MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neuro Surgery
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Dr. Amitabh has a vast experience of 17 years in dealing with patients of various brain and spine disorders. He did his neurosurgical training from a reputed institute – Sree Chitra Tirunal of Medical Sciences and Technology. He has also been trained at the prestigious National Institute of Mental Health and Sciences, Bengaluru. He has experience of various surgeries like complex brain tumors, clipping of aneurysm, AVMs, Epilepsy and Deep brain stimulation, spine surgeries, Endoscopic and minimally invasive surgeries.Practicing in Delhi since past 14 years, he had previously worked in MAX hospital, BL Kapoor hospital, Indian Spinal Injuries Center, and was heading Fortis hospital Shalimar Bagh before leaving for United States in 2017 to pursue advanced training and clinical fellowship in neuro-oncology / stereotactic radiosurgery and functional neurosurgery from University of Virginia and AGH, Pittsburgh respectively. He is also trained in Endo-skull base surgery from Ohio State Medical Center and had been NTRI fellow at the prestigious The Alfred hospital, Melbourne, Australia. He has publications in highly acclaimed international journals and numerous presentations in various national and international scientific meetings.He has always updated his skills and knowledge about the latest technology and advances in neurosurgery by attending hands-on workshops and conferences, both in India and abroad. His vision is to provide maximum benefit to the patients with minimum pain and morbidity.
Abdul Gafar Main Road, Landmark: Near Sector D3&4 Redlight, Opposite Fortis & Beside Barfi Wala, Delhi
Mon, Wed - Thu, Sat
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Institutional Area, 1, Nehru Nagar, Lajpat Nagar,, Landmark: Behind PGDAV College, Delhi
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Appointment was on time. The doctor explained me possible causes of the problem and prewscibe certain medicine and tests. Shall give further opinion about resolve of the problem after sometime.
Doctor has helpful attitude. He listens to health problem patiently and analyses the same for right treatment.
He is very helpful. I'm glad to be here. I hope my mother will recover soon ** ********* ** **** ****.I hope other patients will also get benefits there.
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.