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Dr. Sumit Singh

Speciality

Neurologist

Experience

27+ Years of Experience

Location

Gurugram

About Doctor

Dr. Sumit Singh, who graduated first in his class In 2000 at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences and been awarded the BL SONI Gold Medal, became a member of the AIIMS faculty.

In 2002, he opened AIIMS's Headache Clinic as the country's first government-run facility to treat headaches.

He is widely regarded as a leading authority on headache problems and was a key contributor to developing regional guidelines for treating headaches in India and neighboring regions.

In 2002, he was the first in India to administer Botulinum toxin for headaches, and he later expanded this practice to include patients with trigeminal neuralgia.

He is an accomplished expert in Parkinson's disease who has worked with patients to plan and program for The DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION SURGERY.

Apart from spasticity management, he is one of the few Botox injectors in the country who treats patients with writer's cramp, spasmodic torticollis, other dystonias, and hemifacial spasm and blepharospasm.

He has altered the plasma exchange protocols for those with Myasthenia gravis and Multiple Sclerosis and has done a good deal of study in these areas.

From 2009 through 2016, Dr. Sumit worked as the head of the Movement disorders and headache program at Medanta the Medicity, where he also served as the additional director of Neurology. He has authored 104 works for scholarly journals and 14 book chapters. 

Medical Qualifications

  • MBBS from Maharani Laxmi Bai Medical College, Jhansi, 1991
  • MD in Medicine from Lala Lajpat Rai Medical College, Meerut, 1996
  • DM in Neurology from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 2000

Clinical Expertise

Special Interest

  • Parkinson’s disease 
  • Writer’s Cramp 
  • Spasmodic Torticollis
  • Blepharospasm 
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Spasticity 
  • Multiple sclerosis 
  • Myasthenia Gravis 
  • Neuropathies 
  • Headache

All Treatments

  • Electromyography
  • Electroencephalography
  • MRI
  • Nerve conduction study
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Neurological examination
  • Deep brain stimulation
  • Biopsy
  • Craniotomy
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Injection
  • Endovascular coiling
  • Carotid angioplasty and stenting
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Tensilon test
  • Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Thrombectomy
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
  • Cerebral angiography

Professional Work Experience

  • He was employed with Medanta-The Medicity, Gurugram as Assistant Director of Neurology.
  • He taught as an associate professor of neurology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi.
  • At LLRM Medical School, he held the position of Resident. 

Career Highlights

  • He has worked in the field for 27 years, focusing on diagnosing, treating, and managing patients with movement and headache disorders.
  • In 2002, he pioneered Botulinum toxin in India to manage headaches and trigeminal neuralgia.
  • He is highly regarded as one of the greatest neurologists for the aftercare of patients who have undergone Deep Brain Stimulation surgery due to his extensive background in treating neuromuscular problems.
  • Patients with Parkinson's disease seek Dr. Singh out because he is the finest at treatment planning and management. Patients with MS, Myasthenia gravis, and Polymyositis all benefit from his care.
  • He has participated in clinical trials for Myasthenia gravis and Multiple sclerosis, and he is a member of numerous prestigious medical groups.
  • He has written or co-written more than a hundred articles for prestigious medical and scientific journals and several neurology textbooks. 

Research and Fellowships

  • International Headache Society
  • Movement Disorders Society
  • Indian Medical Association
  • Indian Academy of Neurology
  • Delhi Neurological Association 

Awards and Recoginition

  • He has written over a hundred articles for prestigious medical and scientific journals and several neurology textbooks. 

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