Dr. Kunal Bahrani: A Game-Changer in Neurological Care

Dr.Kunal Bahrani,Director Neurology

Dr.Kunal Bahrani

Director Neurology

There is compassion, ethics, and empathy in all his deeds. And his life can be summed in a word Meraki – doing something with soul, happiness, and love by putting all of himself into whatever he's doing. In the era of surge in neurological issues like Stroke, Migraines, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Epilepsy and more, Dr. Kunal Bahrani (Director - Neurology FORTIS Hospital, Faridabad (NCR)), stands at the forefront, dedicated to not only save lives but also enhance the quality of life for caregivers too; by giving his 100 percent care, attention, and action.

Dr. Bahrani's practice spans a broad spectrum of neurological conditions, but one of the most noteworthy aspects of his work is his specialization in stroke management. Beyond stroke management, he tackles diverse challenges in neurology, including migraine headaches and the use of botox injections in migraine treatment. He also addresses the complexities of autoimmune diseases, conducts EEG monitoring, manages metastatic conditions, and assists patients with various pain syndromes. Additionally, he is well-equipped to handle somatic and behavioral symptoms, including depression and anxiety, which often accompany neurological disorders.

The Journey
Dr. Kunal Bahrani's journey in healthcare began at the prestigious Banaras Hindu University- Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS-BHU), where he completed his MBBS and MD degrees. During his training, he developed a profound fascination for neurology, drawn to the complexity and critical nature of brain-related disorders.
This fascination led him to pursue a DM (Doctorate) in Neurology at the esteemed All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. He cleared Specialty Certificate Examination in Neurology from the Royal College of the UK, further distinguishing himself. Notably, he also became a Fellow of the European Board of Neurology (FEBN) and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow (FRCP).

His journey, both as an individual and a neurologist, has been marked by several significant milestones. On a personal level, he attributes his success to his family, particularly his parents and wife (Dr. Shweta Mendiratta- Gynecologist), who stood by his side throughout his journey.

Tips for Good Neurological Health
Neurological disorders often present unique challenges, and Dr. Bahrani is acutely aware of the pain points his patients face. One of the most prevalent issues he encounters his patients seeking help at advanced stages of their conditions, particularly concerning headaches. He emphasizes the importance of early intervention and consulting a neurologist at the first signs of neurological symptoms, as prompt diagnosis greatly improves outcomes.

Dr. Bahrani regularly encounters a range of neurological disorders in his practice, including headaches, strokes, memory problems, pain syndromes, vertigo, and more. These conditions require tailored treatment plans based on comprehensive patient histories and specialized tests to ensure ethical and empathetic care.

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Moreover, he highlights the importance of preventive measures to maintain good neurological health. These measures include adopting a healthy lifestyle with a balanced diet, regular physical activity, and maintaining a work-life balance. And also recommends annual health check-ups to catch potential issues early.

Looking ahead, he envisions a promising future for neurology. He mentions, “The integration of artificial intelligence, telemedicine, and EMR services is revolutionizing the field, making neurological care more accessible, even in remote areas. I believe that these innovations will improve the lives of countless individuals, ensuring that every citizen has access to the specialized care they need”. He further adds, “A reminder to prioritize our own neurological health, and to be vigilant in recognizing the early signs of potential issues”.