Centre for Neurosciences

Neurology

MEITRA’s Centre for Neurosciences provides comprehensive services for the diagnosis, treatment and care of all conditions that affect the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nervous system and muscles. The neurology team has a perfect blend of experience, expertise and believes in providing the ultimate patient experience with ethically guided best medical practices. Ably assisted by experienced neuro surgery team, latest Neuro-Radiology services, Neuro-Intensive Care facilities and full-fledged neuro rehabilitation facilities, our Neurologists achieve outcomes in neurological disease & treatments matching those of the leading institutions across the globe. The Centre provides care for the entire spectrum of neurological diseases including stroke, epilepsy, movement disorders, dementias and other cognitive conditions, neuro immunological disorders, headache, neuromuscular diseases and sleep disorders.

Outpatient services

Consultation clinics

  • General neurology
  • Stroke clinic
  • Epilepsy clinic
  • Movement disorders clinic
  • Neuromuscular clinic
  • Neuroimmunology clinic
  • Botox clinic

Facilities

  • Nerve conduction studies
  • Electromyography
  • Electroencephalography
  • Video EEG
  • Evoked Potentials
  • Carotid & Transcranial Doppler
  • CT scan
  • 3T MRI of brain & spine

Inpatient services

  • 24/7 emergency care
  • Specially designed area in the hospital, with nurses trained in Neuro nursing for neurologically ill patients
  • Stroke unit
  • Long term video EEG
  • Electrophysiological studies
  • Intra operative electrophysiology
  • Thrombolysis and mechanical thrombectomy for stroke
  • Sleep Lab
  • Plasmapheresis and neuro immunological disorders
  • Dedicated inpatient care for neurological disorders

Neurosurgery

MEITRA’s Centre for Neurosurgery has a top-of-the-line medical team comprising Neurosurgeons and Interventionists who have an extensive exposure and experience in dealing with all types of neurosurgical problems. Consistently keeping abreast of the latest global developments in the realm, the team offers collaborative and comprehensive care solutions with a view to keep the benchmarks of outcomes at par with the standards set by reputed institutions across the world.

The Centre has exceptional competencies in dealing with conditions like brain and spine tumors, aneurysms, vascular neurosurgery, pituitary tumors, skull-base and endoscopic procedures, functional and epilepsy surgeries, head and spine trauma. The department’s Neurosurgeons, trained in India and abroad, have the calibre and experience to perform challenging and highly technical surgeries, supported by sophisticated equipment and the most advanced surgical techniques. The surgeons collaborate with the specialists to ensure that patients get the personalized care they need, right from evaluation and diagnosis through follow-up.

Areas of special expertise include:

  • Cranial Microneurosurgery for vascular diseases (Aneurysm/AVM)
  • Minimally invasive/keyhole cranial surgery/neuro endoscopy
  • Endoscopic skull-base and extended skull-base procedures
  • Skull-base surgery
  • Head and spine trauma surgery
  • Neuro critical care
  • Integrated spine unit with dedicated suite equipped with navigation and O-Arm for minimally invasive and complex spine surgeries
  • Awake craniotomy
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Functional neurosurgery

Neurointervention

The services offered by the department include:

  • Acute stroke – Mechanical Thrombectomy & Aspiration
  • Cerebral Aneurysm – coiling and flow diverter
  • Brain AVM / AVF – Endovascular Embolisation
  • Carotico-cavernous fistula occlusion
  • Cerebral venous thrombolysis
  • Dural venous sinus stenting
  • Cartoid and Intracranial (including basilar artery) angioplasty & stenting
  • Embolisation of spinal vascular malformations
  • Pediatric neurointerventions