Common Specialities
{{speciality.keyWord}}
Common Issues
{{issue.keyWord}}
Common Treatments
{{treatment.keyWord}}
Call Doctor
Book Appointment

Dr. Sekhar

Neurosurgeon, Chennai

300 at clinic
Book Appointment
Call Doctor
Dr. Sekhar Neurosurgeon, Chennai
300 at clinic
Book Appointment
Call Doctor
Submit Feedback
Report Issue
Get Help
Services
Feed

Personal Statement

My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
More about Dr. Sekhar
Dr. Sekhar is a trusted Neurosurgeon in Arumbakkam, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Sekhar personally at Speed Medical Centre Hospital in Arumbakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sekhar on Lybrate.com.

Lybrate.com has an excellent community of Neurosurgeons in India. You will find Neurosurgeons with more than 36 years of experience on Lybrate.com. You can find Neurosurgeons online in Chennai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.

Info

Specialty
Languages spoken
English

Location

Book Clinic Appointment with Dr. Sekhar

Speed Medical Centre Hospital

No 527, Poonmallee High Road, Arumbakkam,Landmark:Near Indian Hospital, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
300 at clinic
...more
View All

Services

Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
View All Services

Submit Feedback

Submit a review for Dr. Sekhar

Your feedback matters!
Write a Review

Feed

Nothing posted by this doctor yet. Here are some posts by similar doctors.

I was epileptic since 1988. I was diagnosed with eptoin to take and then after few years mazetol200. Since then I am taking this Medicine one in the night. But I don't have fits since 13 years. I am 47 year of age. Please advise.

Neurologist, Buldhana
Since last 13 years you are seizure free. So you do MRI brain and EEG. And If the reports are normal, then your anti seizure drugs should be tapered slowly and stopped.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 20 years old, some times I have leg nerve should be straight and painful, how to control this. Ex: exercise time, cool climate, playing time.

MBBS, Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education (DNHE), Diploma in Clinical Cosmetology
General Physician, Noida
1. You can apply volini gel 1% local application twice a day for 3-5 days 2. Hot fomentation twice a day for 3 days I am giving to some common reasons for leg pain 1. Generalized weakness 2. Anaemia 3. Physical exertion and any trauma 4. Lack of protein in diet 5. Any infection present on leg or foot 6. Muscle weakness 7. Abrupt start/ stop of physical exercise 8. Vit d and calcium deficiency get your following test done and review with reports vitamin b12 vitamin d consult with report.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My cousin gets fits and seizers like epilepsy. Consulted neurologist and she suggested MRI. MRI report says Diffuse cerebellar Atrophy. What does it mean? please let me know. Is this serious disease and curable? Will ayurvedic treatment be better? Is this Mri finding due to epilepsy or epilepsy due to this mri finding? Thank you. Her age is 23.

Diploma in Psychological Medicine, Doing Post Diploma MD, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Ludhiana
Hi Mr. lybrate-user, it seems like your cousin has a genetic disease, but I can not be sure unless, he is examined, right now I suggest ,go to the neurologist who is treating him. Ayurvedic treatment is not my field, but there is no evidence that it helps in your cousin's illness.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Brain Tumors: Types, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neurosurgery
Neurosurgeon, Guwahati
Brain Tumors: Types, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

A tumor is an uncontrolled and abnormal growth of cells. A brain tumor is thus an abnormal growth and multiplication of cells in the brain. The cell growth can also be in areas adjacent to the brain. The brain tumor may

  1. Have its origin in the brain (Primary brain tumor), or
  2. Its origin may be in some other parts or organs of the body, which gradually spreads to the brain (Secondary/metastatic brain tumor).

Not all brain tumors are harmful and life threatening.

Brain tumors that exist as noncancerous cell growths are known as Benign brain tumors. Benign brain tumors seldom pose any threat to life.

Brain tumors that are cancerous and, thus, harmful, are known as Malignant brain tumors.

Do not neglect any brain tumors (malignant or not). It is better to be safe than to be sorry.

Types of Primary brain tumors:

Based on its cell of origin, primary brain tumors (benign as well as malignant) may be of the following types:

  1. Meningiomas: Brain tumors that originate from the meninges (the membranes that cover the brain and the spinal cord). Meningiomas are seldom malignant.
  2. Acoustic Neuromas: A noncancerous cell growth that has its origin in the vestibulocochlear nerve (the eighth cranial nerve). This nerve connects the brain with the inner ear.
  3. Gliomas: Here, the tumor has its origin in the brain and the spinal cord (glial cells). This type of brain tumors, in most cases (~80%), are malignant.
  4. Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors (PNETs): Extremely rare, PNETs are malignant tumors that develop in the embryonic cells in the brain.
  5. Medulloblastomas: Medulloblastomas is a malignant brain tumor that mostly affects children. It originates in the cerebellum (lower part of the brain).
  6. Craniopharyngiomas: A benign brain tumor that has its origin near the pituitary gland (base of the brain). Craniopharyngiomas are common in children.

Probability of a secondary brain tumor are more in people who have had;

  1. Kidney cancer
  2. Breast cancer
  3. Lung cancer
  4. Colon cancer
  5. Melanoma

Symptoms:

The symptoms of brain tumor include:

  1. Chronic and regular headaches.
  2. A change in the headache pattern.
  3. Seizures.
  4. A person may experience vision problems (Peripheral vision may be affected, double or blurred vision).
  5. There may be difficulty in hearing.
  6. Nausea and vomiting.
  7. Behavioral and speech problems.
  8. An arm or a leg may lose sensation.
  9. A person has difficulty with balance.

