Department of Neurology

General Medicine

Department of Neurology

The Department of Neurosciences strives to extend quality patient care that is both affordable and accessible. To this end many programs, ranging from concessional medicines to affordable Neurorehabilitation packages, are actively functioning. With the state-of-the-art diagnostic and rehabilitation Centre -LEELA NARAYAN SHETTY CENTRE FOR NEUROSCIENCE- equipped with modern advanced equipments, patients get comprehensive and holistic care on both outpatient and inpatient basis. The department is actively involved in diagnostic and research activities with its advanced research laboratory- CENTRE FOR ADVANCED NEUROLOGICAL RESEARCH.

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Research Thrust Areas



  • Nerve conduction studies
  • Evoked potential studies
  • Electromyography
  • 16 channel digital EEG machine with video EEG facility
  • Vision lab- state of the art equipments for comprehensive evaluation of the vision
  • Optical coherence tomography (OCT) unit
  • Electro retinography/VEP
  • EDTRS chart and contrast sensitivity chart for visual acuity testing

"NEURO REHABILITATION CENTRE" is equipped with specialized physiotherapy equipment such as for improving posture, balance and mobility for patients afflicted with Stroke, Parkinson’s disease, Multiple sclerosis and many such chronic diseases. The center has dedicated Physiotherapists and a qualified Physiatrist and is the first of its kind in Coastal Karnataka. Centre is equipped with following equipments.

  • Gait Trainer Treadmill
  • Un weighing Support System
  • Balance System
  • Harness and ceiling fitted support ambulation system
  • Movement Therapy System for lower and upper limbs
  • Functional Electrical Stimulator
  • Functional Electrical Stimulator (Stim Plus) / Dysphagia Management

Specialty Clinic Schedule

  • Demyelinating disorder clinic – Monday Wednesday & Friday
  • Neurorehabilitation clinic – Monday to Saturday
  • Movement disorder clinic – Once a month