Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital

Department of Neuroscience

The department of neuro-science is comprised of the Neurosurgery, Neurology and Behavioral Health units.

The Neurosurgery unit offers management for acute head injuries, spinal and intracranial tumors, cranial infections, spinal disc prolapse, hydrocephalus as well as some congenital anomalies. The most common surgeries performed include:

  • Transphenoidal surgery
  • Stereotactic computer guided surgery
  • Functional and epilepsy surgery
  • Anterior/posterior spinal fixation
  • Spinal and cranial micro neurosurgery
  • Laser surgery for both spine and head
  • Endoscopic surgery

The Neuroscience department provides a comprehensive range of neurological and medical assessments, medical management and combined management decisions regarding surgery within several areas and in particular:

  • Functional surgery
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Neuro-oncological surgery
  • Vascular surgery
  • Interventional neuroradiology

Neurophysiologic assessment equipment as EEG, evoked potential testing, SSEP, polysomnography, video EEG, EMG and nerve conduction studies are also available within the Neurology Unit.

Imaging techniques available to aid the department in diagnosis of patients include MRI, CT SPECT, DSA and VCT angiography, doppler and blood flow studies.