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Dr. Shiva Kumar R

Dr. Shiva Kumar R

MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology, DNB - General Medicine, MBBS


17 Years Experience Overall  (12 years as specialist)

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Dr. Shiva Kumar R is a consultant epileptologist & neurologist with 10+ years of experience in clinical medicine, medical research and medical education. He has been trained in internal medicine at Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli, and Karnataka. He did his super specialty training in neurology at prestigious Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences & Technology (SCTIMST), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. He also had special training in “Comprehensive Epilepsy Care” at Shri R Madhavan Nayar Center for Comprehensive Epilepsy Care, SCTIMST with adequate and extensive training in the fields of epilepsy like medical treatment, psychosocial intervention, presurgical evaluation of difficult to treat epilepsies, video-EEG, Intraoperative Electrocorticography, Sub-Dural strip/Grid Monitoring, cortical stimulation and mapping and surgery for refractory epilepsy. His contribution in peer-reviewed scientific publications and international journals has been promising. He has been actively involved in many national & international conferences held by renowned medical institutions in the field of neurosciences. He has contributed various book chapters on epilepsy and movement disorders. He had started the “Comprehensive Epilepsy Program” at the Chinmaya Superspeciality Hospital, Indiranagar. He is pursuing several research projects in epilepsy. He is currently the neurology services coordinator. He was a consultant at the prestigious Narayana Hrudayalaya, Indiranagar, Bangalore, for almost 5 years. During his tenure, he has distinguished himself through expert patient care, his characteristic clinical acumen, and professional leadership. He had established clinical facilities for the management of epilepsy, epilepsy monitoring unit, acute stroke care, movement & behavioral disorders, neuromuscular diseases and neuro-critical care. Looking at his academic performances he is regarded as the most promising neurologist and epileptologist. He has achieved a unique reputation of being a devoted, dedicated neurologist and epileptologist in such a short period since his return from SCTIMST after completing his fellowship in epilepsy. Dr. Shiva Kumar R now brings to Sakra World Hospital his passion for epilepsy and clinical neurology.

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Bellandur, Bangalore

Sakra World Hospital


52/2 and 52/3, Devarabeesanahalli Flyover, Kariyammana Agrahara, Outer Ring Road, Marathahalli, Landmark: Near Passport Office and Opposite Intel, Bangalore

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Mon, Wed, Fri - Sat

09:30 - 01:00
02:00 - 03:45

Tue, Thu

09:30 - 01:00


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Q: Where does Dr. Shiva Kumar R practice?

A: Dr. Shiva Kumar R practices at Sakra World Hospital - Bellandur.

Q: Why do patients visit Dr. Shiva Kumar R?

A: Patients frequently visit Dr. Shiva Kumar R for Clinical Neurophysiology, Epilepsy care & Surgery. To see more reasons visit the doctor's profile on Practo.

Q: What is Dr. Shiva Kumar R's rating?

A: Dr. Shiva Kumar R has been recommended by 129 patients and has recieved stories from 95 patients. You can read detailed reviews of the doctor on Practo.

Q: What is Dr. Shiva Kumar R's education qualification?

A: Dr. Shiva Kumar R has the following qualifications - MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology, DNB - General Medicine, Post Doctoral Fellowship in Epilepsy, MBBS.

Q: What does Dr. Shiva Kumar R specialises in ?

A: Dr. Shiva Kumar R specialises as Neurologist, Neurosurgeon.


Clinical Neurophysiology
Epilepsy care & Surgery



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MD - General Medicine - Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli, (KIMS), 2005
DM - Neurology - Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Trivandrum, 2008
DNB - General Medicine - National Board Of Examination, 2005


Indian Academy of Nuerology
Indian Epilepsy Association (IEA)
American Epilepsy Society
Neurological Society of India
Bangalore Neurological Society


2003 - 2005 Asst. Professor at PES,Medical College,Kuppam; Sree Devraj Urs Medical College
2006 - 2008 Resident at SCTIMST
2009 - 2009 Fellowship Epilepsy at SCTIMST


58802 Karnataka Medical Council, 2001

Trainings and Certifications

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Epilepsy - Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Trivandrum, 2009
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