MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neuro Surgery
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With over 20 years of experience, and more than 5000 spine and brain surgeries to his credit Dr Mishra is unparalleled expertise in the field of Neurosciences and Spine Surgery.He has done MCh Neurosurgery from prestigious institute, PGIMER Chandigarh in 1998. He did his Brain and Epilepsy surgery fellowship from Columbia Presbyterian hospital New York in 2006 followed by Spine fellowship from Cleveland clinics USA in 2008,Has specialized in complex spine surgeries like spinal tumours, instrumentation and the brain tumour surgeries.He is currently member of North American Spine Society, Neurological Society of India, Skull Base society of India and Neurosurgical Spine Surgeons of India. He has published five papers in national and international journals and multiple articles in different books.
Doctor is very friendly and caring throughout the period of treatment .Whenever we required his suggestions we were provided the same immediately.
He understood patient's and our problems. Doctor behaviour was good, there was not much waiting time for the doctor. Doctor prescribed medicines which helped. I would like to recommend this doctor to others and I am satisfied with the doctor treatment and I have been consulting with the doctor for 5 months. When it comes to improvement everything was good.
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.