DEPARTMENT OF NEUROLOGY
In Tamilnadu after Madras Medical College, the second Neurology unit was started in Madurai.
The department of neurology began its continuing journey of excellence from 1972 individually as a separate unit under the leadership of Professor.Dr.K.SRINIVASAN.
Earlier the department was functioning together with the neurosurgery department.
Now the department has expanded its services with its three units providing valuable services to the people of whole South Tamilnadu.
Postgraduate academic course DM(Neurology) was started in the year 1980. Now the number of post-graduate students intake for this superspeciality course is 5 (FIVE) from the Academic Year 2019-20 annually. Regular teaching sessions for undergraduate and postgraduate medical students,nursing students are conducted.
Outpatient clinics function on all days (except Sunday).
Speciality Clinics for Epilepsy and Mental Retardation are functioning regularly.
Inpatient services are provided efficiently and with good care.
Apart from the routine serological and haematological investigations, thee following are available:
- Nerve Conduction Studies
- Electro Myogram
- CT Scan
Academic activities are carried out through out the year.
With the large inexhaustible fertile clinical material offered by all the departments, active academic sessions in the form of consferences, clinical meetings, etc. and excellent cooperation and encouragement from all physicians ans surgeons, Neurology department offers an exciting and challenging scope for those ready to be active and alive in medical service.