Our neurologists are highly qualified and trained in different sub-specialties.Electroencephalography, nerve conduction studies and electromyography and evoked potential studies are carried out on the latest digital EEG and EMG machines. The addition of a 640 slice CT scanner and an open MRI to the existing CT and MRI machines has further enhanced our diagnostic capabilities in Neurology.The Neurology section is providing cartoid artery stenting in collaboration with interventional cardiologists and interventional radiologists.
The neurology division of Shifa International Hospital primarily provides diagnosis and treatment options for disease relating t o the neurological system of the body. Inpatient and Outpatient services are provided by highly trained and qualified neurologists, supplemented by dedicated post-graduate trainees and nursing staff. Neurophysiology services include Nerve Conduction studies (NCS), Electromyography (EMG), Electroencephalography (EEG), and all types of evoked potentials (somatosensory, brainstem auditory, visual).
We celebrate designated awareness days for common neurological diseases and there are patient awareness materials available for Stroke, Alzheimer’s, Epilepsy and Multiple Sclerosis among others. Our post-graduate training program is a matter of great pride for us. We have Pakistan’s first Dementia patient registry and registry for maternal and fetal complications in pregnant epileptic women. We have an active research team working on over 15 ongoing projects. There are more than 30 research papers published in several renowned international and national indexed medical journals over last five years.
Shifa Stroke Center:
In our Stroke Unit, stroke patients are cared for by multidisciplinary team which specializes in stroke care. The core team consists of doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, dieticians, therapy assistants and psychologists. Other health care professionals are sometimes also called on for help if required.
- 24/7 Emergency Services
- Specialized Neurologists for treatment of Stroke
- t-PA Thrombolysis (Clot-Dissolving Treatment) for early recovery
- Pakistan’s first Inpatient Neurological Rehabilitation Center at Shifa G-10/4.
- Well Equipped Neuro Diagnostic Services
- Dedicated Multi-disciplinary Neurological Rehabilitation Team looks after patients in Acute Stroke Unit
- Assistance from Neuropsychologists
- Dieticians to assure Quality Diet Plan
- 24/7 Dedicated Neuro Helpline
If you want to know how to prevent stroke & what to do in a stroke emergency, our 24/7 helpline team can provide you with required guidelines. 051-8463278