Best Neurosurgeon in Chennai

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  • Dr. Soundappan V

    Neurosurgeon, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 28 years of experience , MBBS, MS, MCh Fortis Malar Hospital ,Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Soundappan V is a neurosurgeon with 28+ years of experience including 16 years in managing disorders which affect nervous system including spinal cord, brain and extra-cranial cerebro-vascular system.
    • He is a recipient of Gold Medal in Micro-biology, 1977.
    • He has special interest in Minimally Invasive Brain and Spine surgeries, Micro Neuro surgeries and Trauma.  
    • Dr. Soundappan is a member of Neurological Society of India (NSI) and Neuro Spinal Surgeons Association (NSSA).
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  • Dr. Balamurugan M

    Neurosurgeon, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 20 years of experience , MBBS, DNB Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Balamurugan M is a neurosurgeon with 20+ years of experience.
    • He has authored various papers and articles which are published in several journals. 
    • He is a member of Neurological Society of India, Indian Medical Association and American Academy of Neurological Surgeons.
    • He has completed MBBS from Madras University, Chennai and DNB from DNB board. 
    • Some of the services provided by him are Brain Aneurysm Treatment, Brain Dural Arteriovenous Fistula Embolization, CSF Rhinorrhoea Repair Surgery, Carotid Body Tumour Embolization, Brain Aneurysm Treatment and Foot Drop.
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  • Dr. K. Sridhar

    Neurologist, Chennai, India

    Director, 26 years of experience , MBBS, DNB Global Hospitals, Chennai  Highlights
    • Currently associated as Director - Institute of Neurosciences & Spinal Disorders at Global Hospitals, Chennai
    • Special Interests are Vascular, Skull Base and Cervical Spine surgery
    • Life member of various organizations such as, Neurological Society of India, Association of Spinal Surgeons of India, Skull Base Society of India, Indian Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Congress of Neurological Surgeons and Neuro-oncology Society of India
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  • Dr. Srinivasan Paramasivam

    Neurosurgeon, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 17 years of experience , MBBS, MCh, Fellowship, MRCS Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Srinivasan Paramasivam is a neurosurgeon with 17+ years of experience.
    • He is a member of Indian Medical Association, Neurological Society of India, Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology and Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Furthermore, he is a member of Editorial Board Member Journal of Craniomaxillary diseases, World Journal of Clinical Case Conference and Austin Journal of Cerebrovascular disease and Stroke.
    • Dr. Paramasivam has completed his MBBS, MCh and MRCS.
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  • Dr Nigel P Symss

    Neurosurgeon, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 13 years of experience , MBBS Fortis Malar Hospital ,Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr Nigel P Symss is a famed Neurosurgeon in Chennai.
    • With a thriving experience of 13+ years, he has multiple international fellowships and has been a consultant to some of the prestigious neurosurgical centres in Chennai.
    • Dr Symss has completed his MBBS from the eminent Bangalore Medical College and DNB (Neurosurgery) from the prestigious Post Graduate Institute of Neurological Surgery, VHS Medical Centre, Chennai.
    • He has been awarded with the Oi-Sami Fellowship at the Jikei University School of Medicine, Japan, where he did an extensive research on hydrocephalus and neuroendoscopy.
    • Dr Nigel P Symss has also done a one year spinal fellowship at the Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide where he got trained in complex spinal surgery, neuron avigation, and micro neurosurgery.
    • Following this he also obtained a fellowship in functional neurosurgery at the Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide.
    • He has performed close to 2500 neurosurgical procedures (including both cranial and spinal) in adults and children successfully.
    • He has many publications on hydrocephalus in some of the famed international journals to his credit.
    • Dr Symss is on the continental editorial board of International Journal of Hydrocephalus, and Journal of Neuroendoscopy.
    • Dr Nigel P Symss area of interest lies in applications of functional neurosurgery, paediatric neurosurgery, skull base surgery, brain tumours, and spinal surgery.
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  • Dr. Raghunathan N

    Neurosurgeon, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 15 years of experience , MBBS, MCh MIOT International, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Raghunathan N is a well-known Neurosurgeon. 
    • He has more than 15 years of experience in the field of Neurosurgery. 
    • He has been honored with several awards and recognitions. 
    • He is an active member of the Neurological Society of India. 
    • After completing his MBBS from Govt Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai in 2005, he completed M.Ch. in Neurosurgery from Madras Medical College, Chennai in 2011. 
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  • Dr.V.Murugan

