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Dr. Vikash Agarwal

MBBS, MD (General Medicine), DM (Neurology), Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Epilepsy, Fellowship in Movement Disorders

Senior Consultant- Neurologist, Movement Disorder and DBS Specialist, Epilepsy Specialist

Neurology

Chennai

Brief Profile

Dr. Vikash Agarwal is a highly skilled and trained medical professional with a decade of experience. He is a full-time practising Clinical Neurologist, Epilepsy & Parkinson's Disease Expert. He is well trained in epilepsy management & specialises in the presurgical evaluation of Drug Refractory Epilepsy (DRE) Cases. In addition, he is trained in the treatment of Parkinson's disease (PD) and other Movement Disorders. He specialises in giving Botulinum toxin for complex neurological indications. He was the program in charge of Comprehensive Parkinson's Disease Clinic (CPDC)@GGHC and trained in Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) evaluation, programming and troubleshooting. His primary goal is to understand the principles underlying the recognition and management of neurological diseases. He has performed various complex procedures and planned treatments to treat his patients successfully for over a decade. He believes in simple solutions to complex issues and root cause analysis. Currently, he is in the DBS/Movement Disorder and Parkinson’s clinic in charge.

Educational Qualifications

  • MBBS Gauhati Medical College,Guwahati ,Assam, 1996-97.
  • MD General Medicine, JJM Medical College, Karnataka, India, 2006.
  • DM Neurology, Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai, India, 2010.
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Epilepsy, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Kerala, India, Dec 2012.
  • Fellowship in Movement Disorders, University Malaya Medical Centre(UMMC), Malaysia - 2019.

Clinical Expertise

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Parkinson's Disease & Other Movement Disorders
  • Deep Brain Stimulation(DBS) - Placement, MER, Programming, Troubleshooting
  • Botulinum Toxin Injections
  • Drug Refractory Epilepsy Surgical Management
  • Video EEG and Presurgical evaluation of Drug Refractory Epilepsy (DRE)

Experience

  • Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai, August 2019 till March 15th, August 2019 till March 15th, 2022.
  • Fellowship in Movement Disorders & DBS program at UMMC, Malaysia, Jan to July 2019.
  • Consultant Neurologist & Epileptologist, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, July 2013 to Jan 2019
  • Postdoctoral fellowship in Epilepsy, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Trivandrum, Kerala, 2012.
  • Assistant Professor & Consultant Neurologist, Sri Ramachandra Medical University. He joined his same university after passing DM Neurology in 2010-2013.

Honors & Awards

  • SEEG for drug-refractory epilepsy: SCTIMST PDF Alumni Lectures,2020
  • Presurgical evaluation of refractory epilepsy – TANCON 2017, India
  • Current perspectives and management patterns of neurologists in WWE –A physician-based survey -IANCON2017
  • Extratemporal Epilepsy- Stereo EEG case for discussion- NESSAN 2015, India
  • Electrophysiological tremor analysis of Non-Parkinsonian tremors – IANCON 2010, India
  • A Rare case of Corpus Callosal infarct – IANCON 2009, India
  • Neurological Manifestations in HIV- APICON 2006, India

Research & Publication

  • Vikash Agarwal, Dolly Mushahary, Anil Venkitachalam, Sachin Suresh Babu, Dinesh Nayak. (2021)MT-ND5 gene mutation -associated mitochondrial complex I cytopathy in Leigh Syndrome presenting as writer's cramp: A case report.
  • Vikash Agarwal, Dinesh Nayak, Anil Venkatachalam, Haseeb Hasan. (2020) Sacs Gene Deletional Mutation Presenting as an Isolated Nonprogressive Sensory Motor Axonal Neuropathy: A Case Report. Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology.
  • Sureshbabu S, Nayak D, Mittal G, Peter S, Sobhana C, and Vikash Agarwal. (2017) Lingual epilepsia partialis continua in neurocysticercosis. Neurology. 88:108-109.
  • Sureshbabu S, Nayak D, Peter S, Sobhana C, Mittal G, and Vikash Agarwal. (2016) A case of symptomatic reflex epilepsy precipitated by bathing. Epilepsy Behav Case Rep. 6:64–66.
  • Poojary IB, Vikash Agarwal, R. Vidyalakshmi P, Kannaian P, A. Thirunarayan M, Ghafur AK. (2016) A Rare Case of Meningitis Secondary to Hemorrhoids Caused by Streptococcus gallolyticus subsp gallolyticus. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 24:52-53.

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