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About Us Fortis Hospital Mohali (FHM) has been Internationally Accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI) since 2007 (renewed for the 4th time in 2016). It is also the proud re......more
About Us Fortis Hospital Mohali (FHM) has been Internationally Accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI) since 2007 (renewed for the 4th time in 2016). It is also the proud recipient of accreditation from National Accreditation Board of Hospitals (NABH), India (renewed for the 4th time in 2014).These accreditations ensure that the highest and strictest patient safety standards are followed in the hospital. It is the veritable torch bearer of super speciality centres of excellence across the country. With over 344 beds, this tertiary care hospital has established itself as one of the best cardiac care centres in the region. Established in 2001, Fortis Hospital Mohali has successfully managed to develop world class facilities.Fortis Hospital Mohali is a pioneer in high end procedures like Remodelling, Paediatric Arterial Switch Operation, Total Knee & Hip Replacement, Aortic Aneurysms, Tumour Surgery, Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernias, Kidney Tumour Removal and Racial Dissection for Oesophageal Cancer and Comprehensive Cancer Treatment Facility. Fortis Cancer Institute (FCI), inaugurated in 2014, is the region’s most modern Comprehensive Cancer Care Centre offering Medical, Surgical & Radiation Oncology.The Cancer Treatment Programme at FCI ensures that every patient is reviewed by a Tumour Board consisting of Medical, Surgical and Radiation Oncologists. It has the region’s most advanced Linear Accelerator with VMAT. Coupled with IGRT, SRS, SRT & ART the treatment ensures that only the cancer cells are destroyed, and the surrounding healthy tissue are spared. This ensures minimal burns, side-effects & shorter treatment span. Treatment is delivered with sub-mm accuracy. In addition, FCI has Conventional, 3D and IMRT modalities, along with Siemens Biograph Truepoint with HD PET-CT. It combines the benefits of both PET and CT. It has the ability to detect lesions as small as I mm, with minimal radio pharmaceutical dose.

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MON-SUN
07:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Location

Sector 62, Phase - VIII
Mohali, Punjab - 160062
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Doctors in Fortis Hospital - Mohali

Dr. Amit Shankar Singh

DM - Neurology, MD - Medicine
Neurologist
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90%  (50 ratings)
6 Years experience
1000 at clinic
₹300 online
Unavailable today

Dr. Naval Bansal

MBBS, MS, M.Ch
Oncologist
86%  (18 ratings)
13 Years experience
900 at clinic
₹350 online
Unavailable today

Dr. Manish Bansal

Diploma Sport & Exercise Medicine, Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS, Diploma Sport & Exercise Medicine, Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist
20 Years experience
500 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Divya Awasthi

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist
11 Years experience
500 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Iqbal Singh

M S , FMAS , FAIS
General Surgeon
17 Years experience
500 at clinic
₹500 online
Unavailable today

Dr. Gagan Priya

MD
Endocrinologist
15 Years experience
900 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Jp Singhvi

DM - Neurology
Neurologist
21 Years experience
1100 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Sachin Mittal

MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, DM - Endocrinology
Endocrinologist
18 Years experience
1000 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Anil Dhingra

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Master's in Surgery Neuro, MCh - Neuro Surgery
Neurosurgeon
20 Years experience
700 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Naval Bansal

MBBS, MS, M.Ch - Endocrine Surgery
Endocrinologist
13 Years experience
500 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Arun Kochar

MBBS, MD, DM - Cardiology, DNB - Cardiology
Cardiologist
29 Years experience
400 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Jaswal

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist
37 Years experience
700 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Mukut Minz

MBBS, MS - General Surgery
Urologist
39 Years experience
2000 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Harsimran Singh

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, Mch - Ortho
Orthopedist
14 Years experience
500 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. R Muralidharan

MD - Medicine, DM -Endocrinology
Endocrinologist
31 Years experience
1200 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Ashit Syngle

MD
Rheumatologist
21 Years experience
3000 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. K.P Singh

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM- Endocrinology
Endocrinologist
31 Years experience
750 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Vishal Bhambri

MBBS, MD - Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist
19 Years experience
1000 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Arvind Sahni

MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, DM in Gastroenterology, MRCP (UK)
Gastroenterologist
31 Years experience
1000 at clinic
Unavailable today
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Specialities

