Neurologist to join OGH medical staff
Posted on: 08/26/2016
Olean General Hospital, member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, has announced the appointment of neurologist Vaijayantee Belle, MD, to its medical staff. She will begin seeing patients September 19.
Her office is located at the Mildred Milliman Outpatient Surgery Center, 500 Main St., Olean. Dr. Belle is accepting new patients; for appointments, call 716/375-6993.
Dr. Belle diagnoses, treats and manages a range of neurological conditions including stroke and intracranial bleed, migraines and other headaches, epilepsy and seizure disorders, pain and peripheral neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, brain and spinal cord disorders and traumatic injuries, infections such as meningitis and encephalitis, encephalopathy, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease, muscular dystrophy and myasthenia gravis.
Dr. Belle comes to the area with more than 15 years of experience in clinical neurosciences. She trained as a neurosurgeon in India where she practiced for 10 years before making the transition to neurology training in the United States. Dr. Belle has broad work experience in interdisciplinary neurology fields. She co-directed a stroke and neuro rehabilitation unit and was a surgical team leader for a movement disorder surgery unit and intraoperative neuro monitoring facility. Dr. Belle has also established a neurosurgical unit, including a neuro ICU, which she directed for five years.
She completed an internship at Case Medical Center in Cleveland and a residency in neurology at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, Congress of Neurological Surgeons.
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