Deepak K. Lachhwani, MD, is the Chief of Neurology in the Neurological Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. He brings US-based Cleveland Clinic experience in various neurological subspecialties.
Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Lachhwani served as an Epileptologist in the Epilepsy Center at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, US, since 2002. Dr. Lachhwani also served as Head of Section of Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Partnerships, identifying medical centers which offer a cultural fit, with the goal to foster a synergistic and vibrant partnerships.
While in medical school, Dr. Lachhwani earned a Distinguished Services Award for patient care at the time of the Union Carbide methyl-isocyanate (MIC) gas tragedy in Bhopal in December 1984, subsequently maintaining a high honors student position in the Dean’s list at the Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal India. He received a Dean’s Award at Weatherhead School of Management for his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) academic achievements and was nominated for membership to the Beta Gamma Sigma Society in 2014.
Dr. Lachhwani is an avid writer with several peer-review publications, published several book chapters, and has presented numerous posters at national and international meetings. He has co-edited the Fourth Edition of text book of “The Treatment of Epilepsy: Principles and Practice.”
Dr. Lachhwani completed his Pediatric residency and Neurology residency training at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota, US. He then completed his subspecialty training in Pediatric Epilepsy at Cleveland Clinic and has since gained a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Weatherhead School of Management, Cleveland, Ohio, US.