Almas Hospital

Neuroscience

The team at Almas Hospital provides comprehensive support and care for all the neurological issues of the patients. It caters its services to the patients from both domestic and International. Our specialists are experts in the management of various Neurological issues like stroke, epilepsy, movement disorders etc. They have a proven track record of treating thousands of patients back to normal life with the support of advanced diagnostic and therapeutic technologies. At Almas, we provide advanced Neuro ortho rehabilitation services with the support of highly experienced and well trained Neurosurgeons, physiotherapists, neuropsychologists, neuro technicians all of whom are dedicated to making a positive outcome to the patients suffering from neurological illness. We are fortunate to have the best doctors in neurosurgery in Kottakkal, Malappuram who are dedicated and committed to the patients. We offer coordinated care for issues related to the brain and spinal cord . To name a few, we cater to the needs of patients with trauma, tumors, vascular disease, infections, degenerative diseases, congenital malformation in children and adults etc. With the aid of modern gadgets and facilities. Our emergency ICU and Main ICU are equipped with specially designated beds for patients in need of immediate medical attention. Our experienced neurosurgeons and their well-trained staff provide the essential care for all types of neurosurgical and pediatric issues. At Almas, we proudly deliver the finest possible medical treatment to our patients by adhering to worldwide standards and integrating advanced surgical equipment and technology.

Services Offered

Our physicians are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of nervous system illnesses, including diseases of the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles. They can help you with any of the following conditions:

  • Strokes
  • Seizures
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Dementia (Alzheimer's disease)
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Movement disorders
  • Long-term treatment to patients suffering from chronic neurological
  • illnesses
  • Neurocritical care
  • Seizures and epilepsy
  • cerebral angiography
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Electromyogram (EMG)
  • Nerve conduction velocity study (NCV)
  • Carotid Doppler Ultrasound
  • Sleep disorders
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Management of all kinds of Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Management of all kinds of Spine injuries
  • Management of Stroke - hemorrhagic and non-hemorrhagic strokes
  • Management of cervical and lumbar intervertebral disc prolapse
  • Brain Tumors
  • Spine Tumors
  • Skull Base Neurosurgery
  • Vascular malformations - aneurysms, cavernomas, arteriovenous malformations
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

Facilities

Almas is a tertiary care hospital providing services in the field of Neurosurgery. We offer comprehensive care to patients with injuries and diseases of the brain and spine. The modern infrastructure, advanced medical equipment, and surgical facilities ensure that the operations are carried out safely and effectively. We have dedicated six bed Neurosurgery ICU and a separate 6 bed postoperative ICU. We have round the clock doctors and well trained staffs to take care of the patients.
In terms of facilities and equipment, we have a large selection of cutting-edge technology in Kerala.These include:

  • Intracranial Pressure Monitoring devices
  • Ventilators - Stationary and Portable
  • Portable ECG, X-Ray, and Ultrasound machines
  • Flow Tron pumps, Alfa beds
  • Modular Operation Theaters
  • Latest Neurosurgery Microscope
  • Medtronic drill system
  • Neuronavigation system
  • Neuromonitoring system
  • Neuroendoscopes

Special Clinics

The department of Neurosurgery at Almas hospital offers comprehensive care for patients with all neurological disorders. We are honored to have one of the most reputed departments of Neurosurgery in the Kerala state.
We have established special clinics under the neurosurgical department:

  • Headache clinic
  • Epilepsy clinic
  • Stroke clinic
  • Spine clinic: Back Pain and Neck pain


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)


Q. What is neurosurgery and what do neurosurgeons do?


Neurosurgery is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders that affect the entire nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and intra-cranial cerebrovascular system. Neurosurgeons are responsible for both the surgical treatment and comprehensive care of patients with injury to, or diseases/disorders of, the brain, spinal cord, spinal column, and peripheral nerves within all parts of the body.

Q. When should I seek care from a neurosurgeon?


You should consult with a neurosurgeon if you are experiencing pain or problems that affect your nervous system, including:

  • Headaches
  • Vomiting
  • Back pain, Neck Pain
  • Limb weakness
  • Numbness or tingling in your arms or legs
  • Difficulty with balance or walking
  • Head injury, spine injury
  • Epilepsy
  • If you have abnormal results on imaging studies (such as CT,MRI), you may be referred to a neurosurgeon for further evaluation.

Q. What are the common neurosurgical procedures performed at Almas hospital?


The department of Neurosurgery is well equipped to treat traumatic brain and spine, aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations, and infections of the brain and spinal cord.

Q. What are some common neurological conditions?


Alzheimer's disease - is a progressive neurodegenerative disease characterized by loss of function and death of nerve cells in several areas of the brain causing problems with memory, thinking, and behavior.
Cerebral palsy - is a collection of debilitating mobility diseases that first emerge in childhood. A person's symptoms and signs may differ from those of another person. Brain injury that happens before or during birth or infancy is a common cause of cerebral palsy.
Epilepsy - is a chronic disease characterized by recurring, spontaneous seizures. These seizures are temporary indications and/or symptoms caused by abnormally excessive or synchronized neuronal activity in the brain, and they last for a short time.
Headaches - can be caused by a variety of conditions and once evaluated by your physician can diagnose the problem behind it.

Q. What kind of conditions does a neurosurgeon treat?


Another speciality of neurosurgery is treating illnesses of the nervous system, such as those affecting the brain or spinal cord, as well as nerves and muscles, employing surgical procedures in combination with non-surgical practices.

Q. What are neurological disorders, and how do they affect you?


Diseases affecting the brain, spine, and nerves are referred to as neurological disorders. There are more than 600 different neurological illnesses, including malignancies of the brain and spine, epilepsy, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and stroke, among others.

Q. What is the best way to treat neurological disorders?


Each illness requires a distinct approach to therapy. Neurologists will run and interpret tests on your brain and nervous system to determine the most effective treatment choices for you.

Q. What happens during a neurological examination at Almas, Kerala Hospital?


During your appointment, our Neurologist will go through your medical history, focusing on the problem you are presently suffering. After that, you will be subjected to a physical examination, which will typically include tests of your eyesight, strength, coordination, memory, reasoning and puzzle-solving abilities, reflexes, and capacity to feel material things, smell aromas, and hear noises, among other skills. The findings of your test will assist neurologists in determining if your disease originates in the brain or the central nervous system.

Q. Is Dementia the same as Alzheimer's Disease in terms of symptoms?


Even though Alzheimer's disease is the most frequent kind of Dementia, other illnesses can also lead to Dementia in certain people. Dementia can be caused by various diseases such as Parkinson's disease, normal pressure hydrocephalus, and others, and many of them can be treated appropriately.

Our Doctors

Our Distinguished Team of Caring Physicians

Almas esteemed neurology department specialists treat a wide range of neurological problems. Our highly qualified team of neurologists and physicians diagnose and treat various nervous system disorders.

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Dr. Mohamed Musthafa A K

HOD, Senior Consultant Neurologist
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Dr. Harish Srinivasan

Consultant Neuro Surgeon

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