Dr. Nirmal Surya is currently Consultant and Assistant Professor at Bombay Hospital and Research Centre (India). He has done his M.D. (General Medicine) – University of Rajasthan, Jodhpur 1984, D.N.B (Neurology) –Bombay Hospital, Mumbai1989 & FIAN, Fellow Indian Academy of Neurology 2016. He has his passion in Developing Neurorehabilitation services in India and Developing Countries, He has been working since 1990 in the field of Neurorehabilitation, he was instrumental in setting up first Multidisciplinary Team Neurorehab OPD at BYL Nair Hospital & Topiwala Medical College in 2000. The first meeting of Neurorehabilitation in India was organized by him during ICNR 2010 organized in March-April 2010. He Organized the 10th World Congress for Neurorehabilitation 2018 in Mumbai, India which will help develop Neurorehab Facilities in India and Developing Countries. He has been working in the field of Epilepsy in India, He is the founder trustee and chairman of Epilepsy Foundation which has developed a complete Model of Epilepsy care in Rural Maharashtra, India. He has held various positions in International & National societies, Regional Vice President: WFNR – World Federation for NeuroRehabilitation (since 2006) Chairperson: Developing World Forum, SIG, WFNR (2012). Secretary General: AOSNR – Asian Oceanian Society of Neurorehabilitation (2015-17) Founder President: IFNR - Indian Federation of NeuroRehabilitation (2012 onwards), President: 10th WCNR 2018 – World Congress for NeuroRehabilitation (2018)Past President:BNA – Bombay Neuroscience Association (2013-14) Treasurer :IAN – Indian Academy of Neurology (2014-2020) Executive Member: ISA – Indian Stroke Association (2018-2021) Founder Secretary: MAN – Maharashtra Association of Neurology (2005-10). He has also been a Member of Editorial Board of Saudi journal of Disability &Rehabilitation (2003-10), Indian Journal of Pediatrics Neuroscience (2009-11), Indian Clinical Updates Neurology, Indian Journal of Physical Medical & Rehabilitation (Since 2017). He has been awarded Among Best NGO- Epilepsy in Maharashtra during TIME Cybermedia Pvt. Ltd, International Health Care Awards 2017, Best Neuro Physician in Maharashtra at Navbharat Healthcare Summit & Awards 2017, HC Bajoria Oration during ECON 2017 on 17th Feb, 2017. Visiting Professor, The University of Nebraska, Omaha, USA (2013-14). He has been invited to give key note lectures in the field of Epilepsy and disability as well as Neurorehabilitation in India as well as Abroad. He has presented approximately 250 paper in national and international conferences and delivered over 300 lectures at various national and international conferences.
Dr. Nirmal Surya research interests are Neurorehabilitation, Neuroscience, Epilepsy, Stroke, Botulinum toxin.