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Memory Clinic



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  • What is Dementia?

    Dementia is a progressive neurodegenerative disease & Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common type of dementia. People affected with AD have progressive memory loss, and over time become withdrawn, have troubled thinking, working, planning things, and lose social interactions.

  • Why the need for such a clinic?

    Very few multidisciplinary clinics exist in the city of Mumbai, or even in the entire country, where patients has an opportunity to see specialists at one go in a single clinic.

  • What is unique about RFH memory clinic & when is it conducted?
    • We Conduct a weekly comprehensive multidisciplinary memory clinic at RFH from 12-2 pm every Monday, wherein patients above the age of 45 years, with memory and other cognitive difficulties are thoroughly assessed clinically by the Neurologists first, followed by Neuropsychologist who administers memory and cognitive scales & then if required seen be by a psychiatrist.
    • Basic blood tests pertaining to memory disorders are done, and then if required patient is advised specialized tests Electroencephalography (EEG) or CT / MRI Brain.
    • After all the information is available, a complete plan is prepared to manage the patient with appropriate medications, physical & cognitive rehabilitation and psychotherapy.
    • Since cognitive & behavioural problems affect the family who are the care givers, we help the family by counselling sessions, help them plan rehabilitative goals & when need provide assistance for long term home care.
    • We also have comprehensive memory school, which provides complete care to patients, on an individual basis.
  • What is the mission of the clinic?

    The dream of the clinic is to help and partner the patient and their family to alleviate and reduce suffering, provide the best medical care by experienced clinicians coupled with latest technology and personal care.

Partners in care

Dr. Arun B. Shah

Director & Consultant
Dr. Arun B. Shah
Department
Neurosciences
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Medicine), DM (Neurology)
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Dr. Manish A. Chhabria

Consultant
Dr. Manish A. Chhabria
Department
Neurology
Qualification
MBBS (Mumbai), DNB (Medicine), DNB (Neurology), MNAMS (Neurology)
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Ms. Shraddha Shah

Section Co-ordinator and Consultant
Ms. Shraddha Shah
Department
Neurosciences
Qualification
BA Neuroscience, MA Clinical Psychology
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Mr. Narendra Kinger

Consultant
Mr. Narendra Kinger
Department
Clinical Psychology
Qualification
M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
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Ms. Karishma Jethmalani

Neuro Psychologist
Ms. Karishma Jethmalani
Department
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Qualification
B.Sc. (H) Psychology, M.Sc. (H) Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience
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