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Neuropsychiatry Services

The consultants and specialist serving in this department manage all neurological and psychiatric diseases.  The hospital introduced EEG in 1975, for the first time in the Eastern Province. 

The Neurology service offers care for:

  • Headache (All its types including  migraine and cluster headache)

  • Epilepsy and fainting attacks

  • Limb pain and radiculopathies

  • C.V. Stroke: Cerebral infarction, cerebral hemorrhage.

  • Facial palsies and cranial nerve affection.

  • C.N.S. infections

  • Paraplegias

  • Peripheral neuropathies

  • Involuntory movements & extrapyramidal system disorder.

  • Muscle diseases

The Neurological investigations:

  • Electroencephalogram

  • Nerve conduction velocity

  • Brain C.T Scan

  • M.R.I. Brain

  • Doppler techniques for carotid and vertebrobasilar system.

The Psychiatry Service offers care for:

  • Anxiety(with all it types)

  • Depression (with all it types)

  • Schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders, psychosomatic disorders, personality disorders

  • Special procedure offered under psychiatric service:

  • Abreactions and psychotherapy

  • Electroconvulsive therapy

  • Psychometric assessments for intelligence, personality, depression.