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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.

Career Option

  • 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

  • AIIMS 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

Working Condition

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.

Personal Skill

  • Neurologists will need strong communication and leadership skills
  • attention to detail
  • organizational skills
  • problem-solving skills
  • patience
  • empathy
  • and knowledge of human anatomy and the nervous system.

Educational Qualification

  • • MBBS • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree; clinical residency often followed by a fellowship in a specialized area.
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