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 Department of Neurology

Head of Department
Dr. Ron Milo
- Neurology 


Dr. Elena Dorodnikov - Head of Stroke Unit

Dr. Shmuel Appel - Deputy Director and Head of Epilepsy Clinic

Dr. Natalia Tichmonovitz - Head of Neuromuscular Services

Dr. Zeev Nitzan - Head of Memory Clinic, Movement Disorders and Multiple Sclerosis

Prof. Esther Cahana - Head of Research and Tution



Activity Description


The Department of Neurology admits patients with neurological diseases, diseases of the brain and disorders of the peripheral nerve system. Patients with brain stroke, seizures, epilepsy, memory disturbances, infectious diseases of the nervous system and many other illnesses concerning the brain and the nervous system are diagnosed and treated by highly qualified physicians. The Neurology Department performs a large variety of procedures such as Electromyography (EMG), Electroencephalography (EEG), Transcranial Doppler (TCD) and Visual Evoked Potential (VEP). The Neurology Department has a residency training program and it participates in many national and international researches concerning diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis, Epilepsy and Parkinson's disease. Selected patients with stroke are treated with thrombolytic agents and those who arrive late are transferred to Hadassah Medical Center for intra-arterial intervention.

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