Dr. SUMIT SINGH

DEPARTMENT: DIRECTOR-NEUROLOGY

BRIEF PROFILE

Dr. Sumit Singh- a topper at All India Institute of Medical sciences and BL soni gold Medal Awardee at AIIMS joined the institute as a faculty in the year 2000. He established the first expert in headache disorders and has been instrumental in co authoring the headache management guidelines and has been instrumental. He started the usage of Botulinum toxin for headache for the first time in india 2002 and extended its usage in patients in trigeminal neuralgia.He is a known parkinson's disease specialist with experience in the deep brain stimulation surgery patients planning and programming. His primary area of interest has been movement disorders and is one of the few botox injectors of the country for patients with writer's cramps, spasmodic torticollis and other dystonias, hemifacial spasm and blepharospasm apart from spasticity management with botox. He has done fair amount of research in myasthenia gravis and multiple sclerosis and has modified the plasma exchange protocols for these patients. He has to his credit 104 publications in peer reviewed journals and 14 chapters in books.

MEMBERSHIP

  • India Academy of Neurology.
  • International Headache society.
  • Movement disorders society.

HONORS & RAWARDS

Clinical focus - Parkinson's disease, writers cramps, spasmodic torticollis, blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm, spasticity, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, neuropathies, headache.

PROCEDURES

Botox for headache, trigeminal neuralgia, movement disorders and spasticity. Plasma exchange.