Team Neurosciences

"Vikram Hospital offers one of the nation's leading multidisciplinary neurosciences team with vast clinical knowledge & experience of decades in handling all kinds of neurological and neurosurgical cases with success in an academic environment. Together, our compassionate Neurosciences experts bring more than 100 years of combined expertise. Their vast clinical experience will help in providing the best treatment for highly complex neurological (including neuro-surgical) problems and help improve patients' quality of life."

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Dr. B. A. Chandramouli, MCh
Sr. Consultant Neurosurgeon

Dr Chandramouli completed his medical education in MCh (Neuro Surgery) at National Institiute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bengaluru in the year 1983. Had special training under Prof.M Gazi Yasargil (Neurosurgeon of the millennium) Prof.Sugita, Prof.Laligam Shekar. A Neurosurgeon of repute, who has over 30 years of neurosurgical practice at NIMHANS, a premier institute located in Bengaluru for mental health sciences as well as neurosciences recognised by Government of India as an 'Institute of National Importance. He was Prof. & Head of Department of Neurosurgery.

Dr Chandramouli's clinical practice covers wide range of neurosurgical conditions. Has special interest in management of vascular lesions, tumours of the brain and spinal cord and CVJ anomalies. The research interest on molecular biology of gliomas.

Dr. Chandramouli has authored over 150 peer-reviewed papers and has presented over 100 lectures during his stint. He is one of the best doctors in India and is known for his neurosurgical skills and integrity in the field on Neuroscience. He is the Chief of Neurosurgical Sciences at VIKRAM and has been a guiding force in training of several outstanding neurosurgeons today in India.



Dr. Sudhir Pai, MBBS, MS, MCh (AIIMS)
Sr. Consultant Neurosurgeon

Dr. Sudhir S. Pai earned his Medical Degree MCh (Super Specialization in Neurosurgery) from AIIMS in New Delhi in 1983 and completed his MS General Surgery from AIIMS, New Delhi in 1979.

Besides working as a Sr. Consultant Neurosurgeon at Vikram Hospital, Bengaluru, he is presently the President of Bangalore Neurological Society, Organisation of all Practicing Neurosurgeons, Neurologists and Neuroscientists. He has won many accolades during his professional career.

  • Awarded Gold Medal in Surgery by Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, 1976
  • Awarded Certificates of Merit in 1972, 1973 and 1974 by Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College

As a thought leader in his field, industry sometimes asks for Dr. Sudhir Pai's inputs in development. He has presented various research papers and would go on to take other academic activities from research and development in the field of Neurosciences.

Expertise:
Dr. Sudhir Pai specializes in surgical treatment handling almost all kinds of Neurosurgical cases like surgical treatment of Skull Base and Brain Tumor Surgery, Head Injuries, Spinal Surgery, Microvascular Surgery, Peripheral Nerve Surgery and more. He has been in practice for more than three decades now and has performed over 5,000 surgeries and has worked in various capacity during his stint from serving as

  • Residency in General Surgery at AIIMS, New Delhi
  • As a Consultant Neurosurgeon at the University Hospital, Kerman, Iran for a period of 6 years
  • As a lecturer in Department of Neurosurgery at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal handling all kinds of Neurosurgical cases




Dr. Ravi Mohan Rao, MBBS, MS, MCh
Consultant Neurosurgeon
Formerly Prof. of Neurosurgery, SCTIMST, Trivandrum

Dr. Ravi Mohan Rao earned his MCh (Neurosurgery) from NIMHANS. He was formerly Professor of Neurosurgery at Sree Chitra Thirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) an Institute of National Importance, Trivandrum.. He has been invited by many institutes both in India and abroad to share his experience in managing Medically Refractory Epilepsy and Idiopathic Parkinson's disease and management of variety of Complex neurosurgical problems

His areas of interest in the field of Neurosciences are Epilepsy surgery, Movement disorders surgery: DBS of Parkinson's disease and primary generalized dystonia as mentioned above, Cerebrovascular surgery: giant aneurysms, skull Base surgery: petroclival and clinoidal meningiomas, clival chordomas, image guided surgery for gliomas and the following as mentioned below.

Functional neurosurgery: Epilepsy & Movement disorders

  • Selective amygdalo-hippocampectomy
  • Extratemporal focal brain resections
  • Hemispherotomy
  • Total callostomy for primary generalized epilepsy and LGS
  • Posterior quadrantotomy
  • Motor preserving Hemispherotomy
  • Intracranial chronic electrode monitoring
  • Routine use of intraoperative Corticography
  • Use of cortical stimulation and SSEP for motor cortex localization during surgery on eloquent motor area
  • DBS for Parkinsons disease and primary generalized dystonia
  • Lesional surgery for tremors(Thalamotomy)


B: Cerebrovascular surgery
Giant aneurysms
Cerebral AVM surgery
Cerebral revacularization:carotid endarterectomy and cerebral bypass
Posterior circulation aneurysms


C: Skull Base surgery:
Skull base meningiomas
Clival chordomas
Cavernous sinus surgery

D: Endoscopic surgery
Endoscopic pituitary surgery
Endoscopic third ventriculostomy

E: Spine
Surgery for atlanto-axial dislocations and basilar invagination
Cervical spine: corpectomy and fusion
Spinal intramedullary tumors
Microsurgical discectomies



Dr. S. Raghavendra, MD, DM
Consultant Neurologist and Epileptologist

Dr. S. Raghavendra completed his DM (Neurology) from SCTIMST – Trivandrum, he completed clinical fellow, Epilepsy in the year 2008-2009 from University of Western Ontario, Canada and presently a Consultant Neurologist and Epileptologist at VIKRAM Hospital, Bengaluru.

His contribution in Peer-reviewed Scientific Publications and International Journals has been enormous. He has been actively involved in many National & International Conferences held by renowned medical institutions in the field of Neurosciences. Looking at his academic performances he is regarded as the most promising Neurologist and Epileptologist. He is pursuing several research projects in epilepsy. He is currently the Neurology Services Coordinator.

He has achieved a unique reputation of being a devoted, dedicated Neurologist and Epileptologist in such a short period since his return from Canada after completing his fellowship in Epilepsy.



Dr. Rajesh B. Iyer, MD, DM
Consultant Neurologist and Epileptologist

Dr. Rajesh B. Iyer is a Consultant in Neurologist and Epileptology at Vikram Hospital, Bengaluru. He completed his MBBS from Government Medical College, Trivandrum and M.D. in General Medicine from Government Medical College, Aurangabad. He did his Super specialty Training D.M. Neurology and subsequently a one year fellowship in epilepsy at the prestigious Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum. He served as a faculty at the same institute. He has been a faculty at several regional and national epilepsy conferences and workshops.

Dr. Rajesh B. Iyer contribution in Peer-reviewed Scientific Publications is well known. He leads various lecture sessions like Pediatric epilepsies, Clobazam in refractory epilepsy, Antiepileptic medications in patients with cancer. He is also the present President of the Karnataka Chapter of Multiple Sclerosis Society of India.

He has an active research interest in the field of Epilepsy, Integrated medicine in neurological disorders and Preventive neurology.