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General Information about the department
Teaching faculty
Non teaching faculty
Services
Academic Activities

Research Activities

 
 


1. General Information about the department

The Department of Neurology was first established by Dr.B.P.Mruthyunjayanna during the year 1981.Subsequently the department grew and Dr.G.T.Subhash took over as Head of the department on 30-3-1996 and he was HOD till 31-3-2013.Currently Dr.J.B.Agadi is heading the department from 31-3-2013.Besides having a unit at PMSSY Superspeciality Hospital there is another unit at Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospitals, currently headed by Dr.Praveenkumar, Associate Professor of Neurology. The Department at Bowring Hospital was established by Dr.J.B.Agadi during the year March 2000.

The department of Neurology is among the first established Superspeciality unit at BMC & RI, serving patients with various neurological disorders which include epilepsy, headache, movement disorders, strokes, neuromuscular disorders and dementia. We specialize in diagnostic and therapeutic services for the above mentioned neurological disorders.
We take pride of having started the DM Neurology post graduate training program in 2009 which is the first of its kind in the state. The annual intake was one candidate per year which was increased to 2 candidates per year in 2010. The DM training program is MCI inspected and recognized (No MCI- 50 (22)/2013/Med Dated 27.08.2013).In addition there is one year post graduate fellowship program in Neurology recognized by RGUHS and two seats are sanctioned for the same.

Bed strength

Superspeciality Hospital, Victoria Hospital Campus

The Neurology department has 10 male general ward beds, 10 female general ward beds, 5 bedded separate ICU, 5 bedded separate step-down ICU and special wards, at PMSSY-Superspeciality Hospital.

Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospitals

There are 10 male and 10 female beds at Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospitals and the department Utilizes the General ICU and Special ward facilities.

Facilities

Outpatient consultation
Electroencephalography (EEG)
Electro Neuromyography (ENMG)
Evoked potentials (EP)
Video Electroencephalography (VEEG)
Physiotherapy
Speech and swallowing assessment

2. Teaching Faculty

 
NAME
DESIGNATION
QUALIFICATION
Dr. J.B. Agadi
Email:drjbagadi@gmail.com
Phone 080-26981718/1781
Professor and  Head MBBS, MD (Med).,DM (Neurology-SCTIMST, (Trivandrum)
Dr.G.T.Subhash Professor M.B.B.S.,M.D.(Med).,D.M.(neurology),NIMHANS
Dr. S. Praveen Kumar
E-mail:dmpraveen@gmail.com
Phone: 080-26981757
Associate Professor MBBS.,DM(Neurology-NIMHANS)
Dr. Archana N.B
E-mail:archananetto@yahoo.com
Phone: 080-26981757
Associate Professor MBBS, MD (Med).,DM (Neurology-NIMHANS)
Dr. Karthik N
E-mail:karthik79@gmail.com
Phone: 080-26981757
Associate Professor MBBS, MD (Med).,DM (Neurology-NIMHANS)
Dr.Janardhan.D.C. Senior Specialist M.B.B.S., M.D.(Med).,D.M.Neurology)BMR&RI,Bangalore.
 
3. Non Teaching Faculty
 
Designation
Existing number
SL.No
Names
Qualification
Remarks
EEG Technician 3
1
Kamala Trained Permanent
 
2
Thejukumar. S DCNT (NIMHANS) Permaennt
3
Aparna DCNT
(NIMHANS)
Contract basis
Speech pathologist
1
Havila BASLP, MASLP, Fellowship in cognitive neuroscience (NIMHANS)  

 

DM Postgraduate Students
Sl.No
Names
1
Dr..Kumar N.M.
2
Dr.Chaithra.S.P.
3
Dr.Deepak.N
4
Dr.Thahira
5
Dr.RameshPatil
6
Dr.DivyaNagabhushana
Fellow in Neurology
1
Dr.Kalpana R.Y.

 

Academics

Yearly workshops on electrophysiology

Guest lectures on Neuro-radiology and Neurophysiology

Regular academic programmes in the department

4.Services

OPD

IPD

Epilepsy clinic on every Tuesday and Friday.

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES :-

Generally Weekly there will be one clinical seminar, one journal club and one subject seminar.

TEACHING PROGRAM-

FOR THE MONTH OF AUG- 2015
SEMINARS
3
JOURNAL CLUB
2
GUEST LECTURES
1
CASE PRESENTATIONS
2
ANY OTHERS
NIL

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES :

Publications of faculty and students .

