Sima A Parikh, MD

Parikh Sima A
Pediatric Neurology

Primary Office
1150 North 35th Avenue
Suite 520
Hollywood, FL 33021

Meet the Physician

Sima A. Parikh, MD, earned her medical degree in 2009 from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond, Virginia. Dr. Parikh completed her residency in pediatrics in 2011 at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital through the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. Dr. Parikh did a fellowship in pediatric neurology in 2014 at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, followed by another fellowship in clinical epilepsy in 2015 at the Yale Comprehensive Epilepsy Center in New Haven, Connecticut.

In 2015, Dr. Parikh joined Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital and Memorial Physician Group in the Division of Pediatric Neurology.


Awards and Honors

  • Dean’s Merit Scholarship, 2005-2007
  • Dean’s List Scholarship, 2001-2005
  • Magna cum laude, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2005
  • Greek Scholar Award, 2004, 2005
  • National Dean’s List Recipient, 2004
  • Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, 2002

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • Child Neurology Society
  • American Epilepsy Society


  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; review of surgical epilepsy cases of patients on the ketogenic diet to aid in perioperative management.

(Children’s Medical Center of Dallas; Dallas, Texas, 2013-2014)

  • National Institutes of Health–Summer Research Fellowship Program; assisted with a clinical research study of the effects of Thyroid Hormone on peripheral adipose tissue.

(National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney; Bethesda, Maryland, 2006)

  • Recognition and Prevention Program (RAP), focusing on research on schizophrenia; aided in building a reference library for research on the schizophrenia prodrome and conducted initial evaluations of patients with schizophrenia, including the Warshak test.

(Long Island Jewish-Hillside Hospital; Queens, New York, 2002)


  • Parikh S, Iannaccone S, Castro D. Abs of Steel. 35th Carrell-Krusen Neuromuscular Symposium; 2013 Feb 14-15; Dallas, TX.
  • Intern review: Acute management of Meningitis and Myasthenia Gravis Crisis (November 2012)
  • Journal Club: Surgical Outcomes for Intractable Epilepsy in Children with Epileptic Spasms (September 2011)
  • Case Report: Abdominal Myokymia (April 2012)


  • Virginia Commonwealth U Medical Virginia, 2009
  • Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center, 2011, Pediatrics
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 2014, Pediatric Neurology
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital, 2015, Epilepsy
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology-Psychiatry

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