Healthcare Providers of Dr. P.R. Krishnan , Bangalore

Dr. P.R. Krishnan

Dr. P.R. Krishnan

Senior Consultant Neurologist

DM Neurology, DNB Neurology (Diplomate National Board), MD, Internal Medicine, MBBS

Specialisations

Internal Medicine

  • Neurology

Practice Locations

Medineuro Speciality Clinic
Site 18&19, Chowdeshwari Layout, 2nd cross, Opp State Bank of Mysore, Gottigere , Bannerghatta Road , Bangalore , Karnataka
Fortis Hospital
154/9, Opposite IIM-B , Bannerghatta Road , Bangalore , Karnataka , India

Work Experience

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research JIPMER
Pondicherry, India
Senior Resident (Medicine)
From Apr 1997 to Jun 1999
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)
From Jul 1999 to Jul 2002
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
Secunderabad, India
Neurologist
From Aug 2002 to Nov 2002
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
Bahrain
Neurologist
From Nov 2002 to Nov 2009
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
Bangalore
Consultant Neurologist
From 2009 to Present
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.

Academics

DM Neurology
2002
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
DNB Neurology (Diplomate National Board)
2002
National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, India
MD, Internal Medicine
1997
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, India
MBBS
1992
Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore University, Bangalore

Achievements

Awards
Best Outgoing Student in M.B.B.S
1992
Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences
Distinctions in Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology Pathology, Microbiology and Community Medicine
1992
Bangalore University
Ninth Rank in M.B.B.S. examination
1992
Bangalore University
Proficiency prize in Community Medicine
1990
Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences
Award of Merit
2009
Bahrain Neurosciences Association
National Merit Scholarship from Matriculation to M.B.B.S
1987
Government of India, 1987
Two Gold Medals during M.B.B.S
1992
Bangalore University
N. Abdoul Cader Memorial Prize
1999
the best postgraduate student in Medicine for Neurology - JIPMER
Systematic review/Meta-analysis workshop
2005
Publications
Experience with new antiepileptic drugs among Indians with refractory epilepsy
2003
Neurol J Southeast Asia 2003;8: 87-95
Topiramate as add-on in refractory seizures in Indian patients
2001
Epilepsia 2 0 0 1 ; 4 2 ( 2 ) : 3 5
Hippocampal involvement due to heroin inhalation - "Chasing the Dragon”
2009
Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery 2009; 111 : 278 - 281
Scedosporium apiospermum brain abscess:An emerging challenge
2009
PAN ARAB JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY 2009;13(2):92-95
Anticonvulsant therapy for status epilepticus
2005
The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2005, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD003723.pub2. DOI: 10.1002/146
Spontaneous intraventricular rupture of brain abscess presenting as meningitis
2007
Journal of the Bahrain Medical Society.2007; 19(2):80- 8 3 .
Takayasu Arteritis with high titre of antiphospholipid antibodies and MTHFR polymorphism
2005
Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis 2005;20(1):47-50
Seizure worsening with Topiramate amongst Indians with refractory epilepsy
2003
European Journal of Neurology 2003;10: 515-519
Hepatic encephalopathy- An analysis of the precipitating factors and complication
1999
Journal of Association of Physicians of Indi a 1999; 47: 45
Bilateral medial cerebellar infarction in a patient positive for lupus anticoagulant
2007
Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolys is 2007; 23 : 241 - 244
Recurrent posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in a patient with sickle cell disease
2007
Ann Saudi Med . 2007 May - Jun ; 27 ( 3 ) : 206 - 11
Fever is associated with doubling of odds of short-term mortality in ischemic stroke
2010
An updated meta-analysis. Acta Neurol Scand 2010: 122(6): 404-408
Inactive Lepromatous leprosy presenting as vasculitic neuropathy
2002
Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology 2002 : 129
Anticonvulsant therapy for status epilepticus
2007
British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 2007 Jun;63(6):640-7. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2125.2007.02931.x.
Ischemic infarction following an intracerebral hemorrhage in an adult sickle cell disease with angiographic moyamoya
2008
Journal of thrombosis and thrombolysis. 2008 Apr; 25 (2) : 227 - 30
Restless legs syndrome in Parkinson's disease
2003
A case-controlled study. Movement Disorders 2003 Feb;18(2):181-5
Memberships
National Academy of Medical Sciences
Asian Society for Continuing Medical Education
The Movement Disorders Society
2013
World Stroke Organization
2008
Indian Stroke Association
Life Member
Associate Member of International Headache Society
2012
Conferences attended
NSI Jaipur
2010
NSI Cochin
2008
IAN Pune
2011
S T R O K E C O N
2012
ECON
2012
Workshop
Clinical Research Methodology
2005
Designing clinical research workshop
2005