45 Specialists

Spine & Neurosurgeon

 

, New Delhi, India

23 of experience

 


Dr Ashish Gupta is one of the leading Spine & Neurosurgeon in New Delhi, India. The medical specialist holds over 23 years of experience and is associated with Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Ashish Gupta:

  • Disc Herniation
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Brain Infection
  • Glioma
  • Brain Tumor
  • Congenital Spine Disorders
  • Disc Degeneration
  • Spinal Tumor
  • Brain Cancers
  • Spinal Stenosis

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Ashish Gupta are listed below

  • Brain Tumour Treatment
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Disc Replacement ( Cervical /Lumber)
  • Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • VP Shunt
  • Craniotomy
  • Spinal Fusion

Association and Memberships Dr. Ashish Gupta is part of:

  • Neurological Society of India (NSI)
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
  • World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS)
  • Chandigarh Neurosurgery Association

Certifications :

  • Fellow Barrows Neurological Institute, Phoenix, U.S.A,
  • American Association of Neurosurgeons
  • Fellow International Medical Sciences Academy.

Qualifications :

  • MBBS
  • DNB
  • MCh
  • MS

Hospital Address :

Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla Rd, New Friends Colony, New Delhi, Delhi, India

Medical Expertise of Dr. Ashish Gupta

  • Dr. Ashish Guptas areas of clinical competencies include Minimal Invasive Brain and Spine Surgery (Key Hole), Micro Neuro & Spine Surgery, Spine Instrumentation & Reconstruction, Neuro-Oncology, Neuro-Vascular Surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Endoscopic Neurosurgery and 24/7 Neuro & Spine Trauma
  • Dr. Ashish Gupta is a Board Certified Neuro and Spine Surgeon who has been doing Minimal Invasive Neuro and Spine Surgeries with excellent outcomes for several years.
  • He has extensive neurosurgery experience and has been a pioneer in the treatment of brain and spine disorders
  • In 2012, Times Research Media named Dr. Gupta the Best Neuro Surgeon in Delhi, and he has been a visiting faculty member at several hospitals, teaching and demonstrating neuro and spine surgical procedures.
  • Dr. Gupta is a Fellow of the American Association of Neurosurgeons and a Fellow of the International Medical Sciences Academy. He is also a Fellow of the Barrows Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • He is a Diplomate of the National Board and a member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences. He is an active member of NSI, ASSI, DNA, and Delhi Spine Society.
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, Antalya, Turkey

18 Years of experience

 


Dr. Gokalp Silav is a specialized Neurosurgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Sisli, Turkey. The doctor has over 18 Years of experience and is associated with Memorial Sisli Hospital.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Gokalp Silav:

  • Glioma
  • Dystonia
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Fractured Vertebra
  • Disc Dessication
  • Scoliosis
  • Meningioma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Paget'S Disease
  • Brain Cancers- Astrocytoma

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Gokalp Silav are listed below

  • Craniotomy
  • Brain Tumour Treatment
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • VP Shunt
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Disc Replacement ( Cervical /Lumber)

Association and Memberships Dr. Gokalp Silav is part of:

  • Turkish Neurosurgery Association
  • Young Neurosurgeons Group
  • Member of Board of Directors Turkish Neurosurgery Association
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery Group
  • Member Turkish Medical Association
  • Member Turkish Neurosurgery Association

Qualifications :

  • Ankara University Medical Faculty- Medical Traning
  • Ankara University Medical Faculty- Brain and Neurosurgery Specialization Training

Hospital Address :

Kaptan Paa Mh, Memorial ili Hospital, Halit Ziya T

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, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

35 Years of experience

 


Dr. Imad Hashim Ahmad is a specialized Pediatric Neurosurgeon in United Arab Emirates. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The doctor has over 35 Years of experience and is associated with Canadian Specialist Hospital.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Imad Hashim Ahmad:

