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Dr. Raghavendran R

Dr. Raghavendran R

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MBBS, MCh - Neuro Surgery

Neurosurgeon

20 Years Experience Overall  (14 years as specialist)

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Dr. Raghavendran R is a Neurosurgeon in St Thomas Mount, Chennai and has an experience of 20 years in this field. Dr. Raghavendran R practices at St. Thomas Hospital in St Thomas Mount, Chennai and Kumaran Hospital in Kilpauk, Chennai. He completed MBBS from Madras Medical College, Chennai in 1996 and MCh - Neuro Surgery from Madras Medical College, Chennai in 2006. He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Paralysis and Pediatric Neurosurgery etc.

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St Thomas Mount, Chennai

St. Thomas Hospital

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5/105, Defence Colony Road, Mandapam and Mutt Road, Landmark: Near Cantonment Kalyana, Chennai

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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.

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Awards and Recognitions

Young Neuro Surgeon Of Year - 2006
Prof.Kalyana Raman Award Of Excellence - 2005
University Gold Medalist - 2006

Education

MBBS - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 1996
MCh - Neuro Surgery - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 2006

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Experience

2014 - Present Consultant at St Thomos Hospital
2006 - Present Consultant at Prasanth Hospital
2006 - Present Consultant at Mehta Hospital
2012 - Present Consultant at Kauvery Hospital

Registrations

58300 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1996
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