Dr.P.K. Sethi

Dr.P.K. Sethi
Neurologist, Delhi

MBBS, MD (Neurology)

  • 2 Hospitals
Dr. P.K.Sethi is a Padmashree Awardee and one of the renowned Neurologist in Delhi, he heads the Neurology department in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi. He holds remarkable positions as president, Chairman, HOD at various Hospitals, Trusts and other organisations. Dr. Sethi has published over 110 national and international publications.


Chairman & Consultant, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH), Delhi


  • Neurology


  • Brain Paralysis
  • Epilepsy
  • Ischemic/Brain Haemorrhage
  • Headache
  • Treatment of Parkinsonism diseases
  • Acquired loss of Brain Function
  • Sleep disorder
  • Mental Retardation
  • Nerves,Radicles,Plexus Related disorder
  • Spinal Chord Disorder


MBBS, 1962, AIIMS, Delhi

MD, 1969, AIIMS, Delhi

Neurology residency, 1973, State University of New York & board, Buffalo, USA

Post graduate Training, 1971, AIIMS, Delhi

Fellow, International College of Angiology, USA

Fellow, Academy of Medical Sciences, USA

Fellow, International Medical sciences Academy, USA

Practice Information

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH), Delhi

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH), Delhi

Rajinder Nagar, Delhi, Delhi - 110060

Dr.P.K. Sethi Clinic, Delhi

Dr.P.K. Sethi Clinic, Delhi

04, Navjivan Vihar, Opp. Gitanjali Enclave, Adchini, Delhi, Delhi - 110017

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Achievements & Contributions