  • Slip Disc
  • Spina Bifida
  • Disc Dessication
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spinal Tumor
  • Encephalitis
  • Brain Cancer
  • Spinal Arthritis
  • Herniated Disc
  • Reye Syndrome

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Imad Hashim Ahmad are listed below

  • Spinal Fusion
  • VP Shunt
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Laminectomy
  • Disc Replacement ( Cervical /Lumber)

Association and Memberships Dr. Imad Hashim Ahmad is part of:

  • Emirates Neuroscience Society

Certifications :

  • FRCS Ed
  • FRCS Ed (N)

Qualifications :

  • M.B, Ch.B

Hospital Address :

Canadian Specialist Hospital - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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, Istanbul, Turkey

10 Years of experience

 


Dr. Serdar Baki Albayrak is a specialized Pediatric Neurosurgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Istanbul, Turkey. The doctor has over 10 Years of experience and is associated with I.A.U VM Medical Park Florya Hospital.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Serdar Baki Albayrak:

  • Brain Infection
  • Aneurysm
  • Glioma
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Brain Tumor
  • Tremors
  • Brain Cancers
  • Epilepsy
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Traumatic Head Injury

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Serdar Baki Albayrak are listed below

  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Craniotomy
  • VP Shunt
  • Brain Tumour Treatment

Association and Memberships Dr. Serdar Baki Albayrak is part of:

  • European Association of Neurosurgical Societies
  • Turkish Neurosurgical Society
  • European Society of Spinal Surgery.

Certifications :

  • Fellowship and the US Medical Licensing Examination program

Qualifications :

  • Medical School - Turkish Marmara and Istanbul Universities.
  • Training - University of Helsinki (Finland)
  • Traning - Harvard Medical School (USA)
  • Traning - Na Homolce Hospital (Czech Republic)

Hospital Address :

Beyol, .A.

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seoul, South Korea

22 Years of experience

 


Dr. Cho Jin Mo is a specialized Neurosurgeon in South Korea. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in seoul, South Korea. The doctor has over 22 Years of experience and is associated with .

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Cho Jin Mo:

  • Disc Degeneration
  • Pituitary Adenoma
  • Traumatic Head Injury
  • Vertebral Osteoporosis
  • Paget'S Disease
  • Fractured Vertebra
  • Dementia
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Cho Jin Mo are listed below

  • Brain Tumour Treatment
  • VP Shunt
  • Craniotomy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
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Neurosurgeon

 

, Chennai, India

15 of experience

 


Dr Nigel Symss is one of the foremost Neurosurgeon in Chennai, India. The doctor holds over 15 years of experience and is associated with Global Health City.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Nigel Symss:

  • Disc Bulge
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Achondroplasia
  • Epilepsy
  • Spinal Tumor
  • Disc Pain
  • Disc Disease
  • Tremors
  • Scoliosis
  • Vertebral Hemangioma

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Nigel Symss are listed below

  • Laminectomy
  • Disc Replacement ( Cervical /Lumber)
  • VP Shunt
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Craniotomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Brain Tumour Treatment

Association and Memberships Dr. Nigel Symss is part of:

  • Tamilnadu Medical Council
  • Medical Council of India (MCI)

Certifications :

  • Fellowship Paediatric Neurosurgery Japan
  • Fellowship Spine and Functional Neurosurgery Australia

Qualifications :

  • MBBS
  • DNB

Hospital Address :

Global Health City, Perumbakkam, Sholinganallur Main Road, Cheran Nagar, Medavakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Medical Expertise of Dr. Nigel Symss

