Kamakshi Neelkantan, MD, FAAP, has a private practice in Edgewood, Maryland. She specializes in the care of treatment of diseases that affect children. In addition to teaching a program for nurse practitioners, Dr. Neelkantan also practices with Upper Chesapeake Medical Center.
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Education and Training
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
American Board of Pediatrics- Pediatrics\
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Teaches a Nurse's Practitioners Program -
- Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center
What do you attribute your success to?
- Attention, Compassion, Taking Time with Patients
Hobbies / Sports
- Cooking, Gardening
Favorite professional publications
- American Academy of Pediatrics Journal
Dr. Kamakshi Neelkantan M.D.'s Practice location
Edgewood, Maryland 21040Get Direction
ELKTON, MD 21921Get Direction
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Patient Experience with Dr. Neelkantan
- Is It a Mistake to Give Melatonin to Children with Autism?
Dr. David Clark, the Director of the Center for Autism Recovery in Dallas, TX believes that it is a mistake to give melatonin to children with autism.Melatonin has received recent attention for helping people get to sleep easier. It is made by a gland in the brain that seems to elicit sleep hormones...
- What Is Tay-Sachs Disease?
IntroductionTay-Sachs disease is a genetic disorder that affects the brain's nerve cells. Individuals who have this disorder lacks a type of protein that is needed to break down fatty substances in the brain. Without this protein, fatty substances accumulate in the brain to toxic levels, which...
- What Is Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)?
Bronchopulmonary DysplasiaPremature infants who have problems in their respiratory system have an increased risk of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), which is also called chronic lung disease. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) can be a serious condition, which needs intensive treatment. This...
- Teen with Autism Creates Artificial Intelligence Prototype
When educators are faced with a child that responds differently in a classroom environment that what is typically expected, teaching that child can be a daunting task. It’s not uncommon knowledge that children with autism, especially if they have a more severe form of autism, don’t always...
- Nursemaid's Elbow Treatments
What is a nursemaid's elbow?A nursemaid's elbow is a common elbow injury among toddlers and preschoolers. This painful injury happens when a ligament slips out of its normal place in the joint. Sometimes, it resolves on its own. However, most of the time, healthcare providers help return the...
- Do I Have the Mumps?
The mumps is a highly contagious airborne viral infection, which manifests in a specific shape of the face and neck. The causing agent is the virus of mumps (paramyxovirus). Timely vaccination (MMR) is the best way to prevent complications that arise in 95% of cases. The mumps virus can be...