ABOUT DR. BASHIR A. AHMADI

Practicing Neurologist mainly interested in Headache and related disordres
Chairman - Sanghini Institutional Ethics Committee.
Member of Institutional Ethics Committee of Torrent Pharmaceuticals.
Advisory committee Member of Ahmedabad Neurology Association.
Have EEG Lab at private clinic with qualified and trained technician for quality recording for evaluation of Epilepsy patients.
Known for providing low cost and rational consulting services to economically non affording patients. Practice positive discrimination.


POST HELD :

Ex. Prof and Head of Medicine : Kesar SAL Medical College and Research Institute, Ahmedabad
Ex. Associate Prof of Medicine : Smt. N.H.L. Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad


PUBLICATIONS :

Written article on Dementia in Current Management in Neurological Disease.
‘Strategy for Hospital Waste Management – A Case Study of Ahmedabad’ published in academic publication Dr. C. N. Ray; Mr. Arvind Kumar Singh; Dr. Bashir A. Ahmadi.
Written number of articles for Gujarati Encyclopedia for Neurological words, along with Dr. Shilin Shukla.
Written number of articles for local and national daily and magazines for public awareness on different health issues and neurological diseases.
Compiled and edited souvenir in Indian Academy of Neurology 2012


RESEARCH EXPERIENCE :

Conducted number of phase III trials on epilepsy patient for sustained release molecules like lamotrigine OD, Oxcarbazepine OD, Levetiracetam and Injectable preparation like Levetiracetam, Lacosamide for evaluation of efficacy and safety.
Conducted clinical trial on evaluation of response and safety of Entacapone in Parkinson’s disease.
Conducted trial on patient with long standing spasticity to evaluate24 hours response with extended release baclofen
Completed trail of Interferon ß 1a for Relapsing Remitting multiple sclerosis for evaluating as disease modifying agent in relation to efficacy and response.
Primary examining neurologist for Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel Group, Placebo-Controlled, Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and safety of long acting Interferon ß – 1a in Subjects with Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis-ongoing.


MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES :

The American Academy of Neurology
Indian Academy of Neurology
Neurological Society of India
Indian Stroke Association
Epilepsy Society of India
Indian Medical Association
Association of Physicians of India
Association of Physicians of Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad Medical Association


I HAVE SERVED THE FOLLOWING BODIES/COMMITTEES IN ONE CAPACITY OF THE OTHER :

Chairman, Forum Against Female Feticide
Observer & External Examiner, CEPT, Ahmedabad
Conducted number of Undergraduate & Postgraduate Examinations at different Universities both in Gujarat and other states


SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY :

As a socially responsible citizen I have been associated with a number of activities and organizations in formal as well as informal capacities. To list a few
Founder Trustee, Gantar, a Trust that works for the unfortunate children, street children and those who discontinue schooling.
Founder Trustee, Health Forum (Inspired by Medico Friend Circle) for developing medical related socioeconomic understanding amongst medical students and people education programme.
Trustee, Peoples Training and Research Centre, organization is working mainly for improvement and rights for ideal working conditions of laborers to reduce occupational hazards. Most important work done is against siliconiosis
Member of the Rotary Club of Ahmedabad Metro, Rotary District 3050
Member, All Gujarat Election Watch Committee
More than 10 students have completed their (MD Medicine) post graduation under my guidance; some of them are holding excellent position at present to name the few:
Dr. Jaya Trivedi Associate Prof in Neurology at Dallas USA
Dr. Nirav Sanghvi D.M. Consultant Neurologist at Rajkot Wokard Hospital
Dr. Abhishek Kakru D.M. practicing Oncologist at Ahmedabad
Dr. Sagar Betai Pursing DM Neurology at Lucknow
Dr. Payal Patel M.D. working as emergency consultant at Chicago
Dr. Ronak Shah D.M. Cardiology
Dr. Bhowmik pursuing Rheumatology