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Dr. Megha Dhamne - Neurology in Mumbai

Dr. Megha Dhamne

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, Diplomate of American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, MD - Neurology (USA)

NeurologyNeurology
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra

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Clinic Locations

Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital

Hill Side Avenue, Hiranandani Gardens, Hiranandani Business Park, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India,

Specialization

  • Neurologist

Education

  • University of Poona - 2002 Graduated
    MBBS
  • University of Pune - 2005 Graduated
    MD - General Medicine
  • The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - 2013 Graduated
    Diplomate of American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Baylor College of Medicine - 2012 Graduated
    MD - Neurology (USA)

Health Articles

Why Would I Be Referred to a Neurologist?

Neurologists specialize in treating conditions affecting the nervous system, like migraines, seizures, strokes, MS, and Parkinson’s, requiring specialized testing and treatments. Symptoms such as pain, memory loss, and numbness may prompt a referral. They address various neurological issues, including head injuries, chronic headaches, epilepsy, and neurological symptoms post-COVID-19. However, they don't treat mental health conditions like depression; those require a neuropsychologist. Neurologists play a crucial role in diagnosing and managing nervous system disorders, helping patients understand and cope with their conditions while collaborating with other healthcare professionals for comprehensive care.

What Does a Neurologist Do?

Neurologists diagnose and treat brain and nervous system disorders, excluding surgeries. They undergo extensive training, typically requiring a college degree, 4 years of medical school, a 1-year internship, and 3 years of neurology specialization. Conditions they address range from Alzheimer's and epilepsy to strokes and peripheral neuropathy. Pediatric neurologists specialize in treating children's nervous system issues. Common symptoms prompting a referral include headaches, seizures, numbness, and vision problems. Neurologists conduct thorough exams, including EEGs and imaging tests, to confirm diagnoses. Subspecialties encompass headache medicine, sleep disorders, and neuro-oncology. Treatments may involve medication, therapy, or specialized procedures tailored to individual conditions.

What Is a Neurologist?

Neurologists specialize in diagnosing and treating brain, spinal cord, and nervous system disorders. They address conditions like epilepsy, MS, Parkinson’s, strokes, and brain tumors. With advanced testing, they pinpoint causes and refer patients to neurosurgeons when necessary. Neurologists undergo medical school, internships, and neurology residencies, with optional subspecialties like epilepsy. They conduct thorough assessments using imaging and tests like EEGs and MRIs. Reasons for referral include frequent headaches, neurological injuries, and memory loss. Neurologists tailor treatment plans, incorporating medication and therapy, or refer patients for neurosurgery when needed. Accurate diagnosis is key for effective treatment and management of neurological conditions.

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