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Dr Sumit Kumar Sonu

Dr Sumit Kumar Sonu

​MBBS (India), MRCP (UK), MRCPS (Glasgow), MRCPE, PGDip (Diabetes) USW, MRCP Neurology (UK), FAMS (Neurology)

Associate Consultant

Specialty: Neurology

Sub-specialties: General Neurology

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
General Neurology .

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Department of Neurology National Neuroscience InstituteNational Neuroscience Institute
  • Associate Consultant Neurology Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital


​Dr Sumit Kumar Sonu is Associate Consultant, Department of Neurology at the National Neuroscience Institute (SGH Campus). He joined the SingHealth Internal Medicine Residency and subsequently completed his Senior Residency in Neurology in 2021.


  • MRCP (UK), Neurology, 2020
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes, University of South Wales, UK, 2017
  • MRCP (UK), 2014
  • MBBS (Madras Medical College /Dr MGR Tamilnadu Medical University), 2008

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Associate Consultant, Department of Neurology, National Neuroscience Institute (SGH Campus)
  • Clinical Teacher, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
  • Clinical Instructor, Duke-NUS
  • PGY1 Faculty, Singapore general hospital
  • Member, Word Stroke Organisation
  • Member, European Stroke Organisation
  • Member, American Academy of Neurology
  • Corresponding Member, European Academy of Neurology
  • Collegiate Member, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
  • Collegiate Member, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • Fellow of Academy of Neurology, Singapore


  • Service with a Heart Award – SingHealth Service Quality Day 2021
  • IPSQ Poster Excellence Award – SingHealth Duke-NUS Quality & Innovation Day 2021
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Contribution in Fight Against COVID-19 – SingHealth Residency
  • Outstanding Resident Award – SingHealth RiSE Award 2020
  • Bronze Award – NNI Quality Improvement Project Award 2019
  • Best Quality Improvement Project Award – SingHealth Division of Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, 2018

Research Interests


  • Sumit Kumar Sonu, Justin Ng CH, Chua Si Min, Kumar M Prakash, Deidre de Silva, MRCP
    Chorea precipitated by phototherapy as initial presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus
    Annals, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • Sonu, S.K, Lalmalani, Y., Kumar, S., & Verma, K. (2020)
    Acute acro-paraesthesia and bilateral clumsy hand syndrome rare presenting manifestation of  vitamin B 12 deficiency: a case report highlighting clinico-radiological findings at diagnosis and follow-up.
    Neurology Asia . 2020, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p627-630. 4p.
  • Sumit Kumar Sonu, Yi Wye Lai, Kamal Verma, Yih Yian Sitoh, Bela Purohit
    Enterovirus-related rhombencephalitis and myelitis in the third trimester of pregnancy: A case report highlighting clinico-radiological findings at diagnosis and follow-up,
    Radiology Case Reports,Volume 15, Issue 8,2020,Pages 1323-1330,ISSN 1930-0433,
  • Shekhawat Ravindra Singh, Lim Winston Eng Hoe, Yong Kok Pin, Deidre Anne De Silva, Sonu Kumar Sumit
    “Heartbeat in the head”–An atypical presentation of dural arteriovenous malformation
    Case Reports in Internal Medicine ,ISSN 2332-7243(Print)  ISSN 2332-7251(Online)
  • Jennifer Boon Wee Lua, Sumit Kumar Sonu, Aaron Qi Han Chua, Carmen Jia Wen Kam Jansen Meng Kwang Koh, Teck Boon Low,
    Chest Radiographic Follow-up of Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia in a Teaching Hospital in Singapore
    Chest 2015 Volume 148, Issue 4, Supplement, Page 118A

Research Trials

  • Stroke
    Co-PI, A Multicentre, Randomized, Double-blinded, Placebo-controlled, Parallel Group, Single-dose Design to Determine the Efficacy and Safety of Nerinetide in Participants with Acute Ischemic Stroke Undergoing Endovascular Thrombectomy Excluding Thrombolysis (ESCAPE-NEXT)
    Co-PI , TEMPO-2 acute stroke clinical trial
    Co-PI, DIRECT-SAFE Clinical Trial
  • Headache
    Co-PI, A Real-life study of Eptinezumab in Asian Patients with migraine (REAP TUDY)
  • Parkinson's Disease
    Co-PI , A Phase IIb, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group, Multicenter, Dose Titrations Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of AM006 in Patients with Early Parkinson's Disease without Levodopa