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Dr. Somasundaram Aadhimoolam Chinnadurai

Dr. Somasundaram Aadhimoolam Chinnadurai

Dr. Somasundaram Aadhimoolam Chinnadurai

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DM - Neurology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS, MRCP (UK), PhD - Neurology


11 Years Experience Overall  (4 years as specialist)

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Dr. Somasundaram Aadhimoolam Chinnadurai currently serving as a Consultant at Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai, is an illustrious Clinical Neurologist, Neurophysiologist and Stroke Specialist. His round the clock dedication to the patients’ well-being with his exemplary diagnostic skills helps him identify and treat any ailment at its earliest possible stage with more than a decade of experience as a clinician. His constant endeavor to update his knowledge in the ever-advancing field of clinical neurology assists him to provide his privileged patients with up to date information regarding their illness and the advanced treatment options available. His unsurpassable knowledge in the field of Neurology has won him numerous accolades from the national and international medical fraternity.

Teynampet, Chennai

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New Number-6, Old Number-24, Cenotaph Road, Landmark: Near Hotel Rain Tree, Chennai

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Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a neurologist?

A: A neurologist is a medical expert who treats conditions related to the central and peripheral nervous system, spinal cord and the brain.

Q: What is the difference between a neurologist and a neurosurgeon?

A: Both neurologists and neurologists are trained to diagnose diseases of the nervous system which includes the brain and the spine. However, neurologists do not perform surgery, they can treat with medicines and refer to neurosurgeons.

Q: What kind of illnesses do neurologists treat?

A: Neurologisists commonly treat disorders such as headaches, epilepsy, tremors, sleep disorders, Alzheimer's disease, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Parkinson's disease to name a few.

Q: When should one visit a neurologist?

A: One should visit a neurologist if they have complaints of dizziness, consulvions, repeated headaches, migraines, or problems with vision, memory, gait and movement.

Q: Who do neurologists work with?

A: Neurologists usually work in hospitals, out-patient clinics and some may even have their own private practice. Some neurologists may even be part of a team of physicians and surgeons of other specialities or even engage in research work.


Awards and Recognitions

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The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University Medal in Neurology - 2016
Gold Medal in Pediatrics - 2009
The International Elsevier Atlas Award - 2015
Declared South Zone Topper in TYSA 2015 - 2015
Declared 2nd place at National level - TYSA 2015 - 2015


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DM - Neurology - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 2016
MD - General Medicine - Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, 2012
MBBS - I.R.T. Perundurai Medical College and Research Centre, 2009


American Academy of Neurology - AAN
Indian Academy of Neurology
Indian Epilepsy Association (IEA)
Movement Disorder Society Of India


2018 - 2018 Consultant Neurologist at Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai, Tamilnadu


86377 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 2009
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