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Dr. Renu Achtani

Dr. Renu Achtani

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

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Neurologist

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38 Years Experience Overall  (24 years as specialist)

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Dr. Renu Achtani is a Neurologist at the Fortis Hospital Vasant Kunj, and is working here since 2006 she manages patients of stroke, epilepsy, movement disorders, neuropathies, headache and CNS infections. The electrophysiology lab is under her supervision where tests like EEG nerve conduction are studied, EMG and evoked potentials are conducted. She has been treating patients with movement disorders and spasticity and uses Botox where necessary. She also treats acute and chronic stroke patients and offers thrombolysis to patients if they are eligible for it at Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj.

Vasant Kunj, Delhi

Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital

4.0

Sector B, Pocket 1, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, Landmark: Opposite Kishangarh, Delhi

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Mon, Wed, Fri

10:30 - 01:00

Tue, Thu, Sat

06:00 - 07:00

1250
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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

Education

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MBBS - University of Osmania, 1981
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - Universtiy of Osmania, 1985
MD - General Medicine - Andhra Pradesh University of Health Sciences, 1991

Memberships

Delhi Medical Council
Medical Council of India (MCI)
Indian Academy of Neurology Indian Stroke Association

Experience

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2007 - Present Consult. Neurologist at FORTIS Hospital
Consult. Neurologist at ISIC
1997 - Present Consult. Neurologist at Mata Chanan Devi Hospital
1997 - 1999 Consult. Neurologist at M.G.S. Hospital
1995 - 1997 Senior Resident at Safdarjung Hospital

Registrations

17765 Delhi Medical Council, 2003
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