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Dr. Alok Ranjan

Dr. Alok Ranjan

MBBS, MCh - Neuro Surgery

Neurosurgeon

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14 Years Experience Overall  (14 years as specialist)

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Microsurgery hands on course (micro-vascular and nerve anastomosis), Northwick Park, London.Neuro-endoscopy workshop, SWAP course – LondonPrevention of Epidural and peri-neural fibrosis after lumbar laminectomy, Bristol.SWAP course in cervical spine surgery, LondonAdvanced pneumatic instrumentation for surgical procedures, Jersey

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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.

Specializations

Awards and Recognitions

Microsurgery hands on course (micro-vascular and nerve anastomosis), Northwick Park, London
Neuro-endoscopy workshop, SWAP course – London
Prevention of Epidural and peri-neural fibrosis after lumbar laminectomy, Bristol.
SWAP course in cervical spine surgery, London
Advanced pneumatic instrumentation for surgical procedures, Jersey

Education

MBBS - Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore, 1986
MCh - Neuro Surgery - Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore, 1992

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Experience

1992 - 1995 Faculty Member at Christian Medical College & Hospital
1995 - 1999 Consultant at Morriston Hospital
1999 - Present Sr. Consultant & Coordinator at Apollo Hospital
Consultant at Morriston Hospital, Swansea

Registrations

43998 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council, 2000
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