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DR. N K VENKATARAMANA
Founder Chairman and Chief Neurosurgeon
MCh – Neurosurgery
Fellowship In Micro Neurosurgery-Hanover (Germany)
Fellowship In Endoscopy-Mainz (Germany)
International Fellow Of American Association Of Neurological Surgeons
Only available at Brains Super Speciality Hospital, Lalbagh, From Monday to Saturday
Founder: Comprehensive Trauma Consortium (Www.Sanjeevini.Org)
Past President: Indian Society For Stereotactic And Functional Neurosurgery
Past President - Neuro Endoscopy Society, India
Chairman: MERRICART (Merricart.In)
Chairman: ANSA & Cell Space Research Foundation (Www.Ansaresearch.Org)
Treasurer – AASPN
Editor – Journal Of Neuroendoscopy
Executive Member – International Federation Of Neuroendoscopy(IFNE)
Editor In Chief – Journal Of Cerebro Vascular Science
President: Indian Society For Paediatric Neurosurgery
Dr N K Venkataramana is an internationally acclaimed neurosurgeon, researcher and academician. After training in micro neurology at Nordtstud Krankenhause in Hanover, Germany, he served as assistant professor in neurosurgery at the Bangalore-based National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS). Later he founded the Manipal Institute for Neurological Disorders (MIND) at the Manipal Hospital in Bangalore and turned it into a leading facility. Alongside he pioneered 1062, the country's first GPS-enabled mobile trauma care service. Then Dr Venkataramana served as Vice Chairman of the Bangalore-based BGS Global Hospitals and Chief Neurosurgeon at the Global Institute of Neurosciences (BGS-GIN).
The doctor has published more than a 100 papers in reputed journals, performed more than 25000 surgeries, participated and presided over many prestigious neurological conferences and delivered lectures and orations at national and international forums by invitation.
A recipient of a number of prestigious awards and citations, Dr Venkataramana currently presides over the Indian Society for Paediatric Neurosurgery and is the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Cereberovascular Sciences. Previously he has been the President of the Indian Society for Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery and President, Neuroendoscopic Society-India.
In late 2016, Dr Venkataramana founded his own boutique centre of excellence for comprehensive neuro care — the Bangalore Regenerative Advanced Institute of Neurosciences (Brains). Located in the heart of Bangalore at Richmond Road, Brains is setting the golden standards in neuroscience with cutting edge services encompassing prevention, awareness, advocacy, acute and chronic care, regeneration, rehabilitation and research and training. Among the centre's primary focal areas is to infuse vitality to brain health.
DR. HARSHA K J
Neuro Interventional Specialist,
Stroke Specialist & Neuro Radiologist
European Master Stroke Medicine EMSM (Austria)
Clinical Stroke Fellow (Canada)
International Certification In Neurosonology (ESN)
Zurich Course In Neurointerventions (Switzer-Land)
Dr Harsha is a highly qualified and experienced authority in stroke medicine, neuro-interventional sur-gery/endovascular neurosurgery, neuro-imaging and neuro-sonology. In a distinguished professional career traversing premier institutes in India, Canada and Austria, he has acquired cutting edge expertise in a wide range of specialties such as hyperacute stroke thrombolysis and neuro-interventional surgery.
His repertoire as a specialist includes endovascular neurosurgery, interventional neurology, interventional neuro-radiology, mechanical thrombectomy for stroke, coiling of aneurysms, AVM management, carotid stenting, and intracranial stenting. He has independently performed about 100 major interventional surgeries and more than 3000 DSAs. Dr Harsha has keen interest in medical research and academics and has published articles in reputed pub-lications, including a self-audited success story of neuro-interventional surgery, which appeared in an inter-national journal.
DR. JOSHY E V
Senior Consultant Neurologist
MD (Internal Medicine)
DM Neurology (NIMHANS)
Post-Doctoral Fellowship (University Of Southern California, USA)
Member American Academy Of Neurology
With 34 years of practicing experience, Dr. Joshy is a veteran neurologist with a staggering academic and clinical record including 100,000 Neurology consultations in 9 years at Sri Sathya Sai Super-specialityHospital, apart from his administrative contributions as HOD Neurology Department, Hospital Executive Committee, Hospital Recruitment committee, Hospital Patient care committee, Hospital Welfare Society. Before that, he served 20 years as Chief Neurologist at Mafraqtertiary referral Hospital, Government of Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Dr. Joshy is starting Autoimmune Neurology treatment and Stem-cell therapy at Brains Hospital. This will be a unique Holistic centre, first of its kind in India. Patients with various neurological problems who are not improving with treatment may contact him for further testing and specialised treatment. Among his key interests are the upcoming field of autoimmune neurology treatment with biologicals like Rituximab, stem-cell and upcoming gene therapy.
