Meet our Neurologist!
Neurology is a branch of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of conditions related to the nervous system. The nervous system is a complex network of nerves and cells that transmit signals throughout the body, and it is responsible for controlling our thoughts, movements, and bodily functions. Neurologists are medical doctors who specialize in the study and treatment of neurological disorders, which can include conditions such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, stroke, and migraines. They use a variety of diagnostic tools, such as MRI and CT scans, to identify and diagnose neurological conditions, and work closely with other medical professionals, such as neurosurgeons and physical therapists, to develop comprehensive treatment plans that address the patient's unique needs. Ultimately, the goal of neurology is to improve the quality of life for patients living with neurological conditions by managing symptoms and preventing the progression of the disease.
Some of the diseases commonly managed by neurologists include:
- Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia
- Epilepsy and seizure disorders
- Multiple sclerosis
- Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders
- Migraines and other types of headaches
- Neuropathies, such as peripheral neuropathy
- Myopathies, such as muscular dystrophy
- Brain tumors and other cancers of the nervous system
- Infections of the nervous system, such as meningitis and encephalitis.
Dr Kamille Abdool is a highly qualified physician and neurologist with an impressive educational background. She earned her MBBS degree from the University of the West Indies, followed by a Masters in Clinical Neurology from University College London. With over 10 years of experience as a consultant in medicine and neurology at the San Fernando General Hospital, Dr Abdool is an expert in her field. She has a particular interest in seizures and movement disorders, and has published several articles on these topics in peer-reviewed journals. Dr Abdool's dedication to improving patient care and advancing the field of neurology has made her a well-respected member of the medical community.
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