Neelkamal S Soares, MD

Neelkamal S Soares, MD portrait
  • Division Chief, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  • Professor, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine



Dr. Neelkamal Soares is a Professor in the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. He is Board Certified in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics. He is employed with Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine. He earned his MD at the University of Mumbai, LTM Medical College in February 1995. He completed his Residency at the University of Chicago in Pediatrics in June 1999. He went on to complete his Fellowship in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics at the University of Maryland-Baltimore in 2002. He has been involved in the clinical care (diagnosis and treatment) of children with these conditions for over 17 years, and has practiced in academic and community settings. He has been primary investigator and co-investigator on numerous funded studies involving this population with funding from federal, private, and international sources. He has over eight years of expertise in telehealth activities (both clinical and research), and has published manuscripts on the subject and was the medical director for a telehealth program of a large, regional integrated health system.


  • Fellowship 2002, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, University of Maryland-Baltimore
  • Residency 1999, Pediatrics, University of Illinois at Chicago


  • American Board of Pediatrics (Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics)


  • English, fluent.
  • Marathi, fluent.