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Neurology OPD

“What are Neurological disorders”

A Neurological disorder is any disorder of the body nervous system affecting the brain, spinal cord or other nerves. Examples of symptoms include paralysis, muscle weakness, poor coordination, loss of sensation, seizures (epilepsy, fits), confusion, headache, pain and altered levels of consciousness. 

First Visit to Neurology OPD

When patient comes for a neurology consultation, they are first seen by doctors in the screening block and then referred to appropriate specialty to neurology / neurosurgery / psychiatry. There are three lines in the OPD Screening block – the General line (Line 1), the Referral line (Line 2) and Online portal (Line 3). If you have a Referral letter, from a registered medical practitioner, hospital or a neurologist from NIMHANS (via email communication) you will be registered and you will be straight sent to the Neurologist.

Details of the Consultants in the OPDs

 Neurology OPD Schedule:

 

SUB-SPECIALITY CLINICS

 

Refractory Epilepsy Clinic

Dr. SanjibSinha

Dr RavindranathChowdhury

Dr Raghavendra

1st and 3rd Saturday of Every Month

F2 Neurology OPD, OPD Block

Neuromuscular Disorders Clinic

Prof. A. Nalini

4th Saturday of Every Month (9 AM)

F2, Neurology OPD Block

Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Clinic

Prof. Pramod K Pal 
Dr. Ravi Yadav

Dr.NitishKamble

1st and 3rd Saturday of Every Month 
10 AM to 2 PM

F2 Neurology OPD Block

Wilson’s Disease Clinic

Dr. Sanjib Sinha

Tuesday
(With Main OPD)

F2, Neurology OPD Block

Geriatric Clinic

Prof. S R Chandra

Dr. PSMathuranath

Saturday 
2pm to 5pm

Geriatric OPD All Saturdays except 2nd Saturday, F12 Psychiatry OPD Block

 

 

 

The Department of Neurology offers both inpatient and outpatient clinical services. The procedure for availing OPD services is outlined below:

 Patient Registration in Out Patient Department (OPD)

Patients visiting NIMHANS for the first time are registered at the Screening block in the Outpatient Department between 8.00 am and 11.30 am from Monday through Saturday. Patients with reference letter to a particular faculty will get preference for registration at the Screening block. (Q. No. 2) Please produce the referral letter from your doctor and get a screening slip by paying Rs.20.00 only. Patients will be evaluated by a General Medical Officer / Resident Doctor in the screening block to determine the nature of illness and will thereafter be referred to the appropriate speciality within NIMHANS. If patients have no neurological illness they will referred to other government hospitals.

Patients in the sub-speciality clinics are seen only by prior appointment. New patients wish to be seen in the speciality clinics have to get themselves registered first in the general neurology OPD. Subsequently they may be given appointment for these special clinics as per the neurologist’s discretion. 

NB: In case the doctor you were referred to is not available on the day of your arrival, the patient will be seen by other doctors of the concerned team.

Please Note:

 (1) All investigation facilities such as MRI, CT-Scan, X-ray and most of blood investigations are available at NIMHANS. Certain specialized tests not done at NIMHANS will have to be performed from outside laboratories.

 (2)Patients attending screening block on the first occasion, need not go back for screening again. They will be seen by concerned specialist team at this institute.