Dr. Sasikumar Kallivalappil


Dr. Sasikumar Kallivalappil

Designation: Specialist Neurologist

Qualification: MBBS, DM (Neurology), MRCP(UK)

Years in Practice: 25 years

Contact: 800 AVIVO (28486)

Email: info@primacare-clinics.com



  • 1984 : MBBS, University of Calicut, Kerala.
  • 1991 : Doctorate of Medicine(DM)in Neurology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, (NIMHANS), Bangalore.
  • 2013 : Europen Diploma In Neurology
  • 2014: MRCP(UK)


  • 1992 to 1993: Training in Neurology, Middlesborough General Hospital and Hull Royal Infirmary
  • Six months: Training in Neurology, Hull Royal Infirmary
  • Six months: Research Assistant in Epilepsy, Bootham Park Hospital, York
  • Six months: Training in Elderly Care Medicine and Rehabilitation, Scunthorpe General Hospital
  • 1994 -2000: Consultant Neurologist, Moulana Hospital, Perinthalmanna. Malappuram, Kerala, India
  • Nov.2000 –July 2001 Specialist Neurologist, Liwa Medical Centre, Karama, Dubai, UAE
  • Sept 2001-2003-Specialist Neurologist Jansons Medical Centre, Bur-Dubai, UAE
  • 2003 August onwards: SpecialIst Neurologist, PRIMACARE Speciality Clinic, Dubai UAE

Expertise :

  • Epilepsy
  • Cerebrovascular Diseases.
  • Investigation & Management of multiple types of Neurological Disorders.


  • Advanced Course in Neuro Opthalmology: 16/17 Dec. 1989: Postgraduate Institute of Opthalmology Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, Tamilnadu
  • Advanced Course in Neuromuscular Diseases: 21/22 April 1992: University of Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Advanced Couse in Neurology: May 1992: Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, UK
  • Annual Conference of Indian Neurological Society: 1991, 1994, 1995, 1996.1997-2008
  • Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Neurology 1996-2008
  • Update in Medicine in Desert 2003
  • American Academy CME Neurome 2006
  • First International conference of Emirates neurological society 2006
  • American Academy of CME, Arab health 2007
  • Member of Emirates Neurological association
  • Member of Neurological Society of India
  • Member of Indian Academy of Neurology
  • Member of British Epileptic Association
  • Member of Indian Medical Association
  • Member of American Academy of Neurology
  • Rotary club member


  1. Original Study. Cerebral haemorrhage and infarction. Development of a model for accurate bedside diagnosis. Dr. Sasikumar. Thesis submitted to Bangalore university for partial fulfilment of the requirement for the award of Doctorate of Medicine in Neurology.
  2. Brown - Sequard syndrome due to semple antirabies vaccine: case report, HS Swamy MD,DM,A Vasanth DM, Sasikumar MBBS DM Paraplegia 30 (1992 ) 181 - 183.
  3. Binswangers disease. HS Swamy MD, DM, A Vasanth DM, Sasikumar MBBS, Neurology India.
  4. Neurological complications of Salmonella Typhi - Clinical, Microbiological and Pathological study. Dr. Sasikumar et aI. XL Neurology Conference, Manipal, India Dec 14 - 17, 1991.
  5. A study of Wilson's Disease, 120 cases. HS Swamy, V S Mazumdar, A Vasanth, Sasikumar, BSS Rao, Apicon. 1992 Scientific Session, Association of Physicians of India.
  6. Schilders Myelinoclastic Diffuse Sclerosis, 16 cases biopsy and CT - scan findings. HS Swamy, Sasikumar. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica.
  7. Study of Guillain - Baree Syndrome, audit project undertaken during six months training at Hull Royal Infirmary, United Kingdom. Dr. Sasikumar DM, Dr. AAA Bajalan MRCP, Dr. CE Clarke MD MRCP.
  8. Study of Ulnar Neuropathy, a profile of two years at Hull Royal Infirmary. Dr.Sasikumar DM, Dr. Bajalan MRCP.
  9. Study of Transient Ischemic Attacks. Dr. Mike Hardman, Dr. Sasikumar DM, Dr. Clarke MRCP. Audit project undertaken during six months training at Hull Royal Infirmary.
  10. Study of Completed Strokes, during six months at Hull Royal Infirmary. Dr. She MRCP, Dr. Sasikumar DM, Dr. Clarke MRCP.
  11. Thalamic haematoma - Unusual Complication of Streptococcal meningitis - Neurology India Poster Presentation at NSI Conference ,Delhi, India,December 1995.
  12. Paraplegia due to secondaries from choreocarcinoma - Neurology India Poster Presentation at NSI Conference, Delhi, India,December 1995.
  13. Gabapentin in Intractable seizures - Platform Presentation. Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India December, 1996 Calcutta,India.
  14. Herpes Simplex Encephalitis - My Experience. Paper presented at annual conference Neurological Society of Kerala Branch at Calicut, Kerala,India, February 1996.
  15. Epidemiology of stroke and Epilepsy in a rural population, Malappuram, Kerala, India. ( Study under progress )
  16. Intractable seizures and new antiepileptic drugs. Association of Physicians Palghat chapter meeting June 1998.
  17. Viral Encephalitis an emergence of the epidemiologic problem in Kerala speech delivered at Association of Physicians Kerala chapter meeting, Tellicheray 1997.
  18. Erectile impotence in males. Introduction of Neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, panel discussion, Association of Physician of India Kerala chapter Trichur, Aug 1998.
  19. Stroke management role of first six hours- Lectures delivered at IMA Palakkad, Kottakkal, Ottapalam, Malappuram.
  20. Co-ordinator of Moulana Hospital clinical club, Indian Medical Association Perinthalmanna,Kerala,India.
  21. CLOBAZAM add-on therapy for intractable seizures. Ongoing study.