Cardiology

Cardiology

Aims to provide effective diagnosis and treatment related to cardiac and circulatory problems
Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology

Offers qualitative care to patients suffering from stomach and intestine problems
Urology

Urology

Offers cumulative treatment of problems of the Urinary tract and male reproductive organs
Nephrology

Nephrology

Deals with the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the kidneys
Oncology

Oncology

Offers high quality care to patients with tumours, especially those that are cancerous
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT)

Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT)

Aims to offer special care to patients with conditions related to the ear, nose and throat
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery

Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery

Offers various surgical and non-surgical procedures to patients willing to enhance their appearance
Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery

Aims to deliver cumulative healthcare for disorders related to the brain and spinal cord
Pediatrics

Pediatrics

Aim to offer the best form of childcare to infants and children up to 18 years
Neurology

Neurology

Offers specialized healthcare to patients suffering from disorders of the nervous system
Gynaecology

Gynaecology

A branch of medicine reserved especially for treating female conditions of the reproductive system
Bariatrics

Bariatrics

Determines causes and offers quality treatment for obesity, including measures of prevention
Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology

Concerns itself with the treatment of diseases related to the eye
Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine

Deals with the careful understanding and treatment of adult diseases
Anesthesiology

Anesthesiology

Concentrates on preoperative medicine and the administration of anaesthetic drugs prior surgery
Endocrinology

Endocrinology

Offers quality care to patients with medical problems related to the endocrine glands and hormones
Psychiatry

Psychiatry

Offers specific care to patients with any kind of mental illness or behavioural disorders
Orthopaedics

Orthopaedics

Concentrates on efficient treatment of injuries and problems of the musculoskeletal system
Rheumatology

Rheumatology

Offers specialized healthcare in the treatment for arthritis and rheumatism
Dermatology

Dermatology

Aims to deliver the highest quality of care to patients with skin disorders
Dietitian/Nutritionist

Dietitian/Nutritionist

Expertly offers advice in dietetics, including recommendations on planned diets to patients
Pain Management

Pain Management

Concerns itself with the effective diagnosis and management of various kinds of pains
General Surgery

General Surgery

Offers extensive care to patients suffering from abdomen related medical issues
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Migraine - Know Diagnosis Of It!

DM - Neurology, MD - Medicine
Neurologist, Mohali
Migraine - Know Diagnosis Of It!

Headaches and migraines can vary drastically depending on their duration, specific symptoms and the person they are affecting. The more you know about your specific type of headache or migraine, the better prepared you will be to treat them—and possibly even prevent them.

The two types of migraine are

  1. Migraine without aura: The majority of migraine sufferers have Migraine without Aura. 
  2. Migraine with aura: Migraine with Aura refers to a range of neurological disturbances that occur before the headache begins, usually lasting about 20-60 minutes.

Symptoms of migraine vary and also depend on the type of migraine. A migraine has four stages: prodrome, aura, headache and postdrome. But it is not necessary that all the migraine sufferers experience all the four stages.

Prodrome: The signs of this begin to appear a day or two days before the headache starts. The signs include depression, constipation, food cravings, irritability, uncontrollable yawning, neck stiffness and hyperactivity.
Migraine Aura: Auras are a range of symptoms of the central nervous system. These might occur much before or during the migraine, but most people get a migraine without an aura. Auras usually begin gradually and increase in intensity. They last for an hour or even longer and are 

  • Visual: Seeing bright spots, various shapes, experiencing vision loss, and flashes of light
  • Sensory: Present in the form of touch sensations like feeling of pins and needles in the arms and legs
  • Motor: Usually related with the movement problems like the limb weakness
  • Verbal: It is related with the speech problems

Headache: In case of a migraine attack one might experience:

  • Pain on both sides or one side of the head
  • Pain is throbbing in nature
  • Vomiting and nausea
  • Sensitivity to smells, sound and light
  • Vision is blurred
  • Fainting and lightheadedness

Postdrome: This is the final phase of the migraine. During this phase one might feel fatigued, though some people feel euphoric.

