Prof. K. Ganapathy, M.S. (Neuro), FACS, FICS, FAMS Ph.D
President & Head, Apollo Telemedicine Networking Foundation
President, Neurological Society of India, 2006
Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon & Head, Division of Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai.
Adjunct Professor, IIT & ANNA UNIVERSITY, Chennai
Secretary, Neurological Society of India 1997 - 2002
Secretary General – Asian Australasian Society of Neurological Surgery 1999- 2007
Honorary Consultant and Advisor in Neurosurgery Armed Forces Medical Services, 2001- 04
Examiner & Inspector, National Board of Examinations, Ministry of Health, Govt. of India
Overseas External Examiner for Universiti Sains Malaysia – first and only neurosurgeon from India.
Member Editorial Board - Journal of Clinical Neuroscience (Australia) and South African Journal of Neurosciences and Pan Arab Journal of Neurosurgery
Member, National Task Force on Telemedicine, India & Member, Working Group -Sub- Committee on Health Informatics including Telemedicine, Planning Commission. Expert Group for setting up Telemedicine in SAARC countries.
Founder Member, ( Joint Secretary and Treasurer) Telemedicine Society of India.
International lecturer, World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies, Post Graduate Education Course
Chairman Organising Committee Telemedcon 07
Certified in Biomedical Communication and Bioinformatics.
Pioneer in introducing Telemedicine in India. Invited guest speaker in International Conference on Telemedicine held at Cairo, Kosovo etc. Have given lectures at many national conferences on Medical Informatics. Resource Person for the MGR Medical University, Pondichery University & University of Madras, in Medical Informatics.
Pioneer in introducing pilot studies on mHealth in india
Have published about 60 papers in regional/ national/ international journals on telemedicine and given almost a 140 talks at regional/ national/ international forums on telemedicine
34 years of extensive teaching, clinical and operative experience at the Institute of Neurology, Madras Medical College, Stanley Medical College, Apollo Hospitals and Sundaram Medical Foundation Madras
First Neurosurgeon in India to get a Ph.D. in Neuroimaging (1990).
Second Neurosurgeon in India to get the Membership of the National Academy of Medical Sciences
Full biodata available at http://www.kganapathy.com
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