Krishnan Ganapathy M Ch (Neurosurgery) FACS FICS FAMS Ph.D

Krishnan Ganapthy, M Ch (Neurosurgery) FACS FICS FAMS Ph.D, is a Past President of the Telemedicine Society of India, the Neurological Society of India and the Indian Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery. Formerly an Adjunct Professor at the IIT Madras, & Anna University, he was an Honorary Consultant and Advisor in Neurosurgery Armed Forces Medical Services. In 1990, he became the first in South Asia to get a Ph.D. in neuro-imaging. He is Member of the Editorial Board of 4 International and 3 National Journals in Telemedicine and Neurosciences. First neurosurgeon from South Asia to be trained in Stereotactic Radiosurgery in 1995 and later in robotic radiosurgery in 2008. He ventured into Telehealth in 1998. During the last 48 years, he has presented 606 papers in national conferences and 201 in International conferences. He has published 128 scientific papers, 190 articles in magazines and newspapers and 21 chapters in text books. He was guest editor for three special supplements of a national and international journal and has edited a book on Health IT. He is on the editorial board of 8 and reviews articles for 15 national and international journals. Formerly member of the Advisory Committee Dept of Science & Technology GoI. He is currently a member of BIRAC committees, (Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council) Govt of India reviewing research projects for funding. Columbia University had selected ATNF as a case study to demonstrate global best practices. He was also on the WHO Roster of Experts on Digital Health. He is on the Board of Directors of the Apollo Telemedicine Networking Foundation and Apollo Telehealth Services. He is a Distinguished Professor at the Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University, a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the IIT Kanpur, and Emeritus Professor at the National Academy of Medical Sciences.


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