Dr. Joy Desai is one of the best Neurologists and DNB teacher for Neurology at the Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre. Dr Joy Desai completed his MBBS and MD in Internal Medicine from the BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. During this period Dr Joy Desai was the recipient of three gold medals. Dr. Joy Desai then moved to Mumbai and completed his DNB in Neurology at the Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre. During this period he was trained by Professors Noshir Wadia, Piroja Wadia, Sarosh Katrak, and Anil Desai. Dr. Joy Desai attributes his neurological skills to their tutelage. During this tenure Dr. Joy Desai participated in departmental clinical research. Dr Joy Desai then moved to The Royal London Hospital, London, UK for a period of three years for a fellowship in clinical neurology. He participated in clinical research and published extensively. Dr. Joy Desai joined the Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre as Consultant in Neurology in 1999. In 2000, he took a three month fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He successfully completed a Comprehensive Epileptology Course conducted by the Cleveland Clinic and passed the examination with an outstanding percentage. Since 2000 Dr Joy Desai conducts the weekly specialist Epilepsy Clinic at Jaslok Hospital where he evaluates patients with refractory epilepsy for potential treatments and epilepsy surgery. He is an active participant in the video-EEG evaluation of such patients at Jaslok Hospital. Under his supervision, more than 90 patients have undergone epilepsy surgery after a comprehensive evaluation by the epilepsy evaluation team. More than 5000 patients have been evaluated and many have been rendered seizure free on rationalization of anti-epileptic drug regimes. Many of his national and international presentations have been a spin-off of this experience.
Jaslok Hospital And Research Centre
Dr. Joy Desai is one of the best Neurologists in Mumbai, India. He has been awarded 3 gold medals during academic career * For distinction in Anatomy - 1985 * For distinction in General Medicine - 1987 * For distinction in Internal Medicine - 1991
DNB (Diplomate of the National Board of Examinations) in Neurology- December 1995 MD in Internal Medicine (University of Gujarat, India)- November 1991 MBBS (University of Gujarat, India)- April 1987
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