Paediatric Neurology

At Mediclinic Al Noor Hospital we have a UK-trained consultant paediatric neurologist who will provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment for babies, children and adolescents with disorders of the brain, spinal cord, muscles and nerves. Epilepsy is one of the most common conditions treated at Mediclinic.

Some of the disorders treated include:

  • Epilepsy and seizures
  • Autistic spectrum disorder/ADHD
  • Muscular dystrophy and other muscle diseases
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Spasticity management
  • Neurodevelopment disorders
  • Neuro-rehabilitation
  • Neuropathies
  • Neurogenetic disorders
  • Neurometabolic disorders
  • Movement disorders
  • Autoimmune myasthenia gravis
  • Congenital myasthenia syndromes
  • Sleep disorders
  • Tics and Tourette syndrome
  • Headaches

We have a dedicated neurophysiology laboratory where a team of highly qualified professionals carry out and interpret neurophysiological tests in a child friendly manner. Some of the common tests carried out include:

  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Sleep EEG
  • Nerve conduction study
  • Needle electromyography (EMG)
  • Repetitive nerve stimulation test
  • Evoked potentials:
    • Brainstem auditory evoked response (ABR)
    • Visual evoked potentials (VEP)
    • Somatosensory evoked response (SSEP)