Dr Amitabha Ghosh

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Dr Amitabha Ghosh

MBBS, MD(Med), MRCP(UK), CCST (Neurology,UK,FRCP(London), FRCP(Edin).


Apollo Gleneagles Hospital Limited
  • 28 Years of experience
  • English,Hindi,Bengali
  • 625 Recommendations
  • MON-SAT | 01:00 PM-03:00 PM

Awards and Achievements

  • Best Audit Award in the Northwest of England Ophthamology audit Meeting, UK, 2000.
  • Silver Casket in Pathology and Microbiology.
  • National Science Talent Search Scholarship, Government of India.

Research and Publications

  • Mukherjee O, Das G, Sen S, Dutt A, Alladi S, Ghosh A,C9orf72 mutations may be rare in frontotemporal lobar degeneration patients in India. Amyotrophh Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener 2015 Jan-Feb; 17(1-2):151-3. Epub 2015 Oct 14 PubMed PMID: 26465714. doi:10.3109/21678421.2015.1074706
  • Fukuhara R, Ghosh A, Fuh JL, Dominguez JC, Ong A, Dutt A, Liu YC, Tanaka H, Ikeda M.Family history of frontotemporal lobar degeneration in Asia - an international multi-center research. Int Psychogeriatrics 2014; 23:1-5
  • Ghosh A, Dutt A, Bhargava P, Rao PS, Using the revised diagnostic criteria for frontotemporal dementia in India: evidence of an advanced and florid disease. Plos ONE 2013; 8(4): e60999. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0060999
  • Ghosh A, Dutt A, Bhargava P, Snowden J, Environmental dependecy behaviour in frontotemporal dementia:have we been underrating them? J Neurol 2013; 260:861-868; doi:10.1007/s00415-012-6722-0
  • Das G, Sadhukhan T, Sadhukhan D, Biswas A, Pal S,Ghosh A, Das SK, Ray K, Ray J, Genetic study on frontotemporal lobar degeneration cases of India. Parkinnsonism Relat Disord 2013; 19(4):487-489. doi; 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2012.11.015
  • Ghosh A. Endocrine, metabolic, nutritional and toxic disorders leading to dementia ANN Ind Acad Neurol 2010;13:S63-S68


  • Principal Investigator of the country's first multi-centric study on the molecular characterization of frontotemporal lobar degeneration and related disorders. This study, with a research grant from the Indian Council for Medical Research(ICMR), has been successfully concluded.
  • Co-Principal Investigaror for the development of a comprehensive neuropsychological tool box for Indian patients. This work, commissioned by the Neurology Task Force, ICMR , Has been successfully concluded.
  • My team and I are also studying behavioural and cognitive peculiarities in frontotemporal dementia in Indian patients. Wer have already described variations that differ from those described in the international literature.

Ongoing Research

  • Principal Investigator of the country's first multi-centric study on the molecular characterization of frontotemporal lobar degeneration and related disorders. This study, with a research grant from the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR),has been successfully concluded.
  • Co-Principal Investigator for the development of a comprehensive neuropsychological toolbox for Indian patients. This work, commissioned by the Neurology Task Force, ICMR, has been successfully concluded.
  • My team and I are also studying behavioural and cognitive peculiarities in frontotemporal dementia in Indian patients. We have already described variations that differ from those described in the international lilterature.



MBBS, MD(Med), MRCP(UK), CCST (Neurology,UK,FRCP(London), FRCP(Edin).

Work Experience

  • Working  as Registrar, Nurology in Manchester Royal Infirmary  and North Manchester GH, UK. (1996 - 1997) 
  • Working as Specialist Registrar, Neurology in Hope Hospital, Salford and Manchester Royal Infirmary,UK. 1997-2000
  • Research Registrar and Hon. SpR, Neurology in Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK (2000)
  • Specialist Registrar, Neurology in Greater Manchester Neurosciences Centre, Hope Hospital, Salford, UK (2000-2001)
  • Consultant Neurologist in Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, UK (2001-2002)


Certifications & Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
  • Member, World Federation of Neurology - Research Group on Aphasia and Cognitive Disorders
  • Member, Asian Society against Dementia
  • CME Convener, Association of Neuroscientists of Eastern India
  • Member, American Academy of Neurology
  • Member, Executive Committee, Alzheimer's and Related Disorders Society of India
  • Member, IAN Subsection on Cognitive Neurology

Reviewer & Examiner

  • Examiner for MRCP (UK) Part 2 Clinical Examination(Paces);
  • Peer reviewer for several international journals on neurology
  • Task force member of Cognitive Science Research Initiative (CSRI), Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi

Medical Council Registration

WBMC- 43849

Special Interests

  • Memory disorders and other disorders of cognition; Alzheimer's disease;
  • Frontemporal dementia;
  • Parkinsonism and related disorders;
  • Stroke (and its effects on cognition)


  • Now Dr Amitabha Ghosh is working as Director & Sr. Consultant In the department of Neurology at Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata since 2002.

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