Dr. Pettarusp M Wadia is a Consultant - Neurology in Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai. After completing his neurology training from the Topiwala National Medical College, he went on to pursue a 2.5 years Movement Disorders fellowship at the University of Toronto, Canada under Dr. Anthony Lang and Dr. Elena Moro. During his fellowship, Dr. Wadia undertook a 6-month training program in caring and programming patients who had received Deep Brain Stimulation. Due to his focused interest in the field, Dr. Wadia presented his research paper on restlessness in parkinsonism at the prestigious American Academy of Neurology as a platform presentation. After his brief stint there, he returned India and has been serving in Jaslok Hospital and Research Center (JHRC) since October 2008.
Dr. Wadia is a well-researched neurosurgeon and has published articles in leading international journals and two book chapters. His ongoing research projects include the role of TRODAT scans in drug induced parkinsonism and atypical parkinsonism, ‘Khat’ induced oromandibular dystonia, clinical phenotype of patients with SCA-12 and the study of interleaving in programming patients with deep brain stimulators.
He is currently heading the Movement Disorders clinic at Jaslok Hospital, which has been treating patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD), Parkinsonism, Dystonia, Tremors, Wilson’s disease, Tourette’s syndrome and other Movement Disorders since 1992. Dr. Wadia offers botulinum toxin therapy with and without EMG guidance and advanced treatments like deep brain stimulation (for various diseases like PD, dystonia, and tremors).
Dr. Wadia is the founding member of Movement Disorder Society of India and an active member of the international Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders Society and Indian Academy of Neurology. He also contributes to the Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorder Society (PDMDS) an NGO for persons with Parkinson’s disease.
Medical School & Fellowships
|DNB - General Medicine||----||----|
|DM - Neurology||Topiwala National Medical College||----|
|DNB - Neurology||----||----|
|Clinical Fellowship - Movement Disorders||University of Toronto||----|
|Training in Neurology||Topiwala National Medical College||----|
|Designation And Department||Hospital||Year|
|Neurology,Consultant||Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai||Present|