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Dr. Sukumar Sura

Dr. Sukumar Sura

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MBBS, MCh - Neuro Surgery

Neurosurgeon

14 Years Experience Overall  (10 years as specialist)

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Dr. Sukumar Sura has done his masters in general surgery from one of the oldest medical colleges in India (Stanley medical college and hospital Chennai 2002-2005). After completing his masters he worked as a senior resident in the department. of neurosurgery, Bombay hospital, under renowned neurosurgeons and also with the endovascular neurosurgeon. He also passed diplomate national board examinations in general surgery. He is Member of Royal College of Surgeons(MRCS) Edinburgh, which he cleared in 2005.He did his MCH in neurosurgery from one of the premier institutes in India (post graduate institute of medical education and research, Chandigarh) where he was specially trained in vascular neurosurgery and skull base surgery.Dr. Sukumar sura’s specialization include neurovascular surgery, skull base surgery, cranio-vertebral junction pathologies, brain tumors, trauma, epilepsy surgery and functional neurosurgery. He is also specialized in spine problems including spinal tumors, disc prolapse, and spinal instrumentation. He also specializes in minimally invasive spine and brain surgery using microscope and endoscopes. He also has been specially trained in percutaneous endoscopic lumbar and cervical disc surgeries (PELD and PEDC) both in India and abroad (wooridul spine centre, Seoul, south Korea) for lumbar and cervical disc prolapse. Dr. Sukumar Sura is associated with prestigious societies like a neurological society of India, neurosurgical society of India, neurovascular society of India, skull base society of India. He has published several scientific papers in national and international journals. Presently working as consultant neurosurgeon, star hospitals, Hyderabad.

Manikonda, Hyderabad

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#201, 2nd Floor, Abhinandana Jewel, Manikonda, Lanco Hills Road, adjacent to SBI Bank, Hyderabad, Telangana 500008, Landmark: Adjacent To State Bank Of India, Hyderabad

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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.

Services

Functional Neurosurgeon
Skullbase Surgery
Cranio-Vertebral Junction Surgeries
Minimal Invasive Spinal Treatment
PELD( Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy)
Kyphoplasty/ Vertebroplasty
Spinal Cord Tumors

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences Bellur, 1999
MCh - Neuro Surgery - POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH, CHANDIGARH, 2010

Memberships

Neurological Society of India
Neurosugical society of India
Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS)
Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI)
NASS - North American Spine Society

Experience

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2014 - 2016 Consultant Pediatric Neurosurgeon at Rainbow Hospital
2011 - 2016 Consultant Neurosurgeon at Star Hospitals
2010 - 2011 MCh Neurosurgery at Post Graduate Institute Of Medical Education And Research
2008 - 2011 Consultant Neurosurgeon at Post Graduate Institute Of Medical Education And Research
2007 - 2008 Asst Prof, Dept of General Surgery at Mookambika Institute of Medical Sciences

Registrations

73380 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council, 2011

Trainings and Certifications

DNB - National Board Of Examination, 2005
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