MBBS, MCh - Neuro Surgery
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Dr. Ratnam Boola Gnana is a Neurosurgeon in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad and has an experience of 22 years in this field. Dr. Ratnam Boola Gnana practices at Apollo Hospitals in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad. He completed MBBS from Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore in 1987 and MCh - Neuro Surgery from Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore in 1997. He is a member of NSI and CMAI. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Carotid Body Tumour Embolization,Petrosal Sinus Sampling,Head & Neck Tumour Embolization,Brain Aneurysm Coiling and Carotid Cavernous Fistula Treatment etc.
1 clinic for General Consultation
Road Number 72, Landmark: Opposite to Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan School Lane & Near Film Nagar, Hyderabad
Mon - Tue, Thu - Fri
09:00 - 05:30
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.