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Dr. Shankar Basandani

Dr. Shankar Basandani

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MBBS, MS - Neuro Surgery


23 Years Experience Overall  (23 years as specialist)

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Dr. Shankar Basandani is a renowned Neuro Surgeon in Jaipur.

Vidhyadhar Nagar, Jaipur

Manipal Hospitals


Sector 5, Main Sikar Road, Landmark: Main Sikar Road, Jaipur

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11:00 - 03:00

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Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a neurosurgeon?

A: A neurosurgeon is a doctor who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of different conditions of the nervous system and the brain. A neurosurgeon treat conditions such as injury, infection, inflammation of the brain and all other problems associated with the brain, spinal cord and the nervous system, either by surgery or by medicines.

Q: Can a neurosurgeon operate a brain tumour?

A: A neurosurgeon has training in surgery of the brain and other organs in the nervous systems. A neurosurgeon can therefore, operate on a brain tumour and remove it either partially or completely, depending upon the area of the brain it is affecting.

Q: Does a neurosurgeon only perform surgery?

A: No, a neurosurgeon performs many roles apart from performing surgeries. A neurosurgeon also deals with rehabilitation of the patients who have undergone neurosurgery. The emergency department can also consult a neurosurgeon in case of a patient with a neurological complication.

Q: For which diseases can one see a neurosurgeon?

A: You can see a neurosurgeon in case of the following conditions: bleeding in the brain, paralysis, problems affecting the spine, cancer or tumours of the brain, seizures, severe pain, Parkinson's disease, injuries of the spine or other nerves, and multiple sclerosis.

Q: Can a neurologist treat birth defects in nervous system?

A: Neurologists often work with neurosurgeons, however they cannot perform surgery. Many birth defects can be cured only with help of a surgery. Hence, a neurologist alone cannot treat birth defects.


Awards and Recognitions

Over 25 publication in Indexed and presentation in National Conferences
Lecturer in LTM medical College & LTMG Hospital Mumbai
Fellowship in Advanced Spinal Surgery
Senior Registrar in NIMHANS Bangalore AO ,
Spine Master Course in Agra Advanced training in Spinal Instrumentation, Cochin


MBBS - Rajasthan University, Jaipur, India, 1997
MS - Neuro Surgery - Rajasthan University, Jaipur, India, 1979


Medical Council of India (MCI)




17881 Rajasthan Medical Council, 1997
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