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Pediatric Neurology in Asia

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Asia performing Pediatric Neurology (treatment of neurological problems in children).

Gleneagles Global Hospitals

The Gleneagles Global Hospital Chennai Pediatrics division covers all major transplants with the highest success rate in India.

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Pediatric Neurology is available at Global Hospitals Chennai

Rambam Medical Center

The Department of Pediatrics A cares for children with internal and chronic disorders within the field of general pediatric medicine. The department's main areas of care are juvenile diabetes, sleep disorders, neurology and neurology rehabilitation, infectious diseases,and gastrointestinal diseases.

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Pediatric Neurology is available at Rambam Medical Center

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Dr. Abraham Lorber, MD

Director, Pediatric Cardiology

Sunway Medical Centre

Paediatrics is a specialist field for the medical needs of infants, children and adolescents, usually up to the age of 18 years. Paediatrics adopts a holistic approach and aims to minimise the adverse effects of disease, while allowing children to live as normal a life as possible.

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Pediatric Neurology is available at Sunway Medical Centre

9 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Rajini Sarvananthan

Developmental Pediatrics

Dr. Rosalie Yip

Pediatric Cardiology

Sheba Medical Center

The largest medical centre in Israel and the Middle East, internationally renowned for it's medical excellence. Around 31,000 inpatients are treated annually.

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Pediatric Neurology is available at Sheba Medical Center

5 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Bilik Ron

Director of the Department of Pediatric Surgery

Dr. Amichai Brezner

Director of the Pediatric Rehabilitation, Edmond & Lily Safra Children's Hospital

Apollo Hospital Chennai

The Department of Pediatric Cardiology at Apollo Children's Hospitals is one of the leading Centres of Excellence in Pediatric Cardiology in the region. In one of its many firsts, the Apollo Children's Hospitals is the first in Chennai to have Transoesphagal 3D Echo facilities.

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Pediatric Neurology is available at Apollo Hospital Chennai

24 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Prasad Manne

Pediatric Cardiology

Dr. C S Muthukumaran

Pediatric Cardiology

Herzliya Medical Center

A private hospital located on the shorelines of Herzliya, just off Tel Aviv, offering healthcare services to both local and foreign patients. The hospital is affiliated with over 500 Israeli physicians, many of whom hold high level positions at public hospitals.

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Pediatric Neurology is available at Herzliya Medical Center

14 listed pediatricians:

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Prof. Avital Avraham

Pediatrics, Asthma

Dr. Bielik Ron

General Surgery, Pediatrics

Bangkok Hospital Pattaya

This multi-specialty tertiary hospital offers various medical services as well as dental procedures to local and overseas patients. It serves over 100,000 international patients every year.

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Pediatric Neurology is available at Bangkok Hospital Pattaya

24 listed pediatricians:

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Mount Elizabeth Hospital

The Paediatric unit is dedicated to providing high quality medical, surgical, and rehabilitative care of infants, children and adolescents. Safeguarding your children’s health is our utmost priority.

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Pediatric Neurology is available at Mount Elizabeth Hospital

20 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Wong Keng Yean

Pediatric Cardiology

Dr. Liew Woei Kang

Paediatric Rheumatology & Immunology

Columbia Asia Hospitals

A 200-bed facility located at Gateway Center in Northwest Bangalore. The hospital opened in 2008 and provides comprehensive tertiary-level services, such as cardiac operations, orthopedics and neuroscience, as well as secondary-level medical care.

Availability:

Pediatric Neurology is available at Columbia Asia Referral Hospital

3 listed pediatricians:

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Assist. Prof. Dr. Kavitha V

Pediatrics Consultant

Dr. Anjana B

Pediatrics Consultant

Global Hospitals & Health City Chennai

The flagship hospital of the Global Hospitals Group, which operates eight hospitals throughout India. The modern 500 bed hospital was opened in 2009, and offers advanced medical and surgical treatment, including organ transplantation, cardiac surgey and neurosurgy.

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Pediatric Neurology is available at Global Hospitals & Health City Chennai

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About Pediatric Neurology

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.


What is pediatric neurology?

This is a subspecialty of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of diseases and disorders of the nervous system in infants, children and adolescents. This includes the brain, spine, and spinal cord.


Who is a pediatric neurologist?

This is a medical doctor who has special training in treating disorders involving the nervous system in infants, children, and adolescents.


Training

Pediatric neurologists have completed 4 years of medical school, at least 1 year of residency in pediatrics and at least 3 years of residency in adult and pediatric neurology.


Why see a pediatric neurologist?

Pediatric neurologists have the special training that allows them to deal with pediatric patients and provide them with the best care possible. They have great knowledge and understanding of pediatric nervous system disorders.

They collaborate with other doctors and professionals to ensure that the overall care is comprehensive. These include dieticians, primary care physician, speech therapists and other pediatric specialists.


Conditions treated
  • Seizure disorders such as febrile convulsions, seizures in newborns and epilepsy
  • Weakness including cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, and nerve-muscle disorders
  • Behavioral disorders such as attention-deficit or hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism and sleep problems
  • Developmental disorders such as developmental delay, delayed speech, motor milestones, and coordination issues
  • Medical aspects of brain tumors and head injuries
  • Brain injuries including concussions
  • Headaches, including migraines
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Neurogenetic disorders
  • Stroke
  • Neurofibromatosis

Tests and procedures performed include:
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG): This is a noninvasive and pain-free test which measures brain signals using special sensors attached to the head. This test determines the cause of seizures as well as pinpoints various neurological conditions.
  • Electromyography (EMG): This test assesses the health f the nerves controlling the muscles and the muscles. A needle is inserted into the muscle and electrical activity when nerves are stimulated is observed. The electrical activity is displayed on an oscilloscope. This test assists the doctor to differentiate primary muscle conditions from muscle weakness due to neurological disorders.
  • Nerve conduction velocity test: This test is usually performed in conjunction with an EMG to evaluate the speed of conduction of impulses through a nerve. Electrodes are placed on the skin to stimulate the nerves with mild electrical impulses. This test is used to diagnose and evaluate nerve destruction and damage.
  • Evoked potential tests: These tests gauge the transmission of electrical signals within the spinal cord and brain. It is used to diagnose conditions such as multiple sclerosis. Lumbar puncture: This test measures the intercranial pressure. The test can also be sued to remove cerebrospinal fluid for further laboratory testing. A small needle is inserted between the lumbar vertebrae and pressure measurements are taken or cerebrospinal fluid is removed. The test is used to determine if a headache and vision problems are due to increased pressure.
  • Sleep tests: Sleep studies record your child’s physical state at various stages of wakefulness and sleep. A sleep test is also referred t as a polysomnogram. It provides information that is useful in diagnosing sleep problems.
  • Radiology tests: These are tests that produce images of the inside of the body. They are also called imaging tests. They use various energy forms which are passed through the body to produce the images.

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