Dr. Amit Arora
 

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Dr. Amit Arora

Neurology

Dr. Amit Arora is a Specialist Neurologist at Aster Clinic, Al Muteena (DMPC), with over 15 years of medical experience. He spent the last 3 years with extensive exposure in managing OPD and IPD patients as a Specialist Neurologist. He is proficient in clinical examination skills and diagnostic workup with newer treatment modalities, neuroradiological exposure, electrophysiological training in EEG (conventional, video, ambulatory), nerve conduction studies, EMG and evoked potentials,  extensive stroke workup, and seizure management. Prior to joining Aster DM Healthcare, he used to conduct regular clinics for headaches, dementia, and epilepsy.

Education

  • 1998 – 2002: MBBS, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India
  • 2005 – 2008: MD Internal Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India
  • 2010 – 2013: DM Neurology, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, India
  • 2014: Clinical Fellowship in Epilepsy, Centre of Excellence in Epilepsy, AIIMS, India

Professional Experience

  • 2016 – 2017: Consultant Clinical Assistant Professor, National Brain Research Centre, Gurgaon, India
  • 2016 – 2017: Consultant Neurologist, Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon, India
  • 2014 – 2015: Associate Consultant, Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon, India
  • 2009 – 2010: Assistant Professor (Internal Medicine), PIMS Medical College, Punjab, India
  • 2008 – 2009: Assistant Professor (Internal Medicine), AIMSR Medical College, Punjab, India

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Kannada

Special Interests

  • Epilepsy, including drug refractory seizures

Detailed Profile

After completing his neurology residency, Dr. Amit Arora was chosen for and successfully completed a year long Epilepsy Fellowship at AIIMS in collaboration with DBT, Ministry of Science and Technology, India. During his Fellowship, he gained exposure to managing refractory cases of epilepsy, presurgical evaluation and Video EEG monitoring, DBS in epilepsy.

He underwent training in the Neuro epilepsy Unit, CHUM, Montreal, Canada in 2015 and went on to complete the Asian Epilepsy Academy (ASEPA) Part 1 EEG certification examination.

Dr. Amit is an esteemed member of the following international neurological organizations:

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • Indian Epilepsy Society
  • Indian Academy of Neurology

Research Articles

  1. Arora A, Sharma CM, Kumawat B L, Khandelwal D. Posterior cortical atrophy: A rare visual variant of Alzheimer’s disease. Neurol India 2011;59:482-4
  2. Arora A, Sharma CM, Kumawat BL, Khandelwal D. Rare Presentation of Botulism with generalized fasciculations. Int J Appl Basic Med Res. 2014 Jan;4(1):56-8
  3. Arora A, Tripathi M. Status epilepticus: Having treatment paradigms in place in Neurosurgical settings. Indian J Neurosurg 2014;3:14-8. (Review article)
  4. Chandra PS,Vaghania G,Bal CS,Tripathi M,Kuruwale N,Arora A,Garg A,Sarkar C,Diwedi R,Malviya S, Padma V,Tripathi M . The role of concordance between ictal-subtracted SPECT and PET in predicting long-term outcomes after epilepsy surgery. EpilepsyRes 2014 Dec;108(10):1782-9.
  5. Kurwale NSChandra SPChouksey PArora AGarg ASarkar CBal CTripathi M. Impact of intraoperative MRI on outcomes in epilepsy surgery: preliminary experience of two years. Br J Neurosurg.2015 Jun;29(3):380-5. doi: 10.3109/02688697.2014.1003034.
  6. Mansi Verma; Amit Arora; Shrividya Malviya; Ashima Nehra ; Rajesh Sagar; Manjari Tripathi : Do expressed emotions result in stigma – a potentially modifiable factor in persons with epilepsy in India. Epilepsy Behav. 2015 Oct 7;52(Pt A):205-211.
  7. A case of recurrent status epilepticus and successful management with progesterone. Bhargavi Ramanujam, Amit Arora, Varun Malhotra, Deepa Dash, Santosh Mehta, Manjari Tripathi.Epileptic Disorders 18(1):101 (2016) PMID 26841950.
  8. Can home video facilitate diagnosis of epilepsy type in a developing country? Deepa Dash, Anubha Sharma, Kunwar Yuvraj, Appukutan Renjith, Santosh Mehta, Padma Madakasira Vasantha, Amit Arora, Manjari Tripathi. Epilepsy Research125:19 (2016) PMID 27328162

Timings / Contact

 
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Sunday

9:15 am - 12:50 pm     5:15 pm - 8:50 pm

Monday

9:15 am - 12:50 pm     5:15 pm - 8:50 pm

Tuesday

9:15 am - 12:50 pm     5:15 pm - 8:50 pm

Wednesday

9:15 am - 12:50 pm     5:15 pm - 8:50 pm

Thursday

9:20 am - 1:00 pm     5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday

Off day
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Saturday

9:15 am - 12:50 pm     5:15 pm - 8:50 pm

Aster Clinic, Al Muteena, Deira

Al Muteena Street

Al Ghurair Real Estate Building, Near Dubai Palm Hotel

Tel: +971 4 2979000

Fax: +97142979076

E-mail: dmpc.callcentre@asterclinics.com

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