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Neurology

Diagnosing and caring for conditions affecting the body's nervous system

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Neurosciences

Neurology deals with diseases and problems that affect the nervous system. Doctors who work in neurology are called neurologists and diagnose and treat conditions like multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease along with traumatic injuries to the nervous system.

Zulekha Hospital is proud of our skilled team of consultant neurologists and specialised nursing staff. We provide care for many conditions, so you can be confident that you are in the right place for the best possible treatment.

There are many millions of people in Dubai living with a neurological condition or disorder along with the symptoms that come with it. It’s vital they get the right treatment in order to maintain their quality of life. The Neurology departments at Zulekha Hospital offer treatment for a wide range of neurological disorders and conditions including: Dystonia, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s, Peripheral Nerve Disease, Strokes, Alzheimer’s, Headaches, Seizure disorders, Multiple sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Dementia, Learning disorders and injury to the nervous system.

The type of neurological treatment you will receive will depend on your symptoms. Your consultant will assess your condition and give you a specialist opinion. If further diagnostic tests or treatments are required, these will be explained fully during your consultation.

Neurological Surgeries & Diseases

Neuro Surgeries

  • Neuro Trauma
  • Aneurysmal Bleed
  • Spinal Surgeries
  • Cranio Vertebral Junction Surgeries
  • Trauma
  • Neuro Oncology

Neurological Emergencies

  • Stroke
  • Status Epileptics
  • Meningitis
  • GBS
  • Neuromuscular Emergencies
  • Acute and severe headaches
  • Syncope

Non Emergencies

  • Epilepsy
  • Mononeuropathies like CTS
  • Back & Neck Pains
  • Facial paralysis
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Cerebral palsy
  • ADHD
  • Dementias including Alzheimer’s dementia
  • Parkinson ’s Syndromes
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Paraneoplastic Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune encephalitis
  • Radiculopathies
  • Many more rare and complicated diseases

With MedTrex Retractor

  • Minimally invasive lumbar disc surgeries

With Microscope + Microsurgical Instruments

  • Brain Tumors: Supratentorial / infratentorial
  • Vascular lesions: AVMs and Aneurysm, Cavernomas
  • Microlumbar discectomies
  • Cervical Spine surgeries – Anterior Discectomies / Corpectomies and Fusion
  • Spinal Tumours: Both Intradural and Extradural

Without Microscope

  • Surface / Cortical Tumors, Supratentorial / infratentorial
  • Lumbar Spine Laminectomies, Discectomies, Instrumentation
  • VP Shunts for Hydrocephalus
  • Craniotomies for trauma
  • Decompressive Craniotomies for Stroke, Trauma and Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  • Surgeries for Chronic Subdural Hematomas
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome surgery
  • ICP monitoring for head injuries and stroke

Our Neurology Specialists

Dr. Shyam Babu Chandran

Specialist Neurologist

MBBS, MD, DNB (MED), DM(NEURO), DNB(NEURO), MNAMS, CF (Mov.Disord), SCE(UK), FEBN(Denmark), FRCP(Edinburgh)

(العربية) Dr. Ahmad Mansour Abu Alika

(العربية) Specialist Neurologist

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(العربية) Dr. Anandi Damodaran

(العربية) Neurologist

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(العربية) Dr. Aparna Pai

(العربية) Consultant Neurologist

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Recognition

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

presenting the Dubai Quality Award to

Dr. Zulekha Daud,

Founder and Chairperson

Ms. Zanubia Shams,

Co-chairperson of Zulekha Healthcare Group.

Zulekha Hospitals is proud to receive

the Patient Satisfaction Award

Recognition is for companies receiving
an excellent satisfaction rating.

Zulekha Hospital honored with Dubai Chamber CSR Label 2016

The prestigious Dubai Chamber CSR Label was presented to Dr. Zulekha Daud, Founder and Chairperson, Zulekha Healthcare Group for the fourth consecutive year recognizing our commitment to corporate social responsibility and sustainability.

The European Accreditation Council for
Bariatric Surgery, has awarded:

Zulekha Hospital

With the Centre of Excellence for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery accreditation.

Our Hospitals

Zulekha Hospital Dubai

Zulekha Hospital Dubai is a 79 bed hospital established in 2004 which offers both inpatient and outpatient care covering a wide range of medical and surgical specialties from some of the UAE’s finest surgeons.

204 Rd, Al Qusais Industrial Area, Dubai, U.A.E.

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Zulekha Hospital Sharjah

Zulekha Hospital Sharjah is a full-fledged, multi-disciplinary hospital with Out-patient and In-patient facilities. What started off as a 30 bed set up in 1992, today boasts of 150 in-patient beds, sprawled over an area of 240,000 square ft.

Al Zahra Street, Sharjah, U.A.E.

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Your Questions

Why should we care for our nervous system?

The nervous system is a major and complex system in the human body. It is the controls all parts of the body through nerves.

Neurological problems manifests as aberrations in activities of daily living like inability to do the day to day chores of life like speaking, walking, seeing or drinking. Some of the neurological problems force a person to leave his work. A number of these can be treated if consulted early.

Zulekha Multi speciality Hospital has state of the art equipment to perform the most complicated neurological investigations such as 3 Tesla MRI, electroencephalogram (EEG), nerve conduction study, Evoked potentials and intensive care facilities.

What is a neurological examination?

During a neurological examination, the neurologist reviews the patient's health history with special attention to the current condition. The patient then takes a neurological exam. Typically, the exam tests vision, strength, coordination, reflexes and sensation. This information helps the neurologist determines the site of lesion in the nervous system. Further tests may be needed to confirm a diagnosis or to find a specific treatment.

What are some of the warning signs indicating you should see a neurologist?
  • Persistent or sudden onset of a headache
  • A headache which changes
  • Loss of feeling or tingling
  • Seizures
  • Weakness or loss of muscle strength
  • Sudden loss of sight
  • Forgetfulness
  • Lack of coordination
  • Muscle rigidity
  • Muscle spasms or tics
What is mild brain injury?

People with mild or subtle brain injuries have cognitive, psychological and physical symptoms that occur after the injury. They usually do not experience a prolonged period of unconsciousness or coma. In fact, some individuals report no loss of consciousness.

The effects of a mild brain injury can range from psychological problems such as depression and anxiety to substance abuse and/or addiction.

When do the symptoms of mild brain injury emerge?

There are actually two sets of symptoms: one that is observed right after the injury and a second set that occurs some time after the initial phase. The first set of symptoms includes:

  • Headaches
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Confusion
  • Agitation
  • Disorientation
  • Amnesia
  • Fatigue

How to protect your brain after a certain injury?

Overall physical health is closely linked to brain health, making a healthy body key to a healthy brain. Exercise significantly improves health in many ways, from helping to maintain a healthy weight and keeping cholesterol levels in check, to maintaining good blood flow to the body and brain and encouraging the growth of new brain cells and connections. Intellectual curiosity, pursuit of education, even games, reading and learning new activities are all fun and easy ways to exercise your mind.

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