DR. ANMOL NAGARAJ
MS (General Surgery)
Post-Doctoral Fellowship (Rutgers University,USA)
A seasoned neurosurgeon Dr. Anmol Nagaraj has been in the field of neurosurgery for over a decade. Prior to joining Brains Hospitals, Dr Anmol has worked at premiere institutes like the department of Neurosurgery, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA, Sparsh Hospital, Hassan & Bangalore and Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), BG Nagara, Mandya.
He holds the record of managing emergencies independently, performing and assisting elective cranial and spinal surgeries. His primary focus currently is on neuro-oncology, spine, and neuro-trauma. Dr. Anmol has a keen interest in medical research and has published several articles in reputed medical journals.
DR. PAVITHRA VENKATESWARAN
Consultant Neuroanesthesia & Neuro Critical Care
MD PDF (Neuroanesthesia)
An eminent Anaesthetist with over seven years of experience Dr. Pavithra has worked at reputed hospitals – Manipal Hospital, MS Ramaiah Institute of Neuro Sciences and NIMHANS before joining Brains Hospitals.She was involved in the management of serious neurological and neurosurgical conditions. She has several research papers and publications to her credit.
DR. PRUDVI RAJ VADDADI
Associate Consultant, Neuro Anesthesia
Known for his quick learning skills, Dr Prudvi Raj Vaddadi is an alumni from one of the premiere medical institutes - Dr. Pinnameni Siddahartha Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Foundation. He has worked as an anesthesiologist and intensivist at reputed hospitals across the country. Dr Prudvi is highly experienced in administering anesthesia and analgesia for all age groups in various surgical specialties with a special focus on Neurosurgeries involving spine fixation, craniotomies, and tumors resections and aneurysms.
DR. PRAHLADA N.B
ENT Head and Neck Surgeon, Skull Base Surgeon
Dr. Prahlada N.B is a graduate of JJM Medical College (Mysore University), Davanagere, Karnataka. He completed his Master of Surgery in ENT-Head & Neck Surgery from the most prestigious and premier Institute of India, the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh. Later, he received advanced training in Advanced Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Ear & Skull Base Surgery and Head & Neck Cancer and Reconstructive Surgery, Micro-vascular reconstructive Surgery and Voice Surgery in various prestigious Institutes abroad.
He has worked at several reputed hospitals across India. In 2000, he was awarded the Dr. RAF Cooper National Award for his Original Surgical technique, "Karnataka Flap for Mastoid Obliteration", first and only person to get this award in the state of Karnataka.
As a resource person, he has delivered lectures, chaired sessions and demonstrated various surgeries in more than 200 national and international courses and conferences. He has trained more than 120 junior ENT Surgeons from India as well as abroad.
Professor, Otorhinolaryngology at Basaveshwara Medical College and Hospital, Chitradurga, Karnataka, Dr. Prahlada has has worked for the Rotary International Ear project and is instrumental in conducting more than 450 camps in more than 19 countries and performing free surgeries for more than 45,000 poor patients with various Ear problems. Recognizing his yeoman service, the Rotary International has awarded him the most prestigious "Professional Excellence Award".
His interest extends to entire specialty, from dura to pleura.
DR. DEEPAK MR
Consultant Plastic Surgeon
DNB General Surgery
MCh Plastic Surgery
Dr. Deepak is one of the well-known Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons in Bengaluru. With over 8 years of experience in his surgical field. He has worked at many reputed hospitals in Bengaluru. He graduated from the prestigious Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute and did his MCh Plastic Surgery from St. John's Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru. Trained well in Plastic Surgery procedures, he has a comprehensive approach to all surgical ailments.
He has also specialised in Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Deepak’s main area of interests is management of Trauma ,Congenital Anomalies like Cleft Lip/ Palate, Reconstruction of Traumatic or post Infective Defects, Oncoplasty- Reconstruction of post Cancer Resection Defects and Cosmetic Surgeries including Liposuction, Rhinoplasty, etc.
DR. SAI KRISHNA B NAIDU
Senior Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedics.
