Dr. Saraf Udit Umesh


Designation :
Assistant Professor
Department :
Neurology
Email :
sarafu@aims.amrita.edu
Qualification :
MD, DM, Fellowship in Movement Disorders

Dr. Saraf Udit Umesh is a trained neurologist and movement disorders specialist. He has done a fellowship in movement disorders from Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute, Trivandrum. This included training in Deep Brain Stimulation (for Parkinson’s disease, tremor, and dystonia), and EMG-guided Botulinum Toxin Injection (for dystonia, tremor, and spasticity).

Areas of Interest

  • Movement disorders – Parkinson’s disease and atypical parkinsonism, dystonia, ataxia, tremor, myoclonus
  • Genetics of movement disorders
  • Advances in deep brain stimulation
  • Disorders of autonomic nervous system, including pelvic neurology

Publications:

  • Saraf U, Chandarana M, Puthenveedu DK, Kesavapisharady K, Krishnan S, Kishore A. Childhood-Onset Dystonia Attributed to Aicardi-Goutieres Syndrome and Responsive to Deep Brain Stimulation. Movement disorders clinical practice 2021;8:613-615.
  • Chandarana M, Saraf U, Divya K, Krishnan S, Kishore A. Myoclonus- A review. 2021;24:327-338.
  • Saraf UU, Asranna A, Menon RN, Mohan PM, Vipina VP, Radhakrishnan A, et al. Predictors of one-year language and seizure outcomes in children with epileptic encephalopathy with continuous spike-and-wave during sleep (CSWS). Seizure. 2020;81:315-24.
  • Saraf U, Prabhakaran S, Arun K, Babiker A, Rajendran A, Kesavadas C, et al. Comparison of Risk Factors, Treatment, and Outcome in Patients with Symptomatic Intracranial Atherosclerotic Disease in India and the United States. Ann Indian Acad Neurol. 2020;23(3):265-9.
  • Umesh SU, Arun K, Sreedharan SE, Rajalakshmi P, Sylaja PN. Moyamoya disease associated with hereditary spherocytosis. Neurol India. 2018;66(4):1174-5.
  • Rawat KJ, Sabnis NH, Saraf U, Surana G. Myopathy: Effect of Vitamin D Deficiency Beyond Bones. J Assoc Physicians India. 2016;64(10):86-7.
  • Redkar NN, Saraf U, Pillai R, Rawat KJ. Kallmann Syndrome and Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: A Rare Occurrence. J Assoc Physicians India. 2016;64(10):76.