Dr. Deepa Menon is an assistant professor in the Neurology and Neurodevelopmental Medicine Program at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. She is also the assistant medical director at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), which is located on Greenspring Avenue, and the director of the Telemedicine Committee at Kennedy Krieger Institute.
Dr. Menon received her medical training at Madras Medical College in Chennai, India, graduating with the bachelor of medicine/bachelor of science (MBBS) degree in 1991. She subsequently completed pediatric residency training at the Cook County Children's Hospital in Chicago, IL, in 1997 and joined the Kennedy Krieger Institute in 2003 as a resident in neurodevelopmental disabilities through the Johns Hopkins University. Since graduating from the residency program in 2007, she has been an active member of the medical staff at Kennedy Krieger Institute and works in the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) as the Associate Medical director at CARD.
Since 2013 she has also been involved in staffing the joint Atlantic General Hospital / Kennedy Krieger Institute Telemedicine Clinic, serving the population on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. She is currently serving as the Director of the Telemedicine Committee at Kennedy Krieger Institute.
Dr. Menon's clinical research interests have included metabolic and mitochondrial disorders that are associated with autism spectrum disorders, regression in autism and early identification and treatment of autism and communication disorders.
Kalb L., Jacobson L., Zisman C., Mahone E., Landa R., Azad G., Menon D., Singh V., Zabel A., Pritchard A. (2019). Interest in Research Participation Among Caregivers of Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. doi: 10.1007/s10803-019-04088-9
Menon DU, Garg A, Chedrawie AK, Pardob AK, Johnston MV. (2014). Subacute encephalitis in a child seropositive for alpha-3 subunit of neural nicotinic acetylcholine receptors antibody. Journal of Pediatric Neurology, 12, 161-166. doi: 10.3233/JPN-140658.