Dr. Sudesh Prabhakar
Fortis Hospital, Mohali
Dr Sudesh Prabhakar retired from Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh in 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 disease and Dementia. His field of research includes Stem cell treatment in MND, Treatment of Dementia, and diagnosis of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
His areas of expertise are Epilepsy, Headache, Stroke, Parkinsonism and Dementia including MND. He is a pioneer in using stem cell therapy in Motor Neuron Disease.
More than 200 published.
Indian Academy of Neurology
Neurological Society of India
Indian Epilepsy Association
International Stroke Association
Indian Medical Association
Visiting Professor to Universities in Germany and Slovenia.
President, Indian Academy of Neurology.
President, Neurological Society of India.
Fellow National Academy of Medical Sciences.