24 * 7 Care    


Prof. (Dr.)M.R.SIVAKUMAR,M.D., D.M. FACR, FAAN,FAHA., Fellowship in stroke and cerebrovascular Ultrasound (U.S.A.)

Professor & Head of the Department of Experimental Medicine,

The Dr.M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai

Consultant Stroke Neurologist and Rheumatologist.


  • 10 Bedded exclusive Stroke Unit.
  • Transcranial Doppler Monitoring.
  • Sonothrombolysis, carotid Angioplasty and stenting.
  • Stroke prevention and Rehabilitation.
  • Intravenous and Intraarterial tissue Plasminogen activator

We specialize in acute stroke treatment by giving tissue plasminogen activator(TPA) which is a clot bluster and is administered within 3 hours from the onset of acute ischemic stroke.

The public should recognize the warning symptoms of stroke like:

  • Sudden onset of weakness and numbness of the face, arm, or leg ,especially on one side of the body.
  • Sudden giddiness/ difficulty in walking,loss of balance or coordination.
  • Sudden confusion, inability to speak
  • Sudden headache with coma
  • Sudden loss of vision in one/ both eyes.

If any of the above symptoms are noted, rush to Bharathi Rajaa speciality hospital, after contacting 3011 3011, for admission in to stroke unit.


Neurophysiological evaluation is useful in peripheral neuropathy ,spinal cord diseases and multiple scelrosis.


* Brachial plexus study

* Carpal Tunnel Study

* Facial Nerve Conduction Study & Blink Reflex

* Repetitive Nerve Stimulation


Digital EEG

  • Digital EEG with Routine VideoTelemetry.
  • Bedside EEG

Evoked Potentials

  • Visual Evoked Potential

  • Brainstem Auditory Evoked Potential
  • Somato sensory Evoked Potential
  • Transcranial Doppler

Overnight sleep studies

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea(OSA) which present with snorning is a silent killer. Over night sleep studies help to identify patients with OSA.

CPAP(Continuous positive Airway pressure) either manual or automatic must be fitted for patient with OSA.

Sleep studies also identify patient with excessive daytime sleepiness(narcolepsy)and other sleep- related disorders.


(Multiple Short Latency sleep Test)

Arthritis and Rheumatism clinic

  • Early Arthirits clinic
  • Immunology Laboratory

 Rheumatology and Immunology services are also headed by Prof.M.R.Sivakumar, the first Rheumatology to set up a Immunology laboratory 25 years ago.

All facilities for screening for Rheumatological disorders, intra articular injections, disease modifying therapies, Biological agents and total knee and hip replacement are offered to arthritis patient.

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