Dr. Dorota Grochowska

Neurology specialist english

Education:

Graduate of the 1st Faculty of Medicine of the Medical Academy in Warsaw (currently: Warsaw Medical University), 2nd-Degree Specialization in Adult Neurology. Course in Clinical Electroencephalography at the Psychiatry and Neurology Institute in Warsaw.

Working experience:

Work at the Neurosurgery Department and Clinic of the Medical Academy in Warsaw in years 1994-1996 and later at the 2nd Neurology Clinic of the Medical Academy in Warsaw under the guidance of prof. H. Jędrzejowska. Work in Warsaw's public hospitals and, currently, in renowned private hospitals and medical centres as a neurologist's consultant. At the same time – work an EEG lab. She is a member of the Polish Society of Neurophysiology and the Polish Society of Neurology. Together with her husband - a psychiatrist at the DIALOG Therapy Centre – she has been successfully resolving numerous patients' problems at the meeting point between neurology and psychiatry. As one of few working neurologists she deals with afflictions connected to neuroendocrynology, in particular in diagnostics and treatment of tetany. Her area of special interest concerns diagnostics of proliferatice disorders and vessel malformations in the brain and the spinal cord such as: tumors, aneurysms and angiomas.

Since 1998 she has been managing a specialist medical practice which led to cooperation with numerous private and non-public healthcare centres as a consulting neurologist.

Scope of expertise:

• headaches (migraines, cluster headaches, tension headaches)

• backaches

• dizziness

• epilepsy

• sleeping disorders (narcolepsy, catalepsy, hipersomnia)

• peripheral nerve paralyses and pain systems (neuralgies and neuropathies)

• neuromuscular disoirders (myasthenia, muscular dysthropies, myopathies)

• demyelinating diseases (multiple sclerosis)

• brain vascular diseases (cerebral artery syndromes, cerebrovascular accidents, cerebral infarctions, TIA)

• movement disorders and extrapyramidal symptoms (tics and twitches, Parkinson's disease, parkinsonism, dystonias, myoclonus, tremors, eyelid twitch, wry neck)

• paralytic syndromes and consequences of the history of brain damage and brain diseases

• systemic athropies taking over the central nervous system (chorea, ataxia, amyothropic lateral sclerosis, spinal muscular atrophy)

• inflamatory diseases of the central nervous system

• genetic and congenital disorders (e.g.: Neurofibromatosis type I a.k.a. von Recklinghausen disease)

• brain and spine tumors (meningiomas, gliomas)

• spinal cord diseases (syringomyelia)

• vascular malformations (aneurysms, hemangiomas)

• hydrocephalus

• dementia (Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia)

• tetany