Neurology

Neurology

Story of the department

Neurology specialty services offer treatment for diseases of the nervous system including disorders of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, neuro-muscular junction and muscle. Neurology illnesses – once thought to be one of exotic diagnosis without effective treatment. The scenario has changed now. Many of the neurological problems can be treated if diagnosed early and many facilities are available to improve quality of life even though not fully curable.

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  • Overview & Features
  • Diseases/Conditions Treated
  • Facilities Available: (Rooms,Technology, ICUs)
  • OP Timings

Overview & Features

Neurology specialty services offer treatment for diseases of the nervous system including disorders of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, neuro-muscular junction and muscle. Neurology illnesses, once considered to be one of the exotic diagnosis without effective treatment is now within the reach of effective treatment, if diagnosed early.Many facilities are available to improve quality of life even though not fully curable.
Lisie Hospital Neurology Department around 25 years since its inception is one of the major neurological centres in the state. The department boasts ofstate of the art facilities for comprehensive evaluation of neurological problems and its management.

Diseases/Conditions Treated

Specialized care for patients with:
STROKE – Stroke is an acute neurological problem due to problems related with blood circulation. It could be due to blockage of blood vessels or bleeding into brain parenchyma.The symptoms include weakness of any part of body, unsteadiness, difficulty in vision and difficulty in speech. For acute ischemic stroke (due to blockage of blood vessels) it is estimated that around 10 million neurons die in every 10 minutes and hence revascularisation has to be done as early as possible. IV thrombolysis is being given here if stroke onset is within 4.5 hours.
• 24 x 7 emergency services for acute stroke care.
• CT with Multiphasic Angiogram/MRI facility.
• IV Thrombolysis facility (within 4.5 hours: 10 thrombolysis /month).
• Dedicated stroke evaluation –To determine the exact cause of stroke for prevention in future.
• In-house physiotherapist for stroke patients.
• Physical Medical Department for rehabilitation of stroke patients.
• Speech therapy
• Long term follow up - personalised.
EPILEPSY: The onset of epilepsy was a cause of social stigma for years, eventhough the scenario has considerably changed now. It is now known that hypersynchronous discharges from brain, the cause of epilepsy, can be controlled with drugs/other modes of therapy. Neurology Department at Lisie is well equipped to manage all such cases of seizures/status. There is a dedicated ICU with state of the art facilities and a Video EEG/portable EEG facility.
MOVEMENT DISORDERS – including Parkinsonism/Dystonia/various types of tremors.
HEADACHE.
NEURO MUSCULAR DISORDERS – Like myopathies and muscular dystonia, myasthenia.
DEMYELINATING/AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS-Including Guillian Barre syndrome, ADEM, Multiple Sclerosis, with facility for plasma exchange.
COGNITIVE PROBLEMS AND DEMENTIAS – Problems with memory is very common and can be due to various reasons of which some are fully treatable. Aassessmentis done using ACE-R + HAD scoring system and a battery of tests for dementia patients.
INFECTIONS OF NERVOUS SYSTEM - Meningitis/Encephalitis.
SLEEP DISORDERS - Problems with sleep is now found to be the root cause for many systemic illnesses.
The Sleep lab is functional for overnight sleep study (PSG) + MSLT. Sleep disorders can be diagnosed and in selected cases (of OSA) CPAP titration is done and homeCPAP support is recommended.
PAEDIATRIC NEUROLOGICAL PROBLEMS.
• Botulinum toxin injections are administered for various conditions like hemifacial spasm/spasticity/various kinds of dystonia.
• Counselling for various psychological disorders.

Facilities Available: (Rooms,Technology, ICUs)

Special Features
Outpatient clinic 6 days a week.
Well equipped ICU to handle critically ill patients with neurological problems.
Well- equipped neuro-electrophysiology lab with facilities for,
• NCS (Nerve conduction study)
• RNS (Repetitive Nerve Stimulation)
• VEP (Visual Evoked potential)
• BAEP (Brain stem auditory evoked potential)
• EMG (Electromyography)
• Digital EEG (Electroencephalography)
• Portable bed side EEG.
• Video EEG.
• Sleep study (Polysomnogram) for evaluation of patients with obstructive sleep apnea and related disorders.
• TCD (Transcranial Doppler)
Supportive Departments
Departments like Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, Radiodiagnosis, Ophthalomology, ENT, Physical Medicine, Palliative care etc, are always ready for any support when needed.

OP Timings

  • Dr. Arun Kumar M. L

    Mon-Sat 10.30 am-5.00 pm
  • Dr. B. Bindu

    Mon - Sat
  • Dr. Anu Gangadharan

    Mon - Sat
  • Dr. John J Vaidya

    Mon - Sat
  • Dr. Alin Susan Jacob

    NIL
  • Dr. Hitha M. David

    NIL

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Arun Kumar M. L
Consultant

Neurology

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Dr. B. Bindu
HOD - Senior Consultant

Neurology

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Dr. Anu Gangadharan
Consultant

Neurology

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Dr. John J Vaidya
Consultant Neurologist

Neurology

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Dr. Alin Susan Jacob
Junior Doctor

Neurology

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Dr. Hitha M. David
Junior Resident

Neurology

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Patient testimonials

This hospital is affordable, Well maintained,Neat and clean ICU is up to date with regard to its standard of equiments.

Raju M
Software Engineer

Nice hospital and hospitality service,also conducting nursing,pharmacy,lab technician courses here,great quality staffs with good patience,all departments here and wide team of doctors are always ready to handle any situations

Muhammed Afzal K.A
Local Guide

Visiting the hospital almost after 20 years. The hospital has grown to a state of the art, well advanced, modern hospital in terms of the quality of doctors, staffs and the administration personnel.

Cyril Francis
Designer

Lisie hospital is having one of the best pediatric department, where I consulted Dr. Edwin Francis, Dr. Annu, Dr. Sunil for my Kid. He is having one the complex heart issues, As of now, 2 Surgeries done. Prior to this, I have gone to another hospital, but they don't have a facility to treat this particular case and they directed me to Lisie Hospital. The cost of the treatment is comparabilly very very cheap with other hospitals. All the nurses there were very friendly and they give special care to each patient especially paediatric OP. I have spent nearly 18 days at Lisie hospital, I would really recommend this hospital for heart-related issue since they are in the top 2 position in India. This hospital is really recommended for the middle class, lower-class families since the cost are really affordable.

Mr Shyam Sunder
Patient Testimonials

I am glad to inform you that we had a very comfortable experience at Lisie Hospital during the cardiac surgery of my nephew, Aahil P, M / 3 yrs, OPD No. 2528461, RBSK Case No.1534. Meanwhile, we take this opportunity to express our sincere gratitude to Dr. Sunil G S, Dr. Edwin Francis, other medical team members, Coordinator Ms. Jitha and all staff members of Lisie Hospital for the good care and hospitality provided to us. We had heard a very good opinion about your hospital, so we preferred to come there all the way from Palakkad and things what we heard were very much true. The facilities were indeed of very high class quality. The approach of each and every member of your staff had been very polite, my salute to all. The only problem which we faced was for vehicle parking, which was very difficult sometimes, otherwise, all other things were really very, very fine. My nephew is now doing well and we all are very happy. May Almighty Bless you all. With best wishes

Mustafa Kutty
Relative of Cardiac Surgery Patient

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