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Senior Consultant


Chennai, India

19 years of experience

About Dr. Vijay Sankaran

  • Dr. Vijay Sankaran is a dynamic Neurosurgeon practicing successfully for more than 19 years.
  • He holds expertise in Spinal stabilization procedures including artificial disc replacements, endoscopic spine surgery, stereotactic neurosurgery, neuronavigation systems, minimally invasive spinal surgery.
  • After completing graduate studies from Stanley Medical College & Hospital, Chennai in 1995, he pursued M.Ch. in Neurosurgery from The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University in 2002.
  • He achieved training certification in Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery (MISS) in Munich, Germany. 
  • He has worked in several Neurological centers in the UK including University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire. 
  • He is actively associated with various organizations including the Neurological Society of India, TANS, The Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS), NASS - North American Spine Society, Indian Medical Association (IMA), and British Medical Association, UK.
  • He is a recipient of various awards and recognitions.
  • He has several papers and publications to his credit.

Location Location

Chennai, India

Special Interest

Spinal stabilization procedures including artificial disc replacements Neuronavigation systems Stereotactic Neurosurgery Endoscopic Spine Surgery

List Of Treatments

  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Cerebral Angioplasty
  • Cerebral or Brain Aneurysm Treatment
  • Endovascular Coiling
  • Surgical Clipping
  • Temporal Lobectomy
  • Lesionectomy
  • Hemispherectomy
  • Corpus Callosotomy
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation
  • Multiple Subpial Transections MST
  • Microvascular Decompression MVD
  • Percutaneous Balloon Compression (PBC)
  • Stereotactic Radio Surgery
  • Percutaneous Steriotactic Treatment - PSR
  • Radiofrequency Rhizotomy - Neurotomy
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Pineal Region Tumors Treatment
  • Gliomas Treatment
  • Meningioma
  • Schwannomas
  • VP Shunting
  • Ventriculostomy
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Restless Leg Syndrome Treatment
  • Narcolepsy Treatment
  • Headache
  • Multiple Sclerosis Treatment
  • Chronic Cerebro Spinal Venous Insufficiency Treatment
  • Liberation Treatment
  • Sensory Ataxia Treatment
  • Pituitary Tumor Treatment
  • Paediatric Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Bell's Palsy Treatment
  • Cerebral Angiogram
  • Craniotomy Surgery
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Gamma Knife for AVM or Brain Tumor
  • Cranioplasty
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Brain Haemorrhage Treatment
  • Blood Clot Brain Surgery
  • CyberKnife Treatment
  • Neurosurgery
  • Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Stroke Treatment
  • High Cervical Stimulation
  • Electrical Cortical Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation for Pain
  • Drug Pump Implantation for Chronic Pain Management
  • Sacral Neuromodulation
  • Conservative management
  • Thecoperitonial shunt
  • Microsurgical tumor removal
  • Endoscopic decompression
  • Brain AVM Embolization with Onyx
  • Deep Brain Stimulation (non-rechargeable)
  • NeuroRehabilitation
  • Microsurgical repair of encephalocele
  • VNS implantation

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Work Experience of Dr. Vijay Sankaran

, University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire

, Royal Preston Hospital

, Hope Hospital, Manchester

Dr. Vijay Sankaran's

  • MBBS, 1995, Stanley Medical College & Hospital , Chennai
  • MCh, 2002, Neurosurgery, The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University

- Arignar Anna Award By Tamilnadu Government - Member of the Royal college panel for FRCS(Neurosurgery) examinations - 2011

  • Cerebrospinal fluid dynamics study in clinical practice - an evaluation of Bolus Lumbar infusion method - Ramesh V G, Vijay Sankaran, Mohan Sampath Kumar M - ‘Pan Arab Journal of Neurosurgery’, October 2005.
  • Serial CT scans in the management of head injury patients – Vijay Sankaran, Abirami. V - Indian journal of Trauma, Anaesthesia and Critical Care, February 2004.
  • Oligodendroglioma presenting with intradural spinal metastases: an unusual cause of cauda equina syndrome. - Oluwafikayo Fayeye, Vijay Sankaran, Khalid Sherlala, Munchi Choksey - Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 2009
  • Traumatic bleeding of spinal angiolipoma presenting with subacute paraparesis—a case report and histopathological aspects. - Vijay Sankaran, Martyn Carey, Amjad Shad - British Journal of Neurosurgery 2010

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Frequently Asked Questions About Dr. Vijay Sankaran

Dr. Vijay Sankaran practices at SIMS Hospital, Vadapalani, Chennai

Dr. Vijay Sankaran specialty is Neurologist

Dr. Vijay Sankaran is Neurologist with 19 years of experience.

More About Neurologist

A neurologist diagnosis, treats and deals with the management of injuries, diseases, and disorders of the nervous system which includes the brain and spinal cord.

Memory problems or confusion, Problems in speaking, changes in personality, or confusion are all symptoms that could be caused by disorders or problems in the brain, spine, and nerves.

Neurological examination assesses motor and sensory skills, hearing, speech, vision, coordination, and balance. It may also test mental status, mood, and behavior using tools such as a tuning fork, flashlight, reflex hammer, and a tool for examining the eye.

Both neurologists and neurosurgeons treat people who have conditions that affect the nervous system. However, neurosurgeons operate surgically, whereas neurologists do not.

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