India is known for having the best neurology and neurosurgery hospitals with state-of-the-art infrastructure. The neurosurgeons working with these hospitals are exceedingly trained and richly experienced. Approximately 1000 neurosurgeons in India have a vast experience of performing complex neurosurgeries with a high success rate and international standards.
Several types of neurosurgeries related to the skull base surgeries, interventional neuroradiology, pediatric neurosurgery, etc are routinely performed by some well-qualified neurosurgeons in India. Other than these complex surgeries, the hospitals also facilitate rehabilitation procedures including physical and neurological rehabilitation.
The best Neurology hospitals in India
Some of the best Neurology hospitals in India are listed below:
Fortis Memorial Research Institute
The neurology team of the hospital is an expert in treating conditions such as cerebral aneurysm, arteriovenous malformations, subarachnoid hemorrhage, metastatic spinal column tumors, etc.
At present, some of the latest neuro invention implants are being deployed. For example, Flow diverters, Liquid embolization agents Squid and Phil, low profile intracranial stents and newer intracranial balloons.
The hospital performs nearly 250-300 neuro-interventional procedures every year.
The NABH accredited hospital was ranked second in a global study of the 30 most technologically advanced hospitals in the world, which was conducted by ‘topmastersinhealthcare.com.
Dr. Vijay K Dixit is one of the best neurosurgeons in India with an experience of about 18 years.
He has so far performed approximately 10,000 spinal and neural angiograms, 2000 neuro-intervention procedures, and more than 1400 aneurysm coiling procedures.
Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi
The neurology department is well-equipped to treat the most commonly occurring neurological ailments such as treating epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, neuropathies, autism, etc.
The hospital is the first in India to perform lumbar disc replacement.
The hospital was ranked first in Neurosciences, renal sciences, oncology, pediatrics, gynecology and obstetrics and emergency in The Times Of India Healthcare Survey 2016.
Another special commendation for Golden Peacock Environment Management Award was received by the hospital for the environmental practices.
Dr. Gulshan Kumar Ahuja is one of the senior consultants in the Neurology department, holding rich experience of nearly 57 years.
His special interest includes doing treatments such as Brain mapping, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and other electroconvulsive therapy.
He is also one of the founding members and also the president of the India Academy of Neurology.
BLK Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi
Eminent Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Dr. B.L. Kapur had established the BLK Super Specialty Hospital in 1959. It was inaugurated by the then Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru.
The neurology department is equipped with several specialized subunits such as advanced aneurysm treatment unit, minimally invasive spine surgery units, neuro-endoscopy unit, and stroke unit.
There is special provision to treat conditions such as sciatica, spondylosis, tuberculosis of the spine, etc.
The team has gained expertise in doing cranio-cervical surgery, transoral-odontoidectomy, posterior fixation or foramen decompression.
Dr. Anil Kumar Kansal, presently working as a director at the hospital is specialized in neurosurgery, pediatric neurosurgery, and spine disorders.
Dr. Kansal has performed over 1000 spine surgeries and 2000 brain surgeries so far.
Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon
The hospital was established in 2007 and is amongst the best Neurology hospitals in India.
The department possesses the latest equipment for accurate diagnosis and precise treatment such as 3 Tesla MRI, UltraFast CT scan, EEG, EMG, NCV and many more.
Illnesses such as Myasthenia Gravis, peripheral nerve disorders, epilepsy, dementia, etc are routinely treated in the hospital.
Being the first JCI and NABH accredited hospital in Gurgaon, it has also received ‘Asia Pacific Hand Hygiene Excellence Award’ by the WHO.
Dr. Aditya Gupta is working for several years with the hospital and has an overall experience of 21 years.
He specializes in brain tumor surgery, epilepsy, DBS surgery for Parkinson’s disease, brachial plexus, and nerve surgery.
Some Frequently Asked Questions
What are early warning signs of neurological diseases?
Some of the most common signs and symptoms related to any neurological illness include:
Poor cognitive skills
Loss of hearing or speech difficulties
Can high blood pressure lead to a stroke?
Yes, it is possible that a high or uncontrolled blood pressure can cause the blood vessels to rupture or leak. It is also possible that there is formation of blood clots in the brain, thus obstructing the flow of blood and causing the stroke. Moreover, the patient may have a mini-stroke, which is warning that you may also get a major stroke later.
How to check if your headache is a Migraine?
The headache associated with migraine is disabling and recurrent. It most commonly occurs on one side of the head. This may also be coupled with pulsing or throbbing sensation in one area of the head, nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light or sound. On the other hand, the usual tension headache is a mild and dull pressure without any other symptoms. And, the cluster headache can be recognized by a stabbing pain behind one eye and congestion in the sinus.