INTRODUCTION
The Department of Neurology was started on 5TH JULY 2012 and is slowly growing to be an important part of the institute.  The Department comprises Faculty and Residents trained in the best institutes of India there by helping the patients with the latest and best protocols in the best possible ways. It is now offering thrice a week OPD, i.e. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and more than 8000(eight thousand) patients were attended in the year 2015. The Department is also offering a multitude of investigations to diagnose various neurological ailments. The Department at present admits patients under the Department of Medicine and provides consultations to the patients admitted with neurological diseases or comorbidites in various specialties.

The Department has developed protocols for treatment of Acute Brain Attack under the Telestroke project of Government of Himachal Pradesh. Under this the patients of Acute Brain Attack (hemiparesis) presenting within 4.5 hours of the onset of symptoms are treated with thrombolytic drugs. Around fifty patients have been treated so far at Dr RPGMC Tanda with this therapy. We are also connected with various other Hospitals(Zonal/District/Civil) of the state and provide consultations and CME (continuous medical education) to the treating physicians regarding management of Acute Brain Attack.

The Department is also involved in teaching the MBBS and Post graduate students of the institute. We are regularly conducting theory and clinical classes of the students to teach them the nuances of clinical Neurology. The faculty is also associated with various research works in collaboration with other Department s of the institute.

The Department is at present treating the following spectrum of diseases- Headaches, Seizures & Epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, Dementia, Neuropathies(Nerve disorder), Myopathies(muscle disorder), Brain attack(stroke), Multiple sclerosis, Myelopathies(spinal cord diseases), Vertigo, Ataxia, Motor neuron disease, etc.

 

CORE VALUES -  1. TREATING PATIENTS WITH UP TO DATE KNOWLEDGE & WITH A HUMANE APPROACH

                            2. IMPARTING EDUCATION WITH HUMAN VALUES

                            3. RESEARCH WITH PATIENTS WELFARE AS A GUIDING PRINCIPLE