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Dr. Nilesh Vijay Chaudhary - Neurology in Mumbai

Dr. Nilesh Vijay Chaudhary

MBBS, DNB - General Medicine, DNB - Neurology

NeurologyNeurology
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • 2 Awards

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Clinic Locations

Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital

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

Services

  • Stroke Treatment
  • Headache Management

Specialization

  • Neurologist

Education

  • Government Medical College, Miraj - 2005 Graduated
    MBBS
  • DNB board, New Delhi - 2009 Graduated
    DNB - General Medicine
  • National Board of Examination, India - 2014 Graduated
    DNB - Neurology

Work & Experience

  • CARE Hospitals
    Resident (Neurology)
    2011-2014
  • MIMS Hospital
    Physician & Intensivist
    2010-2011
  • KEM Hospital
    Registrar (Neurology)
    2009-2010
  • Jehangir Hospital
    Resident (Neurology)
    2005-2006

Awards

  • SVIMS Best Paper Award (AP NEUROCON) Visakhapatnam

  • Low cholesterol as a risk factor for primary intracerebral hemorrhage: A case–control study. Indian Acad Neurol

Membership

  • International Movement Disorder Society

  • International Headache Society

  • World Stroke Organization

Health Articles

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.

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 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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