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Singapore General Hospital, Academia, Level 5
 
65 6326 5003
(for departmental matters only)
 

​The Department of Neurology works closely with the Department of Neurosurgery to care for all patients with neurologic diseases. The range of care provided is organised into a number of patient centred programmes as well as several units which provide specialised Clinical Neuroscience services

Clinical Services

Epilepsy Programme

  • Optimisation therapy for epilepsy
  • Diagnosis and evaluation of seizures and epilepsy
  • Evaluation of patients for epilepsy surgery

Stroke Programme

  • Providing comprehensive care for patients with stroke and transient ischemic attack from acute stage to rehabilitation, including risk factor evaluation
  • Active research on risk factor therapies for stroke

Neuromuscular Programme

  • Evaluation and treatment of nerve, neuro-muscular junction and muscle diseases
  • Comprehensive neurophysiological support services

Sleep Disorders Programme

  • Comprehensive overnight, continuous sleep monitoring. Assessment facilities are used for patients with excessive daytime sleepiness, insomnia and abnormal behaviour during sleep, including snoring.
  • A multi-disciplinary approach to sleep disorders with one-stop assessment for sleep-related breathing disorders

Neurodegenerative Diseases Programme

  • Providing comprehensive management of patients with neurodegenerative diseases (such as Alzheimer’s Disease and Parkinson’s Disease) including neuropsychology, neuroimaging, neurochemistry, cell biology and neurogenetics.

Parkinson's Disease & Movement Disorders Programme

  • Provides medical and surgical (Pallidotomy, Deep Brain Stimulation) treatment for Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders
  • Provides botulinum toxin treatment for various movement disorders (dystonia, tremor, etc).

Neurodiagnostic Unit

Conducts electroencephalography, nerve conduction, electromyography, evoked potential responses, magnetic stimulation, carotid duplex ultrasound and transcranial doppler studies for diagnostic and research purposes

Neuropsychology Unit

Provides neuropsychological assessment, follow-up and intervention for patients with dementia, head injuries or other brain disorders.

Clinical Trials Unit

Provides support and expertise for the conduct of trials to GCP standards.

Support Groups

Patient Support Groups for Parkinson’s disease, Epilepsy and Stroke.


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