Dr. Shivkumar

Dr. Shivkumar
Neurologist, Chennai

MD, DM, FRCP(Glasgow), FACR, FAAN, FAHA

  • 1 Hospital
  • Dr. Shivkumar is a Founder and Managing Trustee at Cerebrovascular and Vasculitis Research Foundation
  • Founder, Chairman and Managing Director at Genelab Biotechnologies Private Limited
  • Professor and Head, Department of Neurology at Saveetha Medical College Hospital, Chennai
  • Worked as Visiting Professor of Neurology at Vinayaka Mission’s University and Medical College, Salem
  • Founder and Program Director at The Chennai Acute Brain Attack Consortium
  • Stroke Program Director, ‘The Stroke Unit' at Bharathi Rajaa Speciality Hospital
  • Consultant Stroke Neurologist at Madras Medical Mission, Mogappair
  • National and International Coordinator at Vasculitis core group, Indian Rheumatology Association Collaborator

Specialities

  • Neurology

Expertise

Education

  • MBBS from Madras Medical College Madras University in 1974 - 1981
  • MD (Gen Med) from Madras Medical College Madras University in 1981 - 1984
  • DM (neuro) from Madras Medical College Madras University in 1985 - 1987
  • Fellowship in Neuroimmunology Marine Biological Laboratory, Woodshole, Massachusetts, USA in 1999
  • Fellowship in Stroke and Cerebrovascular Ultrasound, University of Texas, Houston, USA in 2003
  • Fellow, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • Fellow, American Heart Association – Stroke Council
  • Fellow, of American College of Rheumatology
  • Fellow, American Academy of Neurology
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, London
  • Fellow, College of Chest Physicians of India

Practice Information

Cerebrovascular & Vasculitis Research Foundation, Chennai

Cerebrovascular & Vasculitis Research Foundation, Chennai

9/2, Rajarathinam Street, Kilpauk, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600010

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Conducting workshops on Acute Stroke management, thrombolytic therapy and Cerebrovascular ultrasound
  • Annie Phoebe K., Mini Jacob S, Sivakumar M.R. "Gender-specific differences in the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in a HIV-infected rural population in India" XVIII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2010), Vienna, Austria 18-23 July 2010
  • Sivakumar MR, Sanjeev S, Deepak T and Arjundas D ‘Detection of Intracranial arterial stenosis by Transcranial Doppler’ XIX. European Stroke Conference, 25 – 28th May 2010, Barcelona, Spain
  • Sivakumar MR Srinivasan AV HLA B*1502 as a Genetic Marker for Carbamazepine Induced Stevens Johnson Syndrome Oral presentation at 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, April 10 -17, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Sanjeev S. Sivakumar MR and Deepak A. Use of Transcranial Doppler for the detection of severe carotid stenosis. Poster presentation at 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, April 10 -17, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • ‘Zonegran Clinical Experience’ oral presentation at the Zonegran International Expert Opinion Conference, July 18th 2009, Shenzhen, China
  • Travelling Fellowship Award : International society for stem cell research, usa, for presentation on stem cells in stroke at cairns, australia in 2007
  • Lifetime Achievement Award : A.C. foundation canada and interstate indian medical association, for public service to stroke victims in 2009
  • Business Excellence Award : Awarded for starting a biotechnology private limited company, at the 175th jubilee celebrations at madras medical college, 28th feb, 2010
  • The Johnstone Gold Medal : Awarded for the best outgoing mbbs student from madras medical college in 1980
  • Col. Pandalai Charitable Trust : Awarded to the best outgoing endowment prize (1980-81)   m.b.b.s student (1974-80 batch)
  • Dr.K. Ramachandra Gold Medal : Awarded for prize examination in rheumatology and immunology, for md postgraduate students at chennai
  • Dr. Guruswamy Mudaliar Prize : Therapeutics 
  • RSRM Gold Medal : Midwifery
  • Branfoot Memorial Prize : Midwifery
  • Bannerman Gold Medal : Bacteriology
  • MV Bhat Memorial Prize : Awarded for the first rank in madras university in pathology, microbiology, social & preventive medicine
  • Certificate of Honor : First mark in the madras university in pathology & microbiology
  • Certificate of Honor : First rank in the university in pharmacology 
  • Certificate of Honor : Prize examination in tropical medicine 
  • Rama Rao Gold Medal : Prize examination in anatomy
  • Sivakumar M.R. "CLINICAL SPECTRUM, ANGIOGRAPHIC FINDINGS AND OUTCOME IN TAKAYASU ARTERITIS, USING THE DISEASE EXTENT INDEX FOR TAKAYASU ARTERITIS (DEI.TAK)." , Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology, Atlanta, GA, November 6 -11, 2010. Sivakumar M.R., Arjundas D, Vascular evaluation of Cerebral, Jugular and Azygos veins in Multiple Sclerosis, PACTRIMS 2010 Bali, Indonesia, August 26th – 28th 2010
  • Sanjeev S. and Sivakumar M.R. ‘Clinical Spectrum of Takayasu Arteritis using the Disease Extent Index for Takayasu Arteritis, EULAR 2010, Rome 16-19th June, 2010
  • S. Sanjeev, M.R.SIVAKUMAR Intimal Medial Thickness in Takayasu Arteritis and change with treatment, British Society for Rheumatology, Annual meeting 2010, April 31-23, Birmingham, UK.SIVAKUMAR MR Adipokines and Metabolic Abnormalities in HIV Patients on Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor containing regimens. Poster presentation at 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, April 10 -17, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • S. Sanjeev, M.R.Sivakumar Intravenous thrombolytic therapy in acute ischemic stroke: World Congress of Neurology, 24-30th October 2009, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Use of Transcranial Doppler for the detection of severe carotid stenosis oral presentation at 19th World Congress of Neurology, 24-30th October 2009, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Carotid endarterectomy under local anesthesia in India poster presentation at 19th World Congress of Neurology, 24-30th October 2009, Bangkok, Thailand
  • ITAS “The Indian Takayasu Activity Score for Takayasu arteritis” oral presentation at the XIVth International Vasculitis and ANCA Workshop, Lund, June 6-10, 2009
  • Sanjeev S. and Sivakumar MR “Intima Medial Thickness in Takayasu Arteritis”. Platform presentation at the XIVth International Vasculitis and ANCA Workshop, Lund, June 6-10, 2009
  • Sivakumar M.R, Sanjeev Sivakumar Vascular interventions in Takayasu’s Arteritis A3 Neurology Vol 72 No.11, 2009 (Suppl 3). AAN meeting, April 25-May2, Seattle, USA
  • Sivakumar M.R, Sanjeev Sivakumar Primary neurological manifestations in Anti-Retroviral therapy naïve HIV-Infection in a resource limited setting, April 25-May 2, 2009, Seattle, USA
  • Member of American Society of Neuroimaging/ Neurosonology
  • Member of World Stroke Organization
  • Member of International Society for Stem Cell Research
  • Member of American Academy of HIV Medicine 
  • Member of International Stroke Society
  • Member of Boston Stroke Society
  • Member of Asian Neurosonology Chapter of the World Federation of Neurology
  • Member of British Society for Rheumatology 
  • Member of Neurological Society of India
  • Life Member of Indian Academy of Neurology 
  • Life Member of Indian Epilepsy Society
  • Life Member of Indian Rheumatology Association 
  • Member of Indian College of Allergy and Applied Immunology
  • Member of Indian Medical Association