MCh - Neuro Surgery, MBBS
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Dr. Nilesh Kurwale is a Neurosurgeon and Epilepsy Specialist in Pimpri-Chinchwad, Pune and has an experience of 11 years in these fields. Dr. Nilesh Kurwale practices at Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital in Pimpri-Chinchwad, Pune. He completed MCh - Neuro Surgery from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 2010,DBT Fellow Epilepsy from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 2014 and MBBS from GMC Nagpur University in 2003. He is a member of Life member of Indian Epilepsy Society,Life member of Neurosurgical Society of India,Life member of Indian Trauma Society,Associate Member of Neurological Society of India and Associate Member of Skull base Society of India. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: General Neurosurgery,Cerebral Palsy surgery,Epilepsy surgery and Pain surgery etc.
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.