Neurologists are physicians and surgeons who treat patients with nervous system disorders, including problems with the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. Many neurologists work in hospitals, and though health and safety precautions are taken, there is some risk of exposure to infectious diseases while working in any medical setting.
The following type of organizations typically employs the skills
knowledge and competencies of neurologists:
• Universities and Colleges
• Healthcare Facilities
such as clinics and hospitals
• Psychiatric treatment facilities
• Government Agencies
• Medical and Healthcare product manufacturing companies
Top Colleges In India
Address: Ansari Nagar, Near AIIMS Metro Station, New Delhi, Delhi 110029
Phone: 011 2658 8500
Maulana Azad Medical College
Address: 2, Bahadur Shah Zafar Rd, BalmikiBasti, New Delhi, Delhi 110002
Phone: 011 2323 9279
Courses to be pursued
o MS - General Surgery
o MCH - Neurosurgery
o DNB/FRCS/MRCS from International Colleges and Hospitals
o International Fellowship and Training Programs
o Publications and Paper Presentations in Reputed Scientific and Medical Journals
o Wide Clinical Experience
Doctors who work in hospitals commonly work more than 40 hours a week and often during irregular hours of the day. Neurologists that work in laboratories, typically spend the majority of their time conducting, documenting and analyzing research. These neurologists work during normal weekday hours. Neurologists that work in a classroom setting have working hours that can fluctuate from very few hours a week to a very heavy workload.
Neurologists will need strong communication and leadership skills
attention to detail
and knowledge of human anatomy and the nervous system.
• MBBS • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree; clinical residency often followed by a fellowship in a specialized area.