Manikum Moodley, MD, FRCP
Chief of the Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center, UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children’s
Pediatric Neurologist, UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children’s
Nelson R. Mandela School of Medical Sciences, Durban, South Africa, MBChB
Internship and Residency, Pediatrics, Nelson R. Mandela School of Medical Sciences
Residency, Pediatric Neurology, Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London, UK/Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Fellowship, Neonatal Neurology, British Columbia Children's Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Manikum Moodley MD, FRCP, is a pediatric neurologist and the Chief of the Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center for UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children’s, a clinical partnership between Dell Children's Medical Center and UT Health Austin. He specializes in pediatric multiple sclerosis (MS) and neuro-immunological diseases, neurofibromatosis, autonomic disorders, and neonatal neurology. Additionally, Dr. Moodley is a professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Neurology.
Dr. Moodley earned his medical degree from the Nelson R. Mandela School of Medical Sciences in Durban, South Africa. He completed both an internship and residency in pediatrics at the Nelson R. Mandela School of Medical Sciences and a second residency in pediatric neurology at the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London, UK and the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh, Scotland. He also completed a fellowship in neonatal neurology at the British Columbia Children's Hospital in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Dr. Moodley has received several Teaching Excellence Awards in South Africa, Canada, and the U.S. and has been invited to serve as an external examiner for the Specialist Pediatric Fellowship Examinations in Zimbabwe, the Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada Examinations in Canada, and both the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery Final Examinations and the South African Pediatric Fellowship Examinations in South Africa. He is also a member of the Child Neurology Society and the American Academy of Neurology.
Dr. Moodley is a pediatric neurologist with UT Health Austin.
- Autonomic disorders
- Neonatal neurology
- Neuroimmunological diseases
- Pediatric multiple sclerosis
- Texas Medical Board
Awards & Honors
- America’s Top Doctors
- Best Doctors in America
- Fellow, The College of Pediatricians of South Africa
- Fellow, The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Edinburgh
- Fellow, The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
- First Pediatric Neurologist Awarded 2 Teaching Excellence Awards Across Institutes in the Same Year, Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute and Pediatrics Institute
- Member, The Royal College of Physicians of the UK with Pediatrics