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Dr. Avinash Chandra Singh is a Consultant Neurologist based in Varanasi, where he practises at the Shaurya Neurology Centre. His areas of specialisation include headache, stroke, epilepsy, dementia and movement disorders.

 

Dr. Singh completed his graduate and postgraduate medical studies (MBBS and MD) at the Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi. Choosing Neurology as his super-speciality, he then studied and trained at GB Pant Hospital in New Delhi for the postdoctoral DM (Neurology) degree, which he was awarded in 2008. After completing his MD, he was posted as Senior Resident in Neurology at the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, from January to July 2005, after which he took up residency as a DM candidate in the Neurology Department at GB Pant Hospital.

 

Dr. Avinash Chandra Singh is well versed in all aspects of Neurology, having had considerable experience in dealing with procedures such as lumbar puncture; somatosensory evoked potential; nerve and muscle biopsy; electroencephalography; visual evoked potential; brainstem auditory evoked response; bone marrow aspiration; carotid Doppler and trans-cranial Doppler; IV cannulation and venepuncture; arterial lines/arterial blood gases aspiration; and, pleural and peritoneal paracentesis.

 

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    Research
  • MD Thesis: Free radicals in lung cancer.

  • DM Research Topic: A study of prevalence and characteristics of cutaneous allodynia in episodic migraine and its effect on the responsiveness of acute migraine headaches to triptans.

  • DM Research Topic: To study the prevalence, risk association and prognosis of metabolic syndrome in acute ischemic stroke.

  • Publications
  • Plasmapheresis for chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. Jul 2007; 7(4):274-9. Review. PMID: 17547849 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE].

    Article
  • Primary amyloidosis presenting with predominant lymphnodal masses. J Assoc Physicians India. Apr 2005; 53:312-3. PMID: 15987018 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE].

    Article
  • Book Chapter: Anaemia in chronic renal failure. Textbook of Indian College of Physicians. 2003. Edited by Prof. TM Mohapatra. 1st edition, pp. 139-151.

    Article
  • Chapter: Anaemia in pregnancy. CME at APICON 2003.

    Presentation
  • Poster Presentation: Recurrent headache and unilateral ptosis as a manifestation of extraocular cysticercosis – a case report. 15th Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Neurology. Mumbai, Oct 2007.

    Presentation
    Recognition
  • First Prize in the Quiz held during 4th Asia Pacific Conference Against Stroke (APCAS).

    2007

    Training
  • MBBS: Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. 1994-99.

  • MD (Medicine): Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. 2000-03.

  • DM (Neurology): GB Pant Hospital, New Delhi. 2005-08.

  • Attended: Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine 7th Annual Conference. Varanasi, 1999.

  • Attended: II International Congress and CME on Hypertension, Atherosclerosis and CAD. Varanasi, 2000.

  • Attended: Update on allergy. Varanasi, 2001.

  • Attended: III International Conference on Hypertension, Atherosclerosis and CAD. Varanasi, 2004.

  • Attended: National Association of Physicians of India Conference (56th APICON). New Delhi, 2001.

  • Attended: National Association of Physicians of India Conference (58th APICON). Varanasi, 2003.

  • Attended: National Association of Physicians of India Conference (57th APICON). Chennai, 2002.

  • Attended: CME on thalessemia. Varanasi, 2002.

  • Attended: CARDICON 2004. Varanasi, 2004.

  • Attended: 13th UP Neurocon. Varanasi, Feb 2004.

  • Attended: Movement Disorders Society Visiting Professor Programme. (Prof. Niall P Quinn). Organised by Department of Neurology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. Jan 2006.

  • Attended: International Comprehensive Update on Diagnostics and Therapeutics in Epilepsy and Neuroelectrophysiology Workshop. New Delhi, Feb 2006.

  • Attended: Clinical EEG Workshop. Hyderabad, Mar 2008.

  • Attended: 14th Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Neurology. NIMHANS. Bangalore, Oct 2008.

  • Attended: Current Trends in Epilepsy. Organised by All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. Nov 2006.

  • Attended: Delhi Neurological Association 9th Annual Conference. New Delhi, Feb 2007.

  • Attended: International Workshop on Nerve Muscle Disorders. GB Pant Hospital, MAMC. New Delhi, Feb 2007.

  • Attended: International Congress on Neurology and Rehabilitation. New Delhi, Mar 2007.

  • Attended: Transcranial Doppler Workshop (4th Asia Pacific Conference Against Stroke 2007). New Delhi, Mar 2007.

  • Attended: 4th Asia Pacific Conference Against Stroke (APCAS 2007). New Delhi, Mar/Apr 2007.

  • Attended: 15th Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Neurology. Mumbai, Oct 2007.

  • Attended: Delhi Neurological Association 10th Annual Conference. New Delhi, Feb 2008.

  • Attended: International Workshop on Nerve Muscle Disorders. GB Pant Hospital, MAMC. New Delhi, Feb 2008.

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