Red flags that the patient may be having underlying serious disorder not migraine

  1. Onset of headaches >50 years 
  2. Thunderclap headache - subarachnoid haemorrhage 
  3. Neurological symptoms or signs 
  4. Meningism 
  5. Immunosuppression or malignancy 
  6. Red eye and haloes around lights - acute angle closure glaucoma 
  7. Worsening symptoms 
  8. Symptoms of temporal arteritis

These patients require CT scan / MRI or CSF examination. Most Migraine patients do not need these tests. 

Diagnosis of Migraine: Usually migraines go undiagnosed and thus are untreated. In case you experience the symptoms regularly then talk to the doctor, who evaluates the symptoms and can start a treatment. You can also be referred to a neurologist who is trained to treat the migraines and other conditions. During the appointment the neurologist usually asks about the family history of headaches and migraines along with your symptoms and medical history.

The doctor might advise for some tests like:

  1. Blood Tests: These reveal problems with the blood vessel like an infection in the spinal cord and brain.
  2. CT scan: Used to diagnose the infections, tumors, brain damage, and bleeding that cause the migraines.
  3. MRI: This helps to diagnose the tumors bleeding infections, neurological conditions, and strokes.
  4. Lumbar Puncture: For analyzing infections and neurological damages. In lumbar puncture a thin needle is inserted between the two vertebrae to remove a sample of the cerebrospinal fluid for analysis.

Treatments

Migraine treatments can help stop symptoms and prevent future attacks.

Many medications have been designed to treat migraines. Some drugs often used to treat other conditions also may help relieve or prevent migraines. Medications used to combat migraines fall into two broad categories:

  • Pain-relieving medications. Also known as acute or abortive treatment, these types of drugs are taken during migraine attacks and are designed to stop symptoms.
  • Preventive medications. These types of drugs are taken regularly, often on a daily basis, to reduce the severity or frequency of migraines.

Your treatment strategy depends on the frequency and severity of your headaches, the degree of disability your headaches cause, and your other medical conditions.

Some medications aren't recommended if you're pregnant or breast-feeding. Some medications aren't given to children. Your doctor can help find the right medication for you.

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Neurological Problems - Know Different Types Of It!

DM - Neurology, MD - Medicine
Neurologist, Mohali
Neurological Problems - Know Different Types Of It!

The brain is like the central processing unit of a computer that controls the entire body’s function. Both structurally and functionally, it is an extremely complex and vital organ and disorders occur due to a variety of reasons – old age, internal injury, accidents/trauma, infections, and malignancy being the most common. The brain has a highly sophisticated network of nerves which arise out of it and the spinal cord and ensures the body works in complete synchrony and coordination. The neurological disorder is a generic term that is used to denote problems in all these – brain, spinal cord, and associated nerves.

The different categories of neurologic disorders include are listed below along with some details on how they affect the individual as a whole.

  1. Developmental defects like spina bifida and hydrocephalus
  2. Genetic disorders like Huntington’s disorder and muscular dystrophy
  3. Infections (bacterial, viral, parasitic) are another major category of neurological disorders, causing symptoms both from the infection per se and aftereffects.
  4. Degenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s, different types of dementias, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, etc.
  5. Traumatic injuries as a result of sports, accidents, etc.
  6. Functional issues like epilepsy, migraine and other headaches
  7. Vascular issues like stroke and haemorrhages.
  8. Malignancy including benign and malignant brain tumours
  9. Malnutrition related disorders.

Let us look at some of the most common ones

  1. Epilepsy: This happens due to inappropriate firing in the brain, resulting in convulsions. While it is hereditary in some people, the exact cause is not identified in most people. Effective medications are available which can completely cure the condition.
  2. Stroke: When a blood vessel is blocked due to plaque formation, blood supply is cut off to that part of the brain, leading to paralysis and sometimes even death. Timely intervention can, however, lead to the arrest and even reversal of symptoms.
  3. Parkinson’s disease: This is gradual degeneration causing reduced pace of movements (bradykinesia), tremors of the hands and feet, rigidity of movements, and loss of balance. The disease progression happens over a number of years, and it is usually genetic. Medications are available to manage the condition, but a complete cure is still under evaluation.
  4. Headaches: While headache can be a disorder in itself, it is also often the symptom of another neurological disorder. Migraines are very common, especially in women, and are characterised by throbbing, pounding headaches associated with sensitivity to light and noise and vomiting. There are usually triggers like menstruation, chocolates, alcohol, etc., which can be managed. Medications are useful in controlling the pain symptoms.