  • Medical expertise of Dr. Nigel Symss in Functional Neurosurgery, Neuro-oncology, Skull Base, Spinal, and Pediatric Neurosurgery.
  • He is the recipient of the Oi-Sami Fellowship at Jikei University School of Medicine in Japan, where he performed important hydrocephalus and neuroendoscopy research.
  • Dr. Nigel Peter Symss is a Senior Consultant and Functional Neurosurgeon at Gleneagles Global Health City in Chennai, with a total of 15 years of experience.
  • He has also had research experience in India, Japan, and Adelaide, where he wrote theses on a variety of topics and has presented papers at conferences.
  • He has also worked as a lecturer at Flinders Medical Centre. Adelaide.
  • An year-long spinal fellowship at Adelaide's Flinders Medical Centre, where he learned about difficult spinal surgery, neuron navigation, and micro neurosurgery.
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Neurosurgeon

 

, Hyderabad, India

20 of experience

 


Dr Amitava Ray is one of the best Neurosurgeon in Hyderabad, India. The doctor holds over 20 years of experience and is associated with Apollo Hospitals.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Amitava Ray:

  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Fractured Vertebra
  • Disc Degeneration
  • Disc Dessication
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Herniated Disc
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Epilepsy

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Amitava Ray are listed below

  • Spinal Fusion
  • VP Shunt

Association and Memberships Dr. Amitava Ray is part of:

  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Neurological Society of India
  • SOCIETY OF NEURO ONCOLOGY(USA)
  • Indian Society of Neuro Oncology
  • NEURO SPINAL SOCIETY OF INDIA

Certifications :

  • FRCS - General Surgery - Royal College Of Surgeon Of Edinburgh, UK, 1997
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Neurology - Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, 2004
  • Fellow At The Hospital For Sick Children at Brain Tumor Research Lab

Qualifications :

  • MD
  • MBBS

Hospital Address :

Apollo Hospitals Jubilee Hills, Film Nagar, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Medical Expertise of Dr. Amitava Ray

  • Specialises in spine surgery and minimally invasive surgery and expertise in Brain tumour surgery, headaches/migraine, Strokes, TBI therapy, and spinal disorders.
  • Neurological issues like Vagus Nerve Stimulation (Epilepsy), Parkinson's disease, Peripheral Neurosurgery and biopsies, and spinal abnormalities etc.
  • Paediatric neurosurgery, liquid biopsies as well as less invasive techniques for brain tumours and spine surgery are the forte of Dr. Amitava Ray.
  • MBBS from Medical College, Calcutta (1992) and FRCS - General Surgery from Royal College Of Surgeon Of Edinburgh, UK (1997).
  • More than 50 peer-reviewed research articles on neurology and has attended various International and National medical conferences, workshops as a speaker.
  • Member of the Indian Society of Paediatric Neurosurgery and the Society of British Neurological Surgeons.
  • Fellow, Hospital for Sick Children & Brain Tumor Research Lab, Toronto, Canada, and Specialist Register, Neurosurgery South Wales Rotation, U.K.
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, Ankara, Turkey

of experience

 


Dr. Sabiha Aysun is a specialized Pediatric Neurosurgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Ankara, Turkey. The doctor has over of experience and is associated with Bayindir Healthcare Group.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Sabiha Aysun:

  • Epilepsy
  • Spina Bifida
  • Hydrocephalus

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Sabiha Aysun are listed below

  • VP Shunt

Qualifications :

  • Faculty of Medicine Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine 1962-1968
  • Specialization Training Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Children's Health and Diseases 1968-1972

Hospital Address :

Kavakldere Mahallesi, Bayndr Hospital Kavakldere, Atat

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Neurosurgeon

 

, New Delhi, India

20 of experience

 


Dr Anurag Gupta is one of the top Neurosurgeon in Gurugram, India. The medical practitioner holds over 20 years of experience and is associated with Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Anurag Gupta:

  • Stroke
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Hydrocephalus
  • High Intracranial Pressure
  • Tremors
  • Pituitary Adenoma
  • Brain Tumor
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Achondroplasia
  • Meningioma

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Anurag Gupta are listed below

  • Brain Tumour Treatment
  • Disc Replacement ( Cervical /Lumber)
  • VP Shunt
  • Craniotomy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Laminectomy
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Brain Cancer Treatment
  • Microdiscectomy

