When science offers a Surgery treating Parkinson

Beirut, 18 January 2017 – Once again, Bikhazi Medical Group leads the way into a new level of medical achievement. Always ahead of our time and encouraging the most innovative expertise, BMG is proud to have performed a breakthrough surgery treating a patient from a severe form of Parkinson’s disease with the expert execution of Dr Maher Mansour, Neurosurgeon; Brain and Spine Surgery.

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement. It develops gradually, sometimes starting with a barely noticeable tremor in just one hand. It also commonly causes stiffness or slowing of movement.

Patients with Parkinson’s disease suffer a lot and with the progression of the disease lose all ability to be in control of their lives. However, there is a Lebanese physician out there, Doctor Maher Mansour, who can cure treat that disease with surgery.

Dr Maher Mansour performing Deep Brain Stimulation surgery

Indeed, the surgery demands local anesthesia, in order for the doctor to check the patient’s clinical condition and reaction during the surgery. The procedure is called Deep Brain Stimulation which is made through the implantation of electrodes in the brain in a very targeted region. It is very subtle and delicate. Once the electrodes are implanted, they are linked to a battery that is like a heart pacemaker. This procedure provides the patient’s brain with continuous electrical impulses that regulate the patient’s movement stabilizing them on the long run.

Doctor Maher Mansour is a brilliant well renowned neurosurgeon who digs his way through the hardest path of understanding and curing the brain. He had been the first of his graduation the first year of medicine school in Grenoble France. Since, he kept on succeeding in his goals and finally today is performed these kinds of breakthrough surgeries in France, the GCC as well as in Lebanon.

The surgery was only possible thanks to top of the range medical equipment at BMG. Moreover, BMG always cares about collaborating with the most brilliant Lebanese doctors and surgeons to offer state of the art medical solutions to patients. BMG always supports Lebanese genius and believes in all what our country has to offer.

Despite of all the turmoil and challenges our country is facing everyday, hope never dies. We have so much amazing human treasures… human expertise, daily achievements happening. Believing in our Lebanese talents is motto number one in order to succeed, of which we are proud, and to move forward. To receive the best care for your health and be honoured by life for life, is what you deserve.


BMG formerly known as Fouad Khoury hospital and Abdul Aziz medical center, is a landmark hospital located in the heart of Ras Beirut, Abdul Aziz street. The continuous commitment serving the community with highest medical standards made of this establishment a reference hospital in Beirut serving patients in a homelike, comfortable and safe environment.

For any further information please contact our HOTLINE 1291 or email us on info@bmg.com.lb

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