Top 10 Neurosurgeons in India

List of top 10 neurosurgeons in India is based on our research:

1. Dr. V P Singh

With about 30 years of experience, Dr V. P. Singh’s competence spans all facets of neurosurgery –- cranial, spinal and peripheral nerves. Dr. Singh has special interest in brain tumor surgery, cerebrovascular surgery, epilepsy surgery and radiosurgery. He has operated over 400 intracranial aneurysms and is actively involved in the treatment of arteriovenous malformations by radiosurgery techniques.

Dr. VP Singh is credited with starting the Gamma Knife Unit and epilepsy surgery program at New Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences, where he was Additional Professor and Unit Head of Neurosurgery. He has also worked at VIMHANS, New Delhi along with colleague and mentor Prof. A. K. Banerji. In 2007 Dr. Singh joined Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, along with Prof. Banerji. At Apollo Dr. V. P. Singh was working as a Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS INSTITUTE / DEPARTMENT YEAR
DNB Neurosurgery National Board of Examinations 1989
MCh Neurosurgery All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 1987
MBBS All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 1982

Work Experience

30+ years

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2. Dr. Dilip Panikar

An exceptionally talented Neurosurgeon with more than 26 years of experience to his credit, Dr. Dilip Panikar is one of the most respected doctors in the country. An expert in micro neurosurgery, Dr. Dilip Panikar’s skills in performing highly advanced and unique neurosurgical procedures are unparalleled.

His areas of special interest include neurosurgery, neuro-oncology and skull base surgery, reconstructive surgery for craniofacial deformities, functional neurosurgery and neurovascular surgery.

Qualifications

MCh in Neurosurgery (Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram) | MS in General Surgery (M.S. University, Baroda) |
MBBS (M.S. University, Baroda)

Work Experience

26+ years

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3. Dr. Sudheer Kumar Tyagi

Dr. Sudheer Kumar Tyagi is a renowned Neurosurgeon with more than 20 years experience in the field of neurosurgery. He is known for his highly skilled and precise neurosurgical work. Dr. Tyagi is medical graduate of Prestigious King Gorge medical college Lucknow and trained in neurosurgery at the premier neurosurgical institute in India, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) New Delhi. He has further been exposed to the best of neurosurgical centers in the world. He has undergone specialized training in the fields of neurovascular and skullbase surgery at clinical center Ljubljana, Slovenia under Prof. Vinco .V. Dolence who has a world authority in these fields.
Dr. Tyagi Completed training of Stereotactic Functional Neurosurgery at St. Vincent Hospital Sydney under super vision of Dr. Malcolm Pell and did his hands-on training of Spinal Cord Stimulation at San Francisco USA. He has done more than 4000 neurosurgical procedures since his neurosurgical training His patients have been greatly befitted from his expertise in all kind of brain tumor ,skull base tumor functional stereotactic and epilepsy surgeries. He is known for his anterior cervical, lumbar microsurgical discectomy and craniovertebral junction surgeries .He also enjoys clipping of aneurysm, excision of AVM malformation and all kind of spinal tumor surgeries giving results as per international standards. Not to miss his skills in spinal instrumentation at all the levels from cervico occipital to Lumbosacral regions.

He is one of the pioneer in India who started functional stereotactic surgery programme at Apollo Hospital New Delhi and has done large number of Deep Brain Stimulation surgeries and ablative surgeries. He is the first surgeon in India who used Image Fusion technique to localize the targets in the Deep part of brain to do functional stereotactic surgeries.
Dr. Tyagi has presented his work of Deep Brain Stimulation at different National and International forums.
Dr. Sudheer Kumar Tyagi is known for his Frameless Stereotactic Navigation work in cases of epilepsy caused by small lesions which are close to eloquent areas of brain. Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) is another domain in which he has done largest number of cases at Apollo Hospital New Delhi.He is actively involved in neurosurgical training and research work at Apollo Hospitals New Delhi

Qualifications

MBBS, MS, MCh

Work Experience

20+ years

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4. Dr. Aditya Gupta

Dr Aditya Gupta, is an accomplished Neurosurgeon, has been a graduate and topper at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He was later selected to become Faculty, and remained as Associate Professor of Neurosurgery till 2009. Thereafter, he co-founded the Institute of Neurosciences at Medanta, where he worked till mid-2016 as Additional Director, Neurosurgery.
Dr Aditya Gupta has not only developed excellent surgical techniques for a wide variety of brain tumors, with an emphasis on microsurgery and radiosurgery, but also has special and unique skills in managing patients of Movement Disorders with Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), Surgery for Epilepsy, Nerve and Brachial Plexus Surgery, Brain aneurysms and AVMs. He is also an expert in all kinds of spine surgery. He has more than 40 scientific publications, chapters in books and is an invited speaker in national and international meetings. He has featured on national television on several occasions. He is clearly one of the best neurosurgeons in the country today.

Qualifications

MBBS: All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1994
M.Ch. (Neurosurgery): All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1999
•Advanced Trainings: University of Amsterdam; Hopital Pitie-Salpetriere, Paris; University of Marseilles; Wake Forest University, United States; University of Kiel, Germany
•Fellowship: CJW Medical center, Richmond, Virginia, United States

Work Experience

20+ years

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5. Dr. Rana Patir

Dr. Rana Patir, MS (General Surgery), MCh (Neurosurgery), Fellowship in Neurosurgery (UK), is an eminent Neurosurgeon of India with more than 23 years of experience in the field of advanced Neurosurgery. He is Head and Director – Department of Neurosurgery at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon. He has been a teaching faculty at AIIMS and at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi. He was a professor of Neurology at the Guwahati Medical College. He specilaises in Minimal Invasive Brain and Spine Surgery, Skull Base Surgery, Neurovascular surgery, Extra Cranial-Intracranial Bypass Surgery, Paediatric Neurosurgery and Epilepsy Surgery. He has more than 10,000 neurological procedures to his credit.