  • PUBLICATIONS:Sethi P. K. A study of effects of high altitude on nerve Conduction velocity, H-Reflex and simple reaction times in Human being: (six phases) Report No. A.F.M.R.C. 282/1967, 1970. Armed Forces Medical Research Committee, Defence Research and Development Council, Ministry of Defence, New Delhi.
  • Sethi P. K., Smith B. H., Kalyana R. K. Facial Myokymia A Clinicopathological study. Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. Vol. XXXVII, 745-749, 1974.
  • Surya R. T., Sethi P. K. Persistent proatlantal Artery with Carotid-Vertebral anastamosis. Journal of Neurosurgery 42,499-502, 1975
  • Sethi P. K., Rastogi J .K., Nag. D. Neuromuscular Problems in Snake bite (Indian Krait) - A Clinicoelectromyographic Study. Neurology (India) Vol. XXIV, 51, 1976
  • Smith B. H., Sethi P. K. Aging and the nervous system Geriatrics, 3, 109, May 1975
  • Rayudu G.B.S., Raja L.N., Sethi P. K. Reye's syndrome of Encephalo Hepatitis. Review with case report. Pediatrics Clinic of India, April 1975
  • Sethi P. K., Singh B., Singh N., Boparai M.S. A Study of effects of high altitude on H-Reflex, Transactions of American Neurological Association, Vol. 98. Page 25
  • Sethi P. K., Surya R. T. Internal Hydrocephalus following Spinal Epidural Analgesia. Indian Journal of Anesthesia, 24, 218-222, 1976
  • Edward J., Sethi P.K., Scoma S. Alstrom like syndrome in three black siblings. (Abstract) American Journal of Human Genetics, 1974
  • Guleria J. S., Pande J. N., Sethi P. K., Roy S. B. Pulmonary Diffusing Capacity at High altitude. Journal of Applied Physiology, Vol. 31.536-543, 1971
  • Sethi P. K. Nerve Conduction velocity, H-reflex and the simple reaction times in human being. Three phases. Thesis submitted to the Faculty of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. India, 1969
  • Sethi P. K., Rao T. S., Gelastic, Quiritarian and Cursive Epilepsy. A Clinico Pathological appraisal. J Neurol. Neurosurg Psychiatry 39, 823-828, 1976
  • Edward J., Sethi P. K., Scoma S., Benerman H., Frehman L. A. A new familial syndrome characterized by Pigmentary, retinopathy, hypogonadism, Mental Retardation, Nerve deafness and glucose intolerance. American Journal of Medicine 60. 23-32, Jan 1976
  • Rayudu G.B.S., Raja L. N., Sethi P. K. Disseminated (Allergic) Encephalomyelitis following anti- rabies vaccination. Medical Journal Armed Forces Vol. XXXI, 201-208, 1975
  • Manchanda S.C., Shrivastave L.M., Tandon R., Bhatia M.L., Sethi P. K., Kaushik V.S., Roy S. B.: Immediate effect of High-altitude, Hypoxia on Myocardial Metabolism in Man, Indian heart Journal, 25:25-28, 1973
  • Schlagenhuff R. E., Sethi P. K. Electroclinical findings In Huntington's Chorea. Clinical Electroencephalography, Vol. 8, 100-108, 1977
  • Khare S.B., Razvi A.G., Shukla O.P., Singh R.R.P., Prakash O., Mitra V.D., Gupta J. F., Sethi P. K. Epidemic Outbreak of Neuro-ocular Manifestation due to chronic BHC Poisoning, the Journal of the Association of Physicians of India, 25, 215/22. 1977
  • Sethi P. K., Singh B., Singh N. Nerve Conduction Velocities in high altitude natives and altitude residing Lowlanders. Indian Journal of Medical Research, 68, 995- 1000, 1978
  • Sethi P. K., Kakkar B., Rastogi J. Acute Intoxication to Penicillin (penicillin Encephalopathy) in Meningoencephalitis Accepted for publication.
  • Sethi P .K., Singh N., Boparai M. S.: Simple and Choice Reaction times human beings. IC.M.P./D.G.S.F.M.S. symposium On high altitude hypoxia and cold stress. Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi
  • Sethi P. K., Rastogi J. K. (Cephalgic Seizures) Neurology (India) Vol. XXVII Number 1,25-28, 1979
  • Sethi P. K. Clinico-electroencephalographic Correlate of Epidemic Epilepsy. Neurology (India) 25. 2-4 .1977
  • Sethi P. K., Rastogi J. K. Headache as an ictal Phenomenon neurology (India) Abstract, 25, 205, 1977
  • Sethi P. K., Singh B., Singh N. Psychomotor Performance at high altitude, neurology (India) Vol. XXVI, 99.1978
  • Vijayan G. P., Venkataraman S., Sethi P. K., Suri M. L. Neurological and related manifestation of human cysticercosis: Experience in Armed Forces Hospital, Neurology (India) Vol. XXVI, 95, 1978
  • Tiwari P. K., Sethi P. K., Sukund K. K., Dhawan S. K., Sobti V. P. Cranio-Vertebral Anomaly-A case report on Unusual Presentation of Odontoid Process. Medical Journal Armed Forces India. 39,106, 1983
