Dr. Siddharth Kharkar graduated with his MBBS from Seth G.S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital in the year 2002 scoring first class in all subjects including distinctions. He then obtained his Master in Health Sciences degree from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Dr. Kharkar then pursued post graduate training in Internal Medicine at Washington Hospital Center / Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA. Next, he completed a residency in neurology at Drexel University in Philadelphia, USA.
After finishing his residency, he pursued a 2 year fellowship in Epilepsy at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), one of the most renowned centers for epilepsy treatment in the world. Recently, he completed a clinical attachment in movement disorders and Parkinson’s disease at King’s college in London, again a world-renowned center for movement disorders.
Dr. Kharkar was part of the epilepsy faculty at University of Alabama at Birmingham and was in-charge of the epilepsy division at the Veterans Affairs (Ex-Army) hospital at Birmingham. He has published numerous research papers in international journals, and has been on the review board of multiple internationally renowned journals including “Annals of Neurology” and “Neurosurgery”.
Dr. Kharkar returned back to India after a successful career abroad with the strong desire of serving his fellow countrymen, and an intense motivation to contribute in advancing neurological care and research in India.