Best Neurosurgeon in Bangalore

Neuro Doctors
6 min readAug 14, 2020


List of Top Neurosurgeons in Bangalore

Neuro Doctors are a cohesive group of Neurosurgeons, Neurologists, Intervention Neuroradiologist, pain management specialists in Bangalore who work together to provide comprehensive neurosciences care to our patients. We are now functioning at Apollo Hospitals, Seshadripuram, Bangalore.

1. Dr. Ravi Mohan Rao

M.B.B.S, MS (Gen Surgery), MCh( Neurosurgery ), DipNB ( Neurosurgery )

Dr. Ravi Mohan Rao

Dr. Ravi Mohan Roa is one of the best Neurosurgeon in Bangalore. Dr. Ravi Mohan Rao heads the neurosurgery department in Apollo Hospitals, Sheshadripuram. He is an alumnus of Bangalore Medical College 1981 Batch. He did his MS General Surgery (1991) from JN Medical College Belgaum. He obtained neurosurgical training from NIMHANS from 1991–1995. He was one among best of NIMHANS Neurosurgery Doctors.

He worked as faculty in the Department of Neurosurgery & was Professor of Neurosurgery, Sree Chitra Thirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Thiruvananthapuram from 1998–2010.

Dr. Ravi Mohan Roa worked as faculty in the Department of Neurosurgery & was Professor of Neurosurgery, Sree Chitra Thirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Thiruvananthapuram from 1998–2010. He gained invaluable experience in cerebrovascular surgery, Skull Base surgery, Epilepsy surgery, DBS surgery for Parkinson’s disease, Lesioning for Parkinson’s Disease

Dr. Ravi Mohan Roa has established a multidisciplinary team of neurosciences specialists at Apollo Hospitals Seshadripuram, Bangalore, which is committed to excellence in neurological sciences. The team members include Neurosurgeons, Neurologists, Interventional Neuroradiologist, ENT Surgeon.

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Major Expertise:

  1. Cerebrovascular Surgery: Microsurgical treatment of Giant & Complex aneurysms, microsurgical treatment of intracranial Arterio-venous malformations, carotid endarterectomy, Extracranial-Intracranial bypass surgeries.
  2. Epilepsy Surgery: He has done more than 300 epilepsy surgeries since leaving SCTIMST in 2010. Apart from routine epilepsy surgery, he has been doing SEEG for evaluation of complex epilepsy patients.
  3. Functional Neurosurgery: One of the areas of expertise is in awake craniotomy and language mapping guided resection of dominant hemisphere tumors and resection of epileptic focus.
  4. Skull Base Surgery: he has proficiency in treating a wide variety of skull tumors which include petroclival meningiomas, CP angle vestibular schwannomas, trigeminal schwannomas.
  5. Cranial endoscopy: He has huge experience in treating hydrocephalus, pituitary adenomas and CSF Rhinorrhea
  6. Stereotactic Neurosurgery: Large experience in doing DBS and lesioning for Idiopathic Parkinson’s disease.

2. Dr. Sujit Kumar

M.B.B.S, MD(General Medicine), DM(Neurology)

Dr. Sujit Kumar

Dr. Sujit Kumar is a senior Neurologist and Epileptologist. He is alumnus of KempeGowda Institute for Medical Sciences MBBS (1993–1999), St. Johns Medical College MD (2001–2004), Postgraduate Institute for Medical Education & Research DM Neurology (2005–2008).

He has extensive interests in Medically Refractory Epilepsy. He has setup 24 hours Video EEG monitoring facility at Apollo Hospitals and has a well-equipped Neurophysiology laboratory

Major Expertise:

Temporal Epilepsy Surgery

Extratemporal Epilepsy Surgery

Stereo EEG Intracranial Invasive Monitoring

Awake Craniotomies for Epilepsy

Insular Gliomas

Intraoperative EEG Monitoring

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3. Dr Sharath Kumar G G

M.B.B.S, MD (Radiology), DM (Neuroradiology)

Dr Sharath Kumar G G

Dr. Sharath is an alumnus of Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli (MBBS:1998–2004), Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla (MD radiology 2005–2008), NIMHANS (DM Nuroradiology 2008–2011). He has huge experience in diagnostic Neuroradiology and neuro-interventional procedures.

