MBBS, MCh - Neuro Surgery
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Dr. Krupa Shankar D is a Neurosurgeon and has an experience of 33 years in this field. He completed MBBS from Stanley Medical College & Hospital , Chennai in 1987 and MCh - Neuro Surgery from Madras Medical College, Chennai in 1993. He is a member of Neurological Society of India,The Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society (ACNS) and Indian Medical Association (IMA). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Head & Neck Tumour Embolization,Carotid Cavernous Fistula Treatment,Brain Aneurysm Coiling,Petrosal Sinus Sampling and Foot Drop etc.
****** ************* ****** *** recommended for any neurological issue. He first helped me to recover from a very critical accident took place 12 years. Back where I almost had 138 blood clots / fractures in my Brain and was in Coma for almost 10-13 days. His treatment and medication saved my life and gave me a second life. Thanks to Dr. D.Krupa Shankar.
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.