Dr Shiva Kumar R is epilepsy specialist trained from premier epilepsy center; Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Science and Technology (SCTIMST), Trivandrum. During his Epilepsy Fellowship he managed more than 1000 cases of epilepsy; he has expertise in advance reporting of electroencephalography (EEG), long term video-EEG monitoring and special work up for epilepsy surgery. He is one of the core team member of Epilepsy Surgery Case Selection Team. Dr Shiva kumar R has international publications and presentations in his name. He has developed and implemented epilepsy protocol in Chinmaya Narayana Hrudayalaya. He aims to develop epilepsy support group to assist and provide comprehensive care.
Other professional achievements
Shiva Kumar R, Seetharam Raghavendra, Abraham Kuruvilla. Imitators of epilepsy. Epilepsy: A review. Editor Dr. Ashok Kumar. May 2010: Ch 2: 11-35.
Seetharam Raghavendra, Shiva Kumar R, Abraham Kuruvilla. Pseudoseizures. Textbook of Epilepsy: A review. Editor Dr. Ashok Kumar. May 2010: Ch 11: 619-634.
Shiva Kumar R, Abraham Kuruvilla. Phrenic Nerve Conduction predicts early mechanical ventilation in Guillaine Barre Syndrome. Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology, 2008; Vol 11: Supp 2: S176
Shiva Kumar R, Pandurang W, Rathore C and Dinesh Nayak. Angiographic moya moya syndrome in a patient with Rheumatic heart disease; a are presentation. Poster presentation. International Stroke meet 2008, Trivandrum, Kerala
Shiva Kumar R, Sanjeev V. Thomas. Face of the giant panda and her cub: MRI correlates of Wilson disease. Teaching Neuroimage. Neurology 2009; 72; e50
Shiva Kumar R, Abraham Kuruvilla. Acute Hemorrhagic Leucoencephalitis (AHLE) after mumps. Teaching Neuroimage. Neurology 2009; 73: e98.
Shiva Kumar R., Abraham Kuruvilla. Repetitive compound muscle action potentials (R-CMAPs) in electrophysiological diagnosis of congenital myasthenic syndromes: a case report and review of literature. Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology 2010: 10: 2: 139-141
Shiva Kumar R, Keerthiraj B and Chandrasekhran Kesavadas. MR imaging in fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP). Teaching Neuroimage. Neurology 2010; 74: e20.
Shiva Kumar R and Malini Gopinath. A rare reason of foot drop after radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for varicose veins: Case report and review of literature. Neurology India: 2010: 58: 2: 303-305
Shiva Kumar R, Atampreet Singh, Chaturbhuj Rathore and Chandrasekhar Kesavdas. Tumefactive vasculitis. Neurology India: 2010: 58: 1: 147-149
Shiva Kumar R, Atmaram Bansal, Ashalatha R, Rathore C, Radhakrishnan K. Occipital lobe epilepsy: Diagnostic considerations and surgical outcome. Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology, 2009; Vol 12: Supp 1: S22
Atmaram Bansal, Shiva Kumar R, Ramesha KN, Chaturbuj Rathore, Ashalatha Radhakrishnan, Chandrasekar Kesavdas, Mathew Abraham and Radhakrishnan K. Seizure outcome after anterior temporal lobectomy in patients with bilateral MTS. Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology, 2009; Vol 12: Supp 1: S22
Shiva Kumar R, Ashalatha R, Radhakrishnan K. Prognostic indicators and long term surgical outcome among 65 patients after posterior cortex epilepsy surgery: An experience from a developing country. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, Volume 285, Supplement 1, October 2009, page S108.
Shiva Kumar R, A Kuruvilla. Phrenic nerve latencies predict mechanical ventilation at admission in early stage of Guillain-Barre syndrome. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, Volume 285, Supplement 1, October 2009, page S77.
Shiva Kumar R, K Radhakrishnan. Does solitary cysticercal granuloma (SCG) cause intractable epilepsy in developing countries? : An experience from a tertiary epilepsy center from South India. Epilepsia 50; Supplement 11, 2009: 422.