Association and Memberships Dr. Anurag Gupta is part of:

  • Neurological Society of India

Qualifications :

  • MBBS
  • MS
  • MCh

Hospital Address :

Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital, Vasant Kunj, Pocket 1, Sector B, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, Delhi, India

Medical Expertise of Dr. Anurag Gupta

  • Neurotrauma, brain tumours, vascular surgery, skull base surgery, TNTS, neuroendoscopy, navigation guided surgery, DBS, and functional neurosurgery.
  • Performs paediatric neurosurgery procedures such as tumour removal, ETV, and VP shunts on a regular basis. He's passionate about minimally invasive neurosurgery.
  • Dr. Anurag Gupta is a neurosurgeon with over ten years of expertise after graduating and training at Manipal's famed Kasturba Medical College.
  • He is also a specialist in minimally invasive spine surgery (MIS), performing MIS decompression and TLIF for the spine and spinal tumours on a regular basis.
  • He has extensive experience in functional neurosurgery and has been a part of a successful DBS programme.
  • He is a member of Neurological Society of India, Neurological Surgeon's Society of India, and Cerebrovascular Society of India.
  • He is credited with and has contributed to a number of research publications over the years.
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, Seoul, South Korea

of experience

 


Dr. Yi Chun Sung is a specialized Neurosurgeon in South Korea. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Seoul, South Korea. The doctor has over of experience and is associated with Asan Medical Centre.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Yi Chun Sung:

  • Vertebral Osteoporosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Fractured Vertebra
  • Tremors
  • Achondroplasia
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Scoliosis
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Stroke
  • Ependymomas

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Yi Chun Sung are listed below

  • Laminectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Disc Replacement ( Cervical /Lumber)
  • Microdiscectomy
  • VP Shunt

Qualifications :

  • 1983 .03 to 1991 .02 Ph.D. in Medicine, Seoul National University
  • 1981 .03 to 1983 .02 Master of Medicine, Seoul National University
  • 1974 .03 to 1980 .02 B.A. in Medicine, Seoul National University

Hospital Address :

Asan Medical Center, Olympic-ro 43-gil, Pungnap 2(i)-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea

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Spine & Neurosurgeon

 

, Faridabad, India

19 of experience

 


Dr Pankaj Dawar is one of the most sought after Spine & Neurosurgeon in Kashipur, India. The clinician holds over 19 years of experience and is associated with Sarvodaya Hospital and Research Centre.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Pankaj Dawar:

  • Disc Pain
  • Brain Cancers
  • Dementia
  • Vertebral Tumors
  • Aneurysm
  • Paget'S Disease
  • Slip Disc
  • Traumatic Head Injury
  • High Intracranial Pressure
  • Stroke

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Pankaj Dawar are listed below

  • Spinal Fusion
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Brain Tumour Treatment
  • Craniotomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Disc Replacement ( Cervical /Lumber)
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • VP Shunt

Association and Memberships Dr. Pankaj Dawar is part of:

  • Neurological Society of India
  • International Society for Paediatric Neurosurgery (ISPN)
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft Osteosynthesefragen Spine
  • Delhi Medical Council

Certifications :

  • Fellowship in Neuroendoscopy: Dr. Y R Yadav, NSCB Medical college Jabalpur

Qualifications :

  • MBBS
  • MS
  • MCH

Hospital Address :

