Dr. Gene Ann Thomas

MBBS, MD Internal Medicine, DM Neurology

Specialist Neurologist

Work Experience

  • Dr. Gene is an accomplished Neurologist with a decade of clinical experience, specializing in the field of Neurology. Her career journey has taken her to various esteemed medical institutions across India and the UAE.
  • Before joining Zulekha Hospital, Dr. Gene made significant contributions to the healthcare community in the United Arab Emirates, where she served as a Neurologist at NMC Royale Hospital and NMC Medical Center Al Nahda. Her expertise and dedication were pivotal in enhancing neurological care in the region.
  • Prior to her UAE tenure, Dr. Gene held key positions in India, where she worked as a Consultant Neurologist at Holy Family Hospital in Mumbai and KIMS Hospital in Kerala. She also gained valuable experience as a Junior Consultant Neurologist at Wockhardt Hospital in Mumbai Central.
  • Dr. Gene's educational journey is equally impressive. She began her academic pursuits as a State merit student and earned her MBBS degree from the prestigious Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital in Mumbai. She then pursued further specialization, completing her MD in Internal Medicine at the renowned Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital and Medical College in Mumbai. Her dedication to neurology led her to pursue a DM in Neurology, which she successfully accomplished at the prestigious Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in Kochi in 2016.
  • Her commitment to the field is reflected in her active membership in professional organizations, including the Indian Academy of Neurology, Kerala Association of Neurologists, and the Indian Medical Association.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Malayalam
  • Marathi

Special Interests

  • Stroke And Neurocritical Care
  • Epilepsy
  • Headache and craniofacial pain syndromes
  • Parkinson’s disease and other Movement Disorders
  • Myopathy, Neuropathy with special interest in Plexus disorders
  • Dementia and other neurodegenerative conditions
  • Multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating disorders
  • Vertigo, balance and gait disorders
  • Encephalopathies, Encephalitis and meningitis
  • Other Autoimmune conditions
  • Spinal cord disorders

Research / Publications

  • Thesis on ‘An Expert System for Analysis of Nerve Conduction Study Parameters in Patients with Suspected Brachial Plexus lesions’.
  • Thesis on ‘Study of Clinical Spectrum of Patients with Anterior pituitary lesions in a Tertiary Care Hospital’.
  • Second Prize for Paper Presentation on ‘A Combined Approach of Bedside Clinical examination and FEES in post-stroke dysphagia’ at Neurological Society of India, Kerala Chapter, September 2014.
  • Second Prize for Paper Presentation on ‘ Efficacy, Acceptability and Outcome of Ketogenic diet in Refractory Status Epilepticus in ICU setting in Febrile Infection Related Epilepsy Syndrome’ at Mid-term Meet of Kerala Association of Neurologists in October 2014.
  • Paper presentation on ‘Reliability and Validity of a new questionnaire to assess swallowing disorders in Parkinson’s disease cases’ at Mid-term Meet of Kerala Association of Neurologists in October 2015.

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