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Dr. Kishor Rao

Dr. Kishor Rao

MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neuro Surgery





Spine Surgeon


10 Years Experience Overall  (6 years as specialist)

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Dr. Kishor Rao is a consultant neuro and spine surgeon at the Global Institute of Neurosciences (GIN) in the BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Bangalore.He has performed thousands of neurosurgical procedures and has special interest in areas like endoscopic skull base surgeries, pediatric neurosurgery and spine surgeries.Dr. Kishor Rao began his neurosurgical career as a senior resident at SMS Medical College, Jaipur. Later he worked as consultant neurosurgeon at Vikram Hospitals, Bangalore, and Sagar Hospitals Bangalore.At present, he is consultant neurosurgeon at BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Bangalore.Dr. Kishor Rao has participated in many prestigious seminars and attended various CME's, workshops and conferences across India. Dr. Kishor Rao is a member of reputed organizations like the Indian Medical Association, Neurological Society of India and the Skull Base Surgery Society of India.

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Nagarbhavi, Bangalore

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79, Kendra Upadyayara Sangha Layout, Landmark: Near Nagarbhavi Circle, Bangalore

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Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a neurosurgeon?

A: A neurosurgeon is a doctor with a specialization in diagnosis and treatment of brain, spinal cord and nerve-related diseases.

Q: Can a neurosurgeon operate a brain tumour?

A: Yes, a neurosurgeon can operate and remove brain tumours by a procedure called as craniotomy.

Q: Does a neurosurgeon only perform surgery?

A: Neurosurgeons are trained to perform complex surgeries, but when possible, they try to treat the condition with medicines alone. When medicines fail to give relief, neurosurgeons opt for a surgery to provide relief.

Q: For which diseases can one see a neurosurgeon?

A: One can see a neurosurgeon if you have any symptoms like birth-defects, trauma to brain or spine due to some shock or accident, brain tumours, vascular disorders, infections in the brain or spine, stroke, or degenerative diseases of the spine like multiple sclerosis.

Q: Can a neurologist treat birth defects in nervous system?

A: No, a neurologist cannot treat birth-defects in the nervous system, but a neurosurgeon can operate on such defects present since birth in the brain and spinal cord in infants and children.

Awards and Recognitions

Best Paper Award NSSI - 2014
Best Paper Award NSSI - 2015


MS - General Surgery - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 2010
MCh - Neuro Surgery - Sawai Mansingh Medical College, Jaipur (SMS College), 2014


Karnataka Medical Council
Skull Base Surgery Soceity of India (SBSSI)
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Neurological Society of India
Neurological Surgeons Society of India


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2009 - 2010 JR at BGS Global Hospitals
2010 - 2013 Senior Resident at Sawai Mansingh Hospital
2010 - 2013 Senior Resident at Sawai Mansingh Hospitl
2013 - 2015 Consultant Neurosurgeon at Vikram Hospital
2015 - 2017 Consultant Neurosurgeon at Sagar Hospital


74460 Karnataka Medical Council, 2006

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship in Spinal Surgery - Sawai Mansingh Medical College, Jaipur (SMS College), 2014
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