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DEPARTMENT OF NEUROLOGY


HISTORY :-
Stanley Medical college is a 220 years old Institution serving needy people of North Chennai having great reputation among our people. We have been serving neurological services to our people since 1972.Our department was started by late Prof.E.Meenakshisundaram and has been adorned and developed by doyens of Neurology Prof.C.U.VelMurugendiran, Prof.M.Kannappan,Prof.A.Panneer,
Prof.M.Dhanraj,Prof.A.Murugesan, and Prof.S.Gobinathan.

Our Department has developed over last 46 years with more than 10,000 patients per month for outpatient care with subspecialty op for Headache ,Epilepsy ,Stroke and Movement disorders.
We give Inpatient care with 80 beds in our department and serve on call consultation for all departments in our Great Hospital (24x7)

We have Electrophysiology services with 24 hour Video EEG services. We have comprehensive Epilepsy care with full presurgical evaluation capacity and with our Neurosurgeons we have done more than 12 epilepsy surgeries successfully.

We have got the distinction of providing Thrombolytic therapy under CMCHIS scheme free of cost to our people.Botulinum Toxin Therapy is also given free of cost. We have treated many demyelinating diseases with intravenous Immunoglobulin and plasmapheresis free of cost under CMCHIS scheme.
We have been training DM neurology post graduates with our Alumni occupying high positions in Government and private institutions in and out of our country.

FACULTIES
HOD & professors - Prof.Dr.S.Arunan MD.DM. HOD
-Prof.Dr.S.Velusamy MD.DM
Associate Professors - Prof. Dr.K.Mugundhan MD.DM
Assistant Professors - Dr.K.Malcolm jeyaraj ,MD,DM
Dr.S.Sakthi velayutham,MD,DM
Dr.P.R.Sowmini,MD,DM
PG I year - 1.Dr.Tanu arora
2.Dr.Sumi.M.Pillai
3.Dr.Jayakrishnan

PG II year 1.Dr.C.KranthiMohan
2.Dr.B.RamAbhishek
PG III year 1.Dr.M.SathishKumar
2.Dr.S.Vishnu Prasad
3.Dr.S .Mohanakkannan


Services Offered: CSF Pressure study , Botulinum toxin Injection, Stroke Thrombolysis , Nerve &
Muscle biopsy ,EEG, Video EEG, NCS, EMG, Evoked potential , plasmapheresis,
IVIG administration,Immunomodulatory therapy for MS and Immunosuppressive
therapy for NMO
Academic Activities:

Date & Time Academic Activity Academic Activity Academic Activity
Monday Case Discussion Group discussion Head ache/Stroke clinic Seminar /Journal club
Tuesday Case Discussion Group discussion OP Combined Neurology and Neurosurgery class
Wednesday Case Discussion Epilepsy clinic Guest lecture , group discussion
Thursday Case Discussion OP Neuro radiology class
Friday Case Discussion Group discussion Movement Disorder , Dementia Special clinic Lecture
Saturday Case Discussion OP Case Discussion Group discussion


Type of the course: Medical
Name of the course offered: DM Neurology
1.Eligibility - MD/DNB –General Medicine /Paediatrics
2.Course Duration – 3 years
3.Sanctioned number of seats – 3/Year
4 Affiliated University – The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University
5.Selection Procedure – NEET

Research and publication (National and International –for the past 5 years)

 

 

Sl.No Year Topic
1 2014 A study of clinical spectrum of posterior reversible Encephalopathy syndrome in a tertiary care hospital
2 2017 A Study Of Clinico – Electrophysiological Correlation In Patients With Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
3 2017

A Study On Clinical Presentation And Electrophysiological Features Of Guillain Barre’s Syndrome And Its Variants

4 2017 A Study On P 300 Evaluation Of Asymptomatic HIV Infected Patients
5 2017 A Study on Etiologies of Acute symptomatic seizures in adults
6 2016 a study of clinical and eeg profile of first unprovoked seizure in adolescents and adults
7 2013 Study of Cerebral Venous Thrombosis in Males in a Tertiary Care Hospital
8 2015 Clinical And Electroencephalographic Profile Of Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy In A Tertiary Care Center
9 2013 MRI findings in cerebral palsy patients: A study of 97 patients in a tertiary care centre in south india
10 2018 A study of clinical, electrophysiological and radiological profile in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome
11 2019 The role of daily syndopa therapy in chronic restless legs syndrome and its association with augmentation in a study in tertiary care center in south India
12 2019 Emergent EEG in a tertiary care hospital
13 2019 Clinical correlation of small vessel ischemic disease in the elderly
14 2019 Assessment of cognitive function and serum magnesium level in Migraine
15 2019 Evaluation of Neurophysiological changes and serological parameters in Dementia and high risk groups
16 2019 Drug utilization and adverse effects profile of antiparkinsonian drugs in Idiopathic Parkinson’s disease in a tertiary care hospital
17 2019 Efficacy and safety of Levetiracetam versus carbamazepine as monotherapy in partial seizures
18 2019 Observational study on the utilization pattern of adjuvant antiepileptics and their adverse effect


On Going Research by Professors/Assistant Professors /MD/MS/Past graduates .

 

 

 

SL.No Doctors Name Topics
1 Dr.Ram Abhishek A study on clinical profile ,EEG Findings & Prognostic factors in acute encephalopathy patients
2 Dr.KranthiMohan Neuro psychological assessment of migraine patients in a tertiary care center
3 Dr.Tanu A study on women with epilepsy in a tertiary care center



CME’s /Workshops/Conferences Conducted by the Department (past 5 years /year wise)
Continution medical education programme (CMEs)

 

1 2015 FIRST STANLEY EPILEPSY ORATION
2 2016 ETIOLOGY ,PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND CLINICAL FEATURES OF STROKE
3 2017 STROKE THROMBOLYSIS - A PRACTICAL APPROACH
4 2018 BOTULINUM TOXIN WORKSHOP
5 2019 FIRST STAN NEURO ORATION
6 2019 SCRIPT-WHAT ALL WE CAN DO?


Awards and Achievements of post graduate students past 5 years/wise.

1.Dr.Sathish Kumar –Best platform presention –TANCON 2018.
2.Dr.S.Mohanakkannan &Dr.Vishnuprasad 1st prize TANCON Quiz
3.Dr.Sathish Kumar -2nd prize TANCON Quiz
4. Dr.S.Mohanakkannan 3rd prize KAN Quiz 2017.
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