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Dr J M K Murthy
Qualifications : MD, DM, FAMS, FAAN  
Designation : Consultant  
Specialty : Neuro Sciences  
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Location : CARE Hospitals, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
    CARE Outpatient Centre, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
  • MBBS — Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh (1972)

  • MD — Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh (1976)  

  • DM — Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh (1979)

  • MNAMS — National Medical Science Academy, New Delhi (1981)

Past Positions
  • Asst. Professor, Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad (Jul 1979 – Sep 1980)

  • Asst. Professor, Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam (Sep 1980 – Apr 1982)

  • Asst. Professor, Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad (Apr 1982 – Nov 1984)

  • Professor, Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad (Nov 1984 – Sep 1986)

  • Asst. Professor, Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad (Sep 1986 – Jun 1989)

  • Professor and HOD, Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad (Jun 1989 – Oct 2000)

  • Neuro - Vascular Disorders-
  • Intra Arterial and Intravenous Thrombolytic Therapy in Acute Ischemic Stroke
  • Intra Sinus Thrombolysis in Select Cases of Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis
  • Balloon Angioplasty and Carotid Stenting
  • Carotid Endarterectomy And EC/ST/IC Bypass Brachiocephalic Bypass
  • Surgical Evaluation of Hematoma, Decompressive Craniectomy For Malignant Middle Cerebral Artery Infarction and Massive Haemorrhagic Infarcts
  • Endovascular Coiling/Stenting for Brain Aneurysms
  • Microsurgical Clipping of Aneurysms

  • Neuro Electrophysiology
  • Movement Disorders
  • Neuro Muscular Disorders
  • Tumours
  • Spine- Spinal Disorders, Including Scoliosis, Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Tumours
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Migraine
  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy
Awards & Recognitions
  • Commonwealth scholarship in Clinical Neurophysiology (1984)

  • Tadakora Award of Commission of Asian (2004) Oceanian Affairs, International League Against, Epilepsy (ILAE)

  • Dr Vimala Virmani Medal of National Academy (2005) Medical Sciences, New Delhi

  • Outstanding Referee Award of Journal of Association (2000), Association of Physicians of India

  • Founder Editor, Proceedings of Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (1987-88)

  • Member, Editorial Board, Neurology India (1990 to date)

  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Association of India (1999 to date)

  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine (1999 to 2000)

  • Member, Editorial Board, Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology (2003 to date)

  • Member, Editorial Board, Critical Care Neurology (2002 to date)

  • Member, Editorial Board, Epilepsy India (2002 to date)

  • Editor, Neurology India (2009)

  • Inspector, DNB Neurosurgery, Trust Hospital, Cochin (1996)

  • Inspector, DNB Neurology, Apollo Hospital, Chennai (2000)

  • Convener and Examiner for National Boards in Neurology, National Board of Examinations, New Delhi

  • Examiner for MCh (Neurosurgery) at several universities

  • Examiner for MD (Psychological Medicine) and DPM

  • Examiner for PhD (Medical Sciences)

  • Fellow, American Academy of Neurology (2002)

  • Fellow, International Medical Science Academy (1982)

  • Fellow, Indian Academy of Neurology (1996)

  • Fellow, Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine (1996)

  • Fellow, Indian College of Physicians (1998)

  • Fellow, National Academy of Medical Science (2001)

Research & presentations
  • Comprehensive Rural Epilepsy Study

  • Multicentric International Phase III Drug Trials

  • Textbook: Epilepsy – the Indian perspective, CARE Foundation, Hyderabad

  • Textbook: Epilepsy in the tropics, Landes Biosciences, Houston, USA (2006)

  • International Stroke Trial. A randomized trial of aspirin, subcutaneous heparin or neither among 19435 patients with cerebral ischemia. Lancet 1997; 349:1569-81

  • Murthy JMK, Deodhar SD. Radiological case of the month. Am J Dis Child 1977; 131:351-2.

  • Murthy JMK, Chopra JS, Gulati DR.  Subdural hematoma in an adult following blast injury. J Neurosurg 1979; 50:260-1

  • Murthy JMK, Chopra JS, Moghe DD, Gulati DR, Sodhi JS. Dislocation of atlanto-axial   joint   with   fracture odontoid process in ankylosing spondylosis. J Asso Phys Ind 1979; 27:673-5

  • Murthy   JMK, Naidu KV. Aneurysm of the cervical internal carotid   artery following chiropractic manipulation. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiat 1988; 51:1237-8

  • Murthy   JMK. Guillain Barre’ syndrome following specific infections — a critical appraisal.  J Assoc Phys Ind 1994; 42:27-9

  • Murthy JMK, Meena AK. Entrapment neuropathies. J Assoc Phys Ind 1995; 43:673-5

  • Murthy JMK, Kishore LT, Shanthi Naidu K. Cerebral infarction following envenomation of viper. Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography 1997; 21:35-7

  • Murthy JMK, Sundaram C, Meena AK. Nonsystemic vasculitic neuropathy — report of nine cases. J Assoc Phys Ind 1998; 46:204-6

  • Murthy JMK, Yangala R, Meena AK, Reddy JJ. Acute disseminated encepahlomyelitis — clinical, electrophysiological and MRI study. J Asso Phys Ind 1999; 47:280-3

  • Murthy JMK. Infections of central nervous system: Acute symptomatic seizures. Ann Ind Acad Neurol 2003; 6:235-40 

  • Murthy JMK. Anticoagulant-related subdural hematoma in patients with mechanical heart. Neurology Asia 2005; 10:13-9.