Dr. Annu Aggarwal

Dr. Annu Aggarwal

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  • Dr. Annu Aggarwal is an experienced Neurologist, practising successfully for over 15 years.
  • Her area of specialisation covers Cognitive and Behavioural Neurology.
  • She has developed a new way for the diagnosis and treatment of Wilson disease. This includes a clinical scale that can help in assessing the progress of disease and its response to treatment.
  • She has special acumen in treating neurological diseases due to liver failure and iron deposition in the brain.
  • She carried out an Epidemiological study of Parkinson’s disease among Parsees, living in Mumbai.
  • She predominantly deals with cases of Brain and Nervous System Disorders which can be genetic or resulted from Brain Injuries, Infection or Degeneration.
  • To mark her extraordinary achievements and contributions, she was awarded with Dr. Jane Page Scholarship and Hargobind Foundation Scholarship.
  • She has also received awards for Best Paper presentations at different conferences held within the country and abroad.
  • She takes keen interest in research and has published numerable papers in reputed national and international journals and has authored chapters in Neurology Text Books and Encyclopaedias.
  • Dr. Aggarwal has the membership of various prestigious associations such as Indian Academy of Neurology, Movement Disorders Society Neurological Society of India, Royal College of Physicians (UK), Alzheimer’s disease and Related Disorders Society of India, American Academy of Neurology – AAN, Bombay Neuroscience Association, Medical Council of Maharashtra, Indian Stroke Association, Maharashtra Association of Neurology, Neurological Society of India, Cognitive Neurology Section of the Indian Academy of Neurology, Parkinson Disease Foundation of India, International Parkinson Disease, Movement Disorders Section of the Indian Academy of Neurology.

Specialities

Specialization

  • Wilson Disease
  • Corticobasal Syndrome (CBS)
  • Diffuse Lewy Body Disease (DLB)
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Neuroacanthocytosis (NAC),
  • Huntington Disease,
  • Brain Iron Accumulation Disorders (NBIA),
  • Brain Calcium Accumulation Disorders, Multiple sclerosis (MS),
  • Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO),
  • Acute Disminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM)

Work Experience of Dr. Annu Aggarwal

  • Associate Consultant, Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai
  • Associate Consultant, P.D Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Centre, Mumbai

Education

  • Fellowship, 2009, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia
  • Fellowship, Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, India
  • MRCP, Royal College of Physicians, UK
  • DNB, National Board of Examination, New Delhi
  • MD, 2001, TN Medical College, Mumbai
  • MBBS, 1997, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai

Awards

  • Received awards for Best Paper presentations at different Conferences held within the country and abroad as well. These are: Best Paper award at the 21st Annual Indian Academy

Paper Published

  • Aggarwal A, Bhatt, “The pragmatic treatment of Wilson disease’, Movement Disorders Clinical Practice, 2014,
  • Aggarwal A, Munshi M, Sanghvi D, Ravan A, Parekh S, Rane P, Bhatt M, “A novel objective brain MRI Assessment Scale for Wilson disease (MAS for WD)”, AAN, Philadelphia, USA, 2014
  • Chhabria MA, Bhatt M, Aggarwal A. 2013a, Pantothenate Kinase Associated Neurodegenration from Lys478glu- Pantothenate Kinase 2 mutation presenting as adult onset focal dystonia”, Ann Indian Acad Neurol, 2013.
  • Chhabria MA, Bhatt M, Balasubramanium A, Aggarwal A. 2013b. “Deep Brain Stimulation in Neuroacanthocytosis and Tardive Dyskinesia”, Ann Indian Acad Neurol, 2013
  • Chhabria M, Todorov T, Chandhok G, Tilve S, Zibert A, Bhatt M, Schmidt HH, Aggarwal A. “Wilson disease mutation pattern with genotype-phenotype correlations from Western India: confirmation of p.C271* as a common Indian mutation and identification of 14 novel mutations”, Ann Indian Acad Neurol, 2013
  • Aggarwal A, Bhatt M, “Neurologic Aspects of Gastrointestinal / Hepatobiliary Diseases: Commonly used gastrointestinal drugs”, In Neurological Aspects of Systemic Disease, Volume 1, Editors: Biller J and Ferro JM. Handbook of Clinical Neurology Series, Third Series Editor: Aminoff MJ, Boller F, Swaab DF, Elsevier, 2013
  • Stamelou M, Lai SC, Aggarwal A, Schneider SA, Houlden H, Yeh TH, Batla A, Lu CS, Bhatt M, Bhatia KP “Dystonic opisthotonus: A ‘red flag’ for neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation syndromes?”, In print Movement Disorders, 2013
  • Munshi M, Aggarwal A, Sanghvi D, Ravan A, Parekh S, Bhatt M, “Correlation of brain MRI abnormalities in Wilson disease with clinical disability”, 113th Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), Washington DC, USA, April, 2013.
  • Aggarwal A, Geschwind MD “Rapidly progressive dementias”, In Reviews in Neurology Editors: Khadilkar S, Singh G Indian Academy of Neurology, pp. 307-28, 2011
  • Aggarwal A. “Wilson Disease”, Pharma Bio World Magazine, pp. 36-38, 2011

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  • Temporal Lobectomy
  • Lesionectomy
  • Hemispherectomy
  • Corpus Callosotomy
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation
  • Multiple Subpial Transections MST
  • VP Shunting
  • Ventriculostomy
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Restless Leg Syndrome Treatment
  • Narcolepsy Treatment
  • Headache
  • Multiple Sclerosis Treatment
  • Chronic Cerebro Spinal Venous Insufficiency Treatment
  • Liberation Treatment
  • Sensory Ataxia Treatment
  • Cerebral Palsy – Stem Cell Treatment
  • Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Bell’s Palsy Treatment
  • Cerebral Angiogram
  • Craniotomy Surgery
  • Cranioplasty
  • Neural Stem Cell Therapy
  • Autism – Stem Cell Treatment
  • Muscular Dystrophy – Stem Cell Treatment
  • Neuropathy – Stem Cell Treatment
  • Brain Haemorrhage Treatment
  • Blood Clot Brain Surgery
  • Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Cerebral Angioplasty
  • Cerebral or Brain Aneurysm Treatment
  • Endovascular Coiling
  • Surgical Clipping
  • Stroke Treatment
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Pineal Region Tumors Treatment
  • Gliomas Treatment
  • Meningioma
  • Schwannomas
  • Pituitary Tumor Treatment
  • Paediatric Aneurysm
  • Gamma Knife for AVM or Brain Tumor
  • CyberKnife Treatment
  • Neurosurgery
  • Microvascular Decompression MVD
  • Percutaneous Balloon Compression (PBC)
  • Stereotactic Radio Surgery
  • Percutaneous Steriotactic Treatment – PSR
  • Radiofrequency Rhizotomy – Neurotomy
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