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Perambur
Dr. D. R. Shankar

Dr. D. R. Shankar - Neurosurgeon

Dr. D. R. Shankar

MBBS , MS - General Surgery , MCh - Neuro Surgery

Neurosurgeon , Neurologist , 15 Years Experience

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Dr. D. R. Shankar is well experienced in all sorts of neurosurgical procedures with over 15 years of experience. He practices in the Government Hospital and als more..
I have sciatica pain in my right leg starting from the bottock to the calf. Which doctor should I consult?

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Dr. D. R. Shankar answered

Consult a neurosurgeon

Which doctor will treat this.i mean his specialization. Suffering from dizziness and sometimes headache

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Dr. D. R. Shankar answered

Consult a neurologist

Loss of normal Central t2 hyperintensities noted at c2_c6 level disc desication changes. There is mild diffuse noted at c4_c5 and c5-c6 indenting on anterior thecal sac and narrowing bilateral neuronal foramina with no nerve root compression

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Dr. D. R. Shankar answered

A case of early cervical spondylosis. Nothing to worry. Wear soft cervical collar. Do cervical muscl ... View Answer

MRI done in April 2017
Low Back Pain since 10 years
MRI Report
Findings Marked osteophytic changes with end plate changes seen involving lumbar vertebral bodies -Sl spondylosis Disc with annular disc at L5-S1 level causing over thecal sac and narrowing of lateral lateral recess neural foramina.Mild annular disc bulge seen at L3-4 and L4-5 level causing indentation over thecal sac.Marrow signal intensities are preserved Posterior elements and facet joints appear to be normal.Pre and Paravertebral regions are normal.Visualized spinal cord is normal in morphology and signal intensity.

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Dr. D. R. Shankar answered

A case of lumbar disc disease. Avoid lifting heavy weight, long travel, riding 2 wheelers. Take abso ... View Answer

M 32 years old health women..i don't hv any diseases like blood preser & sugar..last one day I feel the back & left side  brain burning ....nt every tym
Sometym I feel so can I go for check up.
Plz suggest thanks. ..

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Dr. D. R. Shankar answered

Simply avoid stress, take bed rest. If d pain persists, take mri brain & review

Findings Marked osteophytic changes with end plate changes seen involving lumbar vertebral bodies -Sl spondylosis Disc with annular disc at L5-S1 level causing over thecal sac and narrowing of lateral lateral recess neural foramina.Mild annular disc bulge seen at L3-4 and L4-5 level causing indentation over thecal sac.Marrow signal intensities

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Dr. D. R. Shankar answered

U have lumbar disc prolapse. Take absolute bed rest. Avoid lifting heavy weight, riding 2 wheelers. ... View Answer

I've been having a severe backache , worst situation at the time of sleeping, sometimes not able to stand properly. Last year I consulted to doctor and he advised me to go for physiotherapy.

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Dr. D. R. Shankar answered

Take absolute bedres. Avoid lifting heavy weight. Take mri lumbo sacral spine

L4 l5 bulging and s1 minor fracture Stated as spondylitis and referred surgery?. . ............... .

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Dr. D. R. Shankar answered

Need to see d scan report.

Suffering from non stop headache for last few days. Massaging the head makes the stimuli being felt on teeth. Blocked nose. Eyeballs alao aching due to the headache.

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Dr. D. R. Shankar answered

It is due to sinusitis. Consult a ENT surgeon. Take CT PNS

Neck pain since 2 days and at least monthly once I get this pain and I take few paracetamol and it will be fine Should I change to a cervical pillow or use a neck pad ??

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Dr. D. R. Shankar answered

It should be due to early cervical spondylosis & associated paraspinal muscle spasm. Can wear so ... View Answer

Perambur

, Chennai

Sivakarthick Clinic

74/A, Melpatti Ponnappan Street, Chennai

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MON - SAT

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

INR 300

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Kilpauk

, Chennai

KODY Clinic

881, Poonamallee High Road, Landmark : Near Sangam Theatre & Opposite Nehru Park Metro Station, Chennai

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MON - SAT

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

INR 300

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Kilpauk

, Chennai

Kumaran Hospital

Kumaran Hospital, PH Road, Landmark : Near Sangam Theatre, Chennai

MON, WED, FRI

4:00 PM - 4:55 PM

INR 300

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Saligramam

, Chennai

Sooriya Hospital

1, Arunachalam Road, Arcot Road, Kannika Puram, Landmark : Opposite To AVM Studio, Chennai

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TUE, THU, SAT

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

INR 300

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T Nagar

, Chennai

Bharathiraja Hospital

20, Gopathi Narayanaswami Chetty Road, Landmark : Opposite AGS Cinemas, Chennai

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ON - CALL
Visits on prior appointments.
INR 300

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Mylapore

, Chennai

Chennai Meenakshi Multispeciality Hospital

Old Number 148, New Number 72, Luz Church Road, Landmark : Near Luz Chruch, Chennai

ON - CALL
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INR 300

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Vadapalani

, Chennai

Dr Kamaraj Hospital For Men's Health

#1,100 Feet Road, Vadapalani, Landmark: Next to Vadapalani Metro, Chennai

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ON - CALL
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INR 500

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Kilpauk

, Chennai

V.S hospital

Poonamalle High Road, Landmark : Near Ega Theatre, Chennai

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INR 500

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Teynampet

, Chennai

Apollo Speciality hospital, Teynampet, Chennai

Padma Complex, Rathna Nagar, Chennai

MON - SAT

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

INR 500

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Kilpauk

, Chennai

New Hope Medical Centre

New Hope Medical Centre 814 Poonamalle High Road Kilpauk Chennai 600031 Opp KMC, Chennai

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INR 500

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Kolathur

, Chennai

Maya Nursing Home

2/6, Jawaharlal Nehru Rd, Mahatma Gandhi Nagar, Bhavani Nagar, Landmark : Near Retteri Sri Kumaran Health Centre, Chennai

ON - CALL
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INR 500

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Services

Brain Tumor Surgery
Brain Suite
Gastroenteritis Treatment
Gamma-Knife Radiosurgery
Deep Brain Stimulation
Cerebrovascular Surgery
Spine Surgery
Aneurysm Surgery
Peripheral Neuro surgery

Specializations

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Neurosurgeon

Neurologist

Neurospine Surgeon

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Education

MBBS - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 2000

MS - General Surgery - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 2003

MCh - Neuro Surgery - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 2007

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Experience View all (6) View less

2007 - 2016 Neurosurgeon at KODY Clinic, Kilpauk
2007 - 2016 Neurosurgeon at Sivakaarthick Neuro Clinic, Perambur
2007 - 2016 Neurosurgeon at Sooriya Hospital, Vadapalani
2007 - 2016 Neurosurgeon at Kumaran Hospital, Kilpauk
2007 - 2016 Neurosurgeon at Chennai Meenakshi Multispeciality Hospital, Mylapore
2007 - 2016 Neurosurgeon at Bharathiraja Speciality Hospital, T.Nagar

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Registrations

71800 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 2003
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