MBBS, MRCS, Dip SICOT
FRCS (ortho), MCh Ortho
Dr. Sai comes with an extensive experience of over 20 years. He completed training in India at JJM Medical College from Kuvempu University in 2000. Pursuing further orthopaedics specialty training he has gained vast experience in UK and USA. Further being awarded MRCS in 2008 followed by Diploma SICOT European Board for Trauma in 2013 which is recognized in various parts of the world including Africa and Middle Eastern countries. With his extensive research, publication and international presentations to his name, he has been awarded FRCS Ortho by Intercollegiate and Royal College of Surgeons in 2013. He has also obtained MCh Ortho the very same year from Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.
Before moving to India, Dr Sai Krishna has worked in some of the centres of clinical excellence such as John Radcliffe Hospital, Trauma Centre, Oxford. His experience is vast in managing complex trauma. He has also worked in London Olympic Hospital 2012, exposed to a vast amount of complex sports injuries on and after London Olympics 2012. With his fellowship training in Joint replacement & revision Arthroplasty in Southwest London Elective orthopaedic centre, Prestigious Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. He has further gained experience at Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, USA, in lower limb arthroplasty and Complex sports injuries management.
He moved to India in the year 2017 and started working with some of the top private hospitals in Bengaluru.
Areas of expertise: Advanced Arthroscopic Surgery, Sports Injuries, Lower Limb Arthroplasty & Joint replacement, and Complex Trauma.
DR. NIMMY THOMAS
Clinical Nutritionist & Dietician
MSc Foods & Nutrition
Diploma in Renal Nutrition CDE
Certified Maternal Infant & Young Child Nutritionist
Affiliation: IDA and IAPEN
Renowned clinical dietitian with 14 years of experience in hospital and health care industry. Professionally skilled in providing therapeutic diets for Renal, Cardiac, Critical care, Paediatric, OBG, and Endocrinology patients.
Prior to joining Brains Super Speciality Hospital she worked at St. Johns Medical Hospital, Bangalore for 14 years as a clinical dietitian, Her area of expertise includes Enteral Nutrition, Lifestyle disease management, Maternal and infant nutrition, nutritional needs for neurological diseases.
DR. ASWANI BABY
Speech & Swallow Therapist
Bachelor in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology (BASLP)
Highly trained and experienced in speech and swallow therapy, Aswani has performed diagnosis and treatment of receptive language disorders, expressive language disorders, aural rehabilitation, articulation, phonological processing, oral-motor functioning disorders, voice, fluency, and pragmatic language disorders in infants, pre-school and school-aged children, and adults for those who are monolingual and bilingual.
Aswani has focused her clinical skills on treating younger patients with issues of orafacial myology, swallowing related disorders, articulation, phonological processing, apraxia, semantic language issues among pre-school aged children, bilingualism and pragmatics.
CLINICALLY TRAINED AREAS –
1. Diagnostic Audiology - Constant hands-on Pure tone audiometry, Immittance audiometry (tympanometry and reflexometry), Speech Audiometry, Special tests (for differential diagnosis of cochlear and retrocochlear pathology), Otoacoustic emission (OAE), Tinnitus Evaluation, Brainstem Evoked Responses Audiometry (BERA) and Cortical Auditory Evoked Potentials (CAP), Cochlear implants – Peri-operative and post- operative mapping.
2. Rehabilitative Audiology - Hearing Aids (including assessment, fitting of Analog and latest technology, Digital hearing aids and counselling), Rehabilitation for hearing impaired (including auditory training for hearing aid users). Auditory verbal therapy for cochlear implants and Tinnitus Management, Retraining therapy, Ear Mould making and its modifications for achieving the desired acoustic variation. Counselling and management for central auditory processing disorders.
DR. JOSEPH EUGENE NIDHIRY
An empathic and responsible surgeon who aims to continue education, conduct research, acquire and sharpen surgical skills and achieve excellence in the field of Orthopaedics, with a special interest in spine, trauma, arthroscopy and sports medicine.
Dr Joseph has over nine years of experience working at different sub specialities as part of the residency programme and faculty including arthroscopy and sports medicine, spine surgery, arthroplasty, foot and hand surgery, orthopaedic oncology, trauma, paediatric orthopaedics. He has also presented and published several papers for which he has won awards as well.