Dr. J. B. Agadi
SL.No
Typer of Article (National/International
Article Title
Name of Journal
Publication Name
Year of Publication
1
National
Neuromyositis in Hansen’s disease
Anals of Indian academy of Neurology
Case Report
2006-Vol-9, issue-2, Page-119-121
2
National
Cryptoccal Osteomylitis of the skull in a patient with transient lymphopenia
Neurol India
Case Report
2010-Mar-Apr, Vol-58(2):300-3002
3
International
Usefulness of superficial peroneal nerve/peroneus brevis muscle biopsy in the diagnosis of vasculitic Neuropathy
J. Clinical Neurosciences
Original article
2012-Oct;19(10): 1392-6
4
. International
Atopic myelitis: A case report from India
Clinical Neurology & Neurosurgery
Case Report
Year-2014, Vol-127,Page-117-121
5
International
Increased Serum alkaline phosphate & serum phosphates as predictors of mortality after stroke
Journal of Clinical & diagnostic research
Original article
2014-Aug:8(8): CC01-CC03.
6
National
Smell abnormalities in temporal lobe epilepsy
Publication in journal of clinical Neurosciences.
Original
 article
Accepted for publication Ms.Ref.No: JOCN-D-14-00902R1
7
National
University of Pennsylvania smell identification test [UPSIT] abnormalities in Parkinsin's disease.
Journal of the association of Physicians of India.
original
article
Accepted for publication         Jr. No: 192/2013

 

Dr. Karthik. N

SL.
 No

Typer of Article (National/International

Article Title

Name of Journal

Publication Name

Year of Publication

1
National Association of endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene polymorphisms with early onset ischemic stroke in South Indians. J. AtherosclerThrombzoio
Original article
2010-Feb; 17(1): 45-43
2
National Hot cross bun sign in HIV related progressive multi focal leuco encephalopathy Neurol India
Original article
2011 Mar-Apr; 59(2): 293-4
3
International Sleep disturbances in migraine without aura-a questionnaire based study NeurolSci
Original article
2012, Oct 15;321
4
International Alteration in Polysomnographic profile in migraine without aura compared to healthy controls Sleep Med
Original article
2013 Feb; 14(2):211-4
5
International Prevalence of Fatigue in patients with multiple sclerosis & its effect on the quality of life. J. Neuro Sci Rural pract
Original article
2013 Jul: 4(3): 278-82
6
International Depression & sleep disturbances in patients with multiple sclerosis & correlation with associated fatigue. J. Neuro Sci Rural pract
Original article
2013 Oct: 4(4): 387-91
7
International Study of sleep microstructure in patients of migrane without Aura sleep &
 breathy
Original article
accepted for publication - 2015

 

Dr. Archana.B.Netto      
SL.
 No

Typer of Article (National/International

Article Title

Name of
Journal

Publication
Name

Year of Publication

1

National

Sleep in Wilson's disease: Questionnaire based study

Ann India AcadNeurol

Original article

2011;14:31-4

2

National

Approach to Headache in children & Adolescents

Indian Journalof practical paediatrics

Original article

2011;13(2):19-25

3

National

Approach to Paediatric Migraine

Indian Journal of practical paediatrics

Original article

2011;13(2):26-32

4

National

Prognosis of patients with Gullian-Barre Syndrome requiring mechanical ventilation

Neurology India

Original article

Sept-Oct-2011, Vol 59, Issue 5.

5

National

Mortality in mechanically ventilated patients of Guillain Barre syndrome

Ann India AcadNeurol

Original article

2011;14:262-6

6

National

Sleep in Wilson's disease: A polysomnography-based study

Neurology India

Original article

Nov-Dec-2010/Vol 58/ Issue 6

7

National

An usual case of unilateral limb hypertrophy: Lipoma of sacral roots

Journal of Neurosciences in rural practice

Case report

Jan-Apr-2012/Vol 3/Issue 1

 

