Dr. Shyma M.M.

Dr. Shyma M. M. | Consultant Neurologist | Sunrise Hospital

Dr. Shyma M.M.

Consultant Neurologist
Sunrise Group of Hospitals, Kochi

0484 4160000 / 0484 2660000



For Appointments: +91 9946001005


Dr. Shyma is an exceptionally talented neurologist trained in management of adult and paediatric neurology. Her areas of special interest includes general neurology, stroke and neuromuscular disorders, headaches, migraine, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, back pain, neck pain, Alzheimer’s and other memory disorders, Paediatric Neurology and neuro critical care. Specialised in injecting Botulinum Toxin for various movement disorders, she has published research papers in various international academic journals.

Academic qualification:

  • MBBS, DCH, MD, DM (Neurology)

Years of experience:

5 Years

Professional record:

  • Consultant Neurologist - PVS Memorial Hospital Kochi (Oct 2015-Dec 2018)
  • Senior Resident in Neurology - TD Medical College, Alappuzha (Aug 2012-July 2015)
  • Senior Resident in Paediatrics - Govt. Medical College, Calicut (May 2007-May 2010)


  • Shyma et al - Calf heads on a trophy sign: Miyoshi myopathy Published in Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice.
  • Shyma et al - Nummular headache: Clinico-epidemiological features in South Indian population in Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice.
  • Shyma et al – Hypnic headache: A rare primary headache syndrome in an Indian population with mini review of literature in Neurology India.
  • Shyma et al – Clinical Features And Psychiatric Comorbidity Of Epicrania FUGAX: Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice

Original research:

  • Etioclinical profile of patients with Thunderclap headaches in a tertiary care center - A case series study
  • Safety and Efficacy of Montelukast in Children with persistent asthma


  • Membership in American Academy of Neurology
  • Membership in Kerala Association of Neurology
  • Indian Academy of Neurology
  • Life member of the IMA

Clinical expertise:

  • Epilepsy Centre
  • Headache Service
  • Paediatric Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Multiple Sclerosis Clinic
  • Botulinum Toxin Clinic
  • Movement Disorders and Gait Service
  • Neuromuscular Service
  • Cerebrovascular Diseases (Stroke) Centre
  • Comprehensive Neuro Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratory

The Key Highlights of this Department are:

  • EEG – digital EEG with brain mapping facility
  • Video EEG
  • Bed side digital EEG monitoring unit
  • Nerve conduction studies (NCV)
  • Electromyography – EMG
  • Single fibre EMG
  • Brain stem auditory evoked response (BAER)
  • Visually evoked response (VEP)
  • Somato Sensory Evoked Response (SSEP)
  • Electronystamogram (ENG)
  • Sleep LAB
  • CT Scan andMRI Scan

Paediatric Neurology Services and Clinics:

  • Management of all neurological disorders in children
  • Therapeutic and rehabilitative intervention for neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Video EEG and repetitive nerve stimulation test for kids
  • Electromyography in children
  • Botox administration for kids with Spasticity
  • Neostigmine challenge test for Myasthenia Gravis
  • Administration of developmental tools including DP3 / CARS/ specific learning disability tool
  • Formulating Ketogenic diet/ modified Atkins diet for kids with Epilepsy
  • ADHD Clinic
  • Autism Clinic
  • Paediatric Migraine Clinic
  • Developmental Delay
  • Epilepsy Clinic
  • Speech Delay
  • Learning disability
  • Sleep disorders

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