Dr. Sharath Kumar GG as Consultant Neuroradiologist with expertise in diagnosing & treating complex neurovascular malformations like aneurysms, AVM, DAVF, Carotid stenosis, preoperative tumor embolization and carotid cavernous fistula.

Major Expertise:

Acute Stroke Intervention

Diagnostic Neuroradiology

Advanced Neuroimaging

Perfusion Studies,

MR Spectroscopy

Neuro-Infections and Epilepsy Imaging.

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4. Dr. Karthik Malepathi

M.B.B.S, MD, MCh (Neurosurgery)

Dr. Karthik Malepathi

Dr. Karthik Malepathi is alumnus of Christian Medical College, Vellore MCh (Neurosurgery, 2010–2016), MS Ramaiah Medical College (MBBS 2003–2009). after completion of his graduation, he underwent a special training in spine microsurgery in Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore.

Dr. Karthik Malepathi has experience over 10 years. Dr. Karthik practiced general neurosurgery including cranial and spinal he has a special interest in Minimally Invasive Spine and Endoscopic Transforaminal and Interlaminar surgeries and deformity correction..

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5. Dr. Pramod M

M.B.B.S, MD, DM ( Neurology )

Dr. Pramod M N

Dr. Pramod M N did his MBBS graduation from Mysore Medical College in 2002. He then did super-specialization in Neurology (DM Neurology) from NIMHANS in 2009.

Dr. Pramod M N has worked in the premier neuro institute NIMHANS and has expertise in treating various neurological disorders. He is now associated with Apollo Hospitals Sheshadripuram as Consultant Neurologist in the department of Neurosciences.

Major Expertise:




Neuro-muscular Diseases

Peripheral Neuropathies


Neuro Rehabilitation.

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6. Dr. Karthikeyan Y R

M.B.B.S, MD. MCh (Neurosurgery)

Dr. Karthikeyan Y R

Dr. Karthikeyan Y R​ is an alumnus of Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore (MBBS 2006), Mch (Neurosurgery) from SMS Medical College, Jaipur (2014–2017). He joined the group in 2017. He is developing into a fine spine neurosurgeon and has interest in general neurosurgery. He is a most needed Neurosurgeon in Bangalore with 13 Years Experience.

Major Expertise:

Petrosal Sinus Sampling

Head & Neck Tumour Embolization

Brain Dural Arteriovenous Fistula Embolization

Spinal and Cerebral Tumor Embolization

Brain Arteriovenous Fistula Embolization

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Are Neurosurgeons and Neurologists the same?

Both Neurosurgeons and Neurologists are medical doctors who are specialized and well trained in Neurology and treat patients who are suffering from nervous system disorders. However, Neurosurgeons perform surgery and Neurologists use therapeutic ways [medications] to treat and cure a disease condition.

How often should I visit Neurosurgeon?

Individuals who underwent neurosurgery should visit Neurosurgeon as directed or monthly once to check the progress of disease condition. Healthy individuals can also consult Neurosurgeon or Neurologist once in 2 years to check the status of the nervous system health condition.

Can Neurosurgeon treat a brain tumor?

Yes, if the brain tumor is severe and surgery is required to remove it, then the Neurosurgeon can perform surgery. If medications can treat a brain tumor, then the patient should consult a Neurologist.

Can Neurosurgeon cure Epilepsy?

Epilepsy is a central nervous system disorder that causes abnormal brain activity and leads to unusual behavior, loss of awareness, and loss of sensations. Any type of epilepsy can be diagnosed and treated by Neurologists. However, if a surgery is required to treat and cure Epilepsy, then Neurosurgeon can perform it.

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