Neal Sankhla, MD is a Pediatric Neurologist at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and serves as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from Drexel University-Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia prior to completing his residency training at the University of Alabama Birmingham. Following his residency, Dr. Sankhla returned to Pennsylvania to complete his fellowship training at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
In addition to pediatric epilepsy, Dr. Sankhla’s academic and clinical interests include video EEG monitoring and the management of seizures in critically ill children and neonates. He is driven by his fascination of the complexities of the human brain and all the unique ways in which seizures can develop and manifest. Dr. Sankhla’s philosophy is to collaborate with his patients and their families to fully understand all the ways in which seizures impact their lives so that he can create treatment plans to help patients achieve their best quality of life.
Areas of Interest
- Pediatric epilepsy
- Video EEG monitoring
- Management of seizures in critically ill children and neonates
- American Epilepsy Society
Research & Publications
Dr. Sankhla’s research interests include EEG monitoring in critically ill children.