MBBS - April 1990, Thanjavur Medical College,Thanjavur.
MD (Medicine) - May 1993, MGM Medical College, Indore (MP).
DM (Neurology) - Sept 1996, Madras Medical College, Chennai.
MRCP - Feb1998, Royal college of Physicians, London
FRCP - October 2006, Royal college of Physicians, Edinburgh, London UK.
FRCP - January 2008, Royal college of Physicians, London UK.
Apart from general Neurology Dr. Arul Selvan is interested in neuromuscular disorders, epilepsy,
movement disorders, stroke, interventional neurology, headache and nerve conduction, and EMG
He is establishing a high-quality neurology service in Coimbatore. Notably epilepsy Surgeries
for intractable epilepsies, movement disorder surgeries with deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s
disease, and dystonia.
He was a leading member of team for epilepsy and movement disorder surgeries at Walton Centre for Neurology.
He is the first neurologist in Coimbatore to do Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's disease and Temporal lobectomy in intractable epilepsy. He is a kind and caring doctor and soft-spoken and well-liked by patients.
He has done innovative techniques like intrathecal Baclofen Pump for chronic spasticity and
diaphragmatic pacing for Cervical spinal cord injuries again first time in Coimbatore.
He presented numerous papers and posters in various national and international meetings.
He has written articles in peer-reviewed international journals including “Neurology” and “Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery”(British).
He is a respected and highly regarded teacher and taught several undergraduate medical students and postgraduates from various specialties.
He was also the supervisor for Ph. D and DPhil students at University of Liverpool where he served as Honorary Lecturer in Neurology.
He is member of Association of British Neurology (ABN), Indian Academy of Neurology (IAN), and
American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and British society of clinical Neurophysiology (BSCN) to name few.
He also conducted several courses, workshops, and invited lectures nationally and internationally.