Deepa Menon, M.B.B.S.

Dr. Deepa Menon
Deepa Menon
Assistant Medical Director, Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)

Kennedy Krieger Institute
707 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
Appointments: (443) 923-9400
Medical Concerns: (443) 923-7646

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. She is also an assistant professor of neurology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. 


Biographical Sketch:

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).


Research Summary:

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.

LINK: SciVal Experts Research Profile for Deepa Menon


Research Publications

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.

Kalb, L. G., Freedman B., Foster C., Menon D, Landa R., Kishfy L., et al. (2012). Determinants of appointment absenteeism at an outpatient pediatric autism clinic. Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics, 33(9), 685-97.

Li, F., Shen Y., Köhler U., Sharkey F. H., Menon D, Coulleaux L., et al. (2010). Interstitial microduplication of Xp22.31: Causative of intellectual disability or benign copy number variant? European journal of medical genetics, 53(2), 93-9.