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    Dr JD Mukherji, after 23 years in the Armed Forces Medical Services, has joined Max Healthcare as a Senior Neurologist. He was a post graduate teacher in Army Hospital (Research & Referral), New Delhi prior to joining Max Healthcare. He did his MBBS in 1982 from VSS Medical, College at Burla Sambalpur, Orissa with University Gold Medal in Medicine. Subsequently, he topped in MD (Medicine) from Bangalore University and did his DM (Neurology) from PGIMER, Chandigarh. Dr Mukherji specialises in the evaluation and management of Strokes, Critical Care Neurology, Headaches, Movement Disorders and Multiple Sclerosis. His long experience of being the Neurologist in charge of ICU at R&R hospital has given him the edge in Critical Care Neurology. He has more than 40 international and National Publications to his credit, besides giving more than 50 talks on his subject of interest. He has carried out several research projects under AFMRC and presently is involved in several drug trials. He was awarded the Chief of Army Staff’s Commendation Medal in 2004 besides being awarded the GOC-in-C (Western Command) Commendation Medal twice. He was awarded the best scientific paper in the platform presentation section in Neurology in APICON 2005 at Mumbai for his paper ‘Stroke in the Young’.

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Your mother is a case of young onset Parkinsons' disease which needs to be handled with care. She can be put on a Dopamine agonist drug like...

Answered on : 26 Jan 2011

First of all you don’t have to be despondent. You may take a tablet of Etoshine (90mg) daily once after breakfast along with tablet Pantocid (40mg...

Answered on : 21 Sep 2010

Meningioma is a benign tumour (non-cancerous) grows slowly and if it is small and not causing any pressure effects surgery maybe deffered. Many...

Answered on : 21 Sep 2010

After a head injury, losing the capability to smell (anosmia) or smell abnormally (parosmia) are common. There can be partial restoration and one...

Answered on : 04 Sep 2010

It is important to understand and know which type of congenital myasthenia gravis (CMG) you have. There are three types - pre synaptic, synaptic...

Answered on : 30 Jun 2010

You seem to have migraine and your neurologist has put you on a prophylactic drug, which will reduce your frequency intensity and duration of the...

Answered on : 22 Feb 2010

The clinical data sent by you suggests a left thalamic ischaemic infarct (stoppage of blood supply to that part of the brain).
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Answered on : 29 Dec 2009

From the symptoms that you have mentioned it appears that you have a Prolapse of an intervertebral disc pressing on a nerve root. You should meet...

Answered on : 09 Dec 2009

The symptoms reported are suggestive of carpal tunnel syndrome where the median nerve gets pressed in the wrist region. To confirm she would need...

Answered on : 22 Sep 2009

A young man who is unable to hold objects with his hands, the following is required:

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