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Department of Neurology: Global Hospitals, Mumbai

Global Hospital, Department of Neurology in Mumbai is one of the largest and most comprehensive neurology hospitals in Mumbai, with the best neurological team in Western India. Neuro science and Neurology is the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of nervous system disorders. Ably assisted by the latest Neuroradiology, Neuro interventional services, and Neuro-Intensive Care facilities, our Neurologists achieve outcomes in neurological disease & treatments matching those of the leading institutions across the country.

Our unique, fully integrated model strengthens our current standard of care, allows us to measure quality and outcomes continually, and enhances our ability to provide healthcare solution to our patients, making it the best neurology hospital in Mumbai.


Why Choose us for Neuro Care services?

At Neurology Hospital, we provide care across the spectrum of neurological disorders, including stroke, movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and dystonia; primary and metastatic tumors of the brain, spine, and nerves; pediatric and adult epilepsy; headache, facial pain syndromes and associated disorders; hydrocephalus; cerebral aneurysms; brain and spinal vascular malformations; carotid stenosis; intracranial atherosclerosis; nerve and muscle diseases, including peripheral neuropathy, myasthenia gravis and myopathies; sleep disorders.

With a Department of Neurology in Mumbai team led by some of the best neurologists in India, preserving all functions, shorter hospital stays, and avoiding pain and discomfort are considered important as saving a patient’s life. The integrated team of neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuro interventionists, neuro anesthetists, and neuro Intensivist, along with rehabilitation specialists, are dedicated to this goal.

Our neurologists constantly seek new knowledge to improve diagnosis and therapies for brain and neurology disorders. The physicians at Global Hospital, Department of Neurology in Mumbai collaborate with researchers worldwide, contributing to advances in medicine that will enhance the neurological care of the patients.


Diagnosis of Neurological Disorders

Our medical team at neurosurgery hospital in Mumbai uses advanced state-of-the-art techniques and technologies to evaluate and treat neurological conditions, including rare or complex disorders. They work with a team of neurology doctors trained in many areas to determine the most appropriate neurology treatment for your individual needs. Some of the neurology tests carried out at our hospital are:

Nerve Conduction Tests:

A nerve conduction velocity (NCV) test measures how fast an electrical impulse moves through your nerve and can identify nerve damage.

Electromyography Studies:

Electromyography (EMG) measures muscle response. This test helps detect neurological abnormalities by inserting one or more small needles through the skin.

Evoked Potential Studies:

Sensory evoked potentials studies measure electrical activity in the brain in response to stimulation of sight, sound, or touch.

Non- Invasive Video EEG Tests:

Non-Invasive EEG uses a set of electrodes placed on the scalp to diagnose the patient’s neurological disease condition.

High-speed CT imaging:

The CT scan can quickly provide a 3D view of all indications.

Interventional Angiography:

Interventional angiography is a procedure in which blood vessels are injected with a dye that shows up on X-Ray to detect blockages.

Neuropsychological evaluations:

These evaluations help determine the cause of memory loss in a patient and assess anxiety and depression.

High Definition MRI:

4D CT scan imaging has been widely adopted as an essential clinical modality for neurological applications.


Treatment of Neurological Disorders

Global Hospital, Department of Neurology in Mumbai offers many services and procedures for neurology treatment, including but not limited to those listed below

Thrombolysis:

Thrombolysis is a treatment to dissolve dangerous clots in blood vessels to prevent stroke

Botulinum Toxin Injection:

 Botox is injected into the patient’s muscles as a treatment when necessary.

Deep Brain Stimulation:

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgery to implant a device that sends electrical signals to brain areas responsible for body movement.

Intraoperative EEG:

Electroencephalography (EEG) is a monitoring method to record the brain’s electrical activity.

Functional Brain Mapping:

Functional brain mapping (FBM) is an integral part of contemporary neurosurgery.


Best Neurologists in Mumbai, India

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Dr Shirish Hastak

MBBS, MD, DM, E.C.F.M.G (FMGEMS)

Regional Director - Neurology, Stroke and Neurocritical Care

Dr Pankaj Agarwal

MBBS, MD, DNB , DM, Movement Disorders Fellowship

Senior Consultant – Neurology, Head, Movement Disorders Clinic & In-Charge, Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Program

Dr Sangeeta Rawat

MBBS, MD, DM

Senior Consultant

Neurology is the comprehensive study of the diagnosis and treatment of disorders and defects of the nervous system. The Department of Neurology at Global Hospitals ,Mumbai has the top neurologists in Mumbai. The team comprises the best neurophysicians, movement disorder specialists, Intensivists ably supported by Interventional neuroradiologists, rehabilitation experts, neuropsychologists and well-qualified nurses. 

