Dr Dinesh Nayak

Department: Neurosciences

Designation: Director, Neurology Senior Consultant Neurologist and Epileptologists.

Qualification: M.B.B.S, M.D (General Medicine) D.M (Neurology)

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Dr S Dinesh Nayak has an overall experience of 24 years and is currently working as a Director Of Neurology, Program Director, Advanced Centre For Epilepsy at Gleneagles Global Health City. He did two research projects. The first was a study of the clinical features and analysis of risk factors in 177 patients with stroke in the age group 15-45 years which was published in a peer-reviewed journal and the second study was on the use of P300 cognitive evoked potentials in epilepsy. P300 latency was prolonged in 43 patients with epilepsy as compared to 25 age- and sex-matched controls. He has gained first hand experience in managing a wide variety of both acute and chronic neurological disorders such as Status Epilepticus, Stroke, Neuro-infection, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Myasthenia Gravis, Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neuron Disease, Spinocerebellar Ataxia, Peripheral Neuropathy, Myelopathy etc. He was actively involved in both in-patient and outpatient care. He did a dissertation on “A Study of Focal Fits”. He has attended various national and international meetings. He is an honorable member of Indian Epilepsy Association, Neurological Society Of India, and Indian Academy Of Neurology.



15 Years of Experience


  • Mar 2018 Onwards

Director Of Neurology, Program Director, Advanced Centre For Epilepsy, Gleneagles Global Health City

  • January 2012-march 2018

Senior Consultant & Head, Department Of Neurology, Fortis Malar Hospital

  • November 2008-december 2011

Senior Consultant, Department Of Neurology,Global Hospitals And Health City

  • July 2005 –october 2008

Associate Professor Of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute For Medical Sciences And Technology

  • September 2003 – June 2005

Consultant Neurologist, Kovai Medical Center And Hospital

  • October 2001- July 2003

Research Assistant, Department Of Clinical Neurophysiology, King’s College Hospital

  • September 2000–september 2001

Visiting Clinical Fellow, Department Of Clinical Neurophysiology, King’s College Hospital

  • November 1997 – August 2000

Assistant Professor And Consultant, Neurologist, Department Of Neurosciences, K.G Hospital And Postgraduate Institute

  • February 1996 – October 1997

Assistant Professor And Consultant Neurologist, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute For Medical Sciences And Technology


  • Neurology
  • Epilepsy
  • Stroke
  • Demyelinating Disorders


  • Awarded The Dr. P. N. Berry Scholarship For One-year Fellowship In U.K
  • Best Paper Award At 5th Annual Conference Of The Indian Epilepsy Association At Jaipur, India
  • Best Paper Award At Kerala Chapter Of Neurological Society Of India, Cochin, India
  • S. M. Munirathinam Chetty Gold Medal In Final Examination Of M.D (General Medicine)


  • SURESHBABU S, NAYAK D, MITTAL G, PETER S, SOBHANA C, AGGARWAL V. Lingual epilepsia partialis continua in neurocysticercosis. Neurology 2017; 88: 108-9
  • SURESHBABU S, NAYAK D, PETER S, SOBHANA C MITTAL G, AGGARWAL V. A case of symptomatic reflex epilepsy precipitated by bathing. Epilepsy Behav Case Rep 2016; 6: 64-66
  • SURESHBABU S, NAYAK D, PETER S, KHANNA L. “Pink pinna sign”: a harbinger of lamotrigene-induced serious drug rash. Neurol India 2016; 64: 782-3
  • NAYAK D, VALENTIN A, SELWAY RP, ALARCON G. Can single pulse electrical stimulation provoke responses similar to spontaneous interictal epileptiform discharges? Clin Neurophysiol. 2014; 25: 306-11
  • VIVEKANANDAN S, NAYAK D. Microsurgical management of prolactinomas-clinical and hormonal outcomes. Neurology India 2011; 59:944-45
  • VIVEKANANDAN S, NAYAK SD. Valpraote-induced hyperammonemia enhanced by topiramate and phenobarbitone. Ann Indian Acad Neurology 2010; 13:145-47
  • CHERIAN A, SREEDHARAN S, RAGHAVENDRA S, NAYAK D, RADHAKRISHNAN A. Periodic lateralized epileptiform discharges in fulminant form of SSPE. Can J Neurol Sci 2009; 36: 524-26
  • SREEDHARAN SE, UNNIKRISHNAN JP, SAJITH S, SYLAJA PN, NAYAK SD, SARMA PS, RADHAKRISHNAN K. Incidence, types, risk factors and outcome of stroke in a developing country. Stroke 2009; 40: 1212-1218
  • DAS A, NAYAK SD. Delayed responses in TMS-EEG are different from SPES. Letters to editor. Epilepsia 2008; 49:1814-15

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