Sarvodaya Hospital, Sector 8, Faridabad, Haryana, India

Medical Expertise of Dr. Pankaj Dawar

  • Brain Tumors, Spine Surgery, Brachial Plexus Surgery and Pediatric Neurosurgery.
  • Supratentorial, infratentorial brain cancers as gliomas, meningiomas, medulloblastomas, auditory schwannomas, pituitary, skull base, and spinal tumours.
  • Dr. Pankaj Dawar is a Neurosurgeon, Spine Surgeon, and Neuro-Oncologist who received his training from BHU in Varanasi and AIIMS in New Delhi.
  • He is the founder of Infinity Neuro-Sciences India (INSI), a startup company whose mission is to improve spine surgery and neurosurgery services in rural India.
  • Courses in India and overseas on surgical skills, including spine surgery, endoscopic spine and brain surgery, spine deformity surgery, endoscopic skull base surgery, etc.
  • In KVR Hospital, he created a dedicated Neuro ICU to handle all types of neurological neurosurgery cases and emergencies.
  • CVJ, cervical, dorsal, lumbar instrumentation with 4000 plus instrumentation procedures, instrumented/Non-instrumentation spine surgeries including minimally invasive.
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Neurosurgeon

 

, Gurugram, India

8 of experience

 


Dr Anurag Sharma is one of the most sought after Neurosurgeon in Gurugram, India. The medical specialist holds over 8 years of experience and is associated with Artemis Health Institute .

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Anurag Sharma:

  • Hydrocephalus
  • Epilepsy
  • Spina Bifida

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Anurag Sharma are listed below

  • VP Shunt

Association and Memberships Dr. Anurag Sharma is part of:

  • International Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Indian Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Society of India
  • Neurological Surgeons Society of India

Qualifications :

  • MBBS
  • DNB
  • MS

Hospital Address :

Artemis Hospitals, Sector 51, Gurugram, Haryana, India

Medical Expertise of Dr. Anurag Sharma

  • Pediatric Epilepsy, Pediatric Hydrocephalus, Craniosynostosis, Pediatric Trauma, and Chiari Malformation.
  • Fetal Neurosurgery, Pediatric Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors are his other expertise areas.
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Neurosurgeon from Agrim Institute of Neurosciences, Gurgaon.
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Neurosurgery from Childrens Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada.
  • Member of the International Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Indian Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery, NSI and NSSI.
  • He worked in Antarctica as Surgeon as part of 34th Indian Scientific Expedition where he was bestowed with the title of Polarman.
  • MBBS from Shyam Shah Medical College, Rewa, MS in General Surgery from Mumbai University, Mumbai, DNB in neurosurgery from Safdarjung Hospital, Delhi.
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, Tel-Aviv, Israel

18 Years of experience

 


Dr. Jonathan Roth is a specialized Pediatric Neurosurgeon in Israel. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Tel Aviv, Israel. The doctor has over 18 Years of experience and is associated with Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center -Ichilov Hospital.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Jonathan Roth:

  • Epilepsy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Spina Bifida

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Jonathan Roth are listed below

  • VP Shunt

Association and Memberships Dr. Jonathan Roth is part of:

  • European Association of Neurosurgery (EANS)
  • European Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery) (ESPN)
  • International Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery (ISPN)
  • International Federation of Neuroendoscopy (IFNE)

Qualifications :

  • Tel-Aviv University Sackler Faculty of Medicine Specialization Neurosurgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Endoscopic surgery for ventricular and skull base pathologies. Cornell Medical Center, NYC, NY, 2008
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery, including endoscopic, epilepsy, and oncological surgeries (NYUMC, NYC, NY), 2008-2009

Hospital Address :

Tel Aviv Medical Center, Retsif Herbert Samuel Street, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

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, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

34 Years of experience

 


Dr. Fadel Fouad Gendy is a specialized Neurosurgeon in United Arab Emirates. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The doctor has over 34 Years of experience and is associated with Prime Hospital.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Fadel Fouad Gendy:

  • Ependymomas
  • Brain Infection
  • Disc Pain
  • Congenital Spine Disorders
  • Disc Degeneration
  • Epilepsy
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Arthritis
  • Meningiomas
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Fadel Fouad Gendy are listed below

  • Disc Replacement ( Cervical /Lumber)
  • Spinal Fusion
  • VP Shunt
  • Brain Tumour Treatment
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy

Certifications :

  • Training in cervical spine surgery at Barcelona University in Spain
  • Training in Microsurgery at Columbia University in New York.

