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Dr. K V R Sastry

Dr. K V R Sastry

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MS - Neuro Surgery, MBBS

Neurosurgeon

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Spine Surgeon

43 Years Experience Overall  (42 years as specialist)

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Neurosurgeon , Retired professor of Neurosurgery and head of the department ,NIMHANS, Bangalore . Working as senior consultant in neurosurgery at Hyderabad since 2006. Worked earlier at Medwin hospital and SKS hospital. Now working in SVS hospital ,Kachiguda ,Hyderabad total Neurosurgical experience- 45years .

Barkatpura, Hyderabad

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3-4-502,Kamal, Landmark: Next To More Super Market, Hyderabad

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09:30 - 01:00
04:30 - 09:30

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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.

Awards and Recognitions

neurosurgical society of india - 1975
lifetime achievement award- neurological society of india - 2019

Education

MS - Neuro Surgery - Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, 1978
MBBS - Sri Venkateshwara University, 1967

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Neurological Society of India

Experience

Consultant at SVS Hospital

Registrations

3500 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council, 1968
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