Sarjapur Road - Doctors

Dr. Shivam Mittal

MBBS, MD (Neurology, ABPN), Movement disorders specialist

Consultant - Neurology

Dr. Shivam Om Mittal is an internationally recognized neurologist and expert in diagnosing and treating Parkinson's disease. His ideology is “patient centered care” and finds gratification in taking  care and responsibility of his patients.

Dr. Shivam has completed his Neurology training from one of the top institutions in USA under the mentorship of legends in Neurology, to name a few Dr. Robert Daroff (Author of Bradley’s Neurology Book), Dr. David Preston (Neuromuscular and EMG), Dr. John Leigh (Author of Neurology of Eye Movements), Dr. Bashar Katirji (Author of several books on EMG and Neuromuscular Medicine), Dr. Hans Luders (Legend in the field of Epilepsy), Dr. Anthony Furlan ( Legend in the field of Stroke). Later, he was accepted for super specialty training in Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders at the renowned Mayo Clinic, USA which is consistently ranked as the best hospital in USA. He also did postdoctoral fellowship in botulinum toxin treatment at the prestigious Yale University, where he initiated several clinical studies and streamlined unique treatment options for movement disorders.

Dr. Shivam has expertise in management of acute stroke, epilepsy, headaches including unusual facial pain syndromes such as trigeminal neuralgia, post-herpetic neuralgia, occipital neuralgia, Alzheimer’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Autoimmune neurological conditions and Neuromuscular conditions such as Myasthenia Gravis and Motor Neuron Disease.  He has in -depth training of Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s disease, Essential tremor and Dystonia. During his fellowships, he has injected more than 1000 patients with botulinum toxin for common conditions such as Writer’s cramp, Cervical dystonia, hemifacial spasms, blepharospasm, spasticity (muscle tightness after stroke),  Essential Tremor, Parkinson’s disease tremor, Sialorhea (saliva drooling), and uncommon conditions like jaw opening or jaw closing dystonia. Other interest has been use of botulinum toxin in pain conditions such as trigeminal neuralgia, post herpetic neuralgia, postsurgical or post radiation/surgical focal cancer pain and plantar fasciitis.

Dr Shivam is the author of over 17 published medical articles in prestigious international and American journals, more than 30 abstract publications,  over 20 posters or paper presentations at the International and American Neurology conferences,  as well as the author 2 books on botulinum toxin treatment. His published scientific contributions led to the award of a best neurologist in-training at Vancouver, Canada in 2016 from the Association of Indian Neurologist in American (AINA). He was also bestowed by Mount Sinai Award due to his excellent research contributions in 2015 at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA. He has presented grand rounds at many universities on the neurological conditions and has been invited by numerous conferences as a speaker.  He is an active member of many professional organizations including the American Association of Neurology(AAN), the American Neurological Association (ANA), Association of Indian Neurologist of America(AINA), International Movement Disorder Society (MDS), Indian Association of Neurologist (IAN), Movement Disorder Society of India (MDSI) and Intervention Headache Society (IHS).

He offers state-of-the-art care for patients, comprehensive consultation, evaluation and treatment of broad range’ of neurological disorders in adults and children. He has interest in clinical neurophysiology such as nerve conduction study, EMG and EEG.  He partners with team of physiotherapists, occupational therapist and speech therapist for neuro- rehabilitation of acute and chronic neurological conditions. His excellent education, training, and experience has helped to build a strong foundation in the field of neurosciences. He had solid exposure to a range of neurological disease states and health disorders along with his proven and unparalleled commitment to high-quality health care, first-class training and treatment skills, and an indubitable desire to continually improve the quality of life of the patients.

Speciality

  • Parkinson’s disease, Atypical Parkinsonism such as Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Multiple System Atrophy, Corticobasal Degeneration etc
  • Tremor, Dystonia, Tics and Tourette syndrome, Chorea, Huntington's disease, Wilson disease, Myoclonus, Tardive dyskinesia, Restless legs syndrome, Ataxia
  • Deep Brain Stimulation for Essential tremor, Parkinson’s disease and Dystonia
  • Botulinum toxin injections for Dystonia (Writer’s cramp, cervical dystonia etc. ), Spasticity, Hemifacial spasm, Head and Hand Tremor and Hypersalivation
  • Neurorehabilitation for patients with Parkinson’s disease, Stroke and Brain injury
 

Experience

Total Experience: Over 6 Years

  • Consultant Neurologist at Columbia Asia Hospitals, Sarjapur Road, Bangalore, India. 
  • Consultant neurologist at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, India

 

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