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Paediatric Neurology

The department of Paediatric Neurology at Zulekha Hospitals, Sharjah provides a comprehensive tertiary neurology service for newborn and children up to 12 years of age. The department is committed to improve the quality of life and health of children living with neurological ailments. Headed by Dr. Anantha Narayanan Kasinathan, Specialist Paediatric Neurology, It caters to children with seizures (also known as fits), difficulty in speaking, struggles with social interaction, troubles with understanding new things, and delay in development especially walking, cerebral palsy, and weakness of limbs, headache, migraine and many more.

The department has state of the art facilities for video electroencephalography, Neonatal amplitude integrated EEG, Nerve conduction study, Electromyography, Visual evoked potential, Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry, Botox therapy and Comprehensive Epilepsy care. Round the clock facilities for Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the brain and spine and Computed Tomography of the brain are added features. The department works closely with Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Neonatology, Physiotherapy and Psychology units offering advanced quality care for children with acute emergency such as Status epilepticus, Brain infection, metabolic crises and chronic rehabilitation such as Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, developmental coordination disorder and Cerebral palsy.