Here you will find short profiles of people who are contributing their knowledge and experience to this initiative. We are very grateful for their efforts and thank all Contributors.
Dr. Sudheer Ambekar M.B.B.S., M.Ch.
Dr. Sudheer is a neurosurgeon. He went to medical school at JIPMER, Pondicherry and then for neurosurgery residency to NIMHANS, Bangalore. Then he did a year of cadaver and clinical research at the LSUHSC at Shreveport, Louisiana followed by a year of Skull Base and Endovascular neurosurgery fellowship at LSUHSC before coming to the University of Miami for the second year of endovascular fellowship.
He has been been trained in both open neurosurgery and neurointerventional surgery. His main area of interest is cerebrovascular disease and he is a strong proponent of spreading awareness regarding stroke and cerebrovascular diseases in India.
Find him at :
Department of Neurological Surgery,
University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital,
Miami, Florida 33136, USA.
Dr. Sreekanta Swamy, MBBS, MD ( Internal Medicine ), DM ( Neurology)
Dr. Swamy obtained his MBBS degree from Mysore university in 1979, then his MD- (1984) in internal medicine from Gulbarga university. Thereafter, he worked in NIMHANS for three years and then took up a teaching Job at Karnataka Medical College, Hubli – Karnataka, as lecturer in medicine. He obtained his DM degree in Neurology in 1994 from Sri Chitra Medical Institute , Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, after which he returned back to teaching job at Bangalore Medical College. From 1996 to 2004 he worked in Kingdom of Bahrain ( Middle East ) as senior specialist in Neurology. From 2004 till 2011 he worked as senior consultant neurologist at Mallya Hospital and Fortis Hospital, Bangalore. Presently he is professor of Neurology at Vydehi Medical College, Bangalore and senior consultant in Neurology at Apollo Hospital , Bangalore.
His areas of interest are Stroke, headache and epilepsy and he regularly conducts public awareness programmes on these in his hospital and the region.
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