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DEPARTMENT OF NEURO SURGERY

 

Overview

The department of neurosurgery at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal is a tertiary referral center for all neurosurgical ailments and caters to a large population stretching from North Kerala to costal Karnataka and Goa. The department is well-equipped with state of the art facilities and has the required infrastructure and expertise to tackle any complex neurosurgical problem. The department also trains residents in neurosurgery. The department has a long and rich history and is regarded as one of the leading neurosurgical centers in India.

 

Vision and Mission

  • Deliver high-quality patient care in neurosurgery ( Over 1000 complex neurosurgical operations per year)
  • Provide intensive and comprehensive postgraduate training programs in neurosurgery ( Two residents every year)
  • Conduct active research in neurosurgery and allied medical specialties ( over 20 indexed publications, 3- 4 workshops every year

 

Flagship subspecialties

  • Cerebrovascular surgery
  • Skull base surgery
  • Endoscopy & minimally invasive Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric neurosurgery 
  • Peripheral nerve surgeries
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgeries

 

Comprehensive programs in collaboration with neurology

  • Comprehensive epilepsy surgery program
  • Stroke unit – surgery for stroke
  • Surgery for movement disorders
  • Minimally invasive neurosurgery
  • Percutaneous/endoscopic  spinal stabilization techniques

OUR DOCTORS

Dr. Girish Menon R

Professor & HOD
Neurosurgery
(Kasturba Hospital)
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Dr.Lakshmi Prasad G

Associate Professor
Neurosurgery
(Kasturba Hospital)
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Dr. Vinod Kumar

Associate Professor
Neurosurgery
(Kasturba Hospital)
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Dr. Raghavendra Nayak

Professor
Neurosurgery
(Kasturba Hospital)
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Dr. Rajesh P Nair

Associate Professor
Neurosurgery
(Kasturba Hospital)
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