Barnali Aktar Underwent Brain Tumor Surgery in MIOT, Chennai, India

Barnali Aktar Underwent Brain Tumor Surgery in MIOT, Chennai, India
  • Patient Name : Barnali Aktar
  • From Country : Bangladesh
  • Destination Country : India
  • Procedure : Brain Tumor surgery
  • Hospital : MIOT, Chennai, India

I’m pleased with Dr. Hrishikesh Sarkar and the results of the surgery. I want to express my sincere gratitude to Dr. Hrishikesh Sarkar and his staff at the hospital for their superb service and attention during the brain tumor surgery for my daughter. I’d like to express my gratitude for how promptly MediGence got in touch with me in order to assist me and my daughter in arranging airport pickup and priority appointments. I am also extremely satisfied with the services that MediGence offers. Moreover, I want to emphasize how competent and beneficial MediGence has been in regard to my daughter’s medical care.

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Barnali Aktar, a 42-year-old Bangladeshi woman, had a brain tumor. Medical signs included nausea, sporadic convulsions, seizures, dizziness, weakness, and pain and discomfort. When looking for a health consultant online, her husband stumbled across MediGence. Additionally, he thought MediGence’s health insurance was reasonably priced and fairly comprehensive. He asked an inquiry on their website, and soon after, a MediGence employee contacted him and asked for more details. After receiving the needed data, MediGence got in touch with the patient’s father to find out more about her health issues. Then he sent them emails with details on Barnali’s case and medical records.

In order to assess and treat his wife, he was organizing a trip to India. The patient advisory panel gave him a list of the top physicians and medical facilities in India. Dr. Hrishikesh Sarkar of the Madras Institute of Orthopedics and Traumatology (MIOT) in Chennai, India, was the doctor the patient’s husband selected to see.

With more than 20 years of expertise, Dr. Hrishikesh Sarkar is a neurosurgeon and vascular surgeon. His areas of expertise include treating brain tumors in both adults and children, spinal cord tumors in both adults and children, vascular neurosurgery, restorative neurosurgery, minimally invasive and keyhole endoscopic surgery for brain tumors, spine disc prolapse, tumor aneurysms, gamma knife radiosurgery, stereotactic and computer guided brain surgery,  neuro trauma, hydrocephalus, stereotactic radiosurgery, and brain clots.

In paraplegia, hemiplegia caused by stroke, traumatic brain injury, and spinal cord damage, he is the first person in India and the entire globe to develop combinatorial neurorestorative procedures such as nerve transfers and epidural cord stimulation.

A multi-specialty hospital having NABL and NABH accreditation, MIOT (Madras Institute of Orthopedics and Traumatology) International was founded in 1999. It is the first hospital in India to have a dual-energy imaging 750 HD CT scan. Originally an orthopedics facility, it is currently a multispecialty facility that also offers services in neurosurgery, cardiology, thoracic and cardiovascular care, nephrology, cancer, knee and hip replacements, plastic surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics, craniofacial and cosmetic surgery, and other fields.The hospital has won numerous honors, such as the Niryat Shree Gold Award in 2002 and 2009, the FIEO Niryat Shree Bronze Trophy in 2008, and the FIEO Southern Region Export Excellence Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015–2016.

Pre-Treatment and Surgical Procedure

A MediGence patient manager assisted in facilitating the hospital’s invitation for a visa. The process of applying for and receiving the visa was quick. According to his spending limit, the patient’s father picked the MediGence-recommended hotel. On 23 April 2022, Mrs. Barnali and her husband arrived in India. The MediGence Team met them at the airport and made all of the preparations for their lodging. The designated case manager made sure the patient had access to the hotel’s top amenities. Dr. Hrishikesh Sarkar’s consultation with the patient took place in the hospital thanks to MediGence. The doctor’s appointment was scheduled in advance. Mrs. Barnali and her husband met the doctor and the medical staff on the day of their arrival.

t underwent all required examinations. As a result, the doctors were better able to assess the condition and come up with a suitable treatment plan. After carefully reviewing the test findings, the doctor decided that the treatment may move forward. Mrs. Barnali was given a five-day hospital stay and was urged by the doctor to stay in the nation for 7 days. Her treatment was comfortable because of the attentive care given by the hospital staff, the frequent observation, and the better care.

Post Treatment

Depending on his budget, Mrs. Barnali’s husband was given a number of hotel choices. MediGence coordinated everything from medical consultations to airport pickups and hospital transfers to ensure the patient had the best care possible. The patient’s father reported that he and his family had been satisfied with the care they received from the hospital and the doctor. He conveyed his appreciation to the doctor and his colleagues for their advice during Mrs. Barnali Akhtar’s checkup. He thanked MediGence for its great assistance at each step of her treatment, from picking the best physician and facility to securing a visa and setting up visits.


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Reviewed By :- Dr. Vijita Jayan


Sushma Hegde is an avid reader, scientific/medical content writer and currently workin as a Senior Content Specialist in Medigence. She has written for various websites and worked for the many big companies like Wipro, HCL Technologies, etc.

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