Doctor's Profile

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Educational Qualifications

  • Schooling from Bishop Cottons Boys’ School, Bangalore
  • MBBS M.S.Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore University. August 1988- May 1994.
  • MS (General Surgery) Seth GS Medical College & KEM Hospital, Mumbai University March 1996- February 1999. MCh (Neurosurgery) National Institute Of Mental Health And Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Deemed University. September 1999- August 2002.

Awards, Distinctions and Medals

  • Stood SECOND in the All-India Best Cadet Competition (Junior Division) at the Republic Day Camp at New Delhi, 1986.
  • Awarded first place for a lecture on "Protein Synthesis" at the Inter-Junior College Science Lecture Contest in 1987, Kendriya Vidyalaya, ASC Centre, Bangalore.
  • School Prefect and Deputy Head of Day Scholars, 1988
  • Awarded distinctions in Physiology, Microbiology and ENT during MBBS.
  • Awarded Gold Medal in ENT by the Indian Society of Otolaryngology's at the Gold Medal Exam held in 1992.
  • Awarded the Sunita Movva Gold Medal for The Best Outgoing Student of the batch of 1988 from M.S.Ramaiah Medical College.
  • Awarded Gold Medal by Bangalore University at January 1995 Convocation for securing the highest marks in General Surgery.
  • Secured 154th rank in the All-India Postgraduate Entrance Examination of 1996.
  • Stood 3rd in the MS General Surgery batch of 1996 from the Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital.
  • Recognized as a "Leading Spine Surgeon" at the India Spine Vision 2007 Conference at New Delhi, November 2006.

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Life Member, Bangalore Neurological Society, since 2003.
  • Associate Member, Neurological Society of India, since 1999.
  • Life Member, Indian Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery, since 2002.
  • Member AO Spine Community

Clinical and Surgical Experience

  • Worked in Departments of Urology and Orthopaedics in KEM Hospital during the tenure of MS General Surgery.
  • Worked in the Departments of Head, Face and Neck Surgery and GI surgery in Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai during the tenure of MS General Surgery.
  • Performed over 350 major general surgical operations, over 750 minor general surgical operations and assisted over 500 major operations during MS General Surgery.
  • Performed and assisted in over 650 neurosurgical operations during tenure of MCh Neurosurgery.
  • Independently performed several operations in head injuries, superficial brain tumor resections, stroke surgery, shunt surgery, spine surgery and assisted in all types of major neurosurgical operations including neurovascular surgery, skull base surgery and spinal instrumentation, deep-seated tumor resections, neuroendoscopy and peripheral nerve.
  • Involved in neuro critical care management and management of emergency services during tenure of MCh Neurosurgery at NIMHANS.
  • Worked as Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spine Surgeon at HOSMAT Hospital, Bangalore form March 2003 to March 2004.
  • Worked as Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spine Surgeon at Narayana Institute of Neurosciences from May 2004 to September 2006.
  • Instrumental in initiating the epilepsy surgery programme and performing epilepsy surgery at Narayana Institute of Neurosciences.
 
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