Dr Lokesh Lingappa is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Neurologist at Rainbow Children’s Hospital, Hyderabad. He completed his MBBS from Karnatak Medical College, Hubli, Karnataka in 1995. He did his Pediatric Training from Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh and trained in neurology (DM Neurology) at National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru. He pursued his passion to further pediatric neurology training and completed MRCPCH from UK and was trained at Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, UK and Bristol Children’s Hospital as Fellow in Pediatric Neurology. Dr. Lingappa was awarded the Best Outgoing Neurology Student (Dr Anisya Vasanth Award) at NIMHANS. He also received Travel Fellowship Grant Award at International Child Neurology Conference (ICNA) held at Montreal, Canada in 2006. Dr. Lingappa’s research interests range from neonatal neurological disorders, infantile epilepsy, intensive care neurology and long term outcomes of acute neurological disorders. Dr. Lingappa is a member of various associations and bodies namely, International Child Neurology Association(ICNA), Association of Child Neurology, Indian Academy of Neurology (IAN) India - LM 622, and Indian Academy of Paediatrics. He is also the Organising Secretary of Paediatric Epilepsy Society of Hyderabad (PESH), Hyderabad.