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Dr. Puneet Agarwal




23+ Years of Experience


New Delhi

About Doctor

Dr. Puneet Agarwal  is an expert neurologist. He's been practicing neurology for 23 years or more, making him an expert in his field. He has completed a fellowship in critical care neurology and stroke and is a member of the American Academy of Neurology. The American Academy of Neurology and the Indian Academy of Neurology both count him as a member.

Stroke, thrombolysis, and neurocritical care; movement disorders like Parkinson's disease and Botox injections; epilepsy and epilepsy surgery; headache and Botox injections; multiple sclerosis; these are all areas in which Dr. Agarwal specializes. He is pioneering the use of IV valproate for status epilepticus and the study of Inflammatory Genes in stroke patients. He presented the largest series of thrombolyzed stroke cases at the European Stroke Conference. His expertise also extends to the treatment of PD, DBS, and Inj Botulinum Toxin.

Dr. Agarwal is a prolific author, having contributed to both academic textbooks and scholarly journals. Many D.M. and M.D. (Medicine) students in the fields of neurology and medical research have relied on him as a mentor. He has given numerous lectures all over India. He belongs to the American Academy of Neurology and has lifetime memberships with the Indian Medical Association, the Neurological Society of India, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and the Delhi Neurology Association. In addition, he directs Ph.D. theses at IIT Delhi on the topic of processing brain waves to diagnose and treat epilepsy.

Dr. Agarwal is a neurologist with extensive training and experience. If you're looking for a neurosurgeon who will take the time to get to know you and your condition, he's your man. 

Medical Qualifications

  • MBBS from King Georges Medical College, Lucknow University, 1993 
  • DM in Neurology from GB Pant Hospital, New Delhi, 2000

Clinical Expertise

Special Interest

  • Stroke, thrombolysis, and Neurocritical care
  • Movement disorder – Parkinson's disease and Botox injection
  • Epilepsy and Epilepsy surgery
  • Headache & Botox injections
  • Multiple Sclerosis

All Treatments

  • Spine Surgery
  • spinal instrumentation
  • Cranio-Vertebral Junction Surgeries
  • Brain Tumour Surgery
  • Intraventricular Tumour Surgery
  • Base Skull Surgery
  • Cerebrovascular Surgery
  • Paediatric Neurosurgery
  • Temporal Lobectomy
  • Hemispherectomy
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Narcolepsy Treatment
  • Multiple Sclerosis 
  • Cranioplasty
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Brain Haemorrhage Treatment
  • Blood Clot Brain Surgery
  • Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment
  • NeuroRehabilitation
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Canalith Repositioning (CR)
  • Gamma-Knife Radiosurgery
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation (Epilepsy)
  • Nerve and Muscle Disorders
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Treatment
  • CSF Rhinorrhoea Repair Surgery
  • Brain infection
  • Paralysis
  • Paediatric Neurosurgery
  • Vertigo Treatment
  • Migraine Treatment
  • Brain Aneurysm Treatment
  • Brain Arteriovenous Fistula Embolization
  • Spinal and Cerebral Tumour Embolization
  • Head & Neck Tumour Embolization
  • Carotid Body Tumour Embolization
  • Laminectomy

Professional Work Experience

  • He was the assistant professor at AIIMS, New Delhi 

Career Highlights

  • Dr. Puneet Agarwal has worked as a neurologist for 23 years.
  • He was the first to use Sonothrombolysis on patients at Max Hospital in New Delhi who had suffered a severe stroke.
  • When it comes to researching Inflammatory Genes in Stroke Patients and IV Valproate in Status Epilepticus, he is one of the first few doctors in India to do so.
  • In addition, he treats snoring, sleep disorders, and disorders of the central nervous system (including cerebrovascular disease, epilepsy, MS, movement disorders, nerve disorders, thrombotic diseases, strokes, and vascular disorders).
  • He has been appointed as thesis guide to Ph.D. students at IIT Delhi working on Brain Wave Signal Processing in a variety of brain disorders because of his passion for teaching.
  • In addition, he advises students working on their Thesis or Research Project for their DM (Neurology) or MD (Medicine) degrees.
  • He has received even more recognition since the publication of his biography in the New Jersey, USA edition of WHO's Who in the World 2006.
  • He is an avid participant in workshops and conferences, frequently giving talks. He is a lecturer who has spoken at conferences all over India. 

Research and Fellowships

  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Delhi Neurological Association (DNA)
  • IAN
  • NSI
  • IES
  • ISA 

Awards and Recoginition

  • In January of 2017, he was named the "best Neurologist Delhi, India" by the Health Excellence Award.
  • He won the Best Platform Paper Presentation Award at the 2002 Indian Academy of Neurology and the 2002 University of Pennsylvania Neurology Conference.
  • In 2003, he also won an award for "Best Teacher."

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