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Dr. Savitr Sastri - Neurosurgeon

Dr. Savitr Sastri

MS - General Surgery , MBBS , MCh - Neuro Surgery

Neurosurgeon , Spine Surgeon , 6 Years Experience

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Dr Savitr Sastri finished his MBBS from one of the top institutes in the country, JIPMER, Pondicherry. He then went on to complete a Masters in General Surgery more..

Low back pain

My mom fell down one month back from that time she is getting low back pain & leg pains regarding this we consulted one neurologist. he said discs came together needs an operation. is operation necessary for this problem and whom i should consult for this

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Dr. Savitr Sastri answered

A neurosurgeon or a spine surgeon can determine whether surgery is required or not. That decision ho ... View Answer

Back pain from 4 years

I get pain in my lower back (waist) easily even after some hours of sitting. This all started when once I had to embark on train in general compartment and that day it pained a lot some tablet and spray removed the pain. Please advice what should be done.

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Dr. Savitr Sastri answered

You will need to be evaluated by a spine surgeon to determine the exact cause of the back ache.

Pain in right hand

My sister is 30 year old. She frequently complaint about shoulder pain especially backside when she do work like washing clothes and sweeping floor. It's been there for 3-4 years and aggrevated recently. Not sure whom should we consult..orthopedic or any specialist. Kindly help.

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Dr. Savitr Sastri answered

If there is associated neck pain see a neurosurgeon or a spine surgeon. If it's purely in the should ... View Answer

Backbone painfullowerback

Severe pain in lower back bone can't sit n sleep since two months bcoz of weight lifting.tried many pain tablets but no response

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Dr. Savitr Sastri answered

You will need to come in for a full evaluation. Especially since it hasn't improved with tablets.

Sacroiliitis

Having chronic back pain from past 7 months. Had 3 months of physiotherapy, didn't worked out. I got diagnosed for sacroiliitis by two different doctors. On prescription of a doc had SI injection 2 mths back which quite helped me out. Now pain is returning back, i am worried how long would it take.

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Dr. Savitr Sastri answered

If it is sacroiliac joint inflammation and the injection helped, then a radio frequency ablation of ... View Answer

Brain nerves problem

Hello doctor, my sister aged 23 met with an accident 6 years ago. She fell from an hillock and immediately went into coma. And got treated in Apollo for 2 months. Still she's unable to walk and can't speak properly What should be suitable treatment for her to be as normally before. please suggest me

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Dr. Savitr Sastri answered

Sir, we will need to see the scans of your sister and need to see her as well to decide how much imp ... View Answer

For neurologist

I had been meet up with an bike accident ,also admitted to hospital for five days,doctors had been prescribed to take eptoin100mg for three months,I got to know that it is fits , I don't have any symptoms of fits,I'm worried about this please can u suggest about this:

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Dr. Savitr Sastri answered

A lot depends on what your ct scan showed after the accident. if there was bleeding in the brain the ... View Answer

Pinching pain in thigh

Pinching and pin piercing kind of pain in right thigh while getting up,seating, sometimes while walking. Had CABG 31 days back for triple vessel disease. Grafts taken from left leg left hand and chest. Had this complaint before the surgery, but intensity of pain has increased after surgery.. please help

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Dr. Savitr Sastri answered

It sounds like you may have some amount of nerve compression or irritation. an MRI of the spine shou ... View Answer

Neurofibroma of spine

Neurofibroma of spine at D7 LEVEL causing significant compression of nerve resulting in burning sensation in rt lower limb.Knee reflex,ankle reflex are right ,Burning aggravates at nyt & ameliorates wen holds the affected limb with hands, Burning is intermittent which comes like flash last 4 few seconds den settledown

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Dr. Savitr Sastri answered

This would need surgery but a final decision can only be taken after looking at the mri

Is this ADD?

I've been unable to concentrate on anything for quite sometime.  My memory is also poor.  I'm hesitant in making decisions (whether at office or at home).

Most depressing of all - almost every waking moment, my eyes are fixated and I keep daydreaming. Is this ADD? If so, what's  the cure?

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Dr. Savitr Sastri answered

You need to see a psychiatrist and a cognitive psychologist. ADD doesn't occur in adults. But av eva ... View Answer

Somajiguda

, Hyderabad

Yashoda Hospital

Raj Bhavan Road, Hyderabad

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MON - SAT

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

INR 550

This fee is indicative and might vary.

NOTE: Fees is payable at clinic.There are NO charges for booking an appointment.

This fee is indicative and might vary.

NOTE: Fees is payable at clinic. There are NO charges for booking an appointment.

Somajiguda

, Hyderabad

Yashoda Hospital

Room # 303, New Block, Raj Bhavan Road, Hyderabad

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MON - SAT

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

INR 550

This fee is indicative and might vary.

NOTE: Fees is payable at clinic.There are NO charges for booking an appointment.

This fee is indicative and might vary.

NOTE: Fees is payable at clinic. There are NO charges for booking an appointment.

Malakpet

, Hyderabad

Yashoda Hospitals

#16-10-29, Nalgonda X Roads , Malakpet. Landmark: Near Nalgonda Cross Bus Stop, Hyderabad

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MON - SAT

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

INR 550

This fee is indicative and might vary.

NOTE: Fees is payable at clinic.There are NO charges for booking an appointment.

This fee is indicative and might vary.

NOTE: Fees is payable at clinic. There are NO charges for booking an appointment.

Services

Brain Tumor Surgery
Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Image guided Surgery
Neuronavigation
Trauma and Head Injuries
Skull base Surgery
Pediatric Neurosurgery

Specializations

Neurosurgeon

Spine Surgeon

Education

MS - General Surgery - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 2003

MBBS - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, 1997

MCh - Neuro Surgery - National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), 2007

Experience + View all (4) - View less

2010 - 2011 Chief Resident at NIMHANS
2011 - 2014 Assistant Professor at Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences
2011 - 2014 Consultant Neurosurgeon at Axon Hospital
2013 - 2014 Consultant Neurosurgeon at Mallya Hospital

Awards and Recognitions + View all (5) - View less

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana Fellowship - 1999

Dr Chakravarthy Memorial Prize in Anesthesiology awarded by the Indian Society of Anesthesiologists - 2001

Dr KS Sridhar Memorial JIPMER Alumni Association Prize Best All Round Under-Graduate in MBBS - 2002

Ciba-Geigy Award for best paper in Epilepsy - Neurocon - 2010

Best Poster Presentation ASSICON 2013 - 2013

Memberships + View all (4) - View less

Bangalore Neurological Society

Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)

Neurological Society of India

AOSpine

Registrations

65810 Karnataka Medical Council, 2003
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