Sachin Bhagavan

M.D.
Instructor/Fellow

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Biography
Biography: 

Hometown:  

Karnataka, India

Why did you choose to become part of MSU Neurology:  

I felt that both the vascular and neuroendovascular programs are very structured here.  I was very impressed with the collegial environment MSU provides which is very conducive for learning.  The faculty and fellows were excellent to interact with which made MSU my first choice.  

If you were not a doctor, what would you have chosen as a career?

Chemical Engineer

Extracurricular interests and activities:  

Soccer, Formula-1, cricket, tennis and playing chess and Sudoku.  

Awards
Awards: 
AINA Neurology Trainee Award 2022: ‘Early Mobilization Protocol’ can be initiated in Intensive Care Unit in Acute Ischemic Stroke patients after receiving intravenous Alteplase.
AANEM Abstract Award 2021: A novel mutation in Desmin gene in Desmin Myopathy
AANEM Resident Award 2021: Trends and outcomes of PEG tube placement in patients with ALS – A nationwide study
Publications
Selected Publications: 
A 62-Year-Old Man Presenting with Bilateral Tremor of the Upper Limb After a Diagnosis of COVID-19 with Confirmed Volumetric Brain Loss. Bhagavan SM, Beladakere Ramaswamy S, Mehta TR, Govindarajan R, Cousins J. Am J Case Rep. 2022 May 24;23:e934955. doi: 10.12659/AJCR.934955. PMID: 35607267.
Significance of Transaminitis in Guillian Barre Syndrome Bhagavan SM, Ramaswamy SB, Sivaraman M, Govindarajan R. RRNMF Neuromuscular Journal. Volume 2, Issue 3, DOI 2021/8/3
Sleep Fragmentation and Atherosclerosis: is There a Relationship? Bhagavan SM, Sahota PK. Mo Med. 2021;118(3):272-276.
Mast Cell Activation in Brain Injury, Stress and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Alzheimer’s Disease Pathogenesis.
Novel I202 Mutation in CMT1X gene. Ramaswamy SB, Bhagavan SM, Govindarajan R. RRNMF Neuromuscular Journal 2021;2(2):38-39
Approach to Limb Weakness. Bhagavan SM, Ramaswamy SB, Mehta TR, Govindarajan R. Semin Neurol. 2021 Dec;41(6):644-666. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1726357. Epub 2021 Nov 26. PMID: 34826869.
Novel RYR1 genetic mutation with variable expressivity within a family. Ramaswamy SB, Bhagavan SM, Govindarajan R. RRNMF Neuromuscular Journal, 2021;2(2):40-42
A case report of COVID-19 in refractory myasthenia: Outcome with remdesivir and dexamethasone. Bhagavan SM, Ramaswamy SB, Govindarajan R. Medicine (Baltimore). 2021;100(18):e25701. doi:10.1097/MD.0000000000025701
Datta S, Mahal S, Bhagavan SM, Govindarajan R. Case Report: Use of Botulinum Toxin Type A in a Patient With Refractory Itch From Notalgia Paresthetica. Journal of Clinical Neuromscular Disease. (2020); 21(4): 243-244. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 32453101.
Bhatia K, Bhagavan SM, Bains N, French BR, Siddiq F, Gomez C, Qureshi AI. Review Article: Update on Endovascular Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke.. Missouri Medicine. (2020); 117(5): 481-489.
Bhagavan SM, Su D, Kumar N, Qureshi AI.. Case Report: Occipital Hypoperfusion and Reversible Blindness after Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Neurology. (2020); 11(3): 131-133.
Bhagavan SM, Ramaswamy SB, Khakh G, Govindarajan R. Case Report: Brachial plexopathy with Sjögren syndrome. Clinical Case Report. (2019); 7(5): 973-975. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 31110727.
Raikwar SP, Bhagavan SM, Ramaswamy SB, Thangavel R, Dubova I, Selvakumar GP, Ahmed ME, Kempuraj D, Zaheer S, Iyer S, Zaheer A.. Review Article: Are Tanycytes the Missing Link Between Type 2 Diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease?. Mol Neurobiol. (2019); 56(2): 833-843. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 29797185.
Ramaswamy SB, Bhagavan SM, Kaur H, Giler GE, Kempuraj D, Thangavel R, Ahmed ME, Selvakumar GP, Raikwar SP, Zaheer S, Iyer SS, Govindarajan R, Zaheer A. Review Article: Glia Maturation Factor in the Pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease.. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry. (2019); 12(3): 79-82. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 32775957
