Dr. Geetha Lakshmipathy

Dr. Geetha Lakshmipathy

Neurology| 34 Yrs
Doctor Education
MBBS, MD (General Medicine), DM (Neuro)
Apollo Hospitals Greams Road,Chennai
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English, Hindi, Tamil
About Dr. Geetha Lakshmipathy

Dr. Geetha Lakshmipathy is a Neurologist working at Apollo Hospitals Greams Road, Chennai. She has 34 years of experience in her field. She has done her MBBS, MD (General Medicine) and DM (Neurology) from Madras Medical College, Chennai (1973, 1983 and 1989 respectively). Some of the services she provides are Neurological Dysfunction, Neuromuscular Disorders, Brain Aneursym Surgery and Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt.

This highly qualified doctor has presented in various destinations throughout her career including presenting a paper on stroke (CVA) at the Silver Jubilee Annual Conference of Women Doctors Association held at Chennai (16/12/2001), Chaired a session in the symposium ‘The Frontiers of Dementia care and Research’ (29/09/2007) and she was on the Expert Panel for SHINE 2010 (South India Clinical Neurology Contest) in Chennai (02/05/2010).

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Detailed Experience

1. Full Time Senior Consultant in Neurology at Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai-600006 (01/06/2008- till date)

2. Visiting and part time Senior Consultant at Apollo First Med Hospital, Chennai (2005- 2015)

3. Consultation at her clinic, Chennai Neuro Centre, 10 East Street Kilpauk Garden Colony, Chennai – 600010 in the evening hours

4. Professor of Neurology and Head of Department in the Institute of Neurology at Madras Medical college and Government General Hospital, Chennai – 600003 (1976- 2008) (Retired on Superannuation)

5. She has 10 years undergraduate and 30 years post-graduate teaching experience. Her job as Professor of Neurology and HOD in the Institute of Neurology at Madras Medical College and Government General Hospital involved clinical, academic, research and administrative work.

6. Organised and conducted several orations, endowment lectures and guest lectures by eminent Neurologists from India and abroad.

7. As HOD in the Institute of Neurology, she computerised the Epilepsy Clinic at the Government General Hospital which made life easier for hundreds of Epilepsy patients and also initiated action for starting a Neuro Critical Care Ward and a Stroke Ward which are now functional.

8. She was part of the committee set up to formulate the procedure for Brain Death Certification by the Government of Tamil Nadu.

Awards & Achievements
Prof Dr. Geetha Lakshmipathy acquired MBBS.,MD(General Medicine) and DM(Neurology) degrees from the Madras Medical College(MMC), worked in the Tamil Nadu Government Medical Service for 32 years and superannuated as Head of Department & Professor of Neurology, in the Madras Institute of Neurology. MMC & GGH, Chennai. Also she has been practicing in Chennai for the past 34 years and is a Senior Consultant at the Apollo Hospitals in Chennai for the past 15 years. She was awarded FAMS in 2015. Though her field of interest is Epilepsy, Stroke and Headache, comprehensive and focused treatment of various neurological disorders such as Parkinson's Disease & Movement disorders CNS Infections Degenerative disorders Cervical and Lumbar Spondylosis Paraplegia and Spinal Cord disorders Multiple Sclerosis Neuro Muscular disorders Peripheral Neuropathy (Diabetic / CIDP/CIDP) Metabolic and Deficiency disorders Neuropsychiatric disorders is assured by her.
Professional Memberships
  • Convenor and Examiner for DM Neurology and MCH Neuro surgery in Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University
  • Indian Academy of Neurology
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • Indian Medical Associaton
  • IMA Academy of Medical Specialties
  • Elected a Fellow of the IMA Academy of Medical Specialties in Neurology (FIAMS)
Research and Publications
  • 1. Roll of Vitamin D in Neurological Disorders – a retrospective study in a tertiary care hospital at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai.
  • 2. Planning to start another study of effects of injection Edaravon in ALS.
  • Reserach and Papers: 1. Cutaneous Manifestations of Diabetes Mellitus – Dissertation accepted by the University of Madras.
  • 2. Higher cortical functions in end stage renal disease –paper presented at the 38th Annul conference of the Neurological Society of India 1987.
  • 3. Changing face of Leptospirosis – a retrospective study in Kilpauk Medical College Hospital, Chennai
  • 4. Role of Clobazam in intractable seizures – a multicentric drug trial
  • 5. Clinical Conundrum of Mitochondrial Cytopathies in Progressive External ophthalmoplegia IAN 2003
  • 6. Colpocephaly in Siblings – a Case Report presented in IAN 2004.
  • 7. Neurological Complications of Varicella Infections in Adults presented in IAN 2004.
  • 8. Guided many DM-Neurology Postgraduates in their theses submitted to Dr.MGR Medical University.
  • 9. Participated in ECG Workshop conducted by Dr.K.P.Misra from 21st to 23rd August 1985 at World University Service Centre, Madras.
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Dr Geetha Lakshmipathy is a Neurologist with over 34 Yrs. years of experience and has the following qualifications -MBBS, MD (General Medicine), DM (Neuro)

Dr Geetha Lakshmipathy can speak English, Hindi, Tamil.

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