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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 nine 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. 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. PRAMOD M
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBBS, MRCS, DNB (ORTHO)
Fellowship in Joint Replacement Surgery (Manipal University)
Fellowship in Sports Medicine (Apollo Hospitals)
ISAKOS Certified Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Hip & Knee Surgery,
St. Luke Medical Centre, Phoenix, Arizona (USA)
With over 15 years of experience in orthopaedic surgery, working in top corporate hospitals across Bengaluru, Dr. Pramod M is one of the noted orthopaedic surgeons in Bangalore.
Dr Pramod M, graduated from one of the prestigious medical colleges in the country- Mysore Medical College.He did his post graduate training in the United Kingdom. He has special interests in sports medicine and advanced rehabilitation and has a sports medicine fellowship from Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad. He has been practising knee and hip joint replacement surgery with a fellowship from Manipal University in 2013. He has been doing minimally invasive and robotic assisted surgery for the hip and knee following a fellowship at St. Luke Medical Centre, Phoenix Arizona, USA in 2017.
In addition, Dr. Pramod has been doing a lot of social services in Leprosy deformity surgery and rehabilitation across the country and training new junior doctors.
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. 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. 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. A. H. WAHID
Consultant General Physician
MD (General Medicine)
Member of American College of Physicians
Dr Wahid is a young, dynamic and dedicated doctor. He is ever ready with his service in case of any emergency. Dr. Wahid completed his MBBS from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University. He did his MD General Medicine from the prestigious Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute.
He brings along with him an experience of over three years working at both private and government hospitals in Bangalore with special focus on Internal Medicine. During his tenure at these hospitals, he had handled Covid ward and Covid ICU during the pandemic.
Dr. Wahid is expert in treating cases related to:
DR. VARSHA MANOHAR
Paediatrician and Paediatric Neurologist
FIPN- Fellowship In Paediatric Neurology
Highly dedicated , motivated and a friendly paediatrician with experience in diagnosing, Dr.Varsha, is a budding/ young and energetic doctor. She has completed her fellowship in paediatric neurology from the prestigious Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, Bangalore. She is determined to provide outstanding service and care to children, listening to parents' concerns and treating them for overall well being.
She has special interest in evaluating, diagnosing and treating children with developmental disabilities, neurodegenerative disorders, neurometabolic disorders, neuro infections, stroke, autoimmune encephalitis, demyelinating disorders, epilepsy, cerebral palsy, autism spectrum disorders and ADHD.
DR. KRISHNA SHAMA RAO
Consultant Craniofacial Surgeon
MBBS, FRCS (Eng) BDS, MDS, FDSRCS( Ed)
Dr.Krishna Shama Rao is a visionary Craniofacial Surgeon, reconstructing facial and skull deformities, since 39 years. In his career, he has performed close to 20,000 surgeries. He has been trained both in Dentistry and Medicine, with specialization in Craniofacial Surgery, Maxillofacial Surgery, with a background training in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery. Following his BDS from Nair Hospital in Mumbai n 1980, and MDS in Maxillofacial surgery from KMC Manipal, in 1984, he proceeded to work, at the Royal London Hospital and Medical College in 1989.
He obtained fellowship in Maxillofacial Surgery, from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1990, and subsequently returned to India, to complete his MBBS at Kasturba Medical College in Mangalore. Subsequent to that, he completed his General Surgery rotation and obtained an FRCS from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
He has contributed to several scientific articles and International textbooks. He was one of the founders and later the President of the Indian Society for Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies in 2007.
His core specialty lies in the following niche areas:
DR. SUMANA B. PALLEGAR
Fellowship in Epilepsy and Functional Neurosurgery
Training in Pediatric Neurosurgery in Kolkata and Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto, Canada
Dr. Sumana B Pallegar is a neurosurgeon with 9+ years of experience as a Consultant Neurosurgeon
His areas of expertise include Surgeries for Epilepsy, Awake Surgeries with Intraoperative Mapping, Surgeries for Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders and Pediatric Neurosurgery
Dr. Pallegar completed his MBBS from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Bangalore, DNB in Neurosurgery Apollo Hospitals, Chennai and a Fellowship in Epilepsy Surgery and Functional Neurosurgery from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Amrita Advanced Centre for Epilepsy, Kochi.
He has completed EEG and Epilepsy Course from Cleveland Clinic, USA and functional neurosurgery and brain volumetry observership from Edmonton, Canada. He has also completed training in Paediatric Neurosurgery in Kolkata and Sick Kids Hospital. Toronto. Canada.
An associate member of the Neurological Surgeons Society of India, Dr. Pallegar has several presentations at both national and international conferences.
He has worked in the Cayman Islands and has a rich experience in treating patients from the Caribbean and the United States.
He has independently performed more than 400 Trauma surgeries, 250 stereotactic procedures, 120 brain tumors, 130 epilepsy surgeries, 20 Deep Brain Stimulation surgeries and more than 300 spinal surgeries.
He was also instrumental in setting up the Neurosurgery Department at People Tree Hospitals, Bangalore and in setting up the Functional and Epilepsy Surgery programme at NH Health City, Bangalore.
He has a keen interest in setting up a Centre of Excellence in Epilepsy, Functional and Pediatric Neurosurgery.