MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neuro Surgery
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Dr. Dhruv Chaturvedi MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCh (Neurosurgery) is one of the leading and eminent neurosurgeons in Delhi. He has done his training in Neurosurgery at the esteemed All India Institute of Medical Sciences. In addition to this, he has had an extensive training in various brain and spine surgeries various international centers, including Germany UK and Singapore. He has also attended and actively participated in various workshops in cranial and spinal surgeries. He has worked at various reputed hospitals including Max Hospital, Fortis Hospital, and Indian Spinal Injuries Center. He has a wide experience of various Brain And Spine surgeries. He is one of the very few neurosurgeons in India who have a unique expertise of endoscopic brain and spine surgeries. He has a keen interest in Brain Tumor Surgery, Vascular Surgeries, Pediatric Neurosurgery, DBS and various complex Spine Surgeries including minimally Invasive Spine Surgeries.
very satisfied with the treatment he has given.i am largely benefitted by the medical treatment which he gave me.
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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.