Our Neurohospitalists Dr. Adam Blanchette, Dr. Prabhdeep Singh and Dr. Jaswinder Singh offer full-time inpatient care for acutely ill patients with neurological conditions at Methodist Hospital, a certified Comprehensive Stroke Center.

Dr. Adam Blanchette is the Stroke and Tele-Stroke Medical Director for Methodist Healthcare System which offers 24/7/365 consultation services for rural/remote hospitals throughout South Texas.

Neurohospitalists are neurologists who are hospital-bound and see patients in the emergency department (ED) and intensive care units, and consult on patients with acute neurologic injury throughout the hospital.

Some conditions they treat include:

  • Ischemic stroke/brain attack
  • Hemorrhagic stroke/brain bleed/aneurysm
  • Headaches/migraine
  • Neuromuscular conditions (myasthenia gravis, neuropathies)
  • Acute exacerbations/flares of multiple sclerosis
  • Vascular malformations
  • Acute brain and spinal cord injury
  • Acute brain and spine infections (meningitis, encephalitis)
  • Acute neuromuscular dysfunction
  • Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • Autoimmune neurology/Autoimmune encephalitis
  • Neuro-infectious diseases
  • Status epilepticus/seizures
  • Coma
  • Acute exacerbations of Parkinson’s disease

Some of the services/procedures they offer (some of which are offered in conjunction and with the assistance of other specialists, including, but not limited to, radiologists and intensivists):

  • tPA administration in acute stroke.
  • Neurologic complications of medical & surgical therapies
  • Drug- & toxin-induced neurologic emergencies
  • Critical care EEG monitoring
  • Telestroke
  • Neurological palliative care
  • End-of-life consultation/Brain-death evaluation
  • Neuro critical care monitoring and consultation
  • Neurologic testing and interpretation (EEG, CT, MRI, neurovascular ultrasound, etc.)