MS - Neuro Surgery, MBBS
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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 .
We consulted Dr K VR Sastry through reference, suffering from pituatary adenoma at the time we approached iam with loss of half side vision on right side,left eye vision little amount not much loss.He immediately planned for surgery next day ,surgery was done *********** surgical procedure through nose with team of ENT surgeon.
Doctor .. the word actually gives great hope after God, which i can say that I got after consulting Dr Shastry, I went to see doctor for the head injury of my son, who is 1 year old.. and was really very tensed with that, after consulting doctor, the kindness, the time given by doctor and feedback/explanation, really satisfied and really thank doctor, who ever has neuro problem i recommend at least to visit once.
Good morning sir, I smithra ipno 24328, who was suffering from right occipital AVM with IVH ICH and treated by you on 16-04-2018
visit for neurofibroma .... treatment done excellently by medicines best advise given by doctor i highly recommend this neurosurgeon in across the treated the patient by gabapentin and other drugs ********* ******
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.