Diagnosis and conservative treatment of meningitis (program ID: 330499)
Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Nir GiladiSpecialized in: neurology
Department of Neurology
- Initial presentation in the clinic
- clinical history taking
- review of medical records
- physical examination
- laboratory tests:
- complete blood count
- general urine analysis
- biochemical analysis of blood
- inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
- indicators blood coagulation
- blood culture
- neurological examination
- CT/MRI scan
- neuropsychological tests (on indications):
- ENMG (electroneuromyography)
- EEG (electroencephalography)
- SEPs (somatosensory evoked potentials)
- VEPs (visually evoked potentials)
- BAEP tests (brainstem auditory evoked potential)
- lumbar puncture with subsequent bacteriological CSF examination,
CSF smear microscopy, inoculation, and other diagnostic techniques
- consultation of related specialists
- symptomatic specific treatment
- the cost of essential medicines and materials
- nursing services
- control examinations
- full hospital accommodation
- developing of further guidance
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About the department
The Department of Neurology at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center offers the diagnostics and treatment of a wide range of diseases of the nervous system. The department's doctors specialize in the treatment of stroke, epilepsy, motor disorders, neuromuscular diseases, memory disorders, infections of the central nervous system and autoimmune diseases. To achieve optimal results, the highly qualified neurologists of the department use the most advanced equipment and the very latest treatment methods. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Nir Giladi.
Depending on the patient's condition and the complexity of the particular clinical case, the doctors offer either inpatient or outpatient treatment. In addition, the department has specialized diagnostic laboratories for electromyography (EMG), electroencephalography (EEG), dopplerography, as well as for the testing of autonomic nervous system.
The team of the department's doctors pays due attention to individualized medical care and provides patients with not only top-class medical services, but also emotional support.
The department's range of medical services includes:
- Diagnostics and treatment of epilepsy
- Diagnostics and treatment of Alzheimer's disease and other memory, concentration disorders
- Diagnostics and treatment of Parkinson's disease, other motor disorders
- Diagnostics and treatment of headache, facial pain
- Diagnostics and treatment of cerebrovascular diseases (focus on stroke treatment)
- Diagnostics and treatment of neuroimmunological diseases, myasthenia gravis and multiple sclerosis
- Diagnostics and treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), other neuromuscular diseases
- Diagnostics and treatment of functional disorders of the nervous system
- Other diagnostic and therapeutic options
- 1977 - 1983 Medical School, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel.
- 1985 - 1989 Medical School, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
- 1985 - 1989 Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel.
- 1991 - 1992 Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel.
- 1984 American Licensing Exam for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).
- 1990 American Licensing Exam.
- 1993 Board Certification in Neurology.
- 1989 - 1991 Fellowship, Columbia University, NY, USA.
- 1994 Visiting Researcher, Columbia University, New York, USA.
- 2001 Visiting Researcher, Oxford University, Oxford, UK.
- 2006 Visiting Professor, Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands.
- 2010 Fellowship at Northern Jiangsu People's Hospital, Clinical Medical School of Yangzhou University, China.
- 1974 - 1977 Military Doctor at the Israeli Defence Force.
- 1985 - 1989 Residency, Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel.
- 1991 - 1992 Residency, Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel.
- 1984 - 1985 Family Physician, Kupat Cholim, Beit Shean, Israel.
- 1984 - 1989 Family Physician, Kupat Cholim, Kibbutz Beit-Keshet.
- 1993 - 1996 Director of Clinic for Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders, Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel.
- 1991 - 1996 Family Physician, Kupat Cholim, Kibbutz Lochamei Hagetaot.
- 1996 - 2007 Director of Section for Movement Disorders Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center.
- 2007 Chief Physician of the Department of Neurology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center.
- 1979 - 1981 Epidemiology Tutor, School of Medicine, Ben-Gurion University, Beer Sheba.
- 1981 - 1982 Teaching Anatomy, School of Nursing, Ben Gurion University.
- 1988 - 1989 Teaching Neurology, Carmel School of Nursing.
- 1991 - 1996 Teaching Neurology, School of Medicine, Technion, Haifa.
- 1997 Teaching Neurology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.
- 2000 Teaching Neurophysiology and Neurology, M.Sc. Course on Physical Therapy, Tel Aviv University.
- 2002 Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.
- 2005 - 2006 Member of the Steering Committee, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Tel Aviv University.
- 2006 Associate Professor of Neurology, School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.
- 2007 Member of the Levi Edersheim Gitter Institute for Functional Neuroimaging, Research In Collaboration with Functional Brain Imaging Unit, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv University.
- 2010 Member of the Steering Committee of Neurology, School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.
Memberships in Professional Societies
- 2000 - 2002 Membership Committee, International Movement Disorder Society.
- 2003 - 2005 Member of the International Executive Committee, Movement Disorder Society.
- 2003 Member of the Board Research Group of the WHO on Parkinson's Disease and other Movements Disorders.
- 2005 - 2006 Member of the Award Committee of the International Movement Disorder Society.
- 2009 - 2013 Elected Treasurer of the International Society for Movement Disorders.
Photo of the doctor: (c) Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center