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Overview

Neurology is a medical specialty dealing with disorders of the nervous system. Neurology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of all categories of disease involving the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems, including their coverings, blood vessels, and all effector tissue, such as muscle. The neurology department deals with special conditions like strokes, headaches, neuromascular diseases, epilepsy, dementias (including Alzheimer's disease), multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease and other hyperkinetic disorders, pain syndromes, and brain injury. Neurologists often work with other health care providers. Some may be medical doctors, such as orthopedists and physical therapists. When surgical intervention is required, the neurologist may refer the patient to a neurosurgeon.

The department of Neurology at Vydehi hospital provides a complete range of diagnostic, therapeutics, surgical and rehabilitation services for complete treatment and management of neurological disorders. The Department also offers programs as well as post-graduate fellowship training in many neurological subspecialties.

Patient services
The Department provides state of the art general and subspecialty neurologic care to inpatient and outpatient. The hospital features 24-hour Emergency service along with intensive care units separately for adult, pediatric, cardiac and a neo-natal ICU and it also a rehabilitation center.

The department also operates different clinics like headache clinic, epilepsy clinic, neuro-muscular clinic, Neurobehaviour clinic, stroke programs and Memory Disorders Clinic for patients with suspected dementia or memory loss.