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Dr. Suresh Kumar

Dr. Suresh Kumar

Dr. Suresh Kumar

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology

Neurologist

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28 Years Experience Overall  (19 years as specialist)

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Dr. Suresh Kumar is a Neurologist in Adyar, Chennai and has an experience of 28 years in this field. Dr. Suresh Kumar practices at Fortis Malar Hospital in Adyar, Chennai. He completed MBBS from Bangalore University in 1992,MD - General Medicine from Mumbai University in 1997 and DM - Neurology from Aiims in 2001. He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA),Association of Physicians of India (API),Indian Academy of Neurology,Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM) and American Academy of Neurology - AAN. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: CSF Rhinorrhoea Repair Surgery,Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt,Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant,Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt and Electroencephalogram (EEG) etc.

Adyar, Chennai

Fortis Malar Hospital

4.5

52, 1st Main Road, Gandhinagar, Landmark: Near Adyar Signal, Chennai

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Mon - Fri

09:00 - 11:00
08:30 - 09:30

Sat

09:00 - 11:00

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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.

Specializations

Awards and Recognitions

Fellow (Epilepsy), Seizure Disorder Center - 2002
Pediatric Epilepsy/EEG - 2012

Education

MBBS - Bangalore University, 1992
MD - General Medicine - Mumbai University, 1997
DM - Neurology - Aiims, 2001

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Association of Physicians of India (API)
Indian Academy of Neurology
Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM)
American Academy of Neurology - AAN

Experience

Professor of Neurology at SRM Medical College & research Centre
Professor and HOD at Sree Balaji Medical College & Hospital

Registrations

51768 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1993
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