Dr. Kaushik Sundar : Neurologists in Kolkata | Narayana Health

Dr. Kaushik Sundar

MBBS, MD (General Medicine), DM (Neurology), Fellowship-Stroke and Interventional Neurology Consultant

  • SpecialityNeurology

  • HospitalKolkata - Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences


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Brief Profile

Dr Kaushik Sundar is the clinical lead for Comprehensive stroke care at RTIICS Kolkata. He is a stroke and Interventional Neurologist. He had finished his General Medicine and DM Neurology at Sri Ramachandra University Chennai and was awarded the best outgoing student. Dr Kaushik then finished his Fellowship in Stroke and Interventional neurology and worked as a Consultant Stroke Neurologist at Rajagiri Hospital Kochi. He is also a faculty member of the Stroke Fellowship program offered in the same institution.


  • MBBS
  • MD (Internal Medicine)
  • DM (Neurology)
  • Fellowship in Stroke and Neurointervention
  • European stroke diploma (ESMINT)

Awards & Recognition

  • Awarded the European Stroke Diploma (ESMINT) in 2021.
  • Dr M.G. Ramachandran Gold Medal for the BEST OUTGOING student, Department of Neurology, Sri Ramachandra University- 2017.
  • Award paper/poster presentation- Dementia Society of India- Cognitive rehabilitation in patients with dementia -2012.
  • Selected for the zonal level of Torrent Young Scholar Award (TYSA) representing the southern state of Tamil Nadu, India.

Professional Memberships & Certifications

  • Member of Indian stroke Association
  • Member of the World stroke Organization
  • Member of American Academy of Neurology
  • Member of Indian Academy of Neurology


  • Mystery of a cryptogenic stroke solved by an abdominal angiogram. BMJ Case Reports November, December 2015. DOI- 10.1136/bcr-2015-211940
  • False positive immunoassay for acetyl choline receptor antibody (AChR Ab) in patients exposed to polyvalent antisnake venom, Journal of Neuroimmunology, October 15 2017.
  • Authored a chapter “Case based Blended Learning Ecosystem to Optimize Precision medicine” in the book ‘The road from Nano medicine to Precision medicine- Chapter 21, Publisher- Pan Stanford Publishing Pte Ltd.
  • Acoustic Vestibular Evoked Ocular Myogenic Potentials (Ac oVEMP) an Important Diagnostic Tool for Vestibular Neuronitis. International Journal of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Volume 11, Issue 1, January to March 2019, pages 52-57. DOI:
  • Podder, Vivek, et al. “Developing a Case-Based Blended Learning Ecosystem to Optimize Precision Medicine: Reducing Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment.” Healthcare, vol. 6, no. 3, 2018, p. 78., doi:10.3390/healthcare6030078

Key Procedures Performed

  • Cerebral Angiogram
  • Mechanical thrombectomy
  • Carotid stenting
  • Intracranial angioplasty and stenting
  • Intracranial vasospasm management
  • Aneurysmal endovascular management
  • AV Malformation management
  • Dural AVF treatment and Spinal AVM management

Rare/ Unique Skills

  • Cath lab-based intravascular procedures for neurological ailments- especially stroke.


  • Stroke and Interventional Neurology

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Telugu