If detected in the early stages, the progression of most neurological disorders can be arrested and in some cases, symptoms even reversed.
 

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Epilepsy - Know Facts About It!

DM - Neurology, MD - Medicine
Neurologist, Mohali
Epilepsy - Know Facts About It!

Epilepsy is a neurological disease which is characterised by recurring epileptic seizures. These seizures can be brief or can persist for prolonged periods. Vigorous episodes which last long can result in physical injuries such as broken bones. Mention that 6th February is International epilepsy day.

Causes of Epilepsy
The cause of this condition isn’t very evident; however, most medical practitioners attribute epileptic seizures to brain injury, tumours, infections in the brain or birth defects. Some doctors believe that epilepsy is caused due to genetic mutations and is an outcome of abnormal activity of cells in the brain. Other causes for this condition can be alcohol or narcotics withdrawal and electrolyte problems.

Symptoms

  1. Repeated seizures
  2. Impaired memory
  3. Bouts of fainting
  4. Short spans of blackout
  5. Sudden bouts of blinking and chewing
  6. Panic
  7. Inappropriate repetitive movements

Types of Seizures
A seizure, also known as fit, is usually a brief episode characterised by uncontrollable jerking movement and loss of awareness due to abnormal neuronal activity in your brain. A collective occurrence of these seizures causes epilepsy.

There are three types of seizures an epileptic person usually encounters.

  1. Idiopathic: This kind of seizure has no apparent cause
  2. Cryptogenic: The doctors believe that there is a cause for the seizure but cannot detect it
  3. Symptomatic: These seizures occur due to a reason.

Treatments

  1. Medication: Medication is the most common treatment in case of epilepsy. Drugs taken on a regular basis can stop the seizure partially. But in very severe cases, they seem to have no effect at all.
  2. Surgery: For symptomatic seizures which are caused due to abnormal brain function, surgery can be a way to get rid of seizures. In some minor cases, nerve stimulation in the brain and special diets can be prescribed to control the epileptic seizures.

Five facts about epilepsy you need to know:

  • Epilepsy is not psychosis or madness and can be treated easily 
  • Popular celebraties with epilepsy include Aristotle, Alfred Nobel, Alexander the great, Sir Isaacs Newton, Martin Luther and Julius Caesar etc. 
  • Woman with epilepsy can have a normal pregnancy 
  • Newer medicines for epilepsy are effective and very safe 
  • Surgery can cure epilepsy in some patients.
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Dyslexia - Know Signs Of It!

DM - Neurology, MD - Medicine
Neurologist, Mohali
Dyslexia - Know Signs Of It!

Dyslexia is a neurological condition which makes learning a difficult process in children. Children suffering from dyslexia find themselves incapable of reading and learning as compared to their peers. Dyslexia occurs when the brain cannot process graphic symbols. This causes difficulty in recognizing, spelling and also decoding words. The effect of this condition varies from one person to another and is most often a lifelong condition. It can also vary as a result of different ages in people. However, a slower reading level is one common characteristic that is present in all dyslexic children.

Dyslexia is a strictly neurological condition that has little to do with a person’s intelligence. It can also occur as a result of genetic conditions. Early detection of the condition can help in improvement before he or she reaches adolescence. A thorough evaluation process of the child will include the following aspects IQ level, language skills, ability of word recognition, phonological processing, automaticity skills, fluency skills, family history and also knowledge of vocabulary.

The most common symptoms of dyslexia include:

  1. Trouble reading
  2. Very slow progression to milestones such as walking, talking, crawling and learning to ride a bicycle.
  3. Slow development of speech
  4. Trouble with hand-eye coordination
  5. A slow rate of learning when it comes to data
  6. Problem with speech
  7. Very poor concentration span
  8. Children suffering from dyslexia are more prone to developing certain autoimmune diseases such as eczema and asthma.

Dyslexia is sometimes subdivided into a number of categories such as Surface Dyslexia, Rapid Deficit Dyslexia, Visual Dyslexia and Phonological Dyslexia.

