MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neuro Surgery
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Dr. Ishwar Chandra Premsagar is a Consultant Neurologist and Neurosurgeon at Saket City Hospital, New Delhi. Having obtained degrees like MBBS, MS in General Surgery, M.Ch in Neurosurgery and ECFMG Certificate USMLE 1 and 2, Dr. Ishwar is adept in performing an array of neurological procedures. With over 3 decades of overall experience which involves considerable amount of time spent practicing at the US and UK, he treats conditions like Parkinson???s disease, dementia, Alzheimer???s disease, neuropathy, and epilepsy to name a few. He is also well-versed in performing all general neurosurgery procedures, including intrathecal pump implantation, endoscopic surgeries for brain and spine, and brain tumour surgeries. Dr. Ishwar???s contribution to the world of neurology didn???t go unnoticed as he was awarded with the membership of several professional bodies, including Indian Society for Trauma & Acute Care, Neurotrauma Society of India, Delhi Spine Society, and Association of American Neurological Surgeons.
Q: Who is a neurosurgeon?
A: A neurosurgeon is a doctor with a specialization in diagnosis and treatment of brain, spinal cord and nerve-related diseases.
Q: Can a neurosurgeon operate a brain tumour?
A: Yes, a neurosurgeon can operate and remove brain tumours by a procedure called as craniotomy.
Q: Does a neurosurgeon only perform surgery?
A: Neurosurgeons are trained to perform complex surgeries, but when possible, they try to treat the condition with medicines alone. When medicines fail to give relief, neurosurgeons opt for a surgery to provide relief.
Q: For which diseases can one see a neurosurgeon?
A: One can see a neurosurgeon if you have any symptoms like birth-defects, trauma to brain or spine due to some shock or accident, brain tumours, vascular disorders, infections in the brain or spine, stroke, or degenerative diseases of the spine like multiple sclerosis.
Q: Can a neurologist treat birth defects in nervous system?
A: No, a neurologist cannot treat birth-defects in the nervous system, but a neurosurgeon can operate on such defects present since birth in the brain and spinal cord in infants and children.