Department of Neurosurgery
This is a new super speciality Department, started to function in Government Theni Medical College Hospital from Jan 2009. One post in the cadre of Associate Professor was sanctioned to certify brain death.
All types of Surgeries, both elective and emergency cases are done here.
No. of Units in the Department — 1
O.P. days and Timings - Tuesday and Friday10 A.M. to 12 Noon.
Bed strength of Department
Male In Patients are treated at Ward 702 under III Surgical unit & Female In Patients are treated at Ward 703 under III Surgical unit.
Average OP. — 10 — 15 / Day P
Average I.P. - 4/Week
Theatre day: Every Thursdays
Types of Surgeries performed:
All types of Spine surgeries – Disc prolapsed, Spondylolithisis, Spine trauma,
Elective brain surgeries like vp shunt, brain tumor excision, foramen magnum decompression.
The Department is equipped with Neuro drill, C-arm and Bipolar diathermy.