Dr. Prithika Chary Neurologist in Chennai

Dr. Prithika Chary

Neurologist, Chennai


  • 43 Years Experience
  • 1 Hospital


  • Senior Consultant Neurologist and Neurosurgeon, Kauvery Hospital, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai 600004 since June 2012 till dateCSIR Postdoctoral Fellow, Madras Medical college 1982 -1983
  • Senior Consultant Neurologist & H.O.D, Department of Neurology, Global Hospitals and Health City, Perumbakkam, (OMR), Chennai, since March 2012 to February 2013
  • Senior Consultant Neurologist & H.O.D, Department of Neurology, Global Hospitals and Health City, Perumbakkam, (OMR), Chennai, since March 2012
  • Consultant Neurologist, Apollo Hospital, Chennai 1983 to March 2012
  • Consultant Neurosurgeon, Apollo Hospital, Chennai 1990 to March 2012
  • Adjunct Professor (Dr MGR University) since Sept 2010


  • Neurology

  • Spine Related Disorders

  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

  • Neurosurgery


  • Epilepsy Surgery

  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery


  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Neurotrauma
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Electromyography (NCV,EMG)
  • Electromyography 
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery


  • MBBS from Govt Kilpauk Medical College, 1971
  • MD (Internal Medicine) from Govt. Madras Medical College, 1974
  • DM (Neurology) from Govt. Madras Medical College, 1978
  • Ph. D (Neurology) from University of Madras, 1981
  • MNAMS (Neurology) from Conferred, 1989
  • MCh (Neuro Surgery) from Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai, 1990

Practice Information

Kauvery Hospital, Chennai

Kauvery Hospital, Chennai

No.199, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600018

Achievements & Contributions

  • Lifetime Achievement Award for Healthcare, Ramanujar Engineering College, Chennai in connection with International Woman’s Day, March 2013
  • Women’s History month honour for Women Achievers from Indo American Association, Chennai, 30th March 2012
  • Woman Achiever (Category Healthcare) from Just for Woman magazine Chennai, 24th Mar 2012
  • H.C. Bajoria Award & Oration from Indian Epilepsy Association & Indian Epilepsy Society, Feb 2012
  • Lifetime Achievement Award for Neurosciences from Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, November 2011
  • Honoured as a woman achiever by the Russian Cultural centre Chennai – fellow recipients, singers Sudha Raghunathan and P.Susheela, March 7th 2009
  • Zee Astitva Award for Exemplary Women – For Excellence in Healthcare given by the Archana trust, Mumbai, August 2008
  • The Stree Ratna award from the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan for constructive contribution to the nation in the field of Neurosciences, 2007
  • Invited speaker continuously from 2005  to 2010 by IBN International of Malaysia for the Women of Power and then the Women of Independence conference, a women’s conference held annually around March in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In March 2009 was chairperson for the entire two day conference with 16 International speakers from USA, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Thailand, India and Malaysia
  • Awarded the –“Jaya Distinguished Scientist Award – 2002” for excellence in Human endeavor in the sphere of research in Neurosciences by Jaya Engineering College, Chennai, April 2002
  • 8th Endowment Oration, Lister Laboratory & Research Centre, Chennai, 15th June 2002
  • Received the “Humanitarian Award” from the Indian Red Cross, Chennai chapter for the health awareness camps she conducted in the various parts of Chennai over two years, 2001
  • E.V.Kalyani Memorial Oration at Progress 2001 at Chennai, 27th July 2001
  • UPNeurocon 2000 Guest Lecture at King George’s Medical College, Lucknow, June 4th 2000
  • Received the L.V.Ramiah award for being the only lady in India who is both neurophysician and neurosurgeon. Fellow recipients M.S.Subbalakshmi and Padma Subramanyam,  1991
  • She is the recipient of the Kshanika Oration Award for outstanding woman scientist of the year from the Indian Council for Medical Research, a national award for her pioneering PhD work in multilingual aphasia, 1982
  • She was adjudged as the best NCC cadet of the year in the Medical Corps in 1966 during her MBBS course and left the NCC in the rank of Company Sergeant Major
  • In medical college  recipient of certificates of merit in Forensic Medicine and Ophthalmology, and won the Leprosy prize as well as medals in shot-put, javelin and discus throw and athletics in intercollegiate competitions