Dr Arun Kumar

Department: Neurology & Advanced Centre for Epilepsy

Designation: Consultant of Adult & Pediatric Neurologist and Epileptologist

Qualification: MBBS, D.M (Neurology)

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Dr Arun Kumar is consultant, Adult & Pediatric Neurologist and Epileptologist.

Department of Neurology & Advanced Centre for Epilepsy at Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai, India.

He deals with the treatment of uncontrolled epilepsies in children including epilepsy surgery, autoimmune encephalitis, degenerative brain disease in adults and children, deep brain stimulation surgery for parkinson’s disease

Experience

Positions held (clinical experience):

  • 01/2010 – 12/2010
  • Internship- Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, Pondicherry 607402, Pondicherry.

  • 06/2012 – 06/2015
  • Junior Resident (M.D. Pediatrics), Department of Pediatrics, Veer Surendra Sai Medical College. Burla-Sambalpur, Odisha.

  • 08/2015 – 08/2016
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Sri Venkateswara Medical College & Research Institute,Ariyur, Pondicherry 605102.

  • 08/2016 – 08/2019
  • Senior Resident (D.M. Neurology), Department of Neurology, Govt Thanjavur Medical College. Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu

  • 09/2019-09/2020
  • Post Doctoral Fellow in Epilepsy, Neurology Department, Gleneagles Global Health city, Perumbakkam – Sholinganallur, Chennai

  • 10/2020- 10/2021
  • Associate consultant, Department of Neurology, Apollo Speciality Hospitals, Vanagaram, Chennai.

  • 10/2020- till date
  • Head of epilepsy monitoring unit, Apollo Speciality Hospitals, Vanagaram, Chennai.

  • 11/2021- till date
  • Consultant Neurology &Epileptolgist, Department of Neurology, Apollo Speciality Hospitals, Vanagaram, Chennai.

Positions held (teaching experience)

  • 06/2012 – 06/2015
  • Junior Resident (M.D. Pediatrics), Department of Pediatrics, Veer Surendra Sai Medical College. Burla-Sambalpur, Odisha.

  • 08/2015 – 08/2016
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Sri Venkateswara Medical College & Research Institute,Ariyur, Pondicherry 605102.

  • 08/2016 – 08/2019
  • Senior Resident (D.M. Neurology), Department of Neurology, Govt Thanjavur Medical College. Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu

  • 10/2020- 10/2021
  • Associate consultant Neurology & Epileptolgist, Department of Neurology, Apollo Speciality Hospitals, Vanagaram, Chennai.

  • 10/2020- till date
  • Head of epilepsy monitoring unit, Apollo Speciality Hospitals, Vanagaram, Chennai.

  • 11/2021- till date
  • Consultant Neurology & Epileptolgist, Department of Neurology, Apollo Speciality Hospitals, Vanagaram, Chennai.

Education

  • M.B.B.S. – Nov 2009. Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, Pondicherry 607402, Pondicherry M.D. (Paediatrics) – June2015. Veer Surendra Sai Medical College. Burla-Sambalpur, Odisha.
  • D.M. (Neurology) – Aug 2019. Govt Thanjavur Medical College. Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu Fellowship in Epilepsy – Sep 2019-Sep 2020. Gleneagles Global Health city, Perumbakkam – Sholinganallur, Chennai

Expertise

  • Neurology Adult and Pediatric
  • Uncontrollable epilepsy (Medical management, non-pharmacological management like epilepsy surgery)
  • Stroke and interventions
  • Neuromodulation
  • DBS Surgery for Parkinson’s Disease
  • Botulinum toxin administration
  • Neuro degenerative disorders and other chronic neurological problems

Publications

Publications in indexed journals:

  • N R Mishra, P C Panda, M Arun K M, Venkataraman M, Sidhartha S kuanr, Bijay K Sahoo; Bruck Syndrome: A rare case report with Dextrocardia and Meningomyelocele; Journal of Global Biosciences; Vol 3(7). 2014 pp. 1021-1024
  • N R Mishra, P C Panda, S Das, M Arun; An unusual case of pancytopenia in an adolescent girl; Indian JChild Health. 2015; Feb 02 [Epub ahead of print]
  • Arun Kumar M1, Venkataraman Munusamy2, Bobbity Deepthi3, Tanushree Ghosh4; Co-Occurrence of Takayasu Arteritis and Tuberculosis – ACausative Dilemma;https://dx.DOI: 10.21276/aimdr.2017.3.4.ME7
  • Dr K. Balamurali1, Dr P Sakthi Prakash2*, Dr I. Meenakshi3, Dr G. Anbalagan4, DrM.Arun Kumar5; Prevalence of Psychiatric Co-Morbidities in Patients with Dementia: A Prospective Study;https://dx.doi.org/10.18535/jmscr/v7i3.149
  • Dr K. Balamurali1, Dr K.V. Prabhu2, Dr M. Thangaraj3, Dr I. Meenakshi4,Dr M. Arun Kumar5; Psychiatric Co-Morbidities in Patients Presenting with Headache: A Prospective Study; DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18535/jmscr/v6i5.100
  • K. Balamurali1, M. Thangaraj2, S. Elangovan3, M. Arun Kumar4; Cross Sectional Study of Depression in Patients following a Stroke: A Neurologist’s Perspective; https://dx. DOI: 10.21276/aimdr.2018.4.1.ME10
  • K. Balamurali, D. Sekar, M. Thangaraj, M. Arun Kumar4. Dysphagia in patients with stroke: a prospective study. International Journal of Contemporary Medicine Surgery and Radiology. 2018;3(2):B106- B110
  • S. Elangovan1, M. Thangaraj2, K. Balamurali3, M. Arun Kumar4 ; Neuroimaging in Elderly with New-Onset Unprovoked Seizures – A Pictorial Review; International Journal of Contemporary Medical Research; Volume 4 | Issue 9 | September 2017 | ICV: 77.83 |
  • Dr M.Thangaraj1, DrM.Arun Kumar2, Dr K.Balamurali3, Dr S.Elangovan4; New Onset Unprovoked Seizures in Elderly: Etiology and Challenges in Management; DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18535/jmscr/v5i6.216
  • S. Elangovan1, M. Thangaraj2, K. Balamurali3, M. Arun Kumar4; A Study On Clinical, Electrophysiological SubtypesAnd Seasonal Variations Of Guillain Barre Syndrome InCentral Tamil Nadu In Two Years; volume-6, issue-11, november-2017. issn no 2277-8160
  • Dr C. Sundararajarr’, Dr A. Rajendran”; Dr M.Thangaraj3, Dr M. Arun Kumar4″,Dr J. Alwine Leonard Danis; Risk Factors, Vascular Lesion Distribution and Outcome of Strokes Due toIntracranial Atherosclerosis in rural south India; DOI: https://dx.doi.org/l0.18535/jmscr/v7i3.186
  • M.Thangaraj1, A. Rajendran2, Arun Kumar M3, Eunice Swarna Jacob4 ; Incidence, Prevalence and Clinicopathological Profile of Hepatitis-E Virus in Patients with Guillain-Barre Syndrome: A Prospective Study; DOI: 10.21276/aimdr.2019.6.2.ME?
  • Imaging Findings and Neuroradiological Manifestations in Patients of COVID-19. Janani Baradwaj1 , Prabash PR2 , Arun Kumar M3 , R. Ebenezer4 , V Parantharaman5; DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21276/ijcmsr.2021.6.2.7

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