About The Department

The Neurosurgery department is manned by a team of two well qualified Neurosurgeons, headed by Professor Dr(COL) T S Vasan who is qualified from the highest premier institute, AIIMS(Delhi) ,worked at various armed forces hospitals and is enriched with vast and long experience(performed more than 10000 surgeries ,including 150+ cerebral aneurysms,100 thoracotomy for dorsal spine,3000+ head and spine trauma cases,500+ cervical spine surgery),and Dr Raghavendra M, Assistant professor, trained at SGPGI Lucknow. We perform on an average 40 to 50 operations per month, including trauma and elective cases. The Neurosurgery operation theatre is well equipped with dedicated neuro operating Microscope and C-arm which cater to all types of brain and spine surgeries, with dedicated and experienced OT staff. Surgery for even complicated brain aneurysms and complex spinal problems are routinely performed at this Centre. There is Ultrasonic aspirator for taking out brain tumors in a precise way without harming the subjacent normal vulnerable brain and spinal cord tissue. The pituitary tumors are removed trans nasally with Endoscope in the least traumatizing fashion which gives results matched only by higher centres at Bengaluru. Lately we have added Neuromonitoring equipment to our armamentarium (sole centre in Mysuru) which helps handling complex neurosurgical cases. There is dedicated spacious Neurosurgical ICU