Department of Neurosurgery

Established in 1994, the department performs more than 500 Major surgeries every year including Microneurosurgeries. Equipped with an excellent dedicated Operation Theatre, Hoslab with sugita fixator with Brain Retractors, Carl-zeiss OPMI VARIO S-8 microscope, intra-operative ā€˜Cā€™ arm , Neuroendoscopy and Spine endoscopy. The Department is supported by Surgical Intensive Care Unit equipped with the state of the art Ventilators and Monitors manned by well trained and experienced Anesthetists, Para-Medical Staff and Physiotherapists.

HI-Tech Low Cost Neurosurgery Under One Roof

The following Microneurosurgical Operations are being carried out. These surgeries have been performed with excellent results on par with major international neurosurgical centers.

Brain Tumor

Microneurosurgical Total Excision of the Brain Tumors like Meningiomas, Gliomas, Skull base tumors, Pituitary Tumors & Posterior fossa Tumors are being operated with excellent results.

Backache & Neck Pain

Come Today, Go Tomorrow - Minimally Invasive, Maximally Effective Neurosurgery is our motto. For disc prolapse at lumbar, thoracic & cervical, microdiscectomy & fusion are being performed. Spinal Cord Tumors and Congenital Spinal Cord Lesions are microsurgically excised with excellent functional outcome.

Brain Haemorrhage

Bleeding into the brain due to Aneurysm is being successfully treated by Clipping of the Aneurysm. Evacuation of Intracerebral Haemorrhages is being done routinely.

Brain & Spine Injury

Critically ill neurotrauma patients are attended to immediately, round the clock. 24 hours emergency trauma services are provided including ambulance facilities. As a step ahead, we provide rehabilitation including psychological counseling.
All spinal injuries are managed. Microscopic decompression is being done. State-of-the-art spinal fixators are being routinely used.

Other Ailments

Other ailments including brain abscess, tuberculosis, orbital abscesses, optic nerve tumors are comprehensively treated.


A new modality in the form of neuroendoscopy, for treating hydrocephalus / cysts has been started.

Surgery For Stroke

Expertise for carotid endarterectomy and cranial decompression for stroke is available.




Dr.K.S.Thirumurthy MS MCh