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Dr. Joy Desai Neurologist in Mumbai

Dr. Joy Desai

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - Neurology


30 Years Experience Overall  (25 years as specialist)

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"Dr Joy D. Desai is a consultant neurologist and DNB teacher for Neurology at the Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre. He completed his MBBS and MD in Internal Medicine from the BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. During this period he was the recipient of three gold medals. He then moved to Mumbai and completed his DNB in Neurology at the Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre. During this period he was trained by Professors Noshir Wadia, Piroja Wadia, Sarosh Katrak, and Anil Desai. He attributes his neurological skills to their tutelage. During this tenure he participated in departmental clinical research.He then moved to The Royal London Hospital, London, UK for a period of three years for a fellowship in clinical neurology. He participated in clinical research and published extensively. He joined the Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre as Consultant in Neurology in 1999. In 2000, he took a three month fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He successfully completed a Comprehensive Epileptology Course conducted by the Cleveland Clinic and passed the examination with an outstanding percentage.Since 2000 he conducts the weekly specialist Epilepsy Clinic at Jaslok Hospital where he evaluates patients with refractory epilepsy for potential treatments and epilepsy surgery. He is an active participant in the video-EEG evaluation of such patients at Jaslok Hospital. Under his supervision, more than 90 patients have undergone epilepsy surgery after a comprehensive evaluation by the epilepsy evaluation team. More than 5000 patients have been evaluated and many have been rendered seizure free on rationalization of anti-epileptic drug regimes.Many of his national and international presentations have been a spin-off of this experience. He is currently the secretary of the Mumbai Epilepsy Association. The Epilepsy Clinic at Jaslok Hospital offers services for the comprehensive evaluation of patients with epilepsy and epilepsy mimics. The clinic functions in close association with departments of clinical neurophysiology, radiology, functional imaging, neuropsychology , and stereotactic and functional neurosurgery."

Tardeo, Mumbai

Bhatia Hospital


Grant Road West, Landmark: Near Mathru Mandir, Mumbai

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Tue, Fri

02:00 - 03:30


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Q: Where does Dr. Joy Desai practice?

A: Dr. Joy Desai practices at Bhatia Hospital - Tardeo.

Q: Why do patients visit Dr. Joy Desai?

A: Patients frequently visit Dr. Joy Desai for Neuromuscular Disorders, Vascular Brain Diseases, Movement Disorder. To see more reasons visit the doctor's profile on Practo.

Q: What do patients say about Dr. Joy Desai?

A: Dr. Joy Desai has been recommended by 85 patients and has recieved stories from 67 patients. You can read detailed patient stories of the doctor on Practo.

Q: What is Dr. Joy Desai's education qualification?

A: Dr. Joy Desai has the following qualifications - MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - Neurology.

Q: What does Dr. Joy Desai specialises in ?

A: Dr. Joy Desai specialises as Neurologist.


Awards and Recognitions

For distinction in Anatomy - 1985 - 1985
For distinction in General Medicine - 1987 - 1987
For distinction in Internal Medicine - 1991 - 1991


MBBS - Gujarat University, India, 1988
MD - General Medicine - Gujarat University, India, 1991
DNB - Neurology - Gujarat University, India, 1995


Indian Medical Association (IMA)


75163 Maharashtra Medical Council, 1994

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