Thangavel R, Bhagavan SM, Ramaswamy SB, Surpur S, Govindarajan R, Kempuraj D, Zaheer S, Raikwar S, Ahmed ME, Selvakumar GP, Iyer SS, Zaheer A. Research Article: Glia maturation factor association with apolipoproteinE4 (APOE4) in Alzheimer’s disease. J Alzheimers Dis.. (2018); vol. 61,(Issue 2): 553-560. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 29172001
Recurrent Opportunistic Infections in a Thymectomised Patient with Myasthenia Gravis and Good's Syndrome. Shankar Kikkeri N, Beladakere Ramaswamy S, Bhagavan SM, Govindarajan R.Cureus. 2018 Aug 10;10(8):e3130. doi: 10.7759/cureus.3130. PMID: 30345189; PMCID: PMC6181245.
Duraisamy K; Govindhasamy S P; Thangavel R; Raikwar S P; Ahmed M E; Zaheer S; Bhagavan SM; Beladakere Ramaswamy S; Iyer S; Zaheer A Front Neurosci. 2017 Dec 12;11:703. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2017.00703. PMID: 29302258; PMCID: PMC5733004.
Education
Education and Professional Positions: 
MBBS, Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, India, 2009-2015
Book Chapters
Book Chapters: 
Tele-History and Tele-Examination. Bhagavan S.M., French B.R., Qureshi A.I. (2021) In: Beladakere Ramaswamy S., Bhagavan S.M., Govindarajan R. (eds) Learning Teleneurology Basics. Springer, Cham.
Digital Revolution in Tele- Neurology During COVID 19 Pandemic (Neuro-Oncology Case). Beladakere Ramaswamy S., Bhagavan S.M. (2021) In: Beladakere Ramaswamy S., Bhagavan S.M., Govindarajan R. (eds) Learning Teleneurology Basics. Springer, Cham.
Remote Monitoring in Tele-Neurology (Sleep Apnea Case). Beladakere Ramaswamy S., Bhagavan S.M., Sahota P.K. (2021) In: Beladakere Ramaswamy S., Bhagavan S.M., Govindarajan R. (eds) Learning Teleneurology Basics. Springer, Cham.
‘Every day is a Sunday’: A case of headache. Bhagavan S, Smith R. Challenging Cases in Neurologic Localization: An Evidence-Based Guide. Imprint-Springer. Shenker J, Katyal N, Siddiqui J, Govindarajan R (eds).
‘Mi Cabeza’: A case of headache. Bhagavan S, Ramaswamy S, Singh G. Challenging Cases in Neurologic Localization: An Evidence-Based Guide. Imprint-Springer. Shenker J, Katyal N, Siddiqui J, Govindarajan R (eds)
‘Come and Gone’: A case of Spinal Cord injury. Ramaswamy S, Bhagavan S. Challenging Cases in Neurologic Localization: An Evidence-Based Guide. Imprint- Springer. Shenker J, Katyal N, Siddiqui J, Govindarajan R (eds).
Approach to Weakness Bhagavan S.M., Ramaswamy S.B., Mehta T., Govindarajan R. (2020) In: Arora N., Govindarajan R., Kataria S., Nattanmai Chandrasekaran P. (eds) Neuromuscular Urgencies and Emergencies. Springer, Cham.
Bhagavan SM. (2020). Global health-care perspective of Dengue Viral Disease. In AI Qureshi, O Saeed (Ed.), Dengue Viral Disease (pp. 37-56). Cambridge: Academic Press, Elsevier.
Bhagavan SM, Ramaswamy SB, Mehta T, Govindarajan R. (2020). Approach to Weakness. In N Arora, R Govindarajan, S Katria, P Nattanmai (Ed.), Neuromuscular Urgencies and Emergencies (pp. 1-14). Basel: Springer International Publishing
Kaur H, Bhagavan SM. (2020). How do I Ace Interviews?. In R Govindarajan, SM Bhagavan, S Beladakere Ramaswamy. (Ed.), International Medical Graduate and the United States Medical Residency Application: A Guide to Achieving Success (pp. 125-134). New York: Springer Cham.
Ramaswamy SB, Bhagavan SM. (2020). How Competitive Is US Residency Application?. In R Govindarajan, SM Bhagavan, S Beladakere Ramaswamy (Ed.), International Medical Graduate and the United States Medical Residency Application: A Guide to Achieving Success (pp. 7-11). New York: Springer Cham
Book Editor: Learning Teleneurology Basics. Springer publication. Ramaswamy S, Bhagavan S, Govindarajan R. (eds) Springer. ISBN 978-3-030-71478-9 (ebook); ISBN 978-3-030- 71477-2 DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-71478-9
Book Editor: International Medical Graduate and the United States Medical Residency Application Govindarajan R., Bhagavan S., Ramaswamy S. (eds) International Medical Graduate and the United States Medical Residency Application. Springer. ISBN 978-3-030- 31044-8; ISBN 978-3-030-31045-5 (eBook).
Resident Location
Current Resident Location: 
Residency Curriculum
Residency Curriculum: 
PGY-5
Postdoctoral Training
Postdoctoral Training: 
Internal Medicine Internship, University of Missouri, Columbia, MD, 2018-19
Neurology Residency, University of Missouri, Columbia, MD, 2019-22
Vascular Neurology Fellowship, Sparrow Hospital/Michigan State University, Lansing, MI 2022-present
Clinical Interests
Clinical Interests: 