There is no medical treatment for dyslexia and help generally includes assigning reading specialists, child psychologist, speech-language pathologists and child neuropsychologists.

Certain practices that you yourself follow when dealing with your dyslexic child are:

  1. Praise your child from time to time
  2. Remind your child that being dyslexic has nothing to do with intelligence levels
  3. Mix with other parents who have dyslexic children and interact with them about ways and strategies to heighten the child’s confidence level.
  4. Deal with your child patiently.
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I'm 21 years old, I've migraine headache last 1 yr. I have visit 3 physician they also says that it is migraine headache. As per direction of physician I have taken some medicine and now I feel better but still feel I have that headache a litter bit so what should I do for permanent relief from this headache? please reply me.

DM - Neurology, MD - Medicine
Neurologist, Mohali
I'm 21 years old, I've migraine headache last 1 yr. I have visit 3 physician they also says that it is migraine heada...
Try relaxation exercises and meditation also along with medical management. Also in medical management you have to kept on prophylactic anti-migraine treatment for long so that sensitivity of your trigemino-vascular system which is implicated in migraine get reduced.
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I am suffering from one side pain on the head which is not exactly the pain but a nerve pain which occurs in a time and then relax fr a min and then again the same and how can I contact you?

DM - Neurology, MD - Medicine
Neurologist, Mohali
This is probably a Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgia, in that too probably SUNCT or SUNA. You need to be properly evaluated by a Headache specialist.
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I am suffering of migraine from last 12 years, in the beginning the attack was very rare. But from last 1 year it is twice in a week, I started taking Ayurvedic medicine and continued till today since last 8 months but severity n frequency of attack is increased. Now it lasts for more of 24 hours.

DM - Neurology, MD - Medicine
Neurologist, Mohali
Take proper Anti-migraine prophylactic treatment for your now becoming Chronic Migraine (CM). In CM daily meds decrease the sensitivity of trigemino-vascular system of brain and Headaches completely subside.
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Are You Suffering From High Calcium Levels, It Can Be Due To Parathyroid Tumour?

MBBS, MS, M.Ch
Oncologist, Chandigarh
Are You Suffering From High Calcium Levels, It Can Be Due To Parathyroid Tumour?

Parathyroid are four small glands usually located behind the thyroid gland. They are responsible for the production of parathyroid hormone (PTH) which regulates the calcium and phosphorus levels in your blood. Sometimes, tumour in parathyroid makes the gland secrete more PTH than it should and cause high calcium levels. 

Symptoms: In many cases, you might not be experiencing any symptoms and a random blood test might indirectly state that you are suffering from this condition. In advance or long-standing cases you may feel bony pain, fatigability, or fractures of bone. The other symptoms can include kidney stones, excessive urination or mental irritability. 

Causes and Diagnosis: There is no real evidence as to what causes Parathyroid adenoma. It is advisable to have a medical opinion if you are experiencing these above symptoms especially patients with renal stones, pathological fractures or excessive fatigability. The diagnosis can be made with high calcium, PTH & low Phosphorus levels. 

Treatment: Treatment typically involves a surgical removal of the tumor. Technology has reached a stage where the doctors are able to identify the specific areas of tumor with precision and only that gland can be removed or minimal invasive surgery can be performed. It is important to consult Endocrine surgeon in your region, to get yourself evaluated to optimize your treatment. 

Prevention: There is no real way by which Parathyroid adenoma can be prevented, however, it can be picked up at early stage by getting serum calcium, albumin and phosphorus test done during routine screening. 

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Hi doctor, I Have a Accident on Road and I Had Hurt in My Head Bt Doctor Says that Its Not Necessary To Go To hospital because there is no any serious injury in head Bt exactly after a week my friend will not recognize me or anyone of them in her family. Firstly he was recognizing everyone after the accident bt after a week he was not recognizing any family member So please consult a solution what to do now and what home made precautions and medicines were taken? please Dr. response this question fastly.

DM - Neurology, MD - Medicine
Neurologist, Mohali
This may be lucid interval of injury over head or may be retrograde amnesia following temporal lobe injury. Get an CT head or Mr. brain done, lucid interval subside by self, but if temporal lobe injury or sub Dural hematoma compressing brain comes out in brain imaging see a neurologist urgently.
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