Dr. K M Hassan

Dr. K M Hassan

Brain and Spine Specialist - Neurologist

  Jaypee Hospital, Delhi / NCR, India

  28 Years of experience

BIOGRAPHY

Qualification and Experience

Dr. K M Hassan is an experienced neurologist with more than 28 years of clinical experience. He is currently serving as Additional Director, Neurosciences (HOD, Neurology) at Jaypee Hospital, Noida. Dr. Hassan has an experience of working with various reputed institutions such as King Saud Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Yatharth Superspeciality Hospital, Noida, Sharda University, Greater Noida, UP, India, Medanta Hospital, Ranchi, India, and Command Hospital, Kolkata. Dr. Hassan has completed his MBBS and MD from AFMC, Pune. Later he completed his DNB in Neurology from New Delhi and done DM in neurology from PGIMER, Chandigarh. He was the recipient of Times Healthcare Achiever's Award 2018.

Contribution to Medical Science

Dr. K M Hassan is highly experienced in treating various neurological disorders including Neuro-muscular Disorders, Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Headaches, Parkinson’s Disease & Other Movement Disorders, CNS Infections, and Epilepsy. He is a member of the various esteemed organizations including the Neurological Society of India, Indian Academy of Neurology, Association of Physicians of India, and Indian Stroke Association. He has more than 30 publications in various peer-reviewed journals on complex topics including Stroke Epidemiology, Thrombolysis, Pathophysiology, Stem Cell Therapy in Stroke, Botox Therapy in neurology, and Hirayama Disease.

Past Experience

  • Consultant Neurologist & Unit Head, King Saud Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Senior Consultant Neurologist Yatharth Superspeciality Hospital, Noida
  • Professor of Medicine & Consultant Neurologist, SMSR & Hospital, Sharda University, Greater Noida, UP, India
  • Senior Consultant Neurologist & Stroke Specialist, Medanta Hospital, Ranchi, India
  • Senior Advisor and Professor of Medicine & Neurology, Command Hospital, Kolkata, Affiliated to West Bengal University of Health Sciences
  • Associate Prof of Medicine & Classified Specialist in Neurology, AFMC, Pune, Affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health Sciences
  • Associate Prof of Medicine & Classified Specialist in Neurology, Command Hospital, Chandimandir
  • Senior Resident, Neurology, PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • Clinical Tutor in Medicine at AFMC, Pune

Qualifications

  • MBBS (AFMC)
  • MD (AFMC)
  • DNB
  • DM (Neurology)
CERTIFICATIONS (3)
  • European Continuing Medical Training on Deep Brain Stimulation.
  • Short Course on Deep Brain Stimulation and Botox Therapy from University College London Queen Square Institute of Neurology.
MEMBERSHIPS (4)
  • Life member of Neurological Society of India
  • Life member of Indian Academy of Neurology
  • Life member of Indian Stroke Association
  • Life member of Association of Physicians of India
RESEARCH PAPERS AND PUBLICATIONS (3)
  • STEM CELL THERAPY IN STROKE (Co-investigator from AFMC in Multi-centric Clinical Trial and InveST trial with AIIMS, PGIMER, SGPGI, AHRR)
  • HIRAYAMA DISEASE Recognised international expert with more than 50 citations for original research work
Procedures
Brachial Plexus Injuries/Stereotactic Procedures

Brachial plexus injury is a medical emergency caused due to an injury to the brachial plexus group of nerves that sends signals from your spine to your shoulder, arm, and hand. These nerves control and administer feelings in the muscles of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, and arm. This damage is also known as brachial plexopathy. Brachial plexus injury appears when these nerves are compressed, stretched, or in the most serious case, ripped apart from the spinal cord. Some brachial plexus injuries known as stingers or burners are inconsequential and will completely recover in a few weeks. However, other brachial plexus injuries are severe enough and may cause some permanent impairment in the arm. In severe conditions, it can paralyze your arm, with a failure of function and sensation.


Brachial Plexus Injury Causes

Brachial plexus injury results when the brachial nerves are damaged by excessive stretching, pressure, or cutting. Stretching can occur when your shoulder is forced down while your neck stretches up and away from the injured shoulder such as during a motorcycle or a car accident. In case of a serious injury, the brachial nerve may rip off the spinal cord in the neck. This type of brachial plexus injury is classified as traumatic brachial plexus injuries. It may occur because of different reasons, including:

  • Contact sports: Contact sports players may experience burners or stingers, which can occur when the nerves in the brachial plexus get stretched above their limits during collisions with other players.
  • Trauma: Several types of trauma, including motorcycle and car accidents or bullet wounds, can result in a brachial plexus injury.
  • Inflammation: Inflammation may also cause damage to the brachial plexus. An uncommon condition known as Parsonage-Turner syndrome or brachial plexitis causes brachial plexus inflammation without any trauma.
  • Tumors: Noncancerous (benign) or cancerous tumors may damage the brachial plexus.
  • Childbirth: Injury during complication of childbirth.

Brachial plexopathy may also result from exposure to radiation at the time of stereotactic radiosurgery or specific procedures such as stereotactic breast biopsy.


Brachial Plexus Injury Symptoms

Symptoms of the brachial plexus injury depend on the seriousness of the injury. A minor injury can often occur during any contact sport and minor trauma when the brachial plexus nerves get stretched or compressed. Minor brachial plexus injury symptoms include the following:

  • Burning sensation and shocks shooting down your arm
  • Weakness and numbness in your arm

More serious brachial plexus injury symptoms result when nerves are torn or ruptured. Such injuries may produce the following symptoms:

  • Weakness or inability to use certain muscles of hand, arm or shoulder
  • Complete lack of movement and feelings (paralysis) in your arm, including your shoulder and hand
  • Severe pain

In case of childbirth brachial plexus injury, symptoms can be seen right after the birth of the child. These may include:

  • No movement in the upper or lower arm or hand of the baby
  • Arm flexed (bent) at the elbow and held against the body
  • Absence of Moro reflex on the affected side
  • Decreased grip on the affected side
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Dr. K M Hassan is one of the most sought after specialists in India and has over 28 Years years of experience.
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