24 x 7 management of spine & head injuries
SurgeriesSkull base surgeries
AVMsCerebral aneurysms

Neurology and Neurosurgery

The Department of Neurology and Neuro-Surgery at Meenakshi Hospital, handles the full range of neurological / neuro-surgical conditions and problems affecting the brain, spine and nervous system.



The finest care when it matters the most.

The Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at Meenakshi Hospital, Tanjore is adept at handling the entire spectrum of neurological and neurosurgical conditions pertaining to the brain, spine and nervous system. We have nearly three decades of experience in handling strokes, brain tumours, epilepsy, bipolar disorder, head injury, trauma and spinal and neck surgeries. The department offers state-of-the-art neuro-diagnostics and world-class infrastructure

  • Micro drill system
  • Advanced microscope Leica f50
  • Skull cleanup and retractor system
  • C arm, EEG and NCT

We are supported by an exclusive Neuro-ICU (Intensive Care Unit), equipped with all necessary vital equipment, like Codman’s ICP monitoring, for effective management of trauma patients. We are also planning to acquire a CUSA soon for tumour resection.

Our facilities combine a wide range of cutting-edge interventional medicine and therapeutic techniques that include a dedicated Stroke Unit, TpA Therapy, Memory Clinic and Nerve Conduction Velocity Tests.

In addition to managing movement disorders and spasticity, we also facilitate treatment and care for Geriatric Neurological Disorders.


Treatments & Procedures

  • Microsurgery for a wide range of brain conditions like brain tumours, aneurysm, AVMs
  • Skull base surgery for tumours and aneurysms
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery
  • Neuro Trauma
  • Neuro Endoscopy
  • Paediatric Neurosurgery
  • Spinal cord tumour, spine fractures and spinal degenerative diseases
  • Thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke
  • Botulinum toxin injection for neurological disorders
  • Immunomodulatory therapy for Guillain Barre Syndrome
  • Functional neurosurgery for facial pain and seizure
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Neurovascular surgery: Carotid Endarterectomy Stenting, AV malformation and Aneurysm
  • Stroke: Patients are administered immediate IV thrombolytic therapy. These clot busting drugs improve the patency of occluded vessels, thereby improving neurological outcomes
  • Neuro-rehabilitation: An essential exercise in rehabilitation of persons following stroke
  • Neuro-electrophysiology lab: Equipped with state-of-the-art technology for nerve conduction study, needle electromyography, EEG and video EEG
  • Over 6,000 neurosurgeries performed so far
  • Over 500 brain and spinal cord tumour surgeries performed so far