Comprehensive Care for Brain, Spine & Nerve Disorders

The Brain is the most complex organ in our body. Along with the nerves, it forms the body’s main channel of communication with the rest of the body. Any disorder or injury in the brain impacts the entire functioning of the body. Medica Institute of Neurological Diseases provides comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for all neural disorders. Our renowned and expert team of Neurosurgeons and Neurologists are supported by advanced diagnosis and treatment technology to ensure the best possible outcome and care. The services offered include treatment for a plethora of disorders ranging from stroke and aneurysms, age-related disorders like alzheimer’s and parkinson’s, various movement disorders, epilepsy, paediatric abnormalities and behavioral disorders in children, and complex conditions related to the spine. Emergency trauma treatment is a special area of expertise, with a dedicated emergency and ICU set up to ensure timely treatment, followed by the best possible rehab care.

The department is among the rare few in the region that performs microsurgery with the latest operating microscope (Pentero, Zeiss) and Image Guided System (Brainlab & Stealth) for both brain and spine procedures, to ensure better accuracy and outcome.

Conditions treated:

Advanced Procedures

  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery / Neuroendoscopy: A minimally invasive surgical procedure where the neurosurgeon removes tumour in the brain through small holes in the skull. The procedure enables the surgeons to reach the areas in the brain that cannot be reached through traditional surgery.
    • Stereotactic Surgery with the unique facility of Functional Neurosurgery (Deep Brain Stimulation and Lesion Making): Used to treat movement disorders like Parkinson’s, Tremor, Dystonia, Epilepsy and Spasticity.
    • Spinal Arthroplasty: All types of fusions for Spine, Pain Surgery with Spinal Cord Stimulation & Baclofen Pump for Pain & Spasticity
  • Microsurgery for Aneurysms, AVM, Tumours
    • Microdiscectomy (Lumbar, Cervical)
    • All types of Spinal Surgery for fracture, Malignancy
    • Microsurgery for Intradural & Intramedullary Tumours
    • Corrective Surgery (All types of spinal & fixatives cervical through lumbar)

Latest Technology

  • Stereotactic Frame: A metal device fitted over the head of a patient about to undergo brain surgery, it increases surgical precision
  • Intra-operative Neuro-monitoring System: Electrophysiological monitoring of a patient during surgery using EEG and EMG
  • CUSA Excel (Cavitron Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator): Protects surrounding nerves and vessels during surgical removal of tumour
  • Integra software and workstation for Deep Brain Stimulation

Special Clinics and programmes

  • Stroke Unit, with 24×7 emergency facilities for Thrombolysis, Carotid Investigations and Interventions, Stroke Surgery
  • Rapid access 24×7 Helpline for management of Stroke & Transient lschaemic Attacks
  • Stroke Review & Prevention Clinics
  • Specialist Multi-disciplinary Memory & Movement Disorder Clinics
  • Multi-disciplinary Stroke & Neurological Rehabilitation & Management of Spasticity
  • Specialized Neurological Acute Care for diseases like Epilepsy & Headache Clinic
  • Neuroradiology with Interventions (Coiling for Aneurysms, Embolisation for AVM and Tumour before Surgery)
  • Spinal Unit
    • Microdiscectomy (Lumbar, Cervical)
    • All types of Spinal Surgery for fracture, Malignancy
    • Microsurgery for Intradural & Intramedullary Tumours
    • Corrective Surgery (All types of spinal & fixatives cervical through lumbar)

Paediatric Neurology & Surgery

The paediatric neurology department offers comprehensive treatment services for brain and spine defects/conditions in children, including developmental/behavioral disorders. Like ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder), Autism.

neurosurgery service will offer the latest and best standard of care for the critically ill newborn and children with Neurosurgical Diseases. The fully equipped unit will treat children with:

  • Hydrocephalus
  • Meningomyelocele
  • Brain Tumour
  • Vascular Malformation
  • Congenital Malformation
  • Brain & Spinal Injury

Epilepsy

People with epilepsy are always at a risk of being overwhelmed by the sheer physical and emotional impact of uncontrolled seizures or the strong side effects from seizure medications. What is needed is expert all-round comprehensive & specialized epilepsy management instead of specific symptoms based treatment.

Medica’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Care Program (CECP) caters to the diagnosis, treatment, awareness and overall welfare of people with epilepsy through its advanced medical, surgical and neuro-psychological management of the disease. It offers diagnosis and delivery of advanced epilepsy care, with world class expertise and state-of-the-art tools and technology for treating all forms of epilepsy, including its most complex conditions. Recurrent & unprovoked seizures are symptoms of Epilepsy. Epileptic fit needs medical attention.
Rush to Emergency, if…

  • The person having a seizure stops breathing for longer than 30 seconds
    • The seizure lasts longer than 3 minutes.
    • More than one seizure occurs within 24 hours.
    • The person having a seizure does not respond normally within 1 hour after the seizure

Our Doctors

Dr. L. N. Tripathy
Dr. L. N. Tripathy

Senior Vice Chairman, Director & Senior Consultant - Neuro & Spine Surgery

MS, MCh (PGI), FRCS (Neurosurgery), CCST (UK)

Dr. Harsh Jain
Dr. Harsh Jain

Sr Consultant Neurosurgeon & Spine Surgeon

MBBS, MS, FRCS, FRCS Neurosurgery (UK) Cerebrovascular Surgery Fellow (Canada)

Dr. Sunandan Basu
Dr. Sunandan Basu

Consultant Neurosurgeon & Spine Surgeon

MBBS , FRCS, EANS, European Certificate of Neurosurgery

Dr. Kaushik Sen
Dr. Kaushik Sen

HOD & Senior Consultant Neurology

MBBS, MD (Medicine), DM (Neurology)

(Prof.) Dr. Kalyan B. Bhattacharyya
(Prof.) Dr. Kalyan B. Bhattacharyya

Senior Consultant Neurology

MD, DTM & H, DM, MAMS

Dr. Anish Kumar Ghosh
Dr. Anish Kumar Ghosh

Consultant Neurology

MBBS, MD (Gen. Med.), DM (Neurology)

Dr. Sushanta Bhattacharya
Dr. Sushanta Bhattacharya

Consultant Neurology

MBBS, MD (General Medicine) & DM (Neurology)

Dr. Ashis Das
Dr. Ashis Das

Consultant Neurology

MD (Gen. Med), DM (Neuro)

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