Qualifications

MBBS, M.Ch

Work Experience

23+ years

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6. Dr. Ajaya Nand Jha

Dr. Ajaya Nand Jha has developed a specialized team for Neurovascular Intervention, Endoscopic Spine surgery, Endoscopic Skull base surgery, Functional neurosurgery & radio surgery in Medanta. With over 27 years of experience, Dr. Jha has been inducted in to institutions in the UK and the USA that include Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK, Society of British Neurological Surgeons, UK, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, USA and the International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society, USA, among others. Dr. Jha’s expertise also includes using Intra-Operative MRI technology for brain tumor surgeries, cerebrovascular surgery, spinal surgery and image guided surgery.

Qualifications

 

FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK 1983
M.S. (General Surgery) Lady Hardinage Medical College, Delhi 1981
M.B.B.S. AFMC, Pune 1977

Work Experience

27+ years

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7. Dr. Sudhir Dubey

Dr. Sudhir Dubey graduated from King George’s Medical College with “Sir Rupkishan Das Gold Medal” for final year MBBS class in 1995. He received his basic neurosurgical training from National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences. His cutting edge work on “brain tumor” was awarded internationally at Sydney, Australia in 2001. He received “Silver Jubilee Award” for best outgoing student in Neurosurgery, NIMHANS. He is first and till now the only person from India to be awarded “Young Neurosurgeon’s Award” conferred by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies. His interest in Endoneurosurgery (Endoscopic Neurosurgery) started in 1998 and he has developed these techniques for brain, skull base and spine. He has been trained at UPMC Pittsburgh, USA for endoscopic skull base procedures. His passion to develop minimally invasive neurosurgery has taken him to various centres in New York, Memphis, Denver, Chicago and Boston. He also has developed and headed departments of neurosurgery at Bhopal Hospital & Research Centre and Max Balaji Hospital, Delhi.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS INSTITUTE / DEPARTMENT YEAR
M.Ch (Neurosurgery) National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Banglore 2001
M.B.B.S. King George Medical College, Lucknow 1995

Work Experience

20+ years

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8. Dr. Manish Vaish

  • Guest Fellow for Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery,World Spine  Chicago Institute,USA
  • Faculty Trainer for MIS techniques in Spine Sugery
  • Research Assignments and Paper Presentation: Role of Tran Cranial Doppler in Head Injury
  • Research Assignments and Paper Presentation: Radiological Localization of CSF Rhinorrhoea – MRI Versus Metrizamide Cisternography
  • Research Assignments and Paper Presentation: Prospective Analysis of the cases of Bifrontal Contusion
  • Research Assignments and Paper Presentation: Acute Aneurysm Surgery with CT Angiography Alone
  • Research Assignments and Paper Presentation: Expanded Endonasal Skull Base Surgery
  • Research Assignments and Paper Presentation: Management of Complications in Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery.
  • Research Assignments and Paper Presentation: Variation of far lateral approach

Qualifications

  • Fellow of American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • DNB in Neurosurgery- 2003.
  • Bachelors in Medicine & Bachelors in Surgery from G.R
  • Medical College, Jiwaji University Gwalior -1996

Work Experience

20+ years

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9. Dr. Raghuram G

Dr. Raghuram G. is working as the Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spine Surgeon in the Yeshwanthpur, Hebbal, and Whitefield facilities of Columbia Asia Hospital since 2009. He has been part of the team that was instrumental in starting a Movement Disorders and Parkinson’s Disease Clinic, in Columbia Asia Hospital, which is one of the few centers in India performing deep brain stimulation surgery (DBS) for movement disorders including Parkinson’s disease, with excellent outcomes. It was at Jaslok Hospital and Research Center in Mumbai and Lokamanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai, which are the oldest tertiary referral care centers, having a dedicated neurosurgery OT, with the state-of-the-art facilities for treating advanced and complex neurosurgery problems, that Dr. Raghuram trained in all aspects of neurosurgery such as vascular, skull base, pediatric neurosurgery, minimally invasive neurosurgery, trauma surgery, epilepsy surgery, and functional neurosurgery. His neurosurgical areas of interest being functional neurosurgery and minimally invasive neurosurgery, Dr. Raghuram is trained to perform many kinds of complex brain surgeries including skull base surgery and endoscopic surgeries, with great clinical precision. His proficiency in conducting neurosurgical and neuronavigation procedures, dedication to patient’s well-being, and passion for teaching postgraduate students and nursing staff, aided by his interesting case presentations have won him profound reverence from his peers. Over the years, Dr. Raghuram has been performing innumerable complex brain surgeries and all types of spinal surgeries including advanced minimally invasive spine surgeries.

Qualifications

DNB (Neurosurgery)

Jaslok Hospital And Research Centre, Mumbai, 2007

Fellow in Streotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (Tokyo)

Tokyo Medical University, Japan, 2011

Work Experience

15+ years

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10. Dr. Arun L Naik

  • Has a vast experience in managing complex brain and spine diseases in the last 13 years.
  • Has performed over 10,000 brain and spine procedures
  •  Has special skills in managing complex spine cases, redo brain tumor surgeries and pediatric neurosurgical ailments
  •  Is active in many neurosurgical professional societies in India and abroad
  •  Has trained many DNB students in Neurosurgery
  •  Re-do brain tumor surgery
  • Framed and frameless stereotactic surgery
  •  CV Junction surgery- Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS)
  •  Neurovascular surgery * Endoscopic brain and spine procedures

Qualifications

MBBS, MS (AIIMS), MCh (AIIMS) Senior Consultant and Head Department of Neurosurgery

Work Experience

20+ years

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