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Department of neurology
     Govt Thanjavur medical college,
 1.The Department of Neurology at Thanjavur Medical College was started by Professor Dr. P.A. Bhaskar during 1979.
2.To start with the department had 6 Female, 6 Male beds; At that time the department had Analogue EEG/EMG machines and  Head CT scan ; New OP 20 + Old OP 25 patients.
3.The department had gradually grown up. During 2005 the department has been digitalised with digital EEG / EMG machine. Bed strength increased to 10 Male+10 Female.
4. In 2010 the department got shifted to new 300 bed building with 15 Male and 15 Female beds.
5.In August 2010 Prof. Dr. M. Thangaraj joined as HOD of Neurology.
6. In 2014, the paramedical course for EEG/EMG was started. Each year 10 students are admitted for EEG/EMG course.
7.In 2015, DM neurology medical super speciality PG course started. Number of seats 1seat/year.
8.The department equipped with Portable EEG/EMG machines from 2015 onwards.
9.In 2017 Separate stroke ward with ICU setup started and the department has also been newly equipped with polysomnography machines.
10.The super speciality PG seat got increased from 1 to 4 seats from 2017 August onwards. At present new cases – 75-100, Old cases 400-450 per OP.

Dr M Thangaraj MD;DM,
Professor & HOD,
Department of neurology
Govt Thanjavur  Medical College, Thanjavur.
Associate Professor: Dr.S.Elangovan  
Designation: DCH;MD., DM.
Thanjavur Medical College, Thanjavur.
Assistant Professor: Dr.K.Balamurali
Designation: MD., DM.
Thanjavur Medical College, Thanjavur.
Senior Resident: Dr.A.Rajendran
Designation: MD., DM.
Thanjavur Medical College, Thanjavur.

1.Bringing  paramedical course in TMCH to strengthen the man power

2.DM neurology post graduate course-

3.Separate neuro ICU (stroke ward)

4.  Increasing the equipments strengths
5.Department MUSEUM
6. To create BSc neuro physiology course(yet to be acheived).
7.To convert regional institute(yet to be acheived).
Achieved in 2015. Start with 1seat/year. From 2017 onwards 4 seats/year.
Now department has 2 desktop EMG/2EEG.
One portable EEG/EMG machine to record in IMCU/ICU/WARDS.
POLYSOMNOGRAPHY machine for sleep study.
Achieved 2015.

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