Sumit Parikh, M.D. was appointed to the IFCR Scientific Advisory Board in September of 2010. Dr. Parikh currently holds several positions at the Cleveland Clinic including: co-director of Neurogenetics, metabolic and mitochondrial disease clinic, co-director of Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome Clinic, staff physician of Cleveland Clinic Neuroscience and Pediatric Institutes, Staff Physician at Fairview Hospital, and eCleveland Clinic Consultant. Dr. Parikh holds many board certifications including certifications in pediatrics, child neurology, medical genetics and metabolic disease. He has contributed to a number of publications. Dr. Parikh has had the opportunity to diagnose many of our CDKL5 children.