There is nothing in this world that can match up to a child’s curiosity. They always seek to make newer discoveries, coming up with new ideas, and asking “why?” Our neurologists at the department seek answers with the same passion and fervour.
The Department of Paediatric Neurology at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon is world-known for its depth of expertise and for the range of neurosurgical conditions it treats. It evaluates and treats infants, children and teens with neurological disorders of the central and peripheral nervous systems. Being a primary referral centre for the Indian subcontinent, we provide consultation, ongoing care and diagnostic services to identify, characterize and treat neurological problems in children and adolescents.
The Neurology Department is a nationally recognized leader in the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy and seizure disorders, headaches, neuromuscular diseases, movement disorders, paediatric strokes, genetic disorders affecting the nervous system, developmental delays, disorders of muscle tone and other neuromuscular diseases.
Neurology conditions we treat:
- Seizures and epilepsy
- Developmental delay disorders
- Neuro-metabolic disorders
- Neuro-genetic disorders
- Neuromuscular disease
- Paediatric and neonatal stroke
- Movement disorders (ataxia, tremor, tics)
- Disorders of muscle tone (spasticity and hypotonia)
Our neurology experts are ready to go the extra mile to get to know and understand a child, not just his or her medical problems. Our doctors and nurses work closely with patients and their families to devise a customised treatment plan with a positive outcome. Our multidisciplinary team consists of doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, neuropsychologists, genetic counsellors, researchers and psychosocial support personnel.
Fortis Memorial Research Institute’s boasts of highly advanced technology for treating paediatric neurology patients. Our Paediatric neurologists, neurosurgeons and interventional Neuroradiologist are available to treat a variety of neurological conditions in infants and children.
Our state-of-the-art paediatric intensive care unit offers dedicated paediatric specialists in every discipline of medicine and surgery who assist with your child's care around the clock. For paediatric head and spine tumours, we take on a multidisciplinary approach that includes experts from paediatric neurology, neurosurgery, haematology/oncology and radiation oncology. Specialists from each of these areas meet on an enduring basis to analyse cases and develop appropriate treatment plans for each patient.
- Comprehensive Neuro-physiology services including EEG, Video EEG, EMG NCV, BERA, VEP and SEP
- Intensive phototherapy using LED lights
- Multi-parameter monitors with facilities for invasive and non-invasive monitoring
- CT Scan
- PET Scan
- Gamma Knife radiosurgery
In addition to your child’s primary treatment, we deliver our patients expert rehabilitation services, psychosocial support, the very advanced integrative health treatments such as acupuncture. We have the most comprehensive child life program in the region.