Dr Pankaj A Agarwal
Head, Movement Disorders Clinic, and In-Charge, DBS (Deep Brain Stimulation) Program, Consultant Neurologist and Movement Disorders Specialist. Department of Neurology, Institute of Neurosciences, Global Hospital Mumbai
Honorary Visiting Teaching Faculty (Movement Disorders), Department of Neurology, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Parel Mumbai
Clinical and Research Fellowship in Movement Disorders by the Department of Medicine and Division of Neurology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver Canada with Dr A Jon Stoessl, CM, MD, FRCPC, FAAN, FCAHS Professor & Head, Neurology, UBC. Canada Research Chair in Parkinson’s Disease Director, Pacific Parkinson’s Research Centre & National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence, University of British Columbia & Vancouver Coastal Health.
Neurology Residency DM Neurology – Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Bombay University, Mentored by Dr BS Singhal MD, FRCP (London), FRCP (Edinburgh). Professsor and Director, Department of Neurology. Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences Mumbai Maharashtra, India
Dr Pankaj Agarwal is one amongst very few Internationally Fellowship-Trained Movement Disorders Specialists in India, and is truly passionate about helping to improve the lives of people with diseases of Movement such as Parkinson’s Disease, Tremor and Dystonia.
He is recognized as one of the finest exponents of Botulinum –toxin injection or ‘Botox’ as it is more commonly known – technique for Focal Dystonia in India and is a Recognized Trainer for Neurologists, Physiotherapists and other professionals in the use of Botulinum toxin injection in National and International workshops and Conferences.
He holds experience and expertise in the Medical, Surgical and post-operative management of patients who undergo Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Surgery, to improve the Quality of Life of patients with Parkinson’s Disease, Tremor and Dystonia.
Established the Movement Disorders Clinic and DBS (Deep Brain Stimulation) Program in the Department of Neurology at Global Hospital Program and Set up Protocols for DBS Patient Selection, Intra-operative MER (microelectrode recording) and Post-operative device programming.
Clinical and research interests include Genetic aspects and pathophysiology of Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders, Biomarkers in Parkinson disease, Functional neuroimaging in Parkinson’s disease, Clinical and phenomenological aspects of movement disorders, and botulinum toxin injection for dystonia and DBS therapy for Movement Disorders
Several Publications in National and International journals in this area, including Lancet Neurology, the Highest ranked journal in Clinical Neurology in the World, with an Impact Factor of 26+ in 2017. He is a member of the Parkinson disease and Movement disorders society, Indian Academy of Neurology and a reviewer for the Annals of Indian academy of Neurology journal.
- The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (IPMDS)
- The Movement Disorder Society of India (MDSI)
- Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorder Society (PDMDS) Mumbai
- Indian Academy of Neurology (IAN)
- Maharashtra Academy of Neurology (MAN)