Dr. Kallol K Dey is one of the well known doctors of Kolkata, who has been recognized as one of the eminent neuro physicians who has made a name for himself as one of the best neurologists in the city. Dr. Dey is at present working as a consultant at the B. M. Birla Heart Research Centre, the Calcutta Medical Research Institute (CMRI), and the Woodlands Multispeciality Hospital in Kolkata.
Dr Dey provides clinical neurophysiology services to all the patients across the city and the surrounding areas. He uses Micromed, the state of the art instruments procured from the UK, which uses the latest software to understand the functioning of the brain, nerves, and muscles. These neurophysiology techniques, apart from Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS) & Electromyography (EMG), are used to look at the functioning of the peripheral nervous system, which include the nerve roots, plexus, the peripheral nerves, the neuro-muscular junction, and the muscles.
Dr. Kallol K Dey has had a singularly brilliant academic record - he stood 5th in the state of West Bengal in the Secondary Examination, and 15th in the Higher Secondary Examination. He did his MBBS, which was followed by MD in Internal Medicine from the IPGMER and SSKM Hospital, Kolkata.
He went to England in 1999 and obtained his MRCP (UK) in 2001 and became the Member of the Royal College of Physicians, London. He trained in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology and had the opportunity to work at several premier institutes and hospitals in London, including the the Royal London and St Bartholomews Hospital, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, as well as the Queen Mary's Hospital Sidcup, in the UK. He has also received training at the renowned National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queens Square, London.
Dr Dey came back to Kolkata in May 2008 with a vision to provide a comprehensive and personalized service the patients suffering from neurological illnesses in India.
He came to Kolkata with the mission to:
- To promote the health of the community in an environment of diversity
- To strive and reduce health inequality through education, research, and clinical care
- To provide fully comprehensive neurological care with a human touch
- To develop innovative neurological services bringing in high quality neurological care
- To ensure professionalism
- To promote research in neurological conditions and develop better treatment
- To create awareness about neurological diseases through health education
- To participate in the continuing medical education of neurologists
- To improve the health and well-being of the community
Dr. Kallol K Dey has won a number of medals, awards, and recognition throughout his life.
He was awarded the Sir J C Bose National Science Talent Search Scholarship in 1989, the Dr Dey Gold Medal in Medicine, the J B Mukherjee Medal, A Chowrashi Medal, Dr A K Basu Memorial medal in Medicine, the Tilottoma Chatterjee Endowment Award, and the coveted IPGMER Gold Medal for his MD in Internal Medicine.
Dr Dey is a member of the Association of British Neurologists (ABN), British Association of Stroke Physicians (BASP), Indian Stroke Association, and the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), UK Chapter.
Dr. Kallol K Dey provides effective treatments for a number of neurological conditions, some of which are:
Headache and migraine, facial and limb pains, blackouts, dizziness, vertigo, epilepsy, stroke, dementia, Multiple sclerosis, brain and spine infections, and motor neuron disease.