Dr. S. Praveen. Kumar      
SL.
No
Typer of Article (National/International
Article Title
Name of Journal
Publication Name
Year of Publication
1
International The spectrum of MRI findings in subacute sclerosingpanencephalitis with clinical & EEG correlates Journal of pediatric Neurology Original article 2011;9(2):177-185
2
International Electroencephalographic & imaging profile in a subacute sclerosing encephalomyelitis cohort: A correlative study ClinNeurophysiol Original article  2007;118:1947-54
3
International Lower levels of cerebrospinal fluid amyloid B (AB) in non-demented indian controls Neuroscience letters Original article 2006;407:121-23
4
International Predictors of non-traumatic coma in a pediatric cohort from a South Indian teriary care centre: Results of a multivariate analysis. Journal of pediatric Neurology Original article 2014;12:35-43
5
International Study of Psychiatric co-morbidities in Epilepsy by using the Mini international Neuropsychiatric interview. Epilepsy &behaviour   Original article 2014;33:94-100
6
International Monocrural flaccid paralysis following asthmatic attack (Post asthmatic amyotrophy)- Case report &minireview Clinical Neurology & Neurosurgery Case
Report
2014;123:1-3
7
International Study of quality of life in Epilepsy patients with psychiatrics co-morbiditied using QOLIE-31. International Journal of Epilepsy Original article 2014;1:8-15
8
International Clinico-radiologycaldescripition of two children with Hemiconvulsion-hemiplegia-epilepsy syndrome. Journal of pediatric Neurology Original article 2014;12:109-113
9
International Atopic Myelitis Clinical Neurology & Neurosurgery Case Report of minireview 2014;127:118-121
10
International Ocular motor abnormalities in apatient with phenytoin toxicity Clinical Neurology & Neurosurgery Case Report of minireview 2014;127:116-117
11
International Palinopsia without visual field defect Clinical Neurology & Neurosurgery Case Report of minireview 2014;125:207-209
12
International Kikuchi-Fujimoto's disease presenting as acute cerebellar ataxia. Journal of pediatric Neurology Case
 report
2014;12:221-224
13
International Multiple Exostoses presenting with high cervical Myelopathy in the first decade of life. Pediatric Neurology Case
 report
2014; 51(6): 858-859
14
National Multichannel somatosensory evoked potential study demonstrated abnormalities in cervical cord function in brachial monomelicamytrophy Neurol India Original
article
2008;56:368-73
15
National Niemann-Pick disease type C- Sea-blue histiocytosis: Phenotypic & imaging observations & mini review Ann Indian Neurol Case report 2007;10:259-62
16
National Sporadic onset Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease: Interesting MRI observations Neurol India Case
 report
2006;54(4):418-20
17
National HIV associated sensory neuropathy J.ClinDiagn Res Original
 article
2014;4(7):MC04-MC07
18
National Bi-opercular syndrome J.ClinDiagn Res A case report &minireview 2014;3(6):MD03-MD04
19
National Neurorickettsioses: A rare presentation with stroke in a young adult J.ClinDiagn Res Case
 report
2014;8(10): MD03-MD04
20
National Clinico-radiologycal correlation in a cohort of cervical myelopathy patients. J.ClinDiagn Res Original
article
2015;9(1): TC01-TC07
21
National Increased serum alkaline phosphatase and serum phosphate as a predictor of mortality after stroke. J.ClinDiagn Res Original
article
2014;8(8):CC01-CC03

Conference presentations of 2014-2015.

Sl no
Title of the presentation
Details of the conference
Name and Designation  of the presenter
1
Clinical and Radiological study of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension IAN CON 2014(Chandigarh) Dr. Rajesh
2
A Case report;-Spinal Epidural Hematoma an unusual complication of Dengue hemorrhagic fever IAN CON 2014(Chandigarh) Dr. Chaithra
3
Case report:- A rare case of Atopic myelitis IAN CON 2014(Chandigarh) Dr. Kumar
4
Case report:-Rickettsial infection as a rare cause of stroke ISA CON 2014 (TRIVANDRUM) Dr. Pramod
5
Clinical, etiological profile of stroke in young-Experience of a tertiary care centre ISA CON 2015 Dr. Pramod
6
A case report on Bilateral simultaneous Putaminal Hemorrhage ISA CON 2015 Dr. Thahira

Dissertation for 2014:

Sl no
Title
Name of Student
Name of Guide
1
Clinical radiological and Electroencephalographic spectrum of Idiopathic generalized epilepsy Dr. Deepak.N Dr. J.B.Agadi
2
Clinical Radiological and etiological  spectrum of cerebral venous thrombosis  Dr. Thahira.T.P Dr. J.B.Agadi

Research Projects on going and completed.

Sl no
Title
Name of Student
Name of Guide
1
Study of Neurological complications in pregnancy Dr. Chaithra. S.P Dr. J.B.Agadi
2
Spectrum of non-compressive myelopathies Dr. Kumar.N.M Dr. J.B.Agadi

CME/ Workshops conducted in 2014/2015

Sl no
Title
Date
Level
1
CME in Electroneuro myography  and EMG 2014 Dr. K.R.Naik Regional
2
CME in Electroneuro myography  and EMG 2015 DR. Hariram Acharya Regional
 
 
 
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