Range of competence

Neurological Examination

Cranial nerve status, strength, motor performance, sensitivity, coordination, muscle tone, gait, balance.

Memory test

Examination of memory, neuropsychological studies i.e. for speech disorders, cognitive impairment, after head injury.

Electrocophysiological studies

require a purposeful approach e.g. during nerve or muscle inflammation, epilepsy etc. Electromyography (EMG), Electroneurography, Evoked Potentials can be tested in our praxis. Electroencephalogram (EEG), and Polysomnography (sleep laboratory) can be accomplished by my collaborators in the Clínica PalmaPlanas-Quirón   -  just beside our office.

Chronic neurological disorders

like e.g. Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease or Alzheimer disease, chronic pain syndromes, epilepsy require integral treatment and detailed consultation, which considers the situation of the family and their surroundings.

Headache and Migraine

require usually a very detailed patient history, experience, purposeful diagnostics and patience; they are, however, usually well treatable.
Ambulatory infusion treatment in case of acute Migraine crisis, MS-relapse, pain therapy.

Ambulante Infusionsbehandlung

bei akuter Migraine, MS-Schub, Schmerztherapie.

Acute hospital treatment

in case of stroke, MS-relapse, brain tumour, vertebral disc hernia or other acute neurological disorders takes place in the Clinica  Juaneda  close to our practice. Clinical visits take place daily including weekend. The hospital has an excellent translation service with native english speakers for the patients daily from 9.00 to 21.00h and/or. 9.00 to 16,00 at weekend and holidays.

Lumbar puncture

e.g. to rule out meningitis, neuroborreliosis or multiple sclerosis, in the Clínica Juaneda.

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) and intrathecal therapy

Indication and implant surgery, control and adjustment of cerebral pace makers - deep brain stimulation  - for Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders

Psychiatry

Psychopathological examination and treatment. Many neurological syndromes are related to affective disorders which require specific treatment.

Image studies 

X-Ray, Computerised Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging studies can be performed in the Clínica PalmaPlanas-Quirón , we arrange appointments and charges. In a 1,5 Tesla  apparatus all standard techniques are available. Furthermore in specific situations, diffusion and perfusion sequences, 3-D angiography, cerebro-spinal flow studies, spectroscopy and reconstruction of the vestibulo-cochlear system. The imaging studies are interpreted and fully explained to the patient.

Sonographic Doppler and Duplex studies

of the cervical arteries can be performed either by the cardiologist Dr. Chadid or by my colleagues in the Clínica PalmaPlanas-Quirón .
Home visits are possible in case of urgency or immobile patients.

Substitute

My substitute is Mrs. Dr. Carmen MARQUÉS. You can find her in the Clínica  Juaneda  (+34 971 731 647), please ask for the english translater service)