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Dr. Ashok Kumar Kayal

Designation: Dean, School of Health Sciences

Email: ashokkayal@kazirangauniversity.in

Academic Qualifications:

  • DM(Neurology) from PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • MD(General Medicine) from Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati
  • MBBS from Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh
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Experience:

Former Professor and Head, Department of Neurology, Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati.

Over 30 years of Professional experience.

Career Highlights & Awards:

  • Professor of Neurology at Gauhati Medical College
  • Associate Professor, Neurology at Gauhati Medical College
  • Assistant Professor, Neurology at Gauhati Medical College
  • Registrar, Neurology at Gauhati Medical College
  • Senior Resident PGMIER, at Chandigarh

Publications:

International Journals

  • Original Article: Clinical and radiological spectrum of Japanese encephalitis Lakshya J. Basumatary, D. Raja, Dipu Bhuyan, Marami Das, Munindra Goswami, Ashok K. Kayal Journal of the Neurological Sciences, Vol. 325, Issues 1-2, p15–21
  • Case Report: Post encephalitic Parkinsonism in a Patient with Mumps Infection Suvorit Subhas Bhowmick, Pawan Soni, Marami Das and Ashok Kumar Kayal J Neuroinfect Dis 2014, 5:2

Indexed National Journals

Original Article:

  • Clinical spectrum of neurosyphilis in North East India Ashok K Kayal, Munindra Goswami, Marami Das, Biswajit Paul Neurology India, Year 2011, Volume 59, Issue 3 [p. 344-350]
  • Clinical and biochemical spectrum of hypokalemic paralysis in North East India Ashok K Kayal, Munindra Goswami, Marami Das, Rahul Jain Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology: 2013|Volume: 16 | Issue: 2 | Page: 211-217 3.
  • Etiological profile of epilepsia partialis continua among adults in a tertiary care hospital Vikrant Shrivastava, Nishkala Prabhu Burji, Lakshya J Basumatary, Marami Das, Munundra Goswami, Ashok Kumar Kayal Neurology India, Year 2013, Volume 61, Issue 2 [p. 156-160]
  • Myopathies of endocrine disorders: A prospective clinical and biochemical study Vikas Sharma, Papori Borah, Lakshya J Basumatary, Marami Das, Munindra Goswami, Ashok K Kayal Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology, Year 2014, Volume 17, Issue 3 [p. 298-302]
  • Varied presentations of moyamoya disease in a tertiary care hospital of north-east India Papori Borah, Vikas Sharma, Lakshya Jyoti Basumatary, Marami Das, Munindra Goswami, Ashok K Kayal Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology, Year 2014, Volume 17, Issue 3 [p. 317-320]
  • Spectrum of Hashimoto's encephalopathy – An experience from the North East India Marami Das, Ashok K. Kayal, Munindra Goswami, Lakshya J. Basumatary, Suvorit Bhowmick, Baiakmenlang Synmon Indian Journal of Medical Specialities, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 11 June 2016
  • Etiological profile of noncompressive myelopathies in a tertiary care hospital of Northeast India Ashok Kumar Kayal, Munindra Goswami, Marami Das, Lakhshya Jyoti Basumatary, Suvorit Subhas Bhowmick, and Baiakmenlang Synmon Ann Indian Acad Neurol. 2017 Jan-Mar; 20(1): 41–50.
  • Clinical and radiological spectrum of intracranial tuberculosis: A hospital based study in Northeast India Baiakmenlang Synmon, Marami Das, Ashok Kayal, Munindra Goswami, Jogesh Sarma Lakshya Basumatary, SuvoritBhowmicka Indian Journal of Tuberculosis. April 2017, Vol – 64, Issue – 2

Case Report:

  • Acute Intermittent porphyria in a Diabetic Patient Manash P. Baruah, Uma K Saikia, Ashok K Kayal, International Journal of Clinical Cases and Investigations 2011. Volume 2 (Issue 5)15:18.
  • A case of Spinocerebellar Ataxia from ethnic tribe of Assam Ashok K Kayal, Munindra Goswami, Marami Das, Hussain Masaraf Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology, Year 2011, Volume 14, Issue 2 [p. 122-123]
  • Relapsing Anti-NMDAR Encephalitis after a gap of eight years in a girl from North-East India Ashok Kumar Kayal, Marami Das, Suvorit Bhowmick, and Baiakmenlang Synmon Ann Indian A; 17(3): 349–351.cad Neurol. 2014 Jul-Sep
  • Neurosyphilis presenting with rapidly progressive dementia and epilepsia partialis continua Anirban Mahanta a , Lakshya J. Basumatary b , Marami Das c , Munindra Goswami, Ashok Kumar Kayal. Indian Journal of Medical Specialities, Volume 6, Issue 2, April–June 2015, Pages 70-72

