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Health City Cayman Islands opens Neurosurgery services
Sep 18, 2015 - 1:09:10 AM

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Dr Komal Prasad, Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon, Health City Cayman

Health City Cayman Islands is expanding its services to include a wide-range of neuro-spinal procedures, overseen by a team of certified neuro-spinal surgeons.  The services will include the treatment of various conditions of the brain, such as brain tumours and aneurysms as well as back and neck problems

Dr Komal Prasad, Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon, said there was a common misconception that neurosurgeons only perform brain surgery, however they are the only physicians who treat the entire spine as well, including the spinal cord.

“Choosing a neurosurgeon for your brain as well as your spine health will ensure you’re getting the most experienced and relevant medical attention,” Dr Komal said.

The Department of Neurosurgery at Health City is equipped with state-of-the-art operating microscope for various minimally invasive brain and spinal procedures.  Health City offers treatment for various diseases of the brain including brain tumours and spinal conditions like neck pain, back pain, surgery for herniated disc and Sciatica.

“The minimally invasive approach we use result in smaller scars, shorter recovery times, less post-operative pain and shorter hospital stays.  In fact, many patients are home within 24 hours after this kind of minimally invasive spinal procedure,” said Dr Komal.

Health City opened this service on September 14th, and offers patients with brain or spinal health issues a world-class specialist treatment at an affordable price.

To speak to a member of Health City’s Patient Care team and learn more about the Neurosurgery services, please call 1 (345) 945-4040, 1 (345) 640-4040 or visit healthcitycaymanislands.com

 

About Health City Cayman Islands

Health City Cayman Islands, the vision of renowned heart surgeon and humanitarian Dr Devi Shetty, is supported by two major healthcare organizations, Narayana Health and the U.S.-based Ascension, which is that nation's largest faith-based and non-profit health system, providing the highest quality care to all with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable. Health City Cayman Islands provides compassionate, high-quality, affordable healthcare services in a world-class, comfortable, patient-centred environment. Offering healthcare to international, regional and local patients, Health City Cayman Islands delivers excellence in adult and paediatric cardiology, cardiac surgery, neurosurgery & spinal surgery, medical oncology, orthopaedics, sports medicine, paediatric endocrinology, sleep lab, blood bank with apheresis, bariatric and pulmonology.

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