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Dr. K.Shanmugasundaram

Dr. K.Shanmugasundaram

Dr. K.Shanmugasundaram

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)

Neurologist

14 Years Experience Overall  (8 years as specialist)

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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.

OMR Road, Chennai

Apollo Speciality Hospitals O M R

4.0

5/639, Old Mahabalipuram Road, Perungudi, Chennai, Chennai

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Mon - Tue

03:00 - 05:00

Thu - Fri

03:00 - 04:00

Sat - Sun

03:00 - 05:00
06:00 - 07:00

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Velachery, Chennai

Apollo Clinic

4.5

Plot Number 46, 7th Street, Tansi Nagar, Taramani Road, Landmark: Near Buhari Hotel & Vijay Nagar Bus Stand, Chennai

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04:00 - 05:00

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Common questions & answers

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.

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Education

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MBBS - Tirunelveli Medical College, 1994
MD - General Medicine - Tirunelveli Medical College, 2005
DM - Neurology - Tirunelveli Medical College, 2012

Memberships

Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Tamilnadu Medical Council

Experience

Consultant at Apollo Speciality Hospital OMR

Registrations

54618 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1994
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