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Dr. Santhosh

Dr. Santhosh

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neuro Surgery

Neurosurgeon

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13 Years Experience Overall  (9 years as specialist)

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Dr. Santhosh N U is the Consultant Neurosurgeon and Endovascular Neurosurgeon at Aster CMI Hospital. Dr. Santhosh N U after completing his MCH in Neurosurgery as a University topper from KEM Hospital Mumbai, worked in the same institution as an Assistant Professor along with Prof. Atul Goel. Later he worked as a Consultant Neurosurgeon in BGS Global Hospital, Bangalore. He has done various complex brain and spine surgeries. He has a special interest in Endovascular Neurosurgery. He has done his fellowship in Endovascular Neurosurgery from Zurich, Switzerland under Prof Valavanis. He has done various Aneurysm coiling, AVM embolization, Tumour embolization, Carotico cavernous fistula and Pial AV fistula embolization, Carotid Stenting and effectively managed spinal vascular malformations. He is one of the few neurosurgeons in India, with vast experience in Endovascular Neurosurgery.Dr. Santosh has many publications including - Pial A-V Fistula presenting as lobar hemorrhage, Micro Vascular Doppler sonography- Neurosurgical applications, Fat Graft migration causing Recurrent Cervical Cord Compression and much more. Dr. Santosh participated in various programs and have attended a number of national and international conferences. He was also active in presentations such as- Neurovascon, Bombay Neurosurgery association, Bangalore neurological society, IMA etc.

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Kengeri, Bangalore

Shreya Hospital

#73, 3rd Main, 6th Cross Road Stage 1 Kengeri Satellite Town., Bangalore

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05:05 - 08:00

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Hebbal, Bangalore

Aster CMI Hospital

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No. 43/2, New Airport Road, NH.7, Hebbal, Sahakara Nagar, Landmark: Opposite Godrej Apartments, 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.

Specializations

Awards and Recognitions

University topper in M.CH Neurosurgery

Education

MBBS - Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College (JJMMC), 2001
MS - General Surgery - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, 2006
MCh - Neuro Surgery - King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, 2011

Memberships

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SNVI
STNI
NSI
NSSI
IMA

Experience

2008 - 2019 Consultant Neurosurgeon & Endovascular neurosurgeon at Aster CMI Hospital

Registrations

63888 Karnataka Medical Council, 2002

Trainings and Certifications

M.Chir. - Neuro Surgery - Seth G.S Medical College, Parel, 2012
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