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Bhooma Aravamuthan, MD, DPhil

Assistant Professor, Neurology
Division of Child Neurology/Movement Disorders

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Neurology
Movement Disorders

Board Certifications

Neurology
Psychiatry

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Languages

Tamil

Areas of Clinical Interest

Dystonia, Cerebral Palsy, child neurology, pediatric movement disorders

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-454-6120
Fax: 314-454-2523

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: McMillan Clinic Building
Floor: Lower level

Education

Education

Fellowship: Movement Disorders: Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 2018
Residency: Child Neurology: Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 2017
Residency: Pediatrics: St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 2014
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2012
DPhil: Neuroscience: University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom 2008

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Deep brain stimulation for monogenic dystonia.
Aravamuthan BR, Waugh JL, Stone SS
Curr Opin Pediatr. 2017 Dec; 29(6)691-696. doi: 10.1097/MOP.0000000000000548.

PMID:
    28906342
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Teaching NeuroImages: Medullary lesions causing dysphagia in Leigh/MELAS overlap syndrome.
Aravamuthan BR, Nath AR, Ghosh PS
Neurology. 2016 Jul 12; 87(2)e18-9. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000002842.

PMID:
    27402949
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Localization of Basal Ganglia and Thalamic Damage in Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy.
Aravamuthan BR, Waugh JL
Pediatr Neurol. 2016 Jan; 5411-21. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2015.10.005.

PMID:
    26706479
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pediatric anti-Hu-associated encephalitis with clinical features of Rasmussen encephalitis.
Aravamuthan BR, Sánchez Fernández I, Zurawski J, Olson H, Gorman M, Takeoka M
Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2015 Oct; 2(5)e150. doi: 10.1212/NXI.0000000000000150.

PMID:
    26445726
    [PubMed]
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Factors Associated With Discharge After Initial Emergency Treatment of Pediatric Migraine.
Aravamuthan BR, Mar SS, Williams KG
Pediatr Emerg Care. 2017 Sep; 33(9)620-629. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000000533.

PMID:
    26359825
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Long-term increase in coherence between the basal ganglia and motor cortex after asphyxial cardiac arrest and resuscitation in developing rats.
Aravamuthan BR, Shoykhet M
Pediatr Res. 2015 Oct; 78(4)371-9. doi: 10.1038/pr.2015.114.

PMID:
    26083760
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Vestibular responses in the macaque pedunculopontine nucleus and central mesencephalic reticular formation.
Aravamuthan BR, Angelaki DE
Neuroscience. 2012 Oct 25; 223183-99. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2012.07.054.

PMID:
    22864184
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cortical and subcortical connections within the pedunculopontine nucleus of the primate Macaca mulatta determined using probabilistic diffusion tractography.
Aravamuthan BR, McNab JA, Miller KL, Rushworth M, Jenkinson N, Stein JF, Aziz TZ
J Clin Neurosci. 2009 Mar; 16(3)413-20. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2008.03.018.

PMID:
    19167229
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The anatomy and localization of the pedunculopontine nucleus determined using probabilistic diffusion tractography [corrected].
Aravamuthan BR, Stein JF, Aziz TZ
Br J Neurosurg. 2008; 22 Suppl 1S25-32. doi: 10.1080/02688690802448251.

PMID:
    19085350
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Altered neuronal activity relationships between the pedunculopontine nucleus and motor cortex in a rodent model of Parkinson's disease.
Aravamuthan BR, Bergstrom DA, French RA, Taylor JJ, Parr-Brownlie LC, Walters JR
Exp Neurol. 2008 Oct; 213(2)268-80. doi: 10.1016/j.expneurol.2008.05.023.

PMID:
    18601924
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Connectivity of the human pedunculopontine nucleus region and diffusion tensor imaging in surgical targeting.
Muthusamy KA, Aravamuthan BR, Kringelbach ML, Jenkinson N, Voets NL, Johansen-Berg H, Stein JF, Aziz TZ
J Neurosurg. 2007 Oct; 107(4)814-20.

PMID:
    17937229
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Topography of cortical and subcortical connections of the human pedunculopontine and subthalamic nuclei.
Aravamuthan BR, Muthusamy KA, Stein JF, Aziz TZ, Johansen-Berg H
Neuroimage. 2007 Sep 1; 37(3)694-705.

PMID:
    17644361
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reduction of subacute stent thrombosis (SAT) using heparin-coated stents in a large-scale, real world registry.
Gupta V, Aravamuthan BR, Baskerville S, Smith SK, Gupta V, Lauer MA, Fischell TA
J Invasive Cardiol. 2004 Jun; 16(6)304-10.

PMID:
    15155999
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Dystonic cerebral palsy causes, treatments and diagnostics - animal models and clinical research