- MD (Gen Medicine)
- DM (Neurology)
- Consultant – Neurology in Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital
Consultant – Neurology
Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital
17 years of experience
Dr. Jayanti Mani has set up the Epilepsy Programme at Kokilaben Hospital. She has expertise in the medical management of all the patients with seizures and epilepsy and also the selection of patients who will benefit from epilepsy surgery.
Dr. Mani had her entire medical training at the GS Medical College and KEM Hospitals in Mumbai. After completing the DM degree in Neurology, she worked as a lecturer in Neurology at the twin institutes for two years. During this period she was a visiting fellow at the Department of EEG and Clinical Neurophysiology, Kings College London with Dr. Colin Binnie and Dr. Charles Polkey.
Her interest in epilepsy then took her to the Cleveland Clinic Foundation where she completed a two year fellowship in Clinical Epilepsy and Neurophysiology during years 2003-2005. Dr. Mani trained with stalwarts in the field of adult and paediatric epilepsy like Dr. Hans Luders and Dr. Elaine Wyllie. She won awards for her research during this period.
After her return to India in 2005, Dr. Mani was a Consultant Neurologist and Epileptologist in Mumbai with attachments at Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Centre and at Wockhardt Hospitals, Mulund. She set up the video EEG monitoring and Epilepsy Program at the Bombay Hospital in Mumbai. She facilitated several surgeries for intractable epilepsy during this period.
Dr Jayanti has been part of Kokilaben Hospital since 2009 and she is responsible for setting up the epilepsy program at Kokilaben Hospital. She reviews over 4000 patients of epilepsy every year. Under her stewardship, the Epilepsy and EEG service has performed presurgical evaluations of nearly 400 patients with drug resistant epilepsy and conducted 80 epilepsy surgeries so far, with excellent results. This includes complex surgeries needing intraoperative electrical mapping and awake craniotomies for surgeries near eloquent areas of the brain.
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