Dr. Vijay Chandra

Dr. Vijay Chandra

MBBS, Ph.D., Certified - Equivalent to DM Neurology
Senior Consultant - Neurology


37 Year of Experience
3 Awards

09:00 am - 12:00 pm
09:00 am - 12:00 pm
09:00 am - 12:00 pm
09:00 am - 12:00 pm
09:00 am - 12:00 pm
09:00 am - 12:00 pm

About Dr. Vijay Chandra

Dr Vijay Chandra is a Senior Consultant in the department of Neurology at Paras Hospital Gurgaon. He did MBBS from the coveted All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) New Delhi. Dr Vijay Chandra has a rich and varied experience of over 35 years out of which he spent over a decade in the USA studying and teaching at University of Illinois, Johns Hopkins University and National Institutes of Health.

Dr Vijay Chandra has also been a Regional Advisor for Mental Health at World Health Organization (WHO) during which he developed and improved clinical services for mental and neurological disorders and substance abuse in 11 countries of South-East Asia. He was awarded the “Princess Mental Health Award” by Her Royal Highness, Princess Galyani Vadhana (Princess of Thailand) for creating effective mental health services in South-East Asia. He has also given lectures to a number of clinical fellows in the USA and was awarded the “ Golden Apple. Dr. Chandra is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Dr Vijay Chandra holds a special interest in Memory disorders, General Neurology, Epilepsy and Prevention and management of strokes. Due to his passion for the medical field, he routinely engages himself with various seminars and workshops. He is also an active member of American Academy of Neurology, American College of Epidemiology, International Epidemiology Association, World Federation of Neurology and International Psychogeriatric Association.


Medical School & Fellowships

Institute Year
MBBS All India Institute of Medical Sciences 1974
Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University ,Baltimore, Maryland, USA 1978
Certified - Equivalent to DM Neurology American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology 1983


Institute Year
Member American Academy of Neurology ----
Member American College of Epidemiology. ----
Member World Federation of Neurology ----
Member International Psycho geriatric Association ----
Member International Epidemiology Association ----


Institute Year
Residency in Neurology University of Illinois, Chicago, USA ----


Designation And Department Hospital Year
Neurology,Senior Consultant Paras Hospital, Gurgaon Present
Neurology,Additional Director & Head Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj. 2013
Neurology,Regional Adviser South- East Asia Regional office, World Health Organisation, New Delhi 2000

Awards and Achievements

Title Year
Placed on the Merit List of the University of Delhi (top 10 students in the entire University) for outstanding performance in the Premedical examination. ----
Princess Mental Health Award, Presented by Her Royal Highness, Princess Galyani Vadhana of Thailand for creating mental health services in rural and remote areas in South-East Asia. ----
Golden Apple award for the Best Teacher, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA. ----

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