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Dr. Satish Rudrappa

Dr. Satish Rudrappa

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MBBS, MCh - Neuro Surgery, Fellow in Spine Surgery, FRCS - Neurosurgery




Spine Surgeon


29 Years Experience Overall  (24 years as specialist)

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Dr. Satish Rudrappa is one of those very eminent and distinguished Senior Neuro Surgeon in India. He has done his M.B.B.S from Karnataka Medical College, Hubli in the year 1990. He completed M.Ch (Neurosurgery) at the prestigious National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in the year 1995 where he was awarded gold medal for “Best Outgoing Student”. Fellowship in Complex Spine Surgery from Detroit Medical Centre, Detroit, Michigan, USA , Thoracoscopic Spine training from Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, USA. Fellow of Microvascular Anastomosis at Henry Ford Hospital, USA. Dr. Satish.R was a visiting Prof. of Neurosurgery at Lousiana State University, Shreport, USA, and has extensively worked and taught skull base surgical skills and cadaver dissection techniques. He is now visiting Professor of Neurosurgery at Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan and from 2016 onwards he is the “Education Officer (Neurosurgery)” of AOSpine Asia Pacific and Director of AOSpine Referral Center. At present he is the Director of Institute of Neurosciences, Senior Consultant Neurosurgery & Head - Department of Spine Surgery at SAKRA WORLD HOSPITAL, BANGALORE .Areas of Expertise• Skull Base tumor surgery, Brain Tumor surgery• Epilepsy surgery• Complex Spine surgery with or without Instrumentation• Craniovertebral Anomalies• Complex Spine & Reconstructive surgery• Spinal Cord Tumor surgeryKey Achievements• Has performed more than 6000 brain surgeries & 7500 complex spine surgeries. (Microsurgery), with an overall experience of more than 13500 procedures for Brain and Spine.• He was the first person in India to perform Image Guided Spine and Brain Surgery.• He has given more than 200 presentations in various medical forums at National & International levels and has multiple publications in the peer reviewed International Journals.• He is the Trustee of 'Sukriya' an NGO that mainly offers medical help to the bread winners of the economically weaker sections suffering from curable illness. Various patients have availed benefit through this NGO since 2007.• He was awarded the Silver Jubilee 'Gold Medal' for the best outgoing student from NIMHANS University.• "Lee Foundation Award" from Singapore.• Kempegowda Award 2011 for Community Service.• "Paul Harris Fellow" from Rotary International.• Distinguished Rotarian 2013 for rendering excellent community services• Awarded as one of the Navarathna of Rotary International Dist. 3190 for community services.• "Rotary Ratna Award" 2016 in recognition of being an Exemplary representative of his vocation, Living up to the highest ideals of rotary and for selfless service to Rotary International 3190.

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St.Marks road, Bangalore

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23- 29, 2nd floor, White house building, St. Mark's Road, Landmark: next to ST. Mark's INN, or Opp. to SBI zonal office ATM, Bangalore

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06:00 - 08:00


04:30 - 06:30


Awards and Recognitions

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Kempegowda Award For Community Service - 2011
Paul Harris Fellow From Rotary International - 2008
Distinguished Rotarian For Rendering Excellent Community Services - 2013
Lee Foundation Award from Singapore - 2010
Awarded as one of the Navarathna of Rotary International Dist. 3190 for community services.


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MBBS - Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga, 1990
MCh - Neuro Surgery - National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), 1995
Fellow in Spine Surgery - Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan,USA, 1998


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Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Neurological Society of India
Bangalore Neurological Society
Association of Spine surgeons of India (ASSI)
AO Spine international


2000 - 2005 Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon & Spine Surgeon at Sri Satya Sai Institute of Higher medical sciences
2005 - 2014 Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon & Spine Surgeon at Manipal Hospital
2014 - Present Director, Skull base surgery,, Head, Dept. of Spine surgery at Sakra world Hospital
Visiting professor in Neurology at Louisiana State University Medical Centre, Shreveport


29631 Karnataka Medical Council, 1990

Trainings and Certifications

Fellow Microvascular Anaesthomosis - Henry Ford Hospital (USA), 2000
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