Ennapadam Srinivas Krishnamoorthy

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Ennapadam S. Krishnamoorthy
Born (1966-12-03) 3 December 1966 (age 55)
Alma mater
Known forneurology, epilepsy, dementia, neuropsychiatry
AwardsPresident's Medal, Royal College of Psychiatrists (2011), Fellow, Royal College of Physicians Edinburg (2007), Glasgow (2007), London (2009)
Scientific career

Ennapadam Srinivas Krishnamoorthy FRCP (born 3 December 1966) is a neuropsychiatrist with special interests in Epilepsy and Dementia. He is Founder and Director of Neurokrish - the neuropsychaitry centre and TRIMED - a chain of integrative medical specialties based in Chennai, India. He is Professor of Neuropsychiatry, Neurology and Clinical Neuroscience at The Institute of Neurological Sciences, Voluntary Health Services Multispeciality Hospital and Research Institute affiliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University.

It is to be noted that his father, Dr. Krishnamoorthy Srinivas was a great Neurologist who has served the humanity thru' VHS & Public Health Centre, West Mambalam, Chennai. His father was having 3 FRCPs & was intensively trained in Canada. It was his father's inspiration which made Dr. Ennapadam Srinivas Krishnamoorthy specialise in Neurology & related subjects.

He is also Adjunct Professor at the Public Health Foundation of India and Manipal University. He is President - Elect of the International Neuropsychiatric Association [1][2][3]

Krishnamoorthy has chaired the International League Against Epilepsy- Commission on Psychobiology;[4] the World Health Organization- World Health Report 2012 (Dementia),[5] Executive Committee Member of the International Neuropsychiatry Association (since 2004) and Asian Society Against Dementia (since 2005).[6]

He is the recipient of the President's Medal of the Royal College of Psychiatrists for contributions to community neuropsychiatry.[7] He was the first Indian Psychiatrist to be elected Fellow of all three Royal Colleges of Physicians in the UK (Glasgow, Edinburgh & London).[8]


Krishnamoorthy is a regular contributor to The Hindu and numerous other medical, scientific and general publications.[9] He has contributed more than 85 high-impact research articles[10] and book chapters focusing upon Epilepsy, Dementia and Neuropsychiatry.

He is the editor of The Global Approach series books published by Cambridge University Press. Together with Jeffrey L. Cummings and Martin James Prince he edited the first book in that series, Dementia: a global approach, (2011).[11] Together with Simon D Shorvon, Steven C Schachter and Vivek Misra, he edited the second book, Epilepsy: a global approach (March 2017 ).[12]


  1. ^ "International Neuropsychiatric Association". International Neuropsychiatric Association. Retrieved 24 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Chennai doctor is president-elect of International Neuropsychiatry Association - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 24 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Chennai doctor to head global neuropsychiatric body". The Hindu. 24 October 2015. Retrieved 15 October 2018.
  4. ^ "International League Against Epilepsy". www.ilae.org. Retrieved 24 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Dementia: a public health priority". World Health Organization. Archived from the original on 29 May 2012. Retrieved 24 January 2017.
  6. ^ "ASAD | Asian Society Against Dementia". www.asiandementia.org. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  7. ^ "Royal College Medal for neuropsychiatrist". The Hindu. Retrieved 24 January 2017.
  8. ^ "Triple FRCP honour for Chennai physician". The Hindu. Retrieved 24 January 2017.
  9. ^ "Author News - The Hindu". The Hindu. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  10. ^ "Ennapadam S Krishnamoorthy - Google Scholar Citations". scholar.google.co.in. Retrieved 3 February 2017.
  11. ^ Krishnamoorthy, Ennapadam S.; Prince, Martin; Cummings, Jeffrey L. (1 January 2010). Dementia : a global approach. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521857765. OCLC 671643892.
  12. ^ Krishnamoorthy, Ennapadam S.; Shorvon, S. D.; Schachter, Steven C. Epilepsy : a global approach. ISBN 9781107035379. OCLC 959922704.