Dr. Shyam Babu Chandran


Specialization - Neurologist

Designation - Specialist Neurologist

Location - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Hospital(s) - Zulekha Hospital Dubai

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Career Profile

  • Dr. Shyam Babu is a renowned neurologist with vast experience in managing all kinds of neurological disorders including acute Stroke, Epilepsy, Headache and Movement Disorders.
  • He was the first to have a Special Clinic for Movement Disorder and started BOTOX for chronic migraine patients.
  • Dr. Babu completed Neurology training from the world famous Institute of National Importance in Neurology (NIMHANS) after his MD (Internal Medicine) from JIPMER. After this he was awarded Diplomat of National board in Internal Medicine and Neurology, and became the member of National Academy of Medical Sciences.
  • Dr Babu has also done one year fellowship in Movement Disorders (Parkinsonism of related Disorders) from the prestigious SCTIMST, Trivandrum.
  • He was associated as Consultant in Neurology & Movement Disorders in an 800-bed super-specialty hospital in Coimbatore (KMCH), India.


Education & Training

  • Specialty Certificate in Neurology (Royal College of Physicians; UK and Association of British Neurologists)
  • Dr. Chandran completed Neurology training from the world famous National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS)
  • MD in Internal Medicine from the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research in India (JIPMER).
  • Diplomat of National board in Internal Medicine and Neurology,
  • Fellowship in Movement Disorders (Parkinsonism of related Disorders) from the prestigious SCTIMST, Trivandrum
  • Fellowship from prestigious universities like Neurology specialty certificate (UK), Fellow ship of European board of Neurology (FEBN).


  • Consultant in Neurology & movement disorders Coimbatore (KMCH), India

Clinical Focus

  • Management of all types of movement disorders
  • Botulinum toxin injection for headache
  • Focal Dystonia & Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson´s disease
  • HeadacheMovement DisordersAcute Stroke management
  • All types of epilepsy and seizures
  • Demyelinating disorders like Multiple Sclerosis and allied disorders

Research and Publications

  • Basu D, Pathak D, Shyam babu C, Koner BC Lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma with IgA paraproteinemia mimicking Waldenstrom´s Macroglobulinemia. Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2004; 47(4):515-7.
  • C. Shyambabu, S. Sinha, A.B. Taly, J. Vijayan , J.M.E. Kovoor Serum vitamin B12 deficiency and hyperhomocystinemia: A reversible cause of acute chorea, cerebellar ataxia in an adult with cerebral ischemia. J Neurol Sci. 2008; 152-154.
  • C. Shyam Babu, P. Satishchandra, S. Sinha, D.K. Subbakrishna Co-morbidities in people living with epilepsy: Hospital based case-control study from a resource-poor setting .Epilepsy Research, 2009;86(2-3):146-52.
  • Kulkarni GB ,Pal PK, Shyam babu C, Kovoor JM, Senthilkumar E. Osteopetrosis manifesting as recurrent bilateral facial palsy in childhood. Clinical Neurol Neurosurg 2011:113: 230-34.
  • C Shyam babu ,P Satishchandra, A Mahadevan, V Pillai Shibu, S Ravishankar, N Siddapa, R Udaykumar, V Ravi, SK Shankar. Usefulness of stereotactic biopsy and neuroimaging in management of HIV-1 Clade C associated focal brain lesions with special focus on cerebral toxoplasmosis. Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2012.Nov 12.


  • National Academy of Medical Sciences.



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