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Dr Balaji, Neurologist

Dr. Balaji B S

Consultant - Neurology & Epileptology

MBBS, MD (General Medicine), DM (Neurology), Post Doctoral Fellow in Epilepsy (SCTIMST)
Speciality
Neurology
Languages
Kannada, Telugu, English, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam
Overview

Dr Balaji B S is a Consultant in Neurology & and Epileptology with 7 years of experience in the field of Neurology and 16 years in the field of Medicine.

He completed his basic graduation in 2007, from the prestigious Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga. Following this, he pursued post postgraduate medical degree (MD) in General Medicine from Darbhanga Medical College, Bihar in 2012. He worked as a Senior Resident in JIPMER Puducherry, ICU in St Johns Medical College & Hospital, Bengaluru, and Neurology ICU at Yashoda Hospital, Secunderabad.

He then pursued his career in Neurology and obtained a Doctorate (DM) degree from the prestigious Madras Medical College, Chennai in 2019. Subsequently, he underwent one-year Epilepsy fellowship from the reputed R. Madhavan Nair Centre for Comprehensive Epilepsy Care (RMNCCEC) in Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) Trivandrum in 2020. He worked as a consultant Neurologist & Epileptologist at Sakra World Hospital, Bengaluru from 2021 – October 2023.

He is an expert in the management of refractory epilepsy, pediatric epilepsy, and epilepsy in pregnancy. He is a professional who values ethics and practices evidence-based medicine and follows international and national protocols in patient management. His asset is the care and compassion with which he treats the patient.

Area of expertise
  • Epilepsy – Management of adult and childhood epileptic disorders with special interest in Women with epilepsy (WWE)
  • Stroke – Expert in acute stroke management with IV Thrombolysis and rehabilitation
  • Headache- Migraine and other types of headaches
  • Neuromuscular disorders- peripheral neuropathy, radiculopathy, myopathies, myasthenia gravis
  • Movement disorders- Parkinson’s disease, Tremors, Dystonia, Tics
  • Memory disorders - Alzheimer’s disease, Frontotemporal dementia, Vascular dementia
  • Acute neurological care
Awards and recognitions
  • Awarded Asian & Oceanian Epilepsy Congress (AOEC) Research Presentation certificate for topic on Women with epilepsy
  • Research experience in Kerala Registry of Epilepsy and pregnancy (KREP), one of the few epilepsy & pregnancy registries in the World
  • Contributed chapters on Epilepsy and Vertigo in national and international textbooks
  • Publications in International Journals on topics such as epilepsy in pregnancy, posterior circulation stroke
  • Top ranker in DM Entrance examination

Membership

  • Indian Academy of Neurology
  • American Academic of Neurology
  • Indian Epilepsy Society

Papers & Publications

  • Seshachala BB, Jose M, Lathikakumari AM, Murali S, Kumar AS, Thomas SV. Valproate usage in pregnancy: An audit from the Kerala Registry of Epilepsy and Pregnancy. Epilepsia. 2021; 00:1–7. https://doi.org/10.1111/epi.16882
  • Presented an Oral Paper in Epilepsy Conference (ECON) in 2022 on Perampanel as rescue in Status Epilepticus
  • Seshachala BB, Prof Lakshminarasimhan R, Epilepsy, Anti-epileptic drugs & Suicidality. Poster at The World Congress for Neurorehabilitation (WCNR) 2018
  • Seshachala BB, Prof Chandramouleeswaran V, Topographical Correlation of Wallenberg’s Syndrome with Blink Reflex Response. Platform at TANCON 2018
  • Presented papers and posters in various National Neurology conferences
  • Contributed chapters on Epilepsy and Vertigo in national and international textbooks