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Kalpathy S. (Krish) Krishnamoorthy, MD

  • Phone: 617-726-3877
Department of Neurology
Department of Pediatrics


  • MassGeneral Hospital for Children
  • Neurology
Clinical Interests
Followup of neonatal ICU graduates
Developmental disorders of infants
Neuromuscular problems of infants and children
Pediatric and Newborn Neurological problems
Seizure disorders
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Chelsea: MGH Chelsea HealthCare Center
Medical Education
MD, All India Institute of Medical Sciences
MBBS, University of Madras - India
Residency, Children's Hospital Boston
Residency, Good Samaritan Hospital
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology, American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
Patient Gateway
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Foreign Languages
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients

Biography I did my General Pediatic residency training at the Children's Hospital, Boston  and Neurology training at the  Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. I  am Board Certified in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurology with faculty appointment at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School . My current acitivities include providing patient care, teaching and research in the field of clinical pediatric neurology. I have vast experience in the evaluation of the newborn babies with various neurological problems and their outcome. I also have special interest in the  developmental problems of the infants and children.  My current patient care activities includes supervising the resident physicians in the clinic (YAW 6B) and consulting patients privately in my office at WANG 708.

ResearchIn the field of neonatal neurolgy.


Journal of Child Neurology 1998; 13: 537-540
Journal of Child Neurology 2000; 15:592-602
Pediatric Neurology 2001; 24:193-199
Curr Opin Neurol 2002; 15:139-144
Pediatr Neurol 2002; 26:274-281
Pediatrics 2005; 116:757-766
Journal of Child Neurology 2005; 829-31
J Child Neurol 2006; 21:801-805
Neuroimage 2006; 32:1041-1049
Epilepsia 2006, Epilepsia 2007; 48:89-95
Pediatr Res 2007; 61:546-551
Pediatric Neurology 2007; 37:317-323
Seminars in Perinatology 2007
Neuro-Ophthalmology 2009; 33:1:23-35
Epilepsy and Behavior 2010; 19:306-310
Journal of Child Neurology, 26:188-194, 2011 (On Line Publiashed Aug. 19, 2010)
Clinical Pediatrics 2005; 44:437-442
Journal of Child Neurology 2005; 20:696-8
Neuromuscular Disorders 2006; 16:492-494
New England Journal of Medicine 2008; 358:1713-23
Pediatr Neurology 2008; 39:276-278
Journal Clinical Neuromuscular Disease 2010; 11:124-126
New England Journal of Medicine 2009; 361:2367-78
N Engl J Med 2010; 362:346-56

Pediatric Neurology
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-3877
Phone 2: 617-726-6093
Fax: 617-724-7860

Chelsea HealthCare Center
151 Everett Avenue
Chelsea, MA 02150-1807

Phone: 617-884-8300