Neurosurgeon Prof. (Dr.) A.K. Singh, and team, now at Max Super Speciality Hospital, Dehradun
ramandeepkaur | 29 Jun 2012

Renowned Neurosurgeon Prof. (Dr.) A. K. Singh is now available at Max Super Speciality Hospital


Ghaziabad, June 26, 2012:Renowned Neurosurgeon Prof. (Dr.) A. K. Singh is now available at Max Super Speciality Hospital Dehradun along with his team of 11 physicians at the recently inaugurated 205 bedded facility. In his new role, Prof. (Dr.) A.K. Singh and his team have formed a comprehensive unit which is responsible for all of the hospital’s neurosciences initiatives under the umbrella of Max Institute of Neurosciences Dehradun (MIND).


Prof. (Dr.) A.K. Singh’s team of 11 physicians include  -  Neurosurgeons (Prof. Sanjeev Dua, Prof, Yashbir Dewan, Dr. Gopal Shukla, Dr. Priyamvadha K), Neurologists (Dr. Sashendra Saxena & Dr. Rohitash Sharma), Psychiatrists (Dr. Manish Tomar), Clinical Psychologist (Dr. Linthoi Akoijam), Neuro Intensivist and Multi Modality Pain Specialists (Dr. Neerja Johar and Dr, Mudit Garg), and other Neuroscience professionals. With the joining of Prof. (Dr.) A.K. Singhand his team, Max Healthcare attempts to bring the most advanced neurosciences institute in the country to Dehradun.


Commenting on the appointment Dr. Ajay Bakshi, CEO, Max Healthcare said “Prof. (Dr.) A.K. Singh and his team is an excellent addition to the Max Healthcare team and to the healthcare community at large in Dehradun and adjoining areas. In fact, we are proud to be associated with one of the finest neurosciences team today in the country. Their expertise and knowledge will bolster the already existing quality services that we provide at Max. We are confident that this association would result in further strengthening of the department and prove highly beneficial for the patients”.

Dr Bakshi further added, “MIND is a unique concept offering integrated, preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for all problems related to the brain, spine and mind. We are very proud to be associated with Dr Singh and team to co-create this pioneering concept.

At MIND, Prof. (Dr.) A.K. Singh and his teamof Neurosurgeons, Spine surgeons, and other therapists, will look after structural abnormalities of the brain and spine - Neurologists will look after physical and functional abnormalities of the brain, spine and nerves while Clinical Psychologists & Psychiatrists will look after the functional impairments and emotional difficulties faced by patients and impact on families or caregivers.


Prof. (Dr.) A.K. Singh, Director, Max Institute of Neurosciences Dehradun (MIND) expressing his pleasure at being associated with Max Healthcare commented “Our endeavour will be to leverage the synergies of the existing Max Healthcare services and work towards establishing Max Institute of Neurosciences Dehradun as the most trusted neurological healthcare provider in the country as well as in the region.” 


Max Institute of Neurosciences, Dehradun (MIND)is equipped with state-of-the-art medical and diagnostic infrastructure, including 4 high-end, modular Operation Theatres, two modern delivery rooms, advanced Cath Lab, day care, ambulatory and emergency care set up.


MINDhas been envisioned as an integrated center for providing holistic care to diseases that afflict the mind, brain, spine, spinal cord and peripheral nerves, from acute care to rehabilitation to reintegration back into society as contributory members. MIND has been launched for the first time by Max Hospitals in Dehradun, a congenial environment best suited to provide rehabilitation facilities and ensuring affordable care.


The centre has facilities for micro and endoscopic surgery for brain and spinal disorders; neuro intervention for bleeds and strokes; restorative neurosurgery and neurology services for restoring

Neural functions; epilepsy surgery and medicine; psychiatric services like de-addiction; psychological services such as for child and marriage guidance etc.


Some key Neuroscience services being offered at MIND include:-


·         Brain surgery: for head injuries, brian tumors, aneurysms etc, using microsurgery, endoscopic , image guided surgery using an intraoperative CT scanner, & computerized image guided surgery

·         Optimally (Minimally) invasive spine surgery - and all conventional surgery including surgery for kyphoscoliosis and spinal injuries

·         Pediatric neurosurgery

·         Neuro interventional procedures for AVMs, aneurysms, stenois, stroke etc.

·         Epilepsy medicine and epilepsy surgery

·         Parkinson’s’ Disease – medical and surgical treatment

·         Multi modality Pain clinic

·         Stem cell research & Therapy for spinal injuries and strokes etc.

·         Dedicated Neuro critical care

·         Dementia & Behavioural Neurology

·         Psychiatric services

·         De-addiction  clinic

·         Child and Adolescent mental health and emotional well-being

·         Marriage counseling /family therapy and School mental health


Notes to the editor- Max Healthcare:

Max Healthcare is the country's leading comprehensive provider of standardized, seamless and international-class healthcare services. It is committed to the highest standards of medical and service excellence, patient care, scientific and medical education.


Max Healthcare operates 12 facilities in North India, offering services in over 30 medical disciplines. Of this 9 facilities are located in Delhi & NCR. These include an out-patient facility, Max Medcentre and a Speciality centre, focused on Eye and Dental care at Panchsheel Park, secondary care hospitals at Pitampura, Noida and Gurgaon, and state-of-the-art tertiary care facilities at Saket, Patparganj and Shalimar Bagh in South, East and North-West Delhi respectively.


The tertiary care hospitals at Saket include Max Super Speciality Hospital (East Block), which is a centre of excellence for Cardiac Care, Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery and Cancer Care and Max Super Speciality Hospital (West Block), a super speciality facility in Orthopaedics & Joint Replacement, Neurosciences, Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Aesthetic & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Internal Medicine. In addition, it offers services in the disciplines of Urology, ENT, Gastroenterelogy, Nephrology, Dermatology, Mental Health & Behavioural Sciences amongst others.


In addition, Max Healthcare opened two Super Speciality Facilities in Mohali and Bathinda in 2011. The Facilities in Mohali (built over 3.20 acres area) and Bathinda (built over 4.80 acres area) have been conceptualized as a ‘One Stop Hospital’ and has the capacity of 400 beds overall. The Super Speciality Hospitals under PPP arrangement with the Government of Punjab, have tertiary care facilities in cardiac care, oncology, neurology and orthopedics and trauma. The hospitals also offer high end medical expertise with paramount patient centric services. The hospitals house state-of-the-art cath lab, OTs with HEPA, EHR, Nuclear Medicine and Gama Camera. They also encompasses the most advanced key medical equipment like LINAC for Radiotherapy, MRI and CT scan machines which are technologically the most advanced and first in the region. 


The new recently launched Super Speciality Hospital in Dehradun is the latest addition to the Max Healthcare network. The hospital offers comprehensive tertiary, secondary and primary level services in all medical and surgical specialities, with focus on super specialization in 3 key disciplines - Neurosciences, Cardiac Sciences and Orthopaedics & Trauma.  This would further enhance the leadership position of Max Healthcare in North India.

Max Healthcare has a base of over 1,600 leading doctors, 5,400 employees and 13,000,000 patients with number of beds growing to over 1,900 in the next two years.            



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