MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neuro Surgery
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Dr. A Vamshidhar is a Neurosurgeon in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad and has an experience of 8 years in this field. Dr. A Vamshidhar practices at Citi Neuro Centre in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad. He completed MBBS from Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool in 2006,MS - General Surgery from Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad in 2009 and MCh - Neuro Surgery from Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad in 2012. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Vertigo Treatment,Decompression Micovascular,Pediatric Neurosurgery,Nerve and Muscle Disorders and Paralysis etc.
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.