    Neurologist, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 12 years of experience , MBBS, MD, MRCPCH Global Hospitals, Chennai  Highlights
    • Currently associated as Consultant with Department of Neurology at Global Hospital, Chennai
    • Holds a keen interest in Pediatric Neurology
    • Excel in the treatment of childhood epilepsy, headaches, autism, ADHD, cerebral palsy, acquired brain injury and lots of other neurological condit
    • Specializes in Childhood Epilepsy, Headache, Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophies, Stroke in Children, Autism, Hyperactivity (ADHD) and Intellectual Disability
    • Presented scientific papers in many international scientific conferences including American Epilepsy Society, European Paediatric Neurology Society and British Paediatric Neurology Association
    • Member of various renowned organizations such as American Epilepsy Society, European Paediatric Neurology Society, British Paediatric Neurology Association, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, General Medical Council UK, Indian Medical Association and Indian Academy of Pediatric
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  • Dr. M. Paraneetharan

    Neurosurgeon, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 10 years of experience , MBBS, DNB, MCh Global Hospitals, Chennai  Highlights
    • Currently associated as Consultant with Department of Neurosurgery at Global Hospitals, Chennai
    • Interests are Micro vascular neurosurgery, Cerebro-vascular neurosurgery, Minimally invasive spine surgery and Skull base surgery
    • Worked on presentations like Diffusion weighted imaging in diffuse axonal injury, Parietal wasting in AV malformation and Diffusion weighted images in diffuse axonal injury


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  • Dr. S Vani

    Neurologist, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 23 years of experience , MBBS, MRCP Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. S Vani is a renowned Neurologist with experience of more than 23 years.
    • The doctor has specialized in Paediatric Neurology.
    • She offers treatment for epilepsy, cerebral palsy, migraine, and neuromuscular disorder, etc.
    • She is a member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK
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  • Dr. S Chittrambalam

    Neurologist, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 32 years of experience , MBBS, MD, DM MIOT International, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. S. Chittrambalam is an eminent Neurologist with experience of more than 32 years.
    • He offers treatment for all types of Neurological disorders.
    • He is the recipient of several awards that include Gold Medal in exam conducted by the cardiology society of India and Gold Medal in MD University Exam.
    • He is a member of API (Association of Physicians of India)
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Best Neurosurgeons in Chennai 

In the current era, there are several minimally invasive techniques available in the neurosurgery field today. The neurosurgeries include all the surgeries related to the brain, nerves and the spinal cord. The surgeries include clipping of the aneurysms, stereotactic neurosurgery, carotid endarterectomy, functional neurosurgery, and epilepsy surgery like hemispherectomy, corpus callosotomy and many more.

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The removal of benign and malignant tumors of the brain or spine are treated or removed under oncological neurosurgery. The subdivision of pediatric neurosurgery deals with lesions for children such as brain stem cancer, astrocytoma, pontine glioma, spinal cancer tumors, glioblastoma multiforme and many more. Some other neurosurgeries include skull base surgery, spinal neurosurgery, and peripheral nerve surgery.

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How the prevent neurological disorders?

It is very essential to have a healthy lifestyle for the prevention of neurological disorders. In addition to having a good sleep for about 7-8 hours and regular meditation, a good diet plays a pivotal role. A good diet includes a balanced one that comprises green leafy vegetables, dry fruits, antioxidants, fish, seeds, minimal sugar content and coffee, and vitamin B supplements. In case, someone faces any physical symptoms of neurological problems such as seizures, unexplained pain, decreased alertness, partial or complete paralysis or more, are advised to undergo neurological diagnostic tests at the best hospitals for neurosurgery in India.

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Why choose Chennai for neurological treatment?

The healthcare facilities in Chennai is facilitated both by the government and the private hospitals. Chennai attracts nearly 45% of the health tourists from abroad arriving in India. About 30-40 % are domestic health tourists. Chennai is also known as the health capital of India. It has several multi-speciality and super speciality hospitals that cater to approximately 150 international patients per day. The most important reason for such a huge contribution to the healthcare sector is the highly skilled doctors who work with extreme precision. Other factors include low costs, minimal waiting period and advancement in the infrastructure provided at the top 10 hospitals in Chennai.

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