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Dr. Vikash Agarwal

Gender:Male

Qualification: MD (General Medicine), DM (Neurology), PDF (Epilepsy)

Speciality: Neurology

Hospital: Apollo Speciality Hospital Annasalai Chennai, Chennai

Languages spoken: English,Hindi,Bengali

Location: Chennai

Experience :

  • Consultant Neurologist and Epileptologist at Apollo Speciality Hospital, Chennai-600035, India (July 2013 till present)
  • Assistant Professor and Consultant in Neurology (30th May 2010 till April 2013) from Sri Ramachandra Medical Center, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India
  • Post Graduation– DM Neurology (April 2007 to April 2010 from Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai, India Clinical training: Management of acute neurological conditions like meningitis, encephalitis, strokes, status epilepticus, intracranial hemorrhages and acute demyelinating diseases.
  • Evaluation and management of degenerative neurological diseases like dementia, motor neuron disease, inherited ataxias, neuropathies and leukodystrophies.
  • Rotations in speciality clinics like epilepsy, movement disorders and neuromuscular diseases. Weekly seminars and case presentations at the neurology group meetings.
  • Diagnostic Electrophysiology including EEG done on a routine basis.
  • Postdoctoral fellowship in Epilepsy (January 2012 to December 2012) from Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Trivandrum, Kerala, India Internal Medicine Post-graduation- MD General Medicine (September 2003 to September 2006) from JJM Medical College (under RGUHS), Davangere, Bengaluru, India Clinical training: Clinical examination of an adult medical patient.
  • Management of acute emergencies like systemic infections, sepsis, cardiac emergencies and respiratory failure.
  • Ward procedures like intravenous cannulations, lumbar puncture, pleural and peritoneal tapping.
  • Experience in the medical and cardiac critical care unit for a total duration of 9 months.
  • Clinical research and academic presentations:
  • Neurological Manifestations in HIV- APICON 2006, Patna, India (Platform presentation)
  • A Rare case of Corpus Callosal infarct – IANCON 2009, Cochin, India (Poster presentation) Electrophysiological tremor analysis of Non-Parkinsonian tremors – IANCON 2010, Trichy, India (Platform presentation)

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