Sonal Bhatia, MD

Sonal Bhatia, MD

Physician in North Charleston, SC
Specialties: Pediatric Neurology
NPI #1356605844

Sonal Bhatia, MD

Dr. Sonal Bhatia was born in Bombay (now Mumbai), India and completed her medical school and pediatric residency at one of the top four medical colleges in the city. She then worked for close to three years as an assistant professor of pediatrics at the topmost government-run medical school and hospital before moving to the United States to pursue her strong interest in child neurology. She did her initial training at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in New York before moving to Charleston, South Carolina to be with her husband who was training here to become a pediatric hematologist-oncologist. She completed the remainder of her child neurology residency and her fellowship in epilepsy at the Medical University of South Carolina and then joined the division of pediatric neurology as a faculty in July 2018.She is board-certified in child neurology and epilepsy (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology). Aside from general pediatric neurology and epilepsy, her clinical interests include pediatric demyelinating diseases and neuroimmunology. She also enjoys teaching residents and medical students. She has several publications, as well as poster and oral presentations, to her credit. She is currently the associate program director of the Child Neurology Residency Program at the Medical University of South Carolina. Besides English, she is proficient in four other Indian languages (Hindi, Marathi, Sindhi, Gujarati) and enjoys reading, playing scrabble, and traveling.

Board Certifications: Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, Epilepsy

My Offices

  • Map of 2250 Mall Drive in North Charleston
    MUSC Children's Health R. Keith Summey Medical Pavilion
    2250 Mall Drive
    North Charleston, SC 29406
    US
    Day of the WeekHours
    Monday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Tuesday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Wednesday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Thursday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Friday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    SaturdayClosed
    SundayClosed
    After Hours Care M-F 3 PM - 10 PM, Weekends & Holidays 12 PM - 7 PM; Pharmacy M-F 7 AM - 3 PM; Blood Draw/Phlebotomy M-F 7:30 AM - 3 PM; Imaging M-F 7 AM - 5 PM

Insurances Accepted

Clinical Areas of Interest
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Epilepsy
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Pediatric epilepsy
Education
  • Fellowship at Medical University of South Carolina Medical Center
  • Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Charitable Hospital Medical School
  • Residency at Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College & General Hospital
  • Residency at SUNY - Downstate Med Cntr
  • Residency at SUNY - Downstate Med Cntr
  • Residency at SUNY Downstate Medical/ University Hosp. of Brooklyn
  • Residency at SUNY Downstate Medical/ University Hosp. of Brooklyn
  • Residency at Medical University of South Carolina Medical Center
  • Residency at Medical University of South Carolina Medical Center (MUSC)
Languages
  • Hindi
  • English
Gender
  • Female

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