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  • Lisie Hospital

    Kochi, Kerala 682017


Overview & Features

Neurology specialty services offer treatment for diseases of the nervous system including disorders of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, neuro-muscular junction and muscle. Neurology illnesses – once thought to be one of exotic diagnosis without effective treatment. The scenario has changed now. Many of the neurological problems can be treated if diagnosed early and many facilities are available to improve quality of life even though not fully curable.

Lisie Hospital Neurology Department is about 25 years old – now it is one of the major neurological centres in the state. We have state of the art facilities for comprehensive evaluation of neurological problems and its management.

Diseases/conditions Treated

We provide specialized care for patients with,


A. STROKE – Stroke is an acute neurological problem due to problems blood

circulation. Can be due to blockage of blood vessels or bleeding into brain parenchyma.

The symptoms include weakness of any part of body, unsteadiness, difficulty in vision

and difficulty in speech. For acute ischemic stroke (due to blockage of blood vessels) it is

estimated that around 10 million neurons die in every 10 minutes and hence

revascularisation has to be done as early as possible. IV thrombolysis is being given

here if stroke onset is within 4 1⁄2 hours.


1) We have 24 x 7 emergency services for acute stroke care.

2) CT with Multiphasic Angiogram/MRI Facility.

3) Facility of IV Thrombolysis (within 4 1⁄2 hours) ( we are doing about 10


4) Dedicated stroke evaluation – because we need to know the exact cause for

stroke for prevention in future.

5) In house Physiotherapist for patients who are admitted with stroke.

6) Physical Medical Department for rehabilitation of stroke patients.

7) Speech therapy

8) Long term follow up - individualized.


B. EPILEPSY: Earlier the diagnosis of epilepsy used to have a social stigma. It is

totally changed now. The fact that it is due to hypersynchronous discharges from

brain, which can be controlled with drugs/other modes of therapy. Neurology

Department at Lisie is well equipped to manage all case of Seizures/status. There

is a dedicated ICU with state of the art facilities and we have a Video

EEG/portable EEG facility.


9) C. MOVEMENT DISORDERS – including Parkinsonism/Dystonia/various types

of tremors.




E. NEURO MUSCULAR DISORDERS – Like Myopathies and Muscular dystonia,




syndrome, ADEM, Multiple Sclerosis. There is facility for doing plasma exchange.


G. COGNITIVE PROBLEMS AND DEMENTIAS – Problems with memory is very common

and can be due to various reasons of which some are fully treatable. Here we do assessment using ACE-R + HAD scoring system and a battery of tests in patients with Dementia.


H. INFECTIONS OF NERVOUS SYSTEM - Like Meningitis/Encephalitis.

I. SLEEP DISORDERS - Problems with sleep is now found to be the root cause for

many Systemic illnesses.

Sleep lab is functional for overnight sleep study (PSG) + MSLT. Sleep disorders can

be diagnosed and in selected cases (of OSA) CPAP titration is done and home

CPAP support is recommended.




(5) Botulinum toxin injections are being given for various conditions like hemifacial

spasm/spasticity/various kinds of dystonia.

(6) Counseling for various psychological disorders.








Special Features

(1) Outpatient clinic 6 days a week.

(2) Well equipped ICU to handle critically ill patients with neurological problems.

(3) Well equipped neuro-electrophysiology lab with facilities for,

• NCS (Nerve conduction study)

• RNS (Repetitive Nerve Stimulation)

• VEP (Visual Evoked potential)

• BAEP (Brain stem auditory evoked potential)

• EMG (Electromyography)

• Digital EEG (Electroencephalography)

• Portable bed side EEG.

• Video EEG.

• Sleep study (Polysomnogram) for evaluation of patients with obstructive sleep

apnoea and related disorders.

• TCD (Transcranial Doppler)

Rooms, Technology, ICUs

We have all the other supportive departments like Neurosurgery, Psychiatry,

     Radiodiagnosis, Ophthalomology, ENT, Physical Medicine, Palliative care etc,

     who are always ready for any support when needed.



Inpatient Rounds Policy

Meet Our Doctors

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Dr. Vidya M.V

  • Mon-Sat
  • Consultant Physician at Dharmagiri hospital,Consultant Physician at VSM hospital Vaikom, Sr. Lecture

Dr. Vidya M.V

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Dr. John J Vaidya

MBBS,MD(Med),DM (Neurology)
  • Monday-Friday (10.30-5.30pm)
  • Junior Physician-Little Flower, Angamaly –May 2012-Jan 2014, Physician, S.T. Joseph Hospital, Choond

Dr. Vidya M.V

MBBS,MD(Med),DM (Neurology)
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Dr. Arun Kumar ML

MBBS MD(General Medicine) DM(Neurology)
  • Mon-Sat(10.30-5pm)
  • Lecturer in Neurology Amrita Institute of Medical science 2002-2003, Physician St. Joseph Hospital K

Dr. Vidya M.V

MBBS MD(General Medicine) DM(Neurology)
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Dr. Emil Roy

  • 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Jr. Doctor Dept of Neurology, Oct 2017

Dr. Vidya M.V


Quick Contact

  • Kathrikadavu, Kaloor
    Kochi, Kerala 682017
  • contact@lisiehospital.org
  • 0484 2401006,2402044, 2400812 – 14

What Our Patients Say about Neurology Clinic