Neurosciences
The Centre for Neurosciences at Meitra follows a holistic approach in handling all levels of difficulties related to the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nervous system and muscles. We emphasize exceptional and vigilant care to solve simple to complex problems. The centre has already introduced some of the novel facilities for the first time in the region. A team of expert neurologists and neurosurgeons is all set to elevate innumerable lives to the happiness of living a life. Considering incurable conditions, our care unit is designed with a concept of treating everyone equally and respectfully. Those who come here never return home as patients, but as those who embrace life at its fullest.

Dr. K A Salam

Chairman- Neurosciences

Dr. K.A. Salam, one of the senior most experienced neurologists in the state is the Chairman of the Centre for Neurosciences at Meitra. He started his career as a faculty at Medical College, Calicut. Later, he established the Department of Neurosciences at Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut, where he continued to train, teach and inspire the younger generation of neuroscientists. He was instrumental in starting and popularizing thrombolytic therapy for Stroke in the Malabar region. He also founded the Calicut Neurological Society (CNS), which is now an active forum for discussions and learning. He is the former President of Neurological Society of India (NSI) Kerala chapter and Kerala Association of Neurologists (KAN). A keen sports person, he strongly believes in prescribing exercise as a therapeutic measure for many neurological disorders.

Expertise

  • Stroke
  • Neuroimmunology
  • Behavioral Neurology

Experience

  • Faculty – Calicut Medical College
  • Established the department of neurosciences at Baby Memorial Hospital
  • Founder of Calicut Neurological Society (CNS)
  • Former President – Neurological Society of India (NSI) Kerala chapter
  • Former President – Kerala Association of Neurologists (KAN)
  • Member of Indian Academy of Neurology
  • Member of Indian National Stroke Association
  • Member of American Association of Neurologists
  • Member of World Stroke Federation

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