP.
Dr. Venkat obtained her medical degree at Coimbatore Medical College, India in 1992. She was a research assistant in 1993-1994 and completed an internship in pediatrics at the Nassau County Medical Center, Clinical Campus of the State University of New York at Stony Brook between 1994-1995. She then completed a residency in pediatrics at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 1995-1996 and a clinical fellowship in pediatric neurology there in 1996-1999. She became a faculty member at UMDNJ- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School from 2000-2005, as an assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Child Neurology, Department of Pediatrics. She completed a fellowship in epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in 2005-2006, and has been a faculty member since 2006.
Dr. Venkat practices at the CHOP Pediatric & Adolescent Specialty Care Center in Princeton . She is involved in the education of medical students, pediatric interns and residents, pediatric neurology fellows and epilepsy fellows at the main campus at CHOP. She also teaches small group sessions at Brain and Behavior, a 9-week clinical neuroscience course in the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine curriculum.
Dr. Venkat is a member of the American Epilepsy Society and the Child Neurology Society. Dr. Venkatasubramanian is a frequent lecturer locally and enjoys participating in CME round table series for epilepsy education for primary care doctors. She is interested in co-morbidities associated with epilepsy including bone health and sleep disorders in epilepsy.