Neurology

The Centre of Neurology and Neurosurgery at Ford Hospital, Patna, is one of the most advanced Neuroscience centers in the region. The Centre is manned by a highly qualified team of neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuropsychologists and psychiatrists, and is ably supported by neuroradiologists, rehabilitation specialists, dieticians and life-style counselors and a dedicated neuro intensive care team.

Services offered :
  •  Neurology
  •  General Neurology
  •  Botulinum Toxin therapy
  •  Treatment of dementia and memory disorders
  •  Pediatric Neurology services
  • Treatment of epilepsy, migraine , Parkinson's Disease and other Movement Disorders, Alzheimer's Disease
StrokeClinic :

Our comprehensive Stroke Unit offers Facilities like

  •  Rapid response ambulance service to patient's home
  •  Thrombolysis facilities in emergency
  •  Neuro-intensive care unit
  •  Stroke/TIA clinics
  •  Complete rehabilitation
Neurosurgery & PolyTrauma (RoadTrafficAccidents)

The hand-in-hand working of Emergency Specialists, Orthopaedic Surgeons, Neurosurgeons, Spine Surgeons, Plastic Surgeons, Oral & Faciomaxillary Surgeons, Chest Specialists, Intensivists ensure that polytrauma patients like the road traffic accident patients receive the best care.

Neurosurgery Services:
  •  Dedicated operation theatres and neuroanaesthetists for elective and emergency neurosurgical procedures
  •  Neurosurgery/Neurology Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  •  Cerebrovascular surgery including clipping of aneurysms and AVM excision
  •  Surgery for benign and malignant brain tumours of brain and spinal cord
  •  Paediatric neurosurgery
  •  Spine surgery
  •  Stereotactic surgery
Neuroradiology :
  •  Cerebral and Spinal Digital Subtraction Angiography (DSA)
  •  Endovascular treatment of aneurysms and AVMs (without open surgery)
  •  1.5 Tesla MRI scan
  •  Spiral CT scan
  •  64 slice CT angiogram
  •  SPECT Scan
  •  Cranial Doppler studies

Your brain and the network of nerves are infinitely as complex as any supercomputers in the world. Our Center of Excellence offers complete service and competent care to keep them active and healthy…

The department is headed by our eminent specialist Dr. B.N. Kumar, one of the leading Neurologist in Bihar.

Why Ford

Neurology and Neurosurgery : Ford hospital offers comprehensive evaluation and world class treatment with compassion and care for patients with neurological disorders mainly headache, stroke, movement disorders, epilepsy, dementia, trauma, spondylosis, muscle disorders, neuropathies, etc.

The Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at Ford Hospital uphold the lofty ideal of reaching the best of neuro healthcare to every individual. Ably assisted by the latest Neuro-Radiology services, Neuro-Intensive Care facilities and Medical and Radiation Oncology services, our Neurologists and Neurosurgeons achieve outcomes in treating neurological disease matching those of the leading institutions across the globe.

The Institutes of Neurology treat all the neurological diseases including stroke, headache, epilepsy, coma, neuropathies, multiple sclerosis, myopathies, Parkinson's disease, Myasthenia Gravis and many more.

Neurosurgery a branch of surgery involved with the brain, spine and nerves, is a key specialty at Ford Hospital. Our Neurosurgeons treat neurological diseases such as head injury, spinal injury, brain tumors, spinal tumors, brain hemorrhage, hydrocephalus, nerve injuries, tumors, disc prolapse or herniation, spinal dislocation, unstable spine, congenital malformations like atlanto-axial dislocation, spinal dysraphism etc. Treatment of seizures or epilepsy as well as modern treatments for movement disorders like Parkinson's disease are further specializations. More than 1000 major neurosurgeries are being carried out every  year.

Today, Neuroanaesthesia, Neurosurgical intensive care and Neuro-imaging technology have advanced so much that mortality has significantly reduced and functional outcomes have improved tremendously. Minimally invasive techniques help decrease the mortality and morbidity associated with surgery.

Preservation of all functions, good cosmetic outcome, shorter hospital stay and avoiding pain and discomfort are as important as saving life. The integrated team of neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroanesthetists and intensivists along with rehabilitation specialists are dedicated to this goal.

To our patient we always strive to make it better diagnosis and better treatment. We are renowned for providing specialized care when it comes to stroke, head & spinal injuries, brain tumors, seizure disorders, movement disorders and providing major treatment surgeries like:

Treating Epilepsy

Brain & Spine Surgery

Micro - Neurosurgery

Complex Spinal Surgeries & Minimal Access Spine Surgery

Surgery for Spinal Cord Tumors

Surgery for the Acute Head Injury and Spinal Injuries

Neuro Navigation

Surgery for Stroke/Stroke Prevention

Skull Base Surgery

Surgery for Parkinson's disease

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Vertebroplasty

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