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Faculty

Designation

Area of Special Interest

 

Dr. Debashish Chowdhury         

Director Professor and Head

Stroke, Headache, Demyelinating disorders

Dr Sanjay Pandey                

Professor

Movement disorders

Dr Ashish Kumar Duggal             

Associate  Professor

Headache, Nerve-muscle disorders, Demyelinating disorders

Dr Swapan Gupta                         

Assistant Professor

Epilepsy, Cognitive Neurology

Dr Sujata Roshan                          

Associate  Professor

Movement disorders

Dr Arun Koul                                 

Associate  Professor

Stroke, Demyelinating disorders, sleep disorders, Neuro- ophthalmology

 

 

Department Infrastructure

 

The department has total 99 bed strength out of which 67 are general ward beds and 16 ICU beds. There is a state of the art 6 bedded epilepsy monitoring unit with facilities for long term VEEG monitoring and 4 beds for post-epilepsy surgery care. There is a 24 hour neurology emergency with 6 fully equipped beds. There is a dedicated neuro-electrophysiology laboratory where EEG and Nerve conduction studies/ Electromyography procedures are done daily. There are fully functional physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy departments where rehabilitative services are provided to the patients daily. The Department shall soon start a 12 bedded stroke unit wherepatients of acute stroke shall get specialized  care. 

 

Facilities available

 

The department provides outpatient and inpatient services including ICU care in various neurological conditions including stroke, epilepsy, headache, movement disorders (e.g. Parkinson disease) , nerve muscle diseases, demyelinating diseases (e.g. Multiple Sclerosis), CNS infections, cognitive problems in both adult and paediatric population. 24 hour Neuro-ICU has ultra-modern state of the art facilities for patient monitoring. There is facility for plasmapheresis also. Diagnostic facilities like EEG, nerve conduction studies, Electromyography, evoked potential studies, repetitive nerve studies and polysomnography are available.

 

The department also runs extensive rehabilitation facilities in the form of physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy. Physiotherapy has a Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator, Endo Laser, Short Wave Diathermy and Dynamic stair trainer. Occupational therapy has been upgraded with Functional electrical stimulator with Bio-feedback, Balance Master and Manual Muscle Testing.

The department also provides 24 hour emergency services to patients with acute neurological problems including thrombolysis in acute stroke.

The department also runs comprehensive epilepsy care program that includes long-term VEEG monitoring and various types of epilepsy surgeries are being done at the centre on regular basis.

 

 

Academic activities:

 

1.     The Department provides training in post-doctoral degree (DM neurology) to six students every year. In addition, the department offers post-doctoral fellowship in epilepsy to two candidates per year.

 

2.     The department also participates in the teaching activities of the postgraduates, MD students (Medicine and Psychiatry) and M Phil students from University of Delhi.

 

3.     The department also provides training to BOT, MOT, BPT, MPT and interns in occupational therapy and physiotherapy from various institutions in Delhi including Institute of Physically Handicapped. In addition two DCNT students are imparted training in neurophysiology per year.

 

4.   The department is also active in research activities and publishes in both national and international journals of repute.

 

5.   Numerous National and International CMEs, Updates, Symposia and Conferences are being organized by the department from time to time.

 

 

 

 

 

Achievements by the Faculty

 

Dr Debashish Chowdhury

 

Awarded the Best Student Award for obtaining highest marks in DTCD Examination [1989-1990] from DU: R. Vishwanathan Award of University of Delhi, India

Awarded Mohan Lal Nayyar Award for being the Best Senior Resident amongst the residents of clinical, paraclinical & preclinical specialities of Maulana Azad Medical College & Associated Hospitals, Delhi, India (1995).

Awarded Summer School on Headache and Related Disorders at Trinity College, Cambridge, U.K., Conducted by European Headache Federation and British Association for the Study of Headache in September, 2001.

Awarded Commonwealth Fellowship in Stroke Medicine at Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, U.K. January to June 2003 Awarded “Indira Gandhi Appreciation Award” presented by National Medical Forum, New Delhi, in November, 2006

Awarded “Bhagirathi Samman” for Neurological patient care, given by “Bhagirathi SamajikSaanskritikManch” New Delhi, September 2013

Awarded “State Award” given by the Government of NCT of Delhi for the meritorious services in the field of health care in 2015-16

Awarded Prof G Arjundas Oration organized by the Institute of Neurology, Madras Medical College on 21st November, 2018 (Topic: Space-Time and Mind: From Stephen Hawkins’s Perspective)

Awarded Prof B C Bansal and Mrs Uma BansalOration organized by the Association of Physicians of India (Delhi State Chapter) on 22nd December, 2018 (Topic: Chasing Headaches: Slaying the Dragon)

Current Secretary, Delhi Neurological Association (since 2018)

Current Executive committee member, Indian Academy of Neurology (since 2018)

Current Convener, Headache subsection of Indian Academy of Neurology (since 2013)

Publications: Books as Editor/ Co-Editor: 13; Chapters in Books: 43; Research papers: 104

Research:  Supervised more than 25 DM/MD students for thesis under Delhi University

Serving as experts/ inspectors of Scientific Institutions

  1. Drug Controller General of India
  2. Medical Council of India
  3. Indian Council of Medical Research
  4. Institutional Ethics Committee (Maulana Azad Medical College)
  5. Editorial board of International CGRP Forum (Education and Research)
  6. Union public service commission (Government of India)
  7. Delhi Medical Council

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Sanjay Pandey

 

Fellowship in Parkinson disease and movement disorder, NINOS, NIH, Bethesda, USA

Expert in Parkinson’s disease and movement disorder

Elected as Executive Member Neurological Society of India

 

Dr. Ashish Kumar Duggal

 

Trained at Headache Master School Sydney August 2018

More than 30 national and International Publications

 

Dr. Swapan Gupta 

 

Fellowship in epilepsyfrom Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Hyderabad.Runs Intractable epilepsy clinic and co-ordinates comprehensive epilepsy care program including epilepsy surgery

Awarded Indian Academy of Neurology (IAN) Travel fellowship 2019

Awarded bursary and training in San Servolo International Advanced Course: Paediatric epilepsy surgery at Venice, Italy 2019

Awarded bursary and selected to represent the Asia-Oceania region at the “Young epilepsy section (YES)” of ILAE meeting held in London, UK, May 2018

Successfully completed ILAE sponsored VIREPA “EEG in the diagnosis & management of epilepsy – Basic &Advanced” course 2016-17 &2017-18

Awarded bursary and training in San Servolo International Advanced Course: Bridging Basic with Clinical Epileptology at Venice, Italy 2017

Junior Fellowship award from World Federation of Neurology 2016

MAMC-APPI Silver Jubilee Award for Securing Highest Marks in physiology in I M.B.B.S. Exam. held in 2004

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DM Neurology Seats  :  6 students/year

 

1st Year

Name of the Doctor

Dr. Apoorva Tomar

Dr. GaneshgoudaMajigoudra

Dr. Vaibhav Deorari

Dr. Chandra Shekhar Rawat

Dr. Vineet Kumar Todi

Dr. Anumeha Mishra

2nd Year

 

 

Dr. Muralikrishna PS

 

Dr. SonaliBhattad

 

Dr. Hemant Kumar

 

Dr. Sunil Agrawal

 

Dr. Luv Bansal

 

Dr. Pradeep Bijaynath Tiwari

3rd Year

 

 

Dr. P.Ashwin Kumar

 

Dr. Debabrta Datta

 

Dr. Ankit Ishwarchand Mundra

 

Dr. Tanvi Shukla

 

Dr. AnjaliChouksey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 





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