The team continuously strives to provide the right diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of neurological ailments like stroke, epilepsy, movement disorders, dementias, brain tumors, multiple sclerosis, headache, neuromuscular diseases, peripheral nerve tumors, paralysis, nerve pain, sleep disorders, speech disorders, memory-related diseases and many other conditions

The expert group of neurosurgeons ensure the integration of advanced practices and technical know-how to diagnose the right disorder at the right time and prescribe the right treatment that suits individual patients. Along with the treatment, the experts ensure to be available to patients for clarifications and guidance making patients comfortable. 

Successful treatment starts with an accurate diagnosis. Our experts take the time to get it right. You might undergo several tests so that your doctors can identify exactly what’s causing your signs and symptoms. These tests include the Nerve Conduction Test (NCV) which measures the speed of the movement of the electrical impulse through the nerve to identify nerve damage. The Electroencephalogram (EEG) is a diagnostic procedure which reveals many types of brain disorders mainly sleep disorders and epilepsy. Electromyography (EMG) is a diagnostic technique that measures the response of the muscles when the nerve is stimulated. This aids in the diagnosis of nerve and muscle dysfunction. Brain damage from head injuries, blood clots in the brain, cysts, brain tumours and spinal stenosis are detected by CT scan, a painless imaging procedure that provides a 3D view of all indications. Other diagnostic methods followed are Neurophysiological evaluations, Digital Subtraction Angiography (DSA), 3 Tesla MRI, etc. 

Treatments and procedures for neurological disorders include Thrombolysis, Deep Brain Stimulation, Mechanical Thrombus aspiration or Thrombectomy etc. With the best team of neurologists in Mumbai, we assure advanced and effective treatment for all your neurological disorders and defects.


FAQs Related To Neurology

What is Neurology?

Neurology is the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of neurological disorders. This includes disorders of the brain, the peripheral nerves and the spinal cord. It also involves the study of structural and functional disorders that encompass birth defects and degenerative disorders like Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, etc. Neurology is also connected to psychiatry and oncology. Neuro-oncology covers the diagnosis and management of brain tumours, metastases(cancer that spreads from the original site to the brain) and neurological cancer. The disorders that affect children are often different from those that affect adults and are treated by pediatric neurologists.

Which is the best Neuro hospital in India?

Global Hospitals Parel, Mumbai is considered to be one of the best neurology hospitals in Mumbai. Ably assisted by the latest Neuroradiology, Neuro Interventional Services and neurointensive care facilities for the treatment of various neurological conditions. The Neurology Department has the most efficient team in Western India that is dedicated to making neurological treatments comfortable and reliable. The team continuously and constantly keeps up with times in the field of neurological study, diagnosis procedures and treatment of neurological complications. The Department of Neurology at Global Hospitals, Parel Mumbai join forces with the research team globally to keep abreast of developments in the findings of advanced technologies and treatments of neurological disorders. They aid in the diagnosis and treatment of a gamut of neurological ailments which include stroke; primary and metastatic tumours of the brain, spine and nerves; movement disorders; sleep disorders; facial pain syndrome; pediatric and adult epilepsy.

What does a neurologist treat?

Neurologists provide neuro care and treatment across the spectrum of neurological diseases, including stroke, movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, brain tumors, spine, and nerves disorders, headache, facial pain syndromes and associated disorders.

What are the most common neurological disorders?

A few common neurological diseases are Parkinson’s disease, brain and spinal vascular malformations, carotid stenosis, intracranial atherosclerosis, nerve and muscle diseases, myasthenia gravis and myopathies also sleep disorders and more.

How are neurological disorders treated?

The treatment for neurological complications depends on the type of disorder and its severity. Generally, various tests and scans are carried out to diagnose and ascertain a particular neurological disorder. These may include Nerve Conduction Tests, Evoked Potential Studies, Non-Invasive Video EEG tests, CT imaging, Neuropsychological evaluations, high-definition MRI, etc. The treatment is then tailored to suit individual needs. Some disorders may be resolved by precise medication. In the case of Alzheimer’s, medication helps in carrying out day-to-day activities but no treatment has been found to cure the condition. Surgery is recommended in the case of brain tumours and cancer. Thrombolysis is a treatment to dissolve clots to prevent stroke. Deep Brain Stimulation is a surgery in which a device is implanted to send an electrical signal to brain areas responsible for movement. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is used to resolve psychiatric disorders like depression.

What are the symptoms of neurological disorders?

The symptoms of neurological disorders may vary from person to person. Some symptoms include continuous or sudden onset of a headache, loss of feeling or tingling numbness, loss or weakness of muscle strength, loss of memory, tremors, seizures, slurred speech, impaired mental ability, lack of coordination, etc.


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