Carroll County Memorial Hospital will soon offer neurology services in their outpatient clinic as they welcome Dr. Farhan Sheikh to their team of physicians. Click to hear KMZU’s Kristie Cross speak with Chief Operating Officer Shannon Jordan:
Jordan explained Dr. Farhan Sheikh will bring new services to their medical facility. “We were blessed to have a neurologist ask to join our medical staff,” said Jordan, “This is a service we had long ago that went by the wayside. It’s been difficult to recruit for this. Dr. Sheikh has volunteered to come and is excited about bringing neurology services to our community.”
The addition is expected to provide an added convenience to CCMH patients. “Mostly neurology services are going to be consultative in nature,” said Jordan, “So, diagnosing new disease, helping monitor and control existing disease, and also the EMG nerve conduction screenings and testings. Currently, we have to send those out to area hospitals to be completed. He will be able to do that onsite for us.”
The clinic will officially open August 1st and Dr. Sheikh will see patients each Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Patients are asked to call 660-542-1695 ext. 3070 to schedule an appointment.
Carroll County Memorial Hospital announced today the addition of Neurology clinic. The clinic will be located at CCMH’s Outpatient Clinic and will operate monthly on Fridays, beginning August 1st. The hours of operation for this clinic will be 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Appointments are being accepted, to schedule please call CCMH Outpatient Clinic 660-542-1695 x3070.
“Patients are out top priority,” said Jeff Tindle, CEO of Carroll County Memorial Hospital. With our mott being,” Our Family…Caring for Yours,” this new clinic will help us continue delivering exceptional care in our community to patients that would otherwise have to travel for services.”
Dr. Sheikf provides a range of services from management of neurological conditions like headaches, neuropathy, stroke, radiculopathy, seizures, epilepsy, Alzheimer’s Dementia, Parkinson’s disease, Tourette’s syndrome, multiple sclerosis, head trauma, sleep disorders, electromyography/Nerve conduction studies (EMG/NCS).
Dr. Sheikh attended medical school at King Edward Medical College in Lahore, Pakistan, and completed his residency and fellowship at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He is board certified in Neurology. He enjoys cooking, sports, and traveling.
The clinic will begin operations on August 1, 2014. For more information about the Neurology services at Carroll County Memorial Hospital or an appointment, visit our website www.carrollcountyhospital.org or call 660-542-1695.