Vijay Chandra

Vijay Chandra , Neurology



Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital, Sector B, Pocket 1, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg

Dr Vijay Chandra has joined Fortis Flt Lt Rajan Dhall Hospital as an Additional Director Head Department of Neurology A graduate from All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi he has a rich and varied experience of over 35 years He has spent over 12 years in USA studying and teaching at University of Illinois Johns Hopkins University and National Institutes of Health He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Before joining Fortis Flt Lt Rajan Dhall Hospital Dr Vijay Chandra was the Regional Advisor- Mental Health World Health Organization His main responsibility was to develop and improve clinical services for mental and neurological disorders and substance abuse in 11 countries of South-East Asia Dr Chandra was felicitated and presented the Princess Mental Health Award by Her Royal Highness Princess Galyani Vadhana Princess of Thailand for creating effective mental health services in South-East Asia He has also imparted trainings and lectures to a number of clinical fellows in the USA and was awarded the Golden Apple Award for the Best Teacher and Faculty Roll of Honor for teaching excellence University of Illinois Chicago USA He has also been engaged in many epidemiological research projects since 1983 dealing with neurological and psychiatric diseases dementia aging epilepsy health policy and planning He has over 50 publications in international journals and many monographs and chapters in books to his credit He is one of the foremost experts in the world on memory disorders He has conducted extensive national and international research on Alzheimer s disease He was the first to point out the role of cholesterol as a risk factor for Alzheimer s disease Fortis Flt Lt Rajan Dhall Hospital Vasan Kunj has started a Memory Disorders Clinic led by Dr Chandra with a team of psychiatrists and neuropsychologists

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