Introduction

The very finest in Neurological care.

The Department of Neurology at MMHRC offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment for patients with neurological disorders like dementia, epilepsy, movement disorders, chronic pain, headaches, multiple sclerosis, neuropathic pain, sleep disorders and many other neurological ailments. It is known to be one of the finest neuro-specialty centers in Tamil Nadu. Here we treat diseases related to the brain, spinal cord, nerve roots, myoneural junctions, muscles and plexus. With a state-of-the-art cross-referral system, we diagnose and handle rare complications, like for instance, TB lungs with Meningitis. More than 250 patients have undergone the Intravenous thrombolysis for stroke treatment. We have the advanced Intra-arterial Thrombosuction for middle Cerebral Artery Thrombosis with more than 75% mortality for stroke treatment. The Neuroradiology department also holds the Sagittal Anus Intrasinus Thrombolysis treatment.

 

Facilities

The department has two consultant neurologists and four medical officers available round-the-clock. Furthermore, our medical and diagnostic equipment are always updated to match international care standards:

  • State-of-the-art neuro-electro-physiology laboratory for nerve conduction study
  • Sleep laboratory to effectively manage sleep-related problems
  • Polysomnography for treating sleep-related disorders, obstructive sleep apnea, and restless leg syndrome
  • Nerve conduction machine
  • EEG

Advanced facilities:

  • A separate stroke unit to handle thrombolytic therapy and other interventions; we have significantly reduced mortality and disability, including the opening of blocked vessels in the brain by tPA, a wonder drug for stroke 
  • Electro-physiology lab support to manage demyelinating neuropathies, myasthenia gravis and immune gravies
  • Immunomodulatory therapy and thymectomy
  • Video Assisted Thymectomy for Thymic Hyperplasia with myasthenia, which relieves patients from long term medication .

Doctors

  • Dr. T.C. Vijay Anand, MD, DNB (Neuro) - Consultant
  • Dr. K. Ganesan, MD, DM (Neuro) - Hon. Visiting Consultant