Personal Statement

Dr. Sushanth Aroor is a graduate of JSS Medical College in Mysore in India.  Before joining the University of Kentucky, he worked as junior resident in the Department of Neurology at St. John's Medical College in Bangalore, India.  In addition, Dr. Aroor spent some time focused on research at the Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia University.  His interests include neuro-critical care, stroke and dementia, and his future plans focus on academic research. Apart from Neurology, Dr. Aroor's other interests include writing, music, traveling and chess.

Medical School

2011, MBBS, J.S.S. Medical College, Mysore, India


2013 to 2017, Neurology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Medical Licensure

Kentucky Medical License


Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

Handover Certification

Hospital Privileges

University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Neurology


AY 2013-2014 Resident Recruitment Committee

Journal Articles

Mathew T, Aroor S, Devasia AJ, Mahadevan A, Shobha V, Nadig R, Varghese R, Shankar SK, Sarma GR. Temporal arteritis : A case series from south India and an update of the Indian scenario. Ann Indian Acad Neurol. 2012;15:27-30.

Mathew T, Aroor S, Nadig R, Sarma GR. Lacosamide in Paroxysmal Kinesigenic Dyskinesia. 

Mov Disord. 2012;27:801-2.

Mathew T, Srinivas D, Aroor S, Prasad C, Somanna S, Nadig R, Sarma GR. 
SUNCT syndrome treated with Gamma knife targeting the Trigeminal nerve and Sphenopalatine ganglion.J Headache Pain. 2012;13:491-2. 

Mathew T, Aroor S, Nadig R, Sarma G. Focal meningoencephalitis of hepatitis A: a clinico-radiological picture. Pediatr Neurol. 2012;47:222-3.

Book Chapter

Mathew T, Aroor S.  Pruritus of Unknown Origin (TPUO): May be a Symptom of Diabetic Polyneuropathy. In BM Jayaram (Ed.), Innovative Approaches in Type 2 Diabetes. (pp. 89-94). Bangalore, India. DTF Microlabs. 2012.


Mathew, T., Aroor, S., Nadig, R., Kamath, V., Murgod, U., Varghese, R., Sarma, G.R.K. Nonketotic Hyperglycemia Induced Chorea: An Attempt To Identify The Prognostic Factors. Poster presented at: 16th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders; Dublin, Ireland. June 2012.


Proportion of Strokes Missed with the FAST Algorithm.