Qualifications :

  • MBBS
  • MD
  • PhD

Hospital Address :

Prime Hospital - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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Pediatric Neurosurgeon

About Pediatric Neurosurgeon

A pediatric neurosurgeon is a doctor specialized in the medical and surgical treatment of the conditions and disorders related to the nervous system of children. Nervous system is comprised of two parts: central nervous system constituting brain and spinal cord and peripheral nervous system comprising of the nerves that branch out off the spinal cord. While a neurosurgeon is a specialized in treating the conditions of the nervous system requiring surgical treatment, a pediatric neurosurgeon is an expert, trained and experienced for the same specifically for pediatric patients i.e. children.

When should you consider visiting a Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

pediatric neurosurgeon does the diagnosis, treatment and management of conditions pertaining to children’s nervous system as well as head and spinal deformities including the following:

  • Head deformities
  • Spine deformities
  • Problems and injuries of the brain, spine or nerves
  • Gait abnormalities (spasticity)
  • Birth injuries (weakness of arms and legs)
  • Loss of grip in hands and feet

Procedures Performed

  • Biopsy
  • Stereotactical Biopsy
  • Debulking
  • Gross Total Resection (GTR)
  • Endonasal Endoscopy
  • Post-Surgery and Recovery
  • Tumor Board
  • Radiation
  • Stereotactic Radiation (Radiosurgery)
  • Proton Beam Therapy
  • Chemotherapy

Top Pediatric Neurosurgeons

DoctorAssociated Hospital
Dr. Anurag SharmaArtemis Health Institute , Gurugram
Dr. Serdar Baki AlbayrakI.A.U VM Medical Park Florya Hospital, Istanbul
Dr. Amitava RayApollo Hospitals, Hyderabad
Dr. Simon StapletonParkside Private Hospital, London
Dr. Ahmet Serhat ErogluMedical Park Ordu Hospital, Ordu
Dr. Ashish GuptaFortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla, New Delhi
Dr. Imad Hashim AhmadBurjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery Dubai, Dubai
Dr. Anurag GuptaFortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital, New Delhi

Frequently Asked Questions

Which are some of the procedures performed by Pediatric Neurosurgeons?

Some of the most popular procedures performed by pediatric neurosurgeons are:

Which are some of the conditions treated by Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

Check out the conditions performed by pediatric neurosurgeons:

  • Spina Bifida
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Epilepsy
Who is a Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

A pediatric neurosurgeon specializes in the surgical care of children with conditions of the brain and nervous systems, such as the spinal cord, muscles, nerves, and related blood vessels. Pediatric neurosurgeons diagnose as well as treat many conditions, including seizure disorders, brain tumors, and head and spinal deformities and injuries. A pediatric neurosurgeon also performs surgery on the neck, back, brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves to treat neurological diseases in children.

Pediatric neurosurgeons are also known by the following names: pediatric nervous system surgeon, children's brain surgeon, pediatric brain surgeon, and children’s spinal cord surgeon. Neurosurgical conditions seen by pediatric neurosurgeons are often different from those commonly treated by an adult or general neurosurgeon. Special training in pediatric conditions as they relate to pediatric neurosurgical disorders is very important. Pediatric neurosurgical conditions often are often present for life. Pediatric neurosurgeons have a longstanding relationship with their patients. Also, children with nervous system disorders generally require ongoing and close follow-up throughout adolescence and childhood.

