Department of Neurology :
Department of Neurology of this hospital is one of the oldest in the city and has been providing cost-effective healthcare to all. Presently this department has three active senior consultants, Dr. R.R.Pandey, Dr. N.Sai Ram & Dr. A. Bhattacharya and all three consultants provide emergency, out-patient and in-patient services.
On the diagnostic front all Neuro-Electrophysiological tests are performed in the department namely Nerve Conduction Studies (NCV), Electromyography (EMG), Repetitive Nerve Stimulation (RNS) studies, Facial nerve conduction and blink reflex studies.
Visual Evoked Potentials (VEP) studies, Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry (BERA) studies and Somato-Sensory Evoked Potentials (SSEP) studies. Routine and sleep deprived Electro-encephalography (EEG) studies are performed in outpatient department.
Separate Portable EEG system is used to record EEG in ICU for highly critical neurological and neurosurgical patients.
There is facility for nerve and muscle biopsy for in-patients.
Botulinum toxin (Botox) injections are used for various disorders with or without EMG guidance.
All neurological patients suffering from headache, epilepsy, stoke, brain infection, movement disorders, spinal disorders and neuro-muscular disorder, spinal disorder and neuro-muscular disorders are admitted and treated here. A high quality services is attempted with a sound back up from diagnostic CCT scan and MRI scan available inside the hospital.
Department of Neurology has a plan to upgrade further in near future in near future by establishing separate Stoke unit, Epilepsy monitoring unit and Sleep lab.