MBBS, Ph.D., Certified - Equivalent to DM Neurology
Senior Consultant - Neurology
39 Years of Experience, 3 Awards Neurologist
Dr Vijay Chandra is a Senior Consultant in the department of Neurology at Primus Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi. 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
MBBS - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi , 1974
Ph.D. - Johns Hopkins University ,Baltimore, Maryland, USA , 1978
Certified - Equivalent to DM Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology , 1983
Member - American Academy of Neurology
Member - American College of Epidemiology
Member - World Federation of Neurology
Member - International Psycho geriatric Association
Member - International Epidemiology Association
Residency in Neurology - University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
Primus Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi
Paras Hospital, Gurgaon
Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj.
Additional Director and Head
2013 - 2015
South- East Asia Regional office, World Health Organisation, New Delhi
2000 - 2013
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.
Chandragupt Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, Delhi, 110021, India