A pediatric neurosurgeon treats, diagnoses, and manages children’s nervous system conditions and head and spinal deformities including the following:

  • Head deformities
  • Spine deformities
  • Problems and injuries of the brain, spine, or nerves
  • Gait abnormalities (spasticity)
  • Birth injuries (weakness of arms and legs)
What are the qualifications of a Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

A person has to follow the below-given educational steps to become a pediatric neurosurgeon:

  • Obtain five-and-half-year MBBS degree
  • Complete MS course
  • Finish a residency in general surgery
  • Compete General Surgery Certifying Examination
  • Pursue a fellowship in surgical neurosurgery
  • Some pediatric oncologists prefer to specialize in their area with additional research into specific types of cancer, such as skin, gynecological, or gastrointestinal. A surgical oncologist’s specialties could also be in particular age groups, like pediatrics.
What conditions do Pediatric neurosurgeons treat?

Some conditions treated by a pediatric neurosurgeon are:

  • Dyslexia
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Dyspraxia
  • Head deformities
  • Tourette’s syndrome
  • Developmental conditions
  • Spine deformities
  • Gait abnormalities (spasticity)
  • Problems and injuries of the spine, brain, or nerves
  • Birth injuries (weakness of the legs and arms)
  • Brain Tumor
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Cerebral Edema
  • Disc Pain
  • Scoliosis
  • Disc Herniation
  • Spinal Arthritis
  • Csf Obstruction
  • Tremors
  • Ependymomas
  • Chronic Depression
  • Brain Cancers
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Autism
  • Epilepsy
What diagnostic tests are required by Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

A pediatric neurosurgeon may order one or more diagnostic tests before and during the consultation to evaluate the condition and start the right treatment. A child will have to undergo neurological examination which may include the following:

  • Physical Exam
  • Spinal MRI
  • Electromyography
  • Neurological exam
  • Spinal X-ray
  • Myelogram
  • Blood Tests
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • MRI Brain
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • MRI Scans
  • Electroencephalogram
  • Electromyogram
  • Spinal tap CT
When should you visit a Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

Neurological conditions in children produce different symptoms. The parents should never ignore any such symptoms because, if left unaddressed, these may lead to severe results. Some of the symptoms that neurological conditions can produce are listed below. Your child’s pediatrician may refer them to a pediatric neurologist if they experience:

  • Severe headaches
  • Poor balance
  • Pain
  • Lack of sensation, tingling, or numbness
  • Unexplained loss of consciousness
  • Developmental delays
  • Walking issues
  • Memory loss
  • Tremors
  • Unintentional jerks
  • Seizures
  • Problems with coordination
  • Stiffness in the low back area
  • Seizures
  • Inability to maintain normal posture
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Drowsiness
What can you expect from your first visit with a Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

The first visit to a clinic may take up to an hour. Your child will meet a pediatric neurosurgeon who is trained in treating children’s brain and nervous system diseases. The neurosurgeon will examine your child and ask some questions about their symptoms and will study any test reports. Based on the evaluation, your child may be referred for additional testing to diagnose certain conditions.

If your child had any of the following, bring the results along;

  • Lab work
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • MRI and other diagnostic imaging studies
  • Psychological/cognitive evaluation
Which are the most common procedures performed by a Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

Common procedures performed by a Pediatric Neurosurgeon are:

  • Resection of brain tumor
  • Debulking of brain tumor
  • Biopsy
  • Micro-vascular clipping
  • Surgery for nerve injury or disorder
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Chiari Decompression
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Spinal fusion
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Ventriculostomy
  • Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt

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Who is a Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

A pediatric neurosurgeon specializes in the surgical care of children with conditions of the brain and nervous systems, such as the spinal cord, muscles, nerves, and related blood vessels. Pediatric neurosurgeons diagnose as well as treat many conditions, including seizure disorders, brain tumors, and head and spinal deformities and injuries. A pediatric neurosurgeon also performs surgery on the neck, back, brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves to treat neurological diseases in children.