Diagnosis and Treatment:
Though brain tumor can affect anyone and everyone, its chances are higher in

  1. People who are more exposed to ionizing radiation. People having undergone a radiation therapy are equally vulnerable.
  2. Children as well as older people.
  3. People having a family history of brain tumors.

The diagnosis includes;

  1. An imaging test like the MRI, CT scan and PET (Positron Emission Tomography).
  2. Biopsy, whereby samples of the abnormal tissue is collected and examined.
  3. Neurological examination.

Treatment:

  1. Surgery is an effective treatment for brain tumors.

One can also opt for:

  1. Radiations, whereby the abnormal tumor cells are destroyed using protons and x-rays (high-energy beams).
  2. Chemotherapy: In this treatment, the tumor cells are destroyed using strong drugs (taken orally or intravenously).
  3. Radiosurgery.
  4. Targeted drug therapy: This treatment blocks the abnormalities that are characteristically present only in the cancer cells.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

1886 people found this helpful

Please suggest. What medicine to take to cure migraine? What are the symptoms how will it affect?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
There is usually an pre headache aura One sided headache Which ends in vomiting... It is aggravated by fasting or sleeplessness or stress etc.. The permanent cure for Migraine is Homoeopathic treatment.. You have to consult and take proper treatment.. You can consult me through lybrate...
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have a essential tremor. My hand is shaking when I perform any task. My age is just 23. So prefers me something. So I can control it.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bijapur
I have a essential tremor.
My hand is shaking when I perform any task.
My age is just 23.
So prefers me something. So...
Dear lybrate user acc to ayurveda its increased vata symptom, ie nervous system weakness. Inorder to control this massage your wholebody with maha masha oil followed by hot bath daily morning. Nourish your body with healthy diet regularly. Adequate sleep & light exercises necessary.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My sister of age 19 is having Mitochondrial myopathy. please suggest any treatment.

Fellowship in epilepsy, DM - Neurology, DNB (General Medicine), MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Neurologist, Bangalore
Hello, Thanks for choosing Lybrate. Mitochondrial myopathy can be partially treated with cocktail of medications which contains coenzyme, antioxidants and vitamins. No curative medications available. Requires physiotherapy to keep the muscles healthy. Be in touch with a neurologist for follow up advise. I hope this helps you.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Dear doctors, What is the ayurvedic treatment of hand tremors. As I do not use to smoke or drink. But I am facing the same problem from my childhood but I am feeling it more.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Rampur
Dear doctors, What is the ayurvedic treatment of hand tremors. As I do not use to smoke or drink. But I am facing the...
क्रौञ्च बीज के छिलके का पाउडर 2 ग्राम की मात्र में सुबह शाम दूध से लो
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Epilepsy - How To Deal With It?

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Internal Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Epilepsy - How To Deal With It?

Epilepsy is a relatively common disorder. Most cases of epilepsy can be controlled with a combination of drug therapy and healthy lifestyle. In some cases, surgery may also be advised. Epilepsy affects not only the lifestyle of the patient but also that of their caregiver. Each person reacts to epilepsy in a different way and hence the type of care needed also varies from person to person. While some patients have few seizures and require care only when they're having a seizure others need round the clock care. Here are a few tips to keep in mind if a loved one suffers from epilepsy.

Know what type of epilepsy you are dealing with.
Not all epileptic seizures are the same. Find out what type of seizures your loved one suffers from and what are the possible triggers associated with Involve yourself in their lifestyle.

Epilepsy should not be a reason for your loved one to lock themselves in a room to stay safe. Participate in activities with them of you feel the activity may be a safety risk if they were to have a seizure; for example - swimming.

Notice seizure triggers.
Often an epileptic patient may not remember the seizure after it has occurred. As their care giver, keep a seizure diary to track their seizures and its related triggers. Look for patterns in the triggers to their epilepsy attacks.

Keep them safe during a seizure.
When experiencing a seizure, the patient will lose consciousness, experience muscle convulsions and may grit his teeth. If the person is standing, hold them so that they do not fall. If they are lying down, try turning them onto their side. Do not put anything into their mouth.

Take care of them after a seizure.
After the seizure, people are most likely to be confused, tired and have a headache. Check for injuries and keep them calm till medical help arrives. Loosen clothing around their neck and ensure that there is nothing inhibiting their breathing.

Medical identification.
While someone who suffers from seizures often is likely to always have someone with them, others who have rare seizures may often venture out alone. In such cases, ensure that they always have medical identification on them. Also make sure that their friends, colleagues etc are aware of their medical condition.

Help them maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Staying active is essential for people with epilepsy. Avoid contact sports and pick low impact exercises like walking, running or swimming. Following a buddy system is essential when an epileptic person works out.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

6137 people found this helpful

He had a numb on this left hand and head on night .He already consult his Dr. about that and he took some test like BP. sugar and cholesterol are normal. He had a habit of drinking. But after stopping the drinking he had the same issue. How can he can cure this.

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MS - General Surgery, Mch - Neurosurgery, FLCS
Neurosurgeon, Ghaziabad
He had a numb on this left hand and head on night .He already consult his Dr. about that and he took some test like B...
Strict control of sugar, blood pressure and cholestrol level and start blood thinners to prevent stroke.
Submit FeedbackFeedback
View All Feed

Near By Doctors

91%
(61 ratings)

Dr. Kodeeswaran Marappan

MCh, MBBS, MRCS (UK)
Neurosurgeon
Boston Brain & Spine Care, 
300 at clinic
Book Appointment
91%
(1709 ratings)

Dr. J Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas

MCh - Neurosurgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon
Advanced Brain & Spine Treatment, 
660 at clinic
Book Appointment