Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research JIPMER
Senior Resident (Medicine)
Service post involved supervising Junior Residents in day-to-day patient care, special clinics,
intensive care and procedures like hemodialysis, transvenous pacing and other procedures. It
also involved teaching undergraduates.
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
New Delhi, India
Senior Resident (Neurology)
AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) Accredited 1766 bed tertiary care hospital.
Training post involved day to day care of patients in the Neurology ward, teaching
undergraduates and postgraduates in Medicine, emergency and ICU care of Neurological
patients. Gained rich experience in independent decision-making, clinical and
neuroradiological assessment and management of patients in the emergency department
such as acute stroke (thrombolytic therapy), neuromuscular emergencies, central nervous
system infections and status epilepticus. Outpatient services involved independent
management of referred patients in the general neurology clinic and various specialty clinics
like epilepsy clinic, movement disorders clinic, neuromuscular disorders clinic, stroke clinic
and dementia clinic. Experienced in Nerve conduction studies, electromyography, evoked
potentials, EEG and Video-EEG. Assisted in running the Comprehensive Epilepsy Surgery
programme at AIIMS and also observed botox injection clinics.
CARE Poulomi Hospital
Was responsible independently for all neurological outpatients and inpatients in this 150-bed
multi-specialty hospital with a full-fledged ICU. National Accreditation Board for Hospitals &
Healthcare Providers (NABH) accredited hospital.
Salmaniya Medical Complex
Salmaniya Medical Complex is a 1000-bed Ministry of Health tertiary referral hospital with all
specialties. The hospital has Accreditation Canada (AC) certification. Involved in care of
inpatients, outpatient clinic and nerve conduction studies, EMG and reported EEGs.
Responsible for day-to-day management of patients and their discharge from service.
Provided Neurology consultations for other specialty departments in the hospital. Planned
regular academic activities in the department. Member of the departmental Medical Review
Committee, which screened the mortality and morbidity in the specialties of Neurology and
Neurosurgery. Undertook active research and publications in Neurology, have co-authored a
Cochrane meta-analysis. Have formulated departmental Policies and Procedures for the
Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Bahrain for the department of Clinical Neurosciences.
Assisted McKinsey with a clinical quality improvement initiative. Regularly taught medical
students at the Arabian Gulf University and was part of their Professional Skills assessment.
Have attended lectures on evidence-based medicine at the Arabian Gulf University and
workshops on research methodology and statistics.
Fortis Hospitals is a more than 400 bed tertiary care hospital with well equipped Emergency
and ICU care. All types of acute care Neurology patients are seen. Outpatient and
electrophysiology, Consultations to other department services. Stroke thrombolysis.The
organization is accredited by Joint Commission International, JCI.
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
DNB Neurology (Diplomate National Board)
National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, India
MD, Internal Medicine
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, India
Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore University, Bangalore
Best Outgoing Student in M.B.B.S
Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences
Distinctions in Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology Pathology, Microbiology and Community Medicine
Ninth Rank in M.B.B.S. examination
Proficiency prize in Community Medicine
Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences
Award of Merit
Bahrain Neurosciences Association
National Merit Scholarship from Matriculation to M.B.B.S
Government of India, 1987
Two Gold Medals during M.B.B.S
N. Abdoul Cader Memorial Prize
the best postgraduate student in Medicine for Neurology - JIPMER
Systematic review/Meta-analysis workshop
Experience with new antiepileptic drugs among Indians with refractory epilepsy
Neurol J Southeast Asia 2003;8: 87-95
Topiramate as add-on in refractory seizures in Indian patients
Epilepsia 2 0 0 1 ; 4 2 ( 2 ) : 3 5
Hippocampal involvement due to heroin inhalation - "Chasing the Dragon”
Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery 2009; 111 : 278 - 281