Dr. Dinesh Nayak


Dr Dinesh Nayak is senior consultant neurologist, epileptologist and currently the Director of Department of Neurology & Advanced Centre for Epilepsy at Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai, India.

Recipient of S.M. Munirathinam Chetty Gold Medal for receiving highest marks in the final MD examination, Dr Dinesh is trained in neurology (DM degree) at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Trivandrum, India, an institute of national importance, from 1993 to 1995. In 2000, he was awarded the Dr. PN Berry scholarship for training in epileptology at King’s College Hospital, London, UK where he received training in intracranial EEG and video-EEG till 2003.

He was actively involved in the epilepsy surgery program at the world-renowned R. Madhavan Nayar Center for Comprehensive Epilepsy Care, SCTIMST, Trivandrum and has performed pre-surgical evaluation of over 2000 drug-resistant epilepsy patients. He has expertise in video-EEG monitoring, pre-surgical evaluation of medically refractory epilepsy, vagal nerve stimulation and intracranial EEG monitoring. He had served as the faculty for the annual video-EEG Master class conducted by King’s College Hospital, London, UK.

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