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Dr. Gautam Ambegaonkar

Pediatrics, Neurology

United Kingdom

26 years of experience



Pediatrics, Neurology


Pediatric Neurology

Procedures Performed

Work Experience

Consultant Pediatric Neurologist

Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge University Hospital Foundation NHS Trust (CUHFT)

Cambridge, United Kingdom.

from 2011

Trainee in Pediatric Neurology

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

London, United Kingdom.

2009 - 2011

Trainee in Pediatric Neurology

The Royal London Hospital

London, United Kingdom.

2008 - 2009

Trainee in Pediatric Neurology

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

London, United Kingdom.

2007 - 2008

Pediatric Core Trainee

Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

Birmingham, United Kingdom.

2006 - 2007

Pediatric Core Trainee

Royal Stoke University Hospital

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom.

2004 - 2006

Pediatric Trainee

Frenchay Hospital

Bristol, United Kingdom.

2004 - 2004

Pediatric Trainee

Maidstone Hospital

Maidstone, United Kingdom.

2002 - 2003

Pediatric Trainee

Medway Hospital

Gillingham, United Kingdom.

2002 - 2002

Pediatric Trainee

Darent Valley Hospital

Dartford, United Kingdom.

2001 - 2002


Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children

Mumbai, India.

1997 - 2001


Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK


Diploma in Child Health (DCH), University of Mumbai, India


MBBS, University of Mumbai, India



Dr. Gautam Ambegaonkar is a UK-trained Pediatric Neurologist working as a Consultant at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust (CUHFT), UK. During his Speciality Grid training in Pediatric Neurology, Dr. Ambegaonkar worked at hospitals such as Great Ormond Street Hospital and The Royal London Hospital (London), Bristol Children’s Hospital, and Heartlands Hospital (Birmingham).

Dr. Ambegaonkar specializes in the diagnosis and management of children (up to 16yrs age) with various neurological disorders such as Headaches, Childhood epilepsy, Tic disorder and Tourette’s, Cerebral palsy, Movement disorders, Childhood Multiple Sclerosis, and Neurodegenerative disorders. He has a special interest and expertise in pediatric neuromuscular disorders and childhood MS and is the lead for both pediatric services in East Anglia.

Since his appointment at CUHFT in 2011, Dr. Ambegaonkar single-handedly established the Pediatric Neuromuscular Service in the East of England which was awarded status as a "Centre of Excellence" in 2014. Dr. Ambegaonkar also established, and to date chair, the Eastern Muscle Group Network for pediatric neuromuscular disorders in the East of England. Moreover, he has set up a Tertiary Pediatric Headache service at CUHFT catering to the East of England.


Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH)

British Paediatrics Neurology Association (BPNA)

University of Cambridge

British Association for Study of Headaches (BASH)

Medical Protection Society, UK (MPS)

Chair of the BPNA’s National Children’s Headache Network

Clinical Lead for Paediatric Neuroscience, CUHFT

Chair, Eastern Muscle Group Network, East of England

Chair, Paediatrics Training and Education Committee, CUHFT

Eastern Paediatric Epilepsy Network


Dr. Gautam Ambegaonkar has more than 10 publications

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