Pediatric neurosurgeons are also known by the following names: pediatric nervous system surgeon, children's brain surgeon, pediatric brain surgeon, and children’s spinal cord surgeon. Neurosurgical conditions seen by pediatric neurosurgeons are often different from those commonly treated by an adult or general neurosurgeon. Special training in pediatric conditions as they relate to pediatric neurosurgical disorders is very important. Pediatric neurosurgical conditions often are often present for life. Pediatric neurosurgeons have a longstanding relationship with their patients. Also, children with nervous system disorders generally require ongoing and close follow-up throughout adolescence and childhood.

A pediatric neurosurgeon treats, diagnoses, and manages children’s nervous system conditions and head and spinal deformities including the following:

  • Head deformities
  • Spine deformities
  • Problems and injuries of the brain, spine, or nerves
  • Gait abnormalities (spasticity)
  • Birth injuries (weakness of arms and legs)
What are the qualifications of a Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

A person has to follow the below-given educational steps to become a pediatric neurosurgeon:

  • Obtain five-and-half-year MBBS degree
  • Complete MS course
  • Finish a residency in general surgery
  • Compete General Surgery Certifying Examination
  • Pursue a fellowship in surgical neurosurgery
  • Some pediatric oncologists prefer to specialize in their area with additional research into specific types of cancer, such as skin, gynecological, or gastrointestinal. A surgical oncologist’s specialties could also be in particular age groups, like pediatrics.
What conditions do Pediatric neurosurgeons treat?

Some conditions treated by a pediatric neurosurgeon are:

  • Dyslexia
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Dyspraxia
  • Head deformities
  • Tourette’s syndrome
  • Developmental conditions
  • Spine deformities
  • Gait abnormalities (spasticity)
  • Problems and injuries of the spine, brain, or nerves
  • Birth injuries (weakness of the legs and arms)
  • Brain Tumor
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Cerebral Edema
  • Disc Pain
  • Scoliosis
  • Disc Herniation
  • Spinal Arthritis
  • Csf Obstruction
  • Tremors
  • Ependymomas
  • Chronic Depression
  • Brain Cancers
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Autism
  • Epilepsy
What diagnostic tests are required by Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

A pediatric neurosurgeon may order one or more diagnostic tests before and during the consultation to evaluate the condition and start the right treatment. A child will have to undergo neurological examination which may include the following:

  • Physical Exam
  • Spinal MRI
  • Electromyography
  • Neurological exam
  • Spinal X-ray
  • Myelogram
  • Blood Tests
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • MRI Brain
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • MRI Scans
  • Electroencephalogram
  • Electromyogram
  • Spinal tap CT
When should you visit a Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

Neurological conditions in children produce different symptoms. The parents should never ignore any such symptoms because, if left unaddressed, these may lead to severe results. Some of the symptoms that neurological conditions can produce are listed below. Your child’s pediatrician may refer them to a pediatric neurologist if they experience:

  • Severe headaches
  • Poor balance
  • Pain
  • Lack of sensation, tingling, or numbness
  • Unexplained loss of consciousness
  • Developmental delays
  • Walking issues
  • Memory loss
  • Tremors
  • Unintentional jerks
  • Seizures
  • Problems with coordination
  • Stiffness in the low back area
  • Seizures
  • Inability to maintain normal posture
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Drowsiness
What can you expect from your first visit with a Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

The first visit to a clinic may take up to an hour. Your child will meet a pediatric neurosurgeon who is trained in treating children’s brain and nervous system diseases. The neurosurgeon will examine your child and ask some questions about their symptoms and will study any test reports. Based on the evaluation, your child may be referred for additional testing to diagnose certain conditions.

If your child had any of the following, bring the results along;

  • Lab work
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • MRI and other diagnostic imaging studies
  • Psychological/cognitive evaluation
Which are the most common procedures performed by a Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

Common procedures performed by a Pediatric Neurosurgeon are:

  • Resection of brain tumor
  • Debulking of brain tumor
  • Biopsy
  • Micro-vascular clipping
  • Surgery for nerve injury or disorder
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Chiari Decompression
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Spinal fusion
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Ventriculostomy
  • Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt