Dr. Dhanaraj M

Dr. Dhanaraj M
Dr. Dhanaraj M

Apollo Hospitals Greams Road, Chennai

Designation of Dr. Dhanaraj M

Dr. Dhanaraj M 
Neurologist
Senior Consultant
Apollo Hospitals Greams Road, Chennai

Profile Snapshot of Dr. Dhanaraj M

  • Dr. Dhanaraj is a recognized neurologist in India, currently practicing with Apollo Hospital, Chennai.
  • He has dedicated 45+ years to managing neuromuscular and neurological disorders and academics. His interest lies in Brain Mapping, Brain Aneurysm Surgery, Laminectomy, Sciatica Pain Treatment, etc.
  • Dr. Dhanaraj was awarded Life Time Achievement Award from Tamil Nadu DR. MGR University, Chennai for his exemplary services.
  • He presented about 50 research papers and received awards for a couple of them. Dr. Dhanaraj also authored a book on Acute Cardiovascular disease.

Dr. M Dhanaraj’s Expertise

  • Angiography (DSA) Ventriculo-peritoneal Shunt
  • Brain Aneurysm Surgery
  • Brain Mapping
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Cataract Implant Surgery
  • Cerebral Angioplasty
  • Cerebral or Brain Aneurysm Treatment
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt
  • Chemotherapy
  • Chronic Cerebro Spinal Venous Insufficiency Treatment
  • Corpus Callosotomy
  • Cosmetic Eye Surgery
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Digital Subtraction
  • Endovascular Coiling
  • Extracapsular Cataract Extraction
  • Foot Drop
  • Gliomas Treatment
  • Headache
  • Hemispherectomy
  • Intacs Corneal Implants
  • Intraocular Implants (IOLs)
  • Laminectomy
  • Lesionectomy
  • Liberation Treatment
  • Meningioma
  • Metastatic Tumors Treatment
  • Microvascular Decompression MVD
  • Multiple Sclerosis Treatment
  • Multiple Subpial Transections MST
  • Narcolepsy Treatment
  • Neurological Dysfunction
  • Neurological Problems
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Occuloplasty
  • Percutaneous Balloon Compression (PBC)
  • Percutaneous Stereotactic Treatment – PSR
  • Phacoemulsification
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy
  • Pineal Region Tumors Treatment
  • Pterygium Removal Surgery
  • Radiofrequency Rhizotomy – Neurotomy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome Treatment
  • Retinal Detachment Surgery
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Schwannomas
  • Sciatica Pain Treatment
  • Sensory Ataxia Treatment
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Small Incision Cataract Surgery
  • Spinal Tap
  • Squint Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radio Surgery
  • Strabismus Surgery – Eye Muscle Surgery
  • Surgical Clipping
  • Temporal Lobectomy
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Ventriculostomy
  • Vitrectomy
  • VP Shunting

Work Experience of Dr. Dhanaraj M

  • Total 45+ years of experience 
  • Working as a Senior Consultant – Neurologist at Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai since October 2006
  • Professor and HOD Neurology at Stanley Medical College, Chennai
  • Reader (Neurology) at Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore
  • Asst. Physician at Intensive Medical Care Unit, Madras Medical College, Chennai

Dr. M Dhanaraj’s Qualifications

  • MBBS from Madras University, Chennai in 1971
  • MD (General Medicine) from Madras University, Chennai in 1977
  • DM (Neurology) from The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU) in 1981

Memberships of Dr. Dhanaraj M

  • NSI
  • IAN

Awards & Recognitions received by Dr. Dhanaraj M

  • Dean’s Commendation Certificate (2000)
  • Stanley Alumni Award (2003)
  • Dr. V. Bala Gopala Raju Award for Physical growth and psychomotor development of infants exposed to antiepileptic drugs in utero. Arulmozhi T, Dhanaraj M, and Jayavelu A. Annual conference of IAP– NSC held at Kanyakumari (2004)
  • Best Research Paper Award for Epidemiological study of SCA I in an ethnic Tamil-speaking community with clinical and molecular genetic correlation. Rengaraj R, Dhanaraj M, Arulmozhi T. et.al. 12th Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Neurology, Nagpur (2004)

Publications of Dr. Dhanaraj M

  • Acute encephalitic syndrome following scrub typhus infection. Dhanaraj M, Ayan Kar, Harikrishna K, Deedpiya D. Indian journal of critical care medicine 2014;7;453-455
  • Management of Epilepsy in mentally retarded institutionalized adults- A challenge. Dhanaraj. M., Jayavelu. A. Indian Academic of Neurology; 2004, 7. 549-552

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