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Dr. Prithvi Giri

Dr. Prithvi Giri

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DM - Neurology, MBBS

Neurologist

11 Years Experience Overall  (9 years as specialist)

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Senior Consultant Neurologist at Narayana Health.

Malviya Nagar, Jaipur

Jaipur Neurology Centre

4.5

G-1, Anukampa Apartment, Model Town, Landmark: Opposite Model Town Ground, Jaipur

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Mon - Fri

05:30 - 08:00

350

Common questions & answers

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.

Specializations

Awards and Recognitions

Merit Health Award 20188, Young Neurologist Award 2014 - 2014

Education

DM - Neurology - King Georges Medical College, Lucknow University, 2011
MBBS - RNT College, Udaipur, 2007

Memberships

Indian Academy of Neurology

Experience

2013 - 2018 Senior Consultant at Narayana Hospital
2013 - 2018 Owner at Jaipur Neurology Center

Registrations

242243 Rajasthan Medical Council, 2006

Trainings and Certifications

MD Medicine - JLN Hospital & Research Centre, 2010
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