Neurology deals with diseases and problems that affect the nervous system. Doctors who work in neurology are called neurologists and diagnose and treat conditions like multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease along with traumatic injuries to the nervous system.
Zulekha Hospital is proud of our skilled team of consultant neurologists and specialised nursing staff. We provide care for many conditions, so you can be confident that you are in the right place for the best possible treatment.
There are many millions of people in Dubai living with a neurological condition or disorder along with the symptoms that come with it. It’s vital they get the right treatment in order to maintain their quality of life. The Neurology departments at Zulekha Hospital offer treatment for a wide range of neurological disorders and conditions including: Dystonia, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s, Peripheral Nerve Disease, Strokes, Alzheimer’s, Headaches, Seizure disorders, Multiple sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Dementia, Learning disorders and injury to the nervous system.
The type of neurological treatment you will receive will depend on your symptoms. Your consultant will assess your condition and give you a specialist opinion. If further diagnostic tests or treatments are required, these will be explained fully during your consultation.
Zulekha hospital has opened the first evolving highly specialized super specialty i.e. pediatric neurology center in the country, offering state-of-the-art, evidence based expert care to newborn, infant, children and young people (0 to18 yrs.) across the UAE and GCC countries. Our pediatric neurologist provides comprehensive care for infants, children and young people with a wide spectrum of acute and chronic Neurological, Developmental, Behavioral and Psychological disorders.
We provide a complete range of pediatric neurology procedures to diagnose (MRI EEG, EPS, BERA, and VEP) and treat (24 x 7 Pediatric emergency, PICU) all neurological disorders affecting a child’s brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and muscles.
We diagnose and treat children with:
|EPILEPSY||AUTISM AND ADHD|
|CEREBRAL PALSY||BEHAVIOURAL / CONDUCT DISORDERS|
|HEADACHES AND MIGRAINES||SPEECH DELAY|
|MOVEMENT DISORDER SERVICE/ TICS MANAGEMENT||DEVELOPMENTAL DELAY|
|SLEEP DISORDERS||DYSLEXIA, DYSPRAXIA|
|NEUROMUSCULAR DISORDERS||BRAIN TUMOR|
|FACIAL PAYALYSIS (BELLS PALSY)||SQUINT, NYSTAGMUS AND TORTICOLIS|
|MICROCEPHALY(SMALL HEAD), MACROCEPHALY (LARGE HEAD) AND HYDROCEPHALOUS||CNS INFECTIONS IE MENINGOENCEPHALITIS AND ITS SEQULAE|
|NEUROMETABOLIC & NEUROGENETIC CONDITIONS||CNS MALFOMATION|
MBBS, MD, DNB (MED), DM(NEURO), DNB(NEURO), MNAMS, CF (Mov.Disord), SCE(UK), FEBN(Denmark), FRCP(Edinburgh)
MBBS, MS (Neurology)
M.B.B.S, M.D (Gen. Medicine), D.M (Neurology)
Specialist Paediatric Neurology
MBBS, FCPS, Fellow of the European Board of Neurological surgery(FEBNS). Honorary Lecturer Department of Surgery, Dubai Medical college(DHA).
DNB (Neurosurgery), Master of advanced surgery (Sydney Australia).
Doctor of Medicine, MS (Physiology), Fellowship in Neurosurgical Oncology, Residency training in Neurological Surgery
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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
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Dr. Zulekha Daud,
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Ms. Zanubia Shams,
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Zulekha Hospital honored with Dubai Chamber CSR Label 2016
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The European Accreditation Council for
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The nervous system is a major and complex system in the human body. It is the controls all parts of the body through nerves.
Neurological problems manifests as aberrations in activities of daily living like inability to do the day to day chores of life like speaking, walking, seeing or drinking. Some of the neurological problems force a person to leave his work. A number of these can be treated if consulted early.
Zulekha Multi speciality Hospital has state of the art equipment to perform the most complicated neurological investigations such as 3 Tesla MRI, electroencephalogram (EEG), nerve conduction study, Evoked potentials and intensive care facilities.
During a neurological examination, the neurologist reviews the patient's health history with special attention to the current condition. The patient then takes a neurological exam. Typically, the exam tests vision, strength, coordination, reflexes and sensation. This information helps the neurologist determines the site of lesion in the nervous system. Further tests may be needed to confirm a diagnosis or to find a specific treatment.
People with mild or subtle brain injuries have cognitive, psychological and physical symptoms that occur after the injury. They usually do not experience a prolonged period of unconsciousness or coma. In fact, some individuals report no loss of consciousness.
The effects of a mild brain injury can range from psychological problems such as depression and anxiety to substance abuse and/or addiction.
There are actually two sets of symptoms: one that is observed right after the injury and a second set that occurs some time after the initial phase. The first set of symptoms includes:
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