Dr. Syam K.
Additional Professor
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MBBS, Government Medical College, Kottayam, Kerala (Mahatma Gandhi University), 1998

MD, Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala (University of Kerala), Internal Medicine (General Medicine), 2002

DM, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, Neurology, 2005

January 2015 - continuing: Additional Professor of Neurology, SCTIMST

January 2012 - December 2014: Associate Professor of Neurology, SCTIMST

January 2009 - December 2011: Assistant Professor of Neurology, SCTIMST

August 2008- December 2008: Senior Lecturer in Neurology, Government Medical College, Calicut, Kerala, India

February 2008- July 2008: Adhoc Consultant, Department of Neurology, SCTIMST.

Second Rank in Mahatma Gandhi University for MBBS Examination (1997)

Best outgoing student- for MD (General Medicine), Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram (2002)

Neurology India Award for best research paper of the year 2016

Movement Disorders

Life member of Movement Disorder Society of India

Life member - Neurological Society of India

Life member - Indian Academy of Neurology

Life member- Indian Medical association

Long term outcome of Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery in Parkinson's disease.

Long-term follow-up of Parkinson's disease with mild cognitive impairment.

Impulsivity and impulse control disorders in Parkinson's disease

Hearing in Parkinson's disease.

Freezing of gait in Parkinson's disease.

Comprehensive Care Center for Movement Disorders


Popa T, Hubsch C, James P, Richard A, Russo M, Pradeep S, Krishan S, Roze E, Meunier S, Kishore A, Abnormal cerebellar processing of the neck proprioceptive information drives dysfunctions in cervical dystonia. , Sci Rep. (Scientific Reports, Nature Publishing Group) , 2018, 8(1):2263, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29396401
Joseph PS, Syam Krishnan, Narayanappa G, Nair M., Young onset Parkinsonism in a patient with familial central core disease., Neurol India. , 2017, 65:386-388, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28290406
Krishnan S, Pisharady KK, Surgical treatment of levodopa-induced dyskinesia in parkinson's disease, Ann Indian Acad Neurol., 2017, 20:199-206, http://www.annalsofian.org/article.asp?issn=0972-2327;year=2017;volume=20;issue=3;spage=199;epage=206;aulast=Krishnan
Kishore A, James P, Krishnan S, Yahia-Cherif L, Meunier S, Popa T., Motor cortex plasticity can indicate vulnerability to motor fluctuation and high L-DOPA need in drug-naive Parkinson's disease., Parkinsonism Relat Disord. , 2017, 35:55-62, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28003105
Rajan, R., Krishnan, S., Kesavapisharady, K. K. and Kishore, A., Malignant Subthalamic Nucleus-Deep Brain Stimulation Withdrawal Syndrome in Parkinson's Disease., Mov Disord Clin Pract,, 2016, 3: 288?291., http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/mdc3.12271/full
Krishnamoorthy S, Rajan R, Banerjee M, Kumar H, Sarma G, Krishnan S, Sarma S, Kishore A., Dopamine D3 receptor Ser9Gly variant is associated with impulse control disorders in Parkinson's disease patients., Parkinsonism Relat Disord. , 2016, 30:13-7., https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27325396
Krishnan S, Prasad S, Pisharady KK, Sarma G, Sarma SP, Kishore A, The decade after subthalamic stimulation in advanced Parkinson's disease: A balancing act., Neurol India. , 2016, 64(1):81-9, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26754997
Krishnan S, Justus S, Meluveettil R, Menon RN, Sarma SP, Kishore A., Validity of Montreal Cognitive Assessment in Non-English speaking patients with Parkinson's disease., Neurol India. , 2015, 63(1):63-7., http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25751471
Syambabu Chandran, Syam Krishnan, Gangadhara Sarma S, Sankara sarma P, Asha Kishore., Gender influence on selection and outcome of deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease., Ann Indian Acad Neurol, 2014, 17:66-70., http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24753663
Kishore A, Popa T, Balachandran A, Chandran S, Pradeep S, Backer F, Krishnan S, Meunier S, Cerebellar sensory processing alterations impact motor cortical plasticity in Parkinson's disease: clues from dyskinetic patients., Cereb Cortex., 2014, 24(8):2055-67, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23535177