MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
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Dr. Ibraheem Khan is a Neurologist in Vidhyadhar Nagar, Jaipur and has an experience of 7 years in this field. Dr. Ibraheem Khan practices at Manipal Hospitals in Vidhyadhar Nagar, Jaipur. He completed MD - General Medicine from JLN Medical College, Ajmer in 2011 and DM - Neurology from SMS Medical College, Jaipur in 2017. He is a member of Medical Council of India (MCI). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Sciatica Pain Treatment,Vascular Surgery,Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt,Foot Drop and Laminectomy etc.
Q: Who is a neurologist?
A: A neurologist is a doctor who is an expert in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of problems that affect the nervous system. They treat disorders, illnesses, and injuries of both the central (the brain and the spinal cord) and the peripheral nervous system.
Q: What is the difference between a neurologist and a neurosurgeon?
A: Though a neurologist and neurosurgeon diagnose and treat disorders of the nervous system, a neurologist cannot perform surgery. Hence, if a patient requires surgical treatment for a neurological condition such as tumours or carpal tunnel syndrome, then a neurologist would refer the patient to a neurosurgeon.
Q: What kind of illnesses do neurologists treat?
A: Some illnesses that the neurologist treats are: Neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease Epilepsy Headaches Back pain Brain tumour Multiple sclerosis Injury or infection that affects the brain or spinal cord Peripheral neuropathy (a condition that affects your nerves) Pinched nerves Stroke Tremors
Q: When should one visit a neurologist?
A: You should visit a neurologist if you have: Headaches Numbness or tingling sensation Chronic pain Loss of bladder or bowel function Excessive weakness Difficulty in walking Jerky movements Tremors Confusion Problems with memory Difficulty in sleeping Changes in vision Seizures
Q: Who do neurologists work with?
A: Neurologists usually work with neurosurgeons, whereby they plan surgeries if required for the improvement in the condition of a patient. A neurologist may also teach and conduct research to contribute to the scientific knowledge in neurology.