Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY

Internship

Pediatrics - Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital, Chicago, IL

Residency

Child Neurology - Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital/Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

Fellowship

Epilepsy - Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital / Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Departments and Services

Publications

Abstracts

2019

Purohit, R. and *Tatachar, P. Utility of Electroencephalography in the Diagnosis of Anti-NMDAR encephalitis in Toddlers: Case Series.  Presented at International Epilepsy Congress/ILAE 33rd Annual Conference in May 2019.

*Rukya, M. Purohit, R. Alok, J and Ryan, M. Acute Flaccid Myelitis: A Recently Emerged Paralytic Syndrome in Children with Characteristic MRI Findings. Presented at American Society of Neuroradiology 57th Annual Conference in May 2019. Manuscript currently in revision in Neurographics

*Purohit, R and Gertler, T. Case Series: Expansion of MT-ATP6 Pathogenic Variant Phenotype. Poster Presentation at American Academy of Neurology in May 2019

*Purohit, R. and Garcia-Sosa, R. A Case of Infantile Ceroid-lipofuscinosis 5 presenting with Novel EEG findings of Electrical Status Epilepticus of Sleep. Poster Presentation at American Epilepsy Society in December 2019.

*Purohit, R. and Tatachar, P. Improving Ictal Response Testing in the Pediatric Epilepsy. Poster Presentation at American Epilepsy Society in December 2019

Awards and Honors

2019, EEG Award for Distinction in EEG during Child Neurology Residency

Leadership and Memberships

2019 – present, Member, American Epilepsy Society

2014 – present, Member, Child Neurology Society

2014 – present, Member, American Academy of Neurology

2014 – present, Member, The International Child Neurology Congress