Name: Dr. Piyush Ojha, MBBS, MD, DM
Hometown: Neemuch, Madhya Pradesh, India
Current Position: Stroke Neurologist, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
Q: What made you interested in a career in stroke?
A: During my neurology residency, I attended the World Stroke Congress held in Hyderabad, India, where I presented two papers. I also got a chance to meet some of the best brains working in the field of stroke. Looking at the recent developments in the area of stroke over the last five years, I was inclined towards making stroke my future career.
Q: What has been your career path into this field?
A: After finishing my neurology residency, I worked at a hospital at Jabalpur, India, where I tried to create stroke awareness by conducting many talks and public awareness programs. Then, I was lucky enough to be selected as a stroke fellow with the prestigious Calgary Stroke Program, where I got an opportunity to work with an excellent team of dedicated stroke neurologists and fellows.