HOD: Dr. Ajai Kumar Singh

Start Date of the department:

About the department:

The Department of Neurology has been one of the most popular departments of the Institute catering to a large number of outpatients & inpatients. Infact of all the hospital attendance, the Neurology OPD attendance accounts for 40% of the patients. The inpatient occupancy has been equally high running throughout the year from 80 to 90%. The department is equipped with full electrophysiological equipment's like EEG, EMG & Evoked Potential Studies. It is equally well supported by neuro-radiological investigations like CT & MRI scans & SPECT. The neuropathology facilities are complete with 24 hours pathology services & facilities for histochemistry & nerve histopathological studies. The muscle and nerve biopsies are being regularly performed in the department. Faculty in the department is complete with three professor, one associate professor on regular basis and four assistant professors (under compulsory service bond), rendering it fit for postgraduate programme (DM Neurology). The DM Neurology course was started in 2014 with one seat and currently there are total 5 seats (4 seats recognized by MCI and 1seat is permitted) each year. The department has started specialty clinics like refractory epilepsy, headache, movement disorder and dementia clinic.

Location(Ward with Ext. No.): II Floor Ext-3106

Senior Residents: Total 13 (4 in 3rd year, 4 in 2nd year and 5 in 1st year)

Facilities: Outpatient, Inpatient, Electrophysiology, Neuroradiology, Neuropathology, Video EEG

Courses Offered: DM

Activities: Journal Club, Seminar, Case presentations , Death meetings, Clinico- pathological Conferences, Grand Round.

Areas of expertise: Epilepsy, Movement Disorder, Headache

Research Staff: Nil

Technical Staff: Two

Dr. Ajai Kumar Singh
Designation: Professor
Degree: MBBS, MD, DM
Email: ajai.shreshtha@gmail.com
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Dr. Pradeep Kumar Maurya
Designation: Professor
Degree: MBBS, MD, DM
Email: pkm730@gmail.com
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Dr. Dinkar Kulshreshtha
Designation: Professor Neurology
Degree: MBBS, MD, DM
Email: dinkar.kulshreshtha@rediffmail.com
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Dr. Abdul Qavi
Designation: Associate Professor
Degree: MBBS, MD, DM
Email: drqavi2008@gmail.com
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