DR. GIRIDHAR CM
MS General Surgery
MCh Surgical Oncology
Dr Giridhar CM graduated from the prestigious Mysore Medical College and did his post-graduation in General Surgery at Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute. Further which he went on to pursue MCh in Surgical Oncology at the Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum and was awarded the best outgoing student in MCh Surgical Oncology for 2014-2017.Prior to joining Brains Super-Speciality hospital he worked as a Consultant in Surgical Oncology department at Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Vizag (a unit of Tata Memorial Centre).He mostly dealt with conditions like Breast Cancer, Gastrointestinal cancer (Esophagus, Stomach, Colon, Rectum, Pancreas), Head and neck Cancer (Oral cavity, Larynx, Thyroid, Parotid), Gynaecologic Cancers (Uterus, Ovary, Cervix), Urologic cancers (Kidney, Bladder, Penis,Testis), Sarcomas and Skin Cancer.
Area of Interest:
DR. SHARAT D HEGDE
Consultant, General Physician.
DNB Internal Medicine
With over 18 years of experience, Dr. Sharat has worked at Bengaluru’s reputed hospitals. He has worked in various medical departments, which includes Nephrology, Gastroenterology, Neurology, handling ICU and critical care management, and also lifestyle diseases.
His major area of expertise includes:
DR. SANDIPAN BANDYOPADHYAY
Consultant Intensivist & Anaesthetist
Dr. Sandipan is a highly skilled Intensivist with over 21 years of experience working at several tertiary care hospitals in Bangalore. Qualified in Anaesthesiology from CMCH, Vellore, he was further trained in Anaesthesia and Critical Care in Adelaide, Australia over a period of seven years.
He was actively involved in retrieval services throughout South Australia. He achieved Gold Star Certificate for his teamwork with Medical Emergency Trauma Team at the Hospital in Adelaide.
He returned to India in 2010 and is actively working as Consultant Intensivist in Bangalore since 2011. He is continuously involved in Continuing Medical Education and upgradation of Clinical knowledge and skill.
DR. JAIDEV S
MS General Surgery
Dr. Jaidev S is a young, dynamic and an enthusiastic neurosurgeon with special skills in the management of emergency and elective cases. He holds a MCh degree from AIIMS, Bhubaneshwar and MS General Surgery degree from King George Medical University, Lucknow.
A gold medalist in MS general surgery Dr. Jaidev has published several research papers related to neuro and spine surgeries.
His major skills includes:
DR. KARAN SHETTY
MS General Surgery
MCh Plastic Surgery
Dr.Karan Shetty is a board certified Plastic,Aesthetic & Reconstructive surgeon and a facial rejuvenation and body contouring surgeon.
He has trained globally with plastic surgeons around the world to attain world class skills in body sculpting and facial rejuvenation and breast surgeries.
He has completed his training in Supermicrosurgery from the University of Tokyo, Japan. He was selected for the prestigious DAFPRS (Dutch Association of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons) Fellowship in Rhinoplasty & Facial Aesthetics in Stuttgart, Germany. He has also undergone training in Breast Aesthetics & Body contouring in University Hospital Moncloa in Madrid,Spain under Dr.Jorge Aso. Dr.Shetty has maintained the highest levels of standards in treating patients providing a complete understanding of the course of treatment and combines surgical precision with a unique artistic skills to give the best results.
Dr.Shetty has a special interest in body contouring after massive weight loss to help patients gain confidence to lead an active and fulfilling lifestyle. For the past few years, Dr.Shetty has also focussed on rhinoplasty and facial rejuvenation and body contouring which include Liposuction, Breast augmentation, reduction and Abdominoplasty(tummy tuck).
Dr.Shetty has written several scientific papers pertaining to the field of plastic surgery.
Socially, he is also the founding member of an environment conservation non government organisation(NGO) called Anti-Pollution Drive to help collect data in aiding clean the environment.
DR. VS NAGASHREE
DNB Internal Medicine
Dr NB in Neurology
Dr Nagashree is a young and a dynamic Neurologist with an experience of working at renowned hospitals in Bangalore. She is keen at developing individualized treatment plans and monitors patients’ progress thoroughly to ensure optimal healthcare delivery.
She has published several research articles in reputed medical journals.
DR. SARASWATI VISWANATHAN
Consultant Paediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
Post Doctoral fellowship In Pediatric Orthopedics
Dr Saraswati is a highly experienced Orthopedic Surgeon with over 12 years of experience in treating patients for a variety of conditions. She is known for appropriately diagnosing and treating a variety of diseases and injuries in an emergency & OPD. She has published several research papers and presented a number of papers.
Her major areas of interest include trauma and cold orthopedics, with specialization in pediatric orthopedics.
Brains Super Speciality Hospital
192, T Mariyappa Road, Lalbagh,
Siddapura, Jayanagar 1st Block,
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560011.