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Empowering Minds, Transforming Lives

Updated: Aug 8, 2023

Dr Bindu Menon currently serves as a Professor and Head of the Neurology Department at Apollo Specialty Hospitals in Nellore. She provides free treatment to patients with Neurological disorder in rural areas of India through her organization. Dr Menon runs an initiative called Neurology on Wheels, which she started in 2015 and provides medical care to needy patients in rural areas using a small van and the program served hundreds of patients in villages. The organization delivers medical screenings, distributes medications, and holds awareness camps in schools, colleges, etc to educate the community about stroke and epilepsy risks and symptoms. It has treated over 12000 people, and conducted over 200 free medical camps.


Dr. Bindu Menon

Dr Menon received her MBBS at Gandhi Medical College in Bhopal and her MD at Gajara Raja Medical College. In 2002, she obtained her DM Neurology and Diplomate of National Board in Neurology from Bombay Hospital Institute Medical Sciences. She conducted research on the effects of prolonged medication on Epilepsy patients on bone health as part of a project funded by the Indian Council of Medical Research. Dr Menon also received additional training in neurology at University College London.



Dr Menon has launched an app and website for persons with epilepsy to track their treatment and manage their seizures. It includes features such as a medication list with reminders and the ability to upload videos of seizure events for review by a doctor.

Dr Bindu also serves as the Convenor of the Indian Women Scientists' Association, Nellore. She was chosen as a OneNeurology Ambassador by the European Federation of Neurological Associations (EFNA) and the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) to collaborate on the World Health Organization (WHO)'s global action plan for epilepsy and other neurological disorders. She also serves as the chief editor for the Epilepsy India Newsletter, a magazine published jointly by the Indian Epilepsy Association and the Indian Epilepsy Society.


Doyens Media Forum is honoured to have Dr. Bindu Menon on the forum and share the wisdom about neurological issues and her enormous work in this field.


-Aishwarya Joshi


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