DEPARTMENT OF NEUROLOGY

DEPARTMENT OF NEUROLOGY

 

CURRENT FACULTY POSITION

Department of Neurology has five full time faculties. The current faculty position is as follows

Si no

Name of faculty

Post held

Contact number

Mail id

1

Dr.Thomas Iype

Professor and HOD

09446230317

beenaiype@gmail.com

2

Dr.Srikumar.B

Professor

09447596840

drsrikumarb@gmail.com

3

Dr.Ram Mohan

Associate Professor (CAP)

9495976551

drrammohank@gmail.com

4

Dr.Sunil.D

Assistant Professor

09447071234

drsunil88@yahoo.co.in

5

Dr.Dileep.R

Assistant Professor

09633812501

drdileepramachandran@gmail.com

 

 

Non Teaching staff

Si no

Name of staff

Post held

1

RatheeshKumar

EEG technician

2

Madhusoodanan

EEG technician

3

Rajan.E.K

EEG technician

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FACILITIES/SERVICES

Outpatient services

The neurology service runs outpatient clinics on Monday,Thursday and Saturday. Patients with neurological disorders are referred from all over Kerala . On an average, about 400 patients are seen per day. There is a rising trend in the number of patients seen in the OPD in the past decade.



Inpatient services

The neurology inpatient services are extremely busy. Currently, the neurology in-patient has 40 general ward beds. Department shares SSB-MICU(16 bedded) with other medical super speciality departments Patients are admitted from the outpatient clinic and emergency services . At any point, a large number of critically sick patients with various diseases are under the care of neurology services.



Specialized clinical services


Stroke Unit
We are the first public sector hospital to launch thrombolysis in acute stroke and has provided free-of-cost treatment to the underprivileged strata of society. Stroke unit has been working 24hours with well equipped team led by on call neurologist for acute ischemic stroke patients. We are thrombolysing acute ischemic stroke patients who present to our side within 4.5hours. State wide inauguration of Online stroke thrombolysis was done in 2014. Acute stroke care protocols are well established in Stroke Unit. Since 2018 february drug for IV thrombolysis (alteplase) is free for BPL patients.

24 hour STROKE HELPLINE NUMBER- 9946332963


Movement disorder
State of art care is given to patients with movement disorders including Parkinson's disease,tremor. Injecting botulinum toxin for various types of dystonia is given.


Epilepsy care
The Department of Neurology is giving best care for epilepsy care, especially for patients with medically refractory epilepsy. We have currently has 2 VEEG beds besides day care services.


Neuromuscular disorders
The Department of Neurology ,since its inception, has made significant contributions to the field of neuromuscular disorders. A state-of-the-art clinical electrophysiology laboratory is present in the department. The electrophysiology lab is equipped with facilities to assist the clinicians in the diagnosis and management of complex neurological disorders. Plasma exchange is routinely being done for the care of Gulian Barre Syndrome, longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis, CIDP and myasthenia patients..

Headache

Department caters for the management of all types of headaches.

Vertigo and related disorders

Dementia

Neuro opthalmological disorders-visual blurring,double vision

Sleep medicine
The Department of Neurology started polysomnography for patients with sleep disorders..

Neuroinfections
The department has been on the forefront in the area of neuro-infections.Study on tubercular meningitis is ongoing under Prof.Thomas Iype.

Neuroimmunology
The department is actively involved in the diagnosis and clinical care of multiple sclerosis and other diseases like neuromyelitis optica, autoimmune encephalitis and other inflammatory disorders of the brain Plasmapheresis and administration of immunomodulators such as interferons and rituximab are routinely being performed under the close supervision of the faculty members.


Neuro degenerative disorders
Several cases of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia are seen.Many cases of hereditary ataxias are being managed.

Clinical neurophysiology services
A state of art clinical neurophysiology lab is functional since the inception of the department, which has grown in strength over the decades. Nerve conduction study, EMG, repetitive nerve stimulation, evoked potential studies are being done.

Neurosonology Lab
Neck vessel Doppler and Transcranial Doppler studies are routinely done in our department.

Other services

24 hour consultation services for other departments in GMCH, SATH and RCC

Departmental library

Physiotherapy services for IP patient by physiotherapist

Neuropsychology services

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Procedures and LAB S

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Course Particular

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Emergency Enquiry

MCH Casualty (24 hrs) ph: 0471-2528300 MCH New OP Block (8.00 am - 02.00 pm) ph: 0471-2528469 OP SuperSpecialty Block (8:00 am - 5:00 pm) ph: 0471-2528548

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Trivandrum Medical College,              
Medical College PO,
Thiruvananthapuram,
Kerala State. India PIN - 695 011
Phone no : + 91- 471 -2528386
Email id : principal@tmc.kerala.gov.in
Email id : principalmct@gmail.com

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