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MBBS, DM ( Neurology), FAMS, FIAN, FRCP (London)

Sr. Consultant in Neurology & Adviser

  • Has more than 40 years experience as consultant neurologist, post graduate teacher and researcher from NIMHANS, Bangalore
  • Nationally & Internationally recognized for his contribution in the field of Epilepsy, Neuro Infections- Neurotuberculosis and HIV neurology; CNS Demyelinating disorders such as Multiple Sclerosis( MS), Neuro myelitis Optica( NMO) etc
  • Has distinction of training more than 150 neurologists of the country and inaddition guided for number of PhD students in Clinical Neurosciences
  • President, Indian Academy of Neurology(IAN), President, Indian Epilepsy Society(IES), President, Karnataka Academy of Neurology(KAN)
  • Chairman  IBE, South Eastern  Asian regional executive board,   Member ILAE Genetics Commission

Has 278 research publications in the national & International journals including  50 chapters in the books and 7 monograms

Had number of Nationally  &  Internationally funded research projects including three  NIH extramural grants

Department of Neurology , Institute of Neurosciences , Apollo Hospitals, has experienced & trained neurologist with expertise in General neurology including various types of headache ; Comprehensive Epilepsy program including facility for Epilepsy surgery program and Genetics of epilepsy. In addition has facility for  Acute Stroke management, Neuro critical care facility and Neuro Rehabilitation. There are experienced Parkinson’s Disease & other movement disorder specialists including deep brain stimulation services. Neurologists with rich experience in the proper diagnosis and management of various primary & secondary demyelinating disorders including multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Neuro myelitis optica (NMO)

Neurology department is well complemented by ‘Brain & Spine’ center with excellent trained skillful Neurosurgeons,  Neuro radiologists and Clinical electrophysiologists.

Awards & Achievements:

Professor of Neurology at the prestigious National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences ( NIMHANS) , Bangalore for 17 years
Former Director & Vice Chancellor of NIMHANS for more than five years
Hon . Professor , University of Liver pool, UK from 2015 till date.

Received number of Awards nationally & internationally  Prominent among them are:

‘Ambassador For Epilepsy’ Award – 2017’ by International League Against Epilepsy  (ILAE)  & International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) –  Barcelona  September, 2017

 Sir.  M.Visvesvarya Senior Scientist State Award for the year 2016 for life time contribution to   the development of Science & Technology in Karnataka

  • Karnataka Rajyothsava – a State award in recognition of the contribution to the State in the field of Medicine 2014
  • Basanthi Devi Amir Chand ICMR Award for Bio,Medical Scientist – 2013
  • Asia Oceanian Outstanding Achievement Award in Epilepsy’ from CAOA, International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) at Melbourne, Australia, 2010
  • Sir C.V. Raman young scientist award by Karnataka State Govt. for research in Epilepsy in 1998
  • ICMR award for Neurology (Research in Epilepsy)- 1998
  • Young Scientist Award at International Epilepsy Congress at Oslo, Norway 1992
  • Sir J.C.Bose Award for contribution in the field of Neurology 2012

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