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Neurosurgery

Overview

Neurology

Neurology is the subspecialty of medicine concerned with the in-depth study and treatment of disorders of the human nervous system. Our nervous system has at least more than 600 diseases, such as brain epilepsy, tumors, Parkinson's disease, and stroke as well as less familiar ones such as frontotemporal dementia. Neurological disorder affects Hundreds of millions of people worldwide: more than 50 million people have epilepsy; around 47 million are affected by dementia globally. Our nervous system is a very complex, sophisticated system that regulates and coordinates body activities. It has two major divisions:

Central nervous system: which consist of brain and spinal cord
Peripheral nervous system: all the other neural elements, such as eyes, ears, skin, and other "sensory receptors"

The doctors who specialize in neurology are called a neurologist. A neurologist treats patients with disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord, and nerves, such as:

Neurology diseases and treatments

Cerebrovascular disease, such as stroke
In the central nervous system, Demyelinating diseases
such as multiple sclerosis
Headache disorders
Infections of the brain and peripheral nervous system
Movement disorders, such as Parkinson's disease
Neurodegenerative disorders that includes the likes of, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease)
Seizure disorders, such as epilepsy
Spinal cord disorders
Speech and language disorders
Neurologists do not perform surgery, if one of the patients requires surgery then they are referred to a neurosurgeon.

Neurology diseases symptoms

Following are symptoms that commonly require a neurologist include:

  1. Muscle weakness
  2. Coordination problems
  3. Confusion
  4. Dizziness
  5. Change in sensation

Neurology Symptoms and Effect on body

Our Neurologists also see patients with:

  1. Seizure disorders, such as epilepsy
  2. Stroke
  3. Multiple sclerosis
  4. Neuromuscular disorders, such as myasthenia gravis
  5. Infections of the nervous system, including encephalitis, meningitis, or brain abscesses
  6. Neurodegenerative disorders, such as alzheimer's disease and lou gehrig's disease
  7. Spinal cord disorders, including inflammatory and autoimmune disorders
  8. Headaches, such as cluster headaches and migraines
  9. Brain and spinal cord injury or infection
  10. Brain tumor
  11. Peripheral neuropathy (a disease that affects your nerves)
  12. Multiple sclerosis
  13. Tremors (uncontrollable movements)
  14. Constant headaches.
  15. Functional disorders (symptoms which cannot be explained by neurological damage)
  16. Blackouts
  17. Myasthenia gravis (where a patient muscles become weak and tire easily) and related isorders

About our Neurology departmentin Mumbai

Dr. L H Hiranandani Hospital, one of the best neuro hospital in Mumbai we provide outstanding care for our patients with disease affecting their nervous system, advance understanding and treatment of these conditions through research and other scholarly work of physicians and scientists in the field. The latest medical technology is aided with our expert subspecialty care, from life-saving intervention for acute brain trauma to skillful management of chronic illnesses. Dr. L H Hiranandani Hospital is the best Neurology hospital in Mumbai that integrates compassionate care with state-of-the-art research and rigorous medical training. To provide the Best Neurosurgery in Mumbai as possible. Being the best neurology hospital in Mumbai are focused on a common purpose: finding new treatments and cures that will reduce and ultimately eliminate the devastating impact of neurological disorders.

Best Neuro hospital in Mumbai

Our highly trained Neurologists manage and treat neurological conditions, or problems with the nervous system and provide the Best Neurosurgery in Mumbai. Our neurologists also treat infectious disease such as meningitis which can cause brain damage and lead to complications like epilepsy. Dr L H Hiranandani is well known for providing best neurosurgery in Mumbai.

We have the best Neurology specialist in Mumbai that treats peripheral nerve diseases which may result in sensory impairment or weakness. Thus making us one of the best neuro hospital in Mumbai.

Best Neurology specialist in Mumbai

People who are having an issue with their senses, such as smell, vision, or touch, may look for the best neurology specialist in Mumbai. Nervous system disorders sometimes cause problems with the senses.

Best neurosurgeon in Mumbai

Neurologists do not perform surgery. If any one of their patients requires surgery, they refer them to our best neurosurgeon in Mumbai. At Hiranandani Hospital we also provide possibly the best neurosurgery specialist in Mumbai.

At Hiranandani Hospital Neurology Department we have a specialized Electrophysiology department that set us apart and makes us the best neuro hospital in Mumbai. The specialized depart conducts the following investigations such as:

  1. Nerve Conduction Study (NCS)
  2. Electromyogram (EMG)
  3. Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  4. Video Electroencephalogram (Video EEG)
  5. Evoked Potential Studies
  6. Repetitive Nerve Stimulation
  7. Botox treatment in neurological disorders (EMG Guided)

We have also established a Vertigo Clinic that provides comprehensive care in the evaluation and management of patients with vertigo

Because the nervous system is complex, a neurologist may specialize in a more specific area. They will do a fellowship in that area after residency training. Subspecialties have evolved to narrow a doctor's focus. For a medicine branch that has such various sub-specific are it is important to choose the best neurology hospital in Mumbai for safe and positive result.

A friendly Visit to us

Dr. L H Hiranandani Hospital welcome you to schedule an appointment with one of our general neurologists or neurology subspecialists. We are working hard to expand our schedule to respond to patients' needs and to see patients more quickly.

During your first appointment with our neurologist, the patient's health history is reviewed followed by a neurological exam that assesses the function of cranial nerves, coordination, mental status, sensation, strength, and reflexes. Then they'll likely perform a physical exam and a neurological exam. It is a typical neurological procedure that helps to attain neurological test results.

Best Neurology doctor in Mumbai,

With our best neurosurgeon in Mumbai, later a basic neurological exam will test a patient's muscle strength, reflexes, and coordination. A neurologist may need more testing to make a diagnosis since different disorders can have similar symptoms. To help diagnose or treat a condition, neurologists may recommend a variety of procedures to help diagnose or treat a condition. In many cases of a new patients, the diagnosis for a neurological problems is done by clinical assessment alone (taking a thorough history of the patients symptoms and physical examination), though in others there may be a need for further investigation such as blood tests, scans (CT or MRI) and electrical tests which measure peripheral nerve and muscle function. Once a diagnosis is developed, more tests may be required to guide treatment. Diagnosis is carried out by tests that's appropriate by a neurologist such as the computed axial tomography scan, magnetic resonance imaging, electroencephalography or electromyography.

Common procedures/interventions : These include:

  • MRI and CT scans
  • Electroencephalography (EEG) to look for signs of epilepsy
  • Nerve conduction tests (neurophysiology)
  • injections for the treatment of patients with dystonia (abnormal muscle contractions)
  • rarely, muscle or nerve biopsies

Why Choose DR L H Hiranandani Hospital for Neurosurgery in Mumbai.

At Hiranandani Hospital you will witness some of the best neurosurgery specialists in Mumbai, our goal is to provide the highest level of patient care through state-of-the-art clinical programs, educating future leaders in the field of neurology and being at the forefront of neuroscience research. Thus, Our Neurology department is what makes us has the best neurosurgeon in Mumbai.

Houses, as it host outstanding faculty, dedicated staff, and excellent residents all working together at one of the world's greatest universities. We look forward to seeing you.

 

Facilities/ Services

Facilities

The Neuro-Surgical unit is supported by the Imaging/Radiology department which runs day and night. Neuro-Radiology section of this department houses the 128 Slice Dual Source CT scan and 1.5 Tesla high resolution MRI scan with various options. These services are in addition to the conventional Radiology procedures performed in the Imaging Centre.

Neuro-Surgical unit is also supported by the Neuro intensive unit which is equipped with high tech machinery and is manned round the clock and supervised by a specialist Intensivist. Each patient is looked after vigilantly & has wide range of intensive monitoring options, Intracranial Pressure (ICP), multi-channel monitors & high end ventilators.

Dedicated Neuro-Operation theatre further supports the department & is equipped with Maquet operating table, Carl Zeiss operating microscope with display and recording facility, Image intensifier in addition to regular operative instruments. We are in the process of procuring image guidance, to make neurosurgery a state of art facility.

We have in house Angiography suite to perform Diagnostic Angioplasty and Endovascular procedures for Aneurysms and Arterio Venous Malformations (AVMs) involving use of Coils & glue injection.

Neurological investigations like EEG, Video EEG and Electrophysiology are also performed regularly.

There is an excellent Physiotherapy department to look after rehabilitation and additional facilities like occupational therapy; speech therapy and other otological services are also provided within the hospital premises.

 

Services Offered

Regular Neuro-Surgical operations involve Microsurgery for various types of brain tumors benign and malignant, Vascular lesions, congenital and degenerative disorders of Brain and Spine, Micro-discectomy for the neck and back, spinal decompression and fusion, endoscopic small case surgery.

The Neuro-Surgical unit is supported by Full Time Neurophysicians.

Our Team

Full Time Consultant
Name Designation Qualification Availability
Dr. Khursheed Ansari Full Time Consultant Neurosurgery MS (General Surgery), M.Ch. (Neurosurgery), Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) in Skull Bae surgery and Neuroendoscopic surgery

Monday to Saturday: 8 am to 8 pm


Visiting Consultant
Name Designation Qualification Availability
Visiting Consultant Neurosurgery With Prior Appointment
Dr. Batuk Diyora Visiting Consultant Neurosurgery MS (General Surgery), DNB (Neurosurgery), FFHU (Japan), FBNI (USA), FENERI (Argentina) With Prior Appointment
Dr. Nitin Jagdhane Visiting Consultant Neurosurgeon MBBS, M.S. (Gen. Surgery), M. Ch. (Neurosurgery)

Tuesday : 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm,

 Thursday : 8am - 9am (With prior appointment),

Dr. Samir Parekh Honorary Consultant - Neurosurgery Dr. Samir Parekh

 ONLY IPD

Dr. Shashank S Joshi Visiting Consultant Neurosurgery MBBS, MS (General Surgery) MCH (Neurosurgery) Monday, Wednesday, Friday : 6 pm - 8 pm
Dr. Vinod Rambal Visiting Consultant Neurosurgery MBBS, MS (General Surgery), M.Ch. (Neuro Surgery)

Tuesday, Thursday : 8 am - 10 am

Dr. Viswanathan Iyer Visiting Consultant Neurosurgery MS (General Surgery), DNB (Neurosurgery), International M.Sc. in Neurovascular Diseases (France)
  • Tuesday : 3 pm - 4 pm
  • Thursday : 12 pm - 2 pm