  • Sethi P. K., Rastogi J. K. Neurological aspects of Ophitoxemia (Indian Krait). A Clinicoelectromyographic Studies. Indian J. Med. Res. 73. 269, 1981
  • Sethi P. K. Eye movement in ataxia telangiectasia and Congenital ocular motor apraxia. Neurology (India) Vol. XXIX No.4, 183, 1982
  • Singh H. B., Agarwal H. K., Sethi P. K. Ramsay Hunt Syndrome. Medical Journal Armed Forces India. Vol. 40.N. 2,2.1984.
  • Sethi P. K., Kumar B. R., Madan V. S., Mohan V. J. Appearing and disappearing C. T. Scan attenuations and Seizures: Neurol. Neurosurgery. Psychiat. 48, 866-869, 1985.
  • Transcutaneous and peripheral nerve stimulation for the Management of Acute and Chronic Pain Syndrome. AFMR: C Project No. 1314/82 Project reported submitted to DGAFMS April 1986
  • Sabharwal R. K., Sanchate P. C., Sethi P. K., Dhameja R. J. Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in Boxers. Association of Physician of India 35,571, 1987
  • Dhameja R. N., Madan V. S., Sanchate P. K., Sethi P. K., Gill H. S., Sabharwal R. K., Prakash S. Neuropsychiatric Manifestation and aftermath of Boxing Injury. Accepted for Publication Neurology (India) -Under Print
  • Sethi P. K. Medical Problems at High altitude: Chapter Published in API Text Book of Medicine, Fourth Edition 1986
  • Sethi P. K. Immunology of Demyelinating Diseases- EMG Work shop and Neuroscience's update Souvenir Page13-16, 1988
  • Sethi P. K. Parkinsonism, Chapter published in Textbook of Medicine by G. C. Mookerji Calcutta, 1988
  • Sethi P. K. peripheral Neuropathies, Chapter Published in Text Book of Medicine by G. S. Mookerji Calcutta, 1988
  • Sethi P. K., Srinivas B. "Diabetic neuropathy-An assessment". Indian Medical Tribune Vol. Three, Number 19. Dec. 1995. Page 9
  • Sethi P. K., Srinivas B. "Seizures in infancy and childhood". Neurology update 1995 Page 1-13, Dept of Neuro Sciences, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi
  • Sethi P. K., Srinivas B. Monotherapy Vs Polytherapy and Rational Polypharmacy in Epilepsy. Progress in clinical Neurosciences. Published by Neurological Society of India. 10,259-266, 1995
  • Sethi P. K., Srinivas B. Epilepsy with solitary calcified brain lesion: Some Observations. Abstract Published. Neurology India Vol. 43
  • Mehndiratta M. M., Sethi P. K., Sehgal A. D., Chopra S. Editors. Abstract book of Neurology India, Vol. 43. Supplement No.4, 1995.
  • Prasad A., Madan V. S., Sethi P. K. Lymphocytic Hypophysitis: Can open exploration of the Sella be avoided. British Journal of Neurosurgery (1991) 5, 639-642
  • Padma Shri for Medicine (Neurology) by President of India, 2002
  • Vishist Seva Medal (VSM) by President of India, 1965
  • Gen Amir Chand Award ( for best research paper) 1982
  • Life time and achievement award by NEUCON 2010
  • life time and achievement award by DNA 2011 for exemplary dedicated life time meritorious services to the cause of Neurosciencies in NCT Delhi
  • Honorary Physician to the PRESIDENT OF INDIA
  • Appointed member of Advisory Board of “ Neurology India”
  • Appointed president 18th International epilepsy Congress and Indian Epilepsy association
  • Nominated founder fellow of Indian Academy of Neurology in recognition of Academic distinctions and services to  mankind
  • Member organizing committee 3rd Asian-oceanic Epilepsy Congress, New Delhi
  • Human care award of Millenium presented by Eye care Awareness Foundation
  • Selected for “ Who’s Who in the world biography” by Current Marquis Who’s Who publication, New Providence, NJ, USA
  • Over 110 national and international publications
  • Many first in literature
  • Described a new syndrome “Alstrom like syndrome” in Am J of Human Genetics 1974
  • First to describe histopathology of facial myokymia
  • First to describe new epilepsy “Quritian Epilepsy” i.e. crying epilepsy
  • First to describe EMG in snakebite
  • First to describe NCV and H reflex at high altitude
  • First to describe epilepsy with appearing and disappearing CT lesions
  • First to describe mobile artifacts in EEG
  • First to describe “Cephalgic seizure”
  • Founder Fellow Indian Academy of Neurology
  • Member of Neurological Society of India
  • Member of American Academy of Neurology
  • Member of Association of Physicians of India
  • Member of Royal Society of Health (London)
  • Member of Indian Epilepsy Association
  • Member of Indian Epilepsy Society