Short Communication:

  • Deletion pattern in the dystrophin gene in Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients in Northeast India Lakshya J Basumatary, Marami Das, Munindra Goswami, Ashok K Kayal Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice, Year 2013, Volume 4, Issue 2 [p. 227-229]

Letter to The Editor:

  • Leptospirosis presenting as neuroretinitis Lakshya J Basumatary, Subhra Das, Marami Das, Munindra Goswami, Ashok K Kayal Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice, Year 2012, Volume 3, Issue 2 [p. 224- 226]
  • Myeloneuropathy in a case of Hashimoto's disease AK Kayal, LJ Basumatary, S Dutta, N Mahanta, S Islam, A Mahanta Neurology India, Year 2013, Volume 61, Issue 4 [p. 426-428]
  • Cerebrospinal air embolism following percutaneous nephrolithotomy: Gravitational gradient effect. Suvorit Bhowmick, Kaushik Sarma, Ashok K. Kayal, Lakshya J. Basumatary Neurology India, Year 2014, Volume 62, Issue 2 [p. 221-222]
  • Cryptococcal myelitis: A rare manifestation in immunocompetent patients Anand Kumar Rai, Baiakmenlang Synmon, Lakshya J Basumatary, Marami Das, Munindra Goswami, Ashok K Kayal. Neurology India, Year 2014, Volume 62, Issue 3 [p. 321-323]
  • Unusual cause of bilateral thalamic lesion. Satish Bawri, M Das, Munindra Goswami, A K Kayal Accepted for publication , Neurology India, Year : 2017 | Volume : 65 | Issue : 2 | Page : 389, 391

Indexed Regional Journals:

                Original Article:

  • Etiological Spectrum of Dementia in North-East India–A Hospital Based Study N P A Burji, A Mahanta, M Das, M Goswami, A K Kayal. ASSAM JOURNAL OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, July 2014, Vol – 4, Issue – 2
  • Clinical spectrum of non-compressive myelopathy in a tertiary care centre of north eastern India M Das, P Soni, L J Basumatary, M Goswami, A K Kayal. ASSAM JOURNAL OF INTERNAL MEDICINE JANUARY 2015; 5(2)33-37.
  • Neurological Spectrum of Wilson’s Disease in North-East India : A Hospital Based Observational Study M Das, P Borah, A K Kayal ASSAM JOURNAL OF INTERNAL MEDICINE JANUARY 2015; 5(1)14-17.
  • Clinical Profile of Cryptococcal Meningitis : Hospital Based Study S Bawri, M Das, A Kayal, M Goswami, L J Basumatary, P Borah ASSAM JOURNAL OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, July 2017, Vol – 7, Issue – 2.

Case report:

  • A Case of Varicella Zoster Vasculopathy Induced Acute Stroke A K Kayal, M Goswami, M Das, R Jain, L J Basumatary ASSAM JOURNAL OF INTERNAL MEDICINE JANUARY 2013; 3(1)30-32.
  • Stroke Mimic : Neurotoxicity of Intrathecal Methotrexate B Synmon, D Bhuyan, J Bhattacharyya, M Goswami, A K Kayal, Basumatary ASSAM JOURNAL OF INTERNAL MEDICINE JANUARY 2015; 5(2)46-47.
  • Bilateral Thalamic Infarct – a Rare Stroke L J Basumatary, A Kayal, M Goswami, M Dr. Marami Dasi, S Bawri ASSAM JOURNAL OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, July 2016, Vol – 6, Issue – 2

Non Indexed Journals

  • Cerebral Venous Thrombosis Kayal.A.K, Das.M Medicine Update, API (Assam Chapter) 2007(X).
  • Acute Viral Encephalitis Kayal.A.K, Das.M Medicine Update, API (Assam Chapter) 2008 (XI).
  • Toxic Neuropathies. Jain R, Kayal A.K. Medicine Update, API (Assam Chapter) 2010.
  • Viral Encephalitis -Current Indian Scenario. Kayal A.K. Basumatry LJ CME Booklet of Tropical Neurology (CME held in Kolkata) 2011.International Journals.

Acted as Thesis Guide for the following:

  • MD Medicine Students of GMCH.
  • MD Psychiatry Students of GMCH.
  • DM Neurology Students of GMCH.

Other Previous Academic Positions Held:

  • Member, Academic Council, Srimanta Sankardev University of Health Sciences
  • Member, Academic Council, Gauhati University, Guwahati
  • External Examiner, Neurology in various Medical Colleges in the Country.
  • MCI Inspector, In various Medical Colleges in the Country.
  • Visiting Faculty for NIPER, Guwahati.