Intracranial Aneurysms

Stroke Rehabilitation

Intracranial Stenting

Presentations
Selected Presentations: 
Candidates for long term anticoagulation among hospitalized patients with Atrial fibrillation in United States. Kumar N, Balasetti V, Bhagavan SM, Lobonova I, Huang W, French BR, Siddiq F, Gomez CR, Qureshi AI. (2019, November). Poster presented at: Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology; Atlanta, GA.
Early Mobilization Protocol” Can Be Initiated In The Intensive Care Unit In Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients After Receiving Intravenous Alteplase. Sachin Bhagavan, Muhammad F. Ishfaq, Shruthi Pullimamidi, Megan Sweeney, Anudeep Yelam, Swathi Beladakere Ramaswamy, Nakul Katyal, Kunal Bhatia, Eric T. Lybeck-Brown, Wei Huang, Attiya Jaura, Brandi R. French, Camilo R. Gomez, Farhan Siddiq, Adnan I Qureshi Presented; International Stroke Conference 2022
A Comparison Of Primary Angioplasty Versus Angioplasty With Stent Placement For Treatment Of Internal Carotid Artery Occlusion In Acute Ischemic Stroke Settings Sachin Bhagavan, Nitish Kumar, Athiya Jaura, Muhammad Ishfaq, Anudeep Yelam, Brandi R. French, Farhan Siddiq, Camilo R. Gomez, Adnan I Qureshi Presented; International Stroke Conference 2022
Intra-arterial Dantrolene Use For Refractory Cerebral Vasospasm Associated With Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Single Center Results. Nitish Kumar, Sachin Bhagavan, Anudeep Yelam, Chinedu Obi, Muhammad F. Ishfaq, Adnan I Qureshi, Presented: International Stroke Conference 2022
Platelet Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa Inhibitor as an adjunct to stent placement of Carotid Stenosis in symptomatic patient. Sachin M Bhagavan, Ammad Ishfaq, Muhammad F Ishfaq, Mukaish Kumar, Shruthi Pulimamidi, Brandi R French, Farhan Siddiq, Camilo R Gomez, Adnan I Qureshi. Presented; International Stroke Conference 2021
The Comparison of Trans radial and Trans femoral Approaches for Performance of Carotid Angioplasty and Stent Placement. Nitish Kumar, Sachin M Bhagavan, Vamshi K Balasetti, Tariq Hamid, Muhammad F Ishfaq, Wei Huang, Brandi R French, Farhan Siddiq, Camilo R Gomez, Adnan I Qureshi; Presented: International Stroke Conference 2021
Efficacy and Safety of K-Centra versus FEIBA in patients with Intracerebral hemorrhage secondary to oral anticoagulation use. Muhammad F Ishfaq, Sachin M Bhagavan, Mukaish Kumar, Shruthi Pulimamidi, Ammad Ishfaq, Kathryn Qualls, Brandi R French, Farhan Siddiq, Camilo R Gomez, Adnan I Qureshi. Presented: International Stroke Conference 2021
Value of Chest Computed Tomographic Scan added to Acute Stroke Neuroimaging Protocol for Identifying Coronavirus Disease 2019: A critical assessment of a prospective protocol. Muhammad Ishfaq, Sachin M Bhagavan, Ammad Ishfaq, Shruthi Pulimamidi, Mukaish Kumar, Brandi French, Farhan Siddiq, Camilo Gomez, Adnan Qureshi Presented: International Stroke Conference 2021
Do Perfusion Computed Tomography Abnormalities in Patients with Transient Ischemic Attack Predict Subsequent Ischemic Stroke and Cardiovascular Event. Aisha Abdulrazaq, Muhammad F Ishfaq, Sachin M Bhagavan, Ammad Ishfaq, Brandi R French, Donna S Pond, Dennis Clarke, Farhan Siddiq, Camilo R Gomez, Adnan I Qureshi. Presented: International Stroke Conference 2021
Case of Percutaneous Trigeminal Ganglion Block with Intraoperative Monitoring of Blink Reflex for Refractory Trigeminal Neuralgia. Sachin M Bhagavan, Swathi Beladakere Ramaswamy, Tejas R Mehta, Fawad Ishfaq, Tariq Hamid, Nitish Kumar, Farhan Siddiq, Camilo R Gomez, Raghav Govindarajan, Adnan I Qureshi Presented; American Academy of Neurology 2021
A Novel Mutation in Desmin Gene Causing Desmin Myopathy Swathi Beladakere Ramaswamy, Sachin M Bhagavan, Tejas R Mehta, Raghav Govindarajan Presented; American Academy of Neurology 2021
Trends and outcomes in ALS patients with PEG tubes. Mehta T, Ramaswamy SB, Bhagavan SM, Huang W, Govindarajan R. Presented: American Academy of Neurology, 2021

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