Dr. Harirama K Acharya | Narayana Health

Dr. Harirama K Acharya

MD., MRCP (UK) MD Neurology USA. Diplomate of American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Clinical Director - Department of Neurosciences, Senior Consultant - Neurology

  • SpecialityNeurology

  • HospitalBangalore - Mazumdar Shaw Medical Center, Bommasandra, Bangalore - Narayana Medical Centre, Langford Town

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Brief Profile

Dr. Harirama K. Acharya is a Senior Consultant and Clinical Director of Department of Neurosciences at Narayana Health, with an experience of over 25 years. After his fellowship, he served as faculty in the Department of Neurology at Illinois University until his return to India in 2011. During his tenure at the University, he served as Assistant Residency program director/ Clerkship Director/ Director of Neuro-Rehabilitation/ Director of Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic/ Director of EMG/ NCS Laboratory. Not only is he an experienced Neurologist, but also an outstanding Teacher committed to training and nurturing young Neurologists in India. He has travelled all over the country delivering talks, participating in conferences & CME activities as well as conducting ‘whole day EMG/ Nerve Conduction Studies’ workshops in various institutions across South India.


  • MD (General Medicine)
  • MRCP (UK)
  • MD Neurology (USA) - 1997
  • Diplomate of American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - 2000
  • Fellowship in Neuro-rehabilitation/Neuro-Physiology - 2001

Field of expertise

  • Headache
  • Movement Disorder Clinic
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Demyelinating diseases of the central Nervous system
  • Infections of brain and peripheral nervous system
  • Movement disorders
  • Neurodegenerative disorders
  • Seizure disorders
  • Spinal cord disorders
  • Speech and Language disorders


  • “Best outgoing Student Award” recipient from KMC Manipal/ Mangalore
  • Nominated as the“Outstanding Teacher of The University” for 3 consecutive years
  • Received the prestigious ‘Leonard-Tow Award’ at USA in 2010, for Humanism/ Empathy and excellence in patient care
  • Conferred the ‘Americas Top Physicians’ Certificate in 2010 for distinction and excellence in Neurology

Language Spoken

  • English, Kannada, Hindi