MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)
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Dr. K.Shanmugasundaram is a Neurologist in OMR Road, Chennai and has an experience of 14 years in this field. Dr. K.Shanmugasundaram practices at Apollo Speciality Hospitals O M R in OMR Road, Chennai and Apollo Clinic in Velachery, Chennai. He completed MBBS from Tirunelveli Medical College in 1994,MD - General Medicine from Tirunelveli Medical College in 2005 and DM - Neurology from Tirunelveli Medical College in 2012. He is a member of Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP),Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Tamilnadu Medical Council. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Lumbar Puncture, Botax Injection, Transcranial Dropller,Lumbar Radiofrequency Neurotomy,Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt,Brain Mapping and Laminectomy etc.
5/639, Old Mahabalipuram Road, Perungudi, Chennai, Chennai
Mon - Tue
03:00 - 05:00
Thu - Fri
03:00 - 04:00
Sat - Sun
03:00 - 05:00
06:00 - 07:00
Plot Number 46, 7th Street, Tansi Nagar, Taramani Road, Landmark: Near Buhari Hotel & Vijay Nagar Bus Stand, Chennai
Wed - Fri
04:00 - 05:00
Q: Who is a neurologist?
A: A neurologist is a medical expert who treats conditions related to the central and peripheral nervous system, spinal cord and the brain.
Q: What is the difference between a neurologist and a neurosurgeon?
A: Both neurologists and neurologists are trained to diagnose diseases of the nervous system which includes the brain and the spine. However, neurologists do not perform surgery, they can treat with medicines and refer to neurosurgeons.
Q: What kind of illnesses do neurologists treat?
A: Neurologisists commonly treat disorders such as headaches, epilepsy, tremors, sleep disorders, Alzheimer's disease, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Parkinson's disease to name a few.
Q: When should one visit a neurologist?
A: One should visit a neurologist if they have complaints of dizziness, consulvions, repeated headaches, migraines, or problems with vision, memory, gait and movement.
Q: Who do neurologists work with?
A: Neurologists usually work in hospitals, out-patient clinics and some may even have their own private practice. Some neurologists may even be part of a team of physicians and surgeons of other specialities or even engage in research work.