Specialty

NEUROLOGY

About Department:

It is one of the oldest department in the hospital .It has established from the start of the hospital in 2001.

Department is having 6 neurologists along with neurosurgeons, neuropsychatrists, counsellors,speech therapists, neuro physiotherapist , vertigo clinic. For assessment and diagnosis of memory disorders special memory clinic is runned in the neuroloy Department . This makes all services available under one roof.

Department gives round a clock service to patient. Dedicated neurology OPD is available in the morning as well as in the afternoon.

Specially dedicated eplilepsy and stroke units are present in the hospital

Department of neurology offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment of neurological disorders stroke, epilepsy and many more. The department of neurology offers treatment related to brain, spinal cord, nerves, muscles. We treat pediatric and adult neurological patients .

Neurology treats conditions like: 

  • Headaches
  • Neuropathy
  • Dementia
  • Strokes
  • Radiculopathy
  • Seizures and epilepsy
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Tourette’s syndrome
  • Sclerosis 
  • Sleep disorders
  • Infections, tumors of the nervous system
  • vertigo and balance disorders
  • memory disorder
  • Peadiatric neurological disorders

Procedures performed in dept:

  • Neuroelectrophysiology
  • EEG including Portable and Video EEG facilities
  • EMG, NCV, Evoked potentials
  • Gait and Balance analysis
  • Prostagmin
  • CSF tapping
  • Botox Injection
  • Tilt Table Test
  • Miniequi test
  • VNG
  • New Generation MRI and CT Scanners
  • Advanced Research Facilities for Brain and Spine Disporder
  • Interventioanl Neuroradiology
  • Neurophysiotherapy
  • Speech and Swallowing Clinic

Rehabilitative Services-

Neurorehabilitation is done to post stroke patients, brain injury, brain tumor, spinal cord injury patients through physiotherapy , occupational therapy and speech therapy

Advanced Neurosurgery for:

  • Complex Brain and Spine Problems
  • Center for Brain Tumours
  • Neurospine Surgery
  • Endoscopic Brain and Spine Surgery
  • Neurovascular Surgery for aneurysms, AVM’s and Stroke
  • Computer guided stereotactic Brain surgery and image guided surgery
  • Center for surgery for trigeminal neuralgia and Hemifacial Spasm

Schemes (if any):

Charity is given to poor and needy patient.

Past conference or event details-

1. Department has opened specially dedicated Unit for epilepsy patient

2. Department has opened 24 * 7 dedicated unit for stroke Patients.

3. Every year stroke Awareness programmes are conducted.

Research

Clinical research is important step in discovering new treatments for neurological disorders as well as new ways to detect, diagnose and reduse the risk of disease. Clinical trials show doctors what does and doesn’t work in peopleclinical trials also helps doctors decide if the side effects of a new treatment are acceptable when weighted against the benifits offered bynew treatment

Clinical research is also a part of neurology department. Since 2006 Department is participating in drug clinical research for neurological conditions multiple Sclerosis , Parkinson’s disease , Migrane.

Epilepsy , neuropathic pain and few rare indication like HIV neuropathy. Clinical research is part of almost all International , national sponsored trial.

Parkinson’s support group activity-

Parkinson’s is one of the neurological disorder with movemet disorder. The main aim of this suppoert group is to decrease the daily sufferings of parkinson and to improve quality of life and better living parkinson patient and their care giver.

The support group is an informal gathering of people who share similar experiences, situations and problems. By meeting together, Parkinson’s support group members can offer each other emotional and practical support .

The support group meeting is held on every saturday of every month. Outdoor activities , picnics are also arranged for parkinson patients.

Collaborations / Tie-ups (Local, Foreign):

Parkinson’s support group activity is associated with B. K. Parekh Parkinson disease and movement disorder society.

Educational Content:

Department is running successful DNB programme along with teaching through seminars, lectures etc

Once in a month neurology seminar is arranged for all the students in the city.

Direct telephone / Email :




Call on: 020 4915 3227 / 3234

Email: neurology@dmhospital.org