Dr Sudesh Prabhakar retired from Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh on 30th April, 2014, after a distinguished service of 42 years. He was Head of the Department of Neurology for 23 years. He has been instrumental in developing the teaching programme in the specialty of Neurology in India. He is interested in patient care as well as research. He has extensive experience in the management of strokes, headache, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease and Dementia. His field of research includes Stem cell treatment in MND, Treatment of Dementia, and diagnosis of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
Languages spoken: Hindi, Punjabi, English
Total Years’ of Experience: 45
Medical Education, Certifications and fellowships/Research Papers: MD Medicine, DM Neurology
Professional Memberships: Indian Academy of Neurology,
Neurological Society of India,
Indian Epilepsy Association,
International Stroke Association,
Indian Medical Association.
Clinical Interests/ Specialised Treatments /Area of Expertise: Epilepsy, Headache, Stroke, Parkinsonism
Dementia including MND.
Awards & Honors: Visiting Professor to Universities in Germany and Slovenia.
President, Indian Academy of Neurology.
President, Neurological Society of India.
Fellow National Academy of Medical Sciences.
Research and Publications:
More than 200
Medical Breakthroughs/ Interesting Case Studies: Started Stem cell therapy in Motor Neuron Disease.