The department of Neuro Sciences caters to about 600 Inpatients and more than 4,198 Outpatients every year. It also conducts about 500 major neurological surgeries annually. At present, the Department of Neuro Sciences at Manipal Hospital is regarded as one of the leading centres in the country, an accomplishment that is possible mainly because of the acclaimed team of neurologists and neurosurgeons, the infrastructure of the hospital and the advanced diagnostic and therapeutic technologies that are available to them. This department is also present across most of the group hospitals of Manipal Hospitals.
As part of the neurological examination, a Neurologist reviews a patient’s current health along with his/her previous medical history. This exam reviews the patient’s mental status, functioning of the various nerves such as vision, strength, coordination, reflexes and sensation. Disorders of the nervous system such as dementia, epilepsy, movement disorders, chronic pains, sleep disorders, headaches, multiple sclerosis and various other neuro¬muscular diseases are effectively handled here. To tackle various disorders pertaining to the nervous system, the Department of Neurological Disorders at Manipal Hospital Goa offers comprehensive services in neurology as well as neurosurgery.
Since its inception in 1991, the department has been amongst the first in the country to offer the latest technologies in the field of neuroscience. Neuro Sciences refers to the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the central and peripheral nervous system including the brain, the spinal cord and the nerves. The Department has been amongst the first in the country to offer the latest technologies in the field of neuroscience.
Not just technology but it also has a team of world renowned neurologists and neurosurgeons, many of whom are faculty members with extensive experience in teaching and research to its credit. In fact, many of them are also on the board of international neurological societies and have published many research papers. Manipal Hospitals have a team of world renowned neurologists and neurosurgeons, many of whom are faculty members with extensive experience in teaching and research. Many of them are also on the boards of international neurological societies and are frequently published scholars. The doctors at Manipal Hospitals effectively treat disorders of the nervous system such as dementia, epilepsy, sleep disorders, multiple sclerosis and various other neuro-muscular diseases. The department caters to about 600 in-patients and more than 6000 out-patients every year. It also conducts about 1500 major surgeries annually. A National Leader in Nerve Care Today, the department of Neurology at Manipal Hospitals is regarded one of the leading centres in the country, an accomplishment possible mainly because of its acclaimed neurologists and neurosurgeons, the world-class infrastructure and the advanced diagnostic and therapeutic technologies available
The department has experts well-versed in the treatment for various neurological disorders:
- Acute Neurological Emergencies
- Neuro Infections
- Neuro muscular disorders
- Multiple Sclerosis
The Department of Neuro Sciences runs a weekly ‘Stroke Clinic’ for evaluation of behavioural problems following a stroke, epilepsy and dementia.
The department offers all the latest investigations for neurological disorders like:
- Electroencephalograph (EEG)
- Electromyography (EMG)
- Nerve Conduction Studies
The Department of Neurosurgery conducts about 500 major neurosurgical operations every year. The department has consultants who have been trained in the best of Institutes in India and abroad.