• At A Glance
  • Education
  • Bio
    Dr. Vikram Bhise, MD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology and the Division Director of the Division of Child Neurology and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities at Rutgers – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School since 2010. He has completed his Pediatrics residency at Maimonides Medical Center. Subsequently, he trained in a Child Neurology fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center. He went on to do 2 further subspecialty fellowships in Clinical Neurophysiology with an Epilepsy focus at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and adult and pediatric Multiple Sclerosis at SUNY Stony Brook Medical Center. Dr. Bhise is board certified in Pediatrics, Neurology with special qualifications in Child Neurology, and Clinical Neurophysiology. He sees children with neurological diseases, and specializes in Pediatric Epilepsy and Neuroimmunology. Specifically, he runs the Pediatric Neuroimmunology program seeing children, teenagers, and young adults with multiple sclerosis, optic neuritis, transverse myelitis, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, neuromyelitis optica, autoimmune encephalopathy/encephalitis/epilepsy, opsoclonus-myoclonus, Miller-Fisher syndrome, acute cerebellar ataxia, primary CNS vasculitis, and neuro-rheumatological diseases such as neurosarcoidosis or CNS lupus. Furthermore, he has ongoing research projects in Epilepsy and Neuroimmunology.
    Clinical Interests

    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in children, teenagers and young adults
    • Optic neuritis
    • Transverse myelitis
    • Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM)
    • Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) in children, teenagers, and young adults
    • Autoimmune encephalopathy/encephalitis/epilepsy
    • Opsoclonus-myoclonus
    • Miller-Fisher syndrome
    • Acute cerebellar ataxia
    • Primary CNS vasculitis
    • Neuro-rheumatological diseases such as neurosarcoidosis or CNS lupus
    • White matter disease (leukodystrophy)
    • Epilepsy

  • Medical School

    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ


    Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY (Pediatrics)


    Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY (Child Neurology)


    SUNY at Stony Brook Health Science Center, Stony Brook, NY (Multiple Sclerosis)


    SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY (Epilepsy)