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Neurology is unique among medical specialties in its intersection with psychiatry. Neurology deals with nervous system function and disorders. The Department of Neurology at SVIMS was started in February, 1993. The department made significant strides forward since then in rendering neurological services to patients in Rayalaseema area and evolved into a full-fledged neurological centre equipped with latest diagnostic facilities in Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the best neurological centre at SVIMS in Andhra Pradesh.

The Department deals with clinical, teaching & research activities. The Department runs regular outpatients on all days i.e., from Monday to Saturday and special clinics for epilepsy on every 3rd Sunday. The department runs 24 hours emergency services which includes inpatients and neuro-emergency cases in Casualty which accounts for 40% of all emergencies in the institute. Active clinical and research activities in the field of stroke and epilepsy patients being established.

The Department actively participates in weekly Tuesdays/Saturdays neurolo-radiological and Clinical discussions, Journal club, Seminars and Electrophysiology classes and other academic, research programmes of the Institute. Organised Continuing Medical Education programmes for general practitioners, undergraduate and postgraduate students of medicine and PHC doctors belonging to Chittoor, Cuddapah and Nellore districts on most common neurological diseases like Epilepsy, Stroke, Neuro-infections and Movement Disorders. 

The Department is involved in clinical training of residents of Neurology and takes regular teaching classes (bed side clinics) for Post Graduate students of Medicine, Psychiatry & Paediatric from S.V. Medical College and other Government/Private medical colleges of AP like RIMS, AYJNIHH – SRC, PESIMSR, SMC &GH, PESIMSR. The department taking teaching classes for B.Sc Nursing, Physiotherapy trainee students (BPT & Diploma in Physiotherapy), M.A. in social work from Mahila University.

Organised State Conference of AP Chapter of Neuro Scientists meet in June, 1996. Started the "Indian Epilepsy Association, Tirupati Branch" in November, 1997 with the help of Senior citizens of Tirupati, Friends of SVIMS Society and Medical faculty of Tirupati. This organization conducts regular free medical camps for Epilepsy patients and distribute booklets on epilepsy in local language for educating the public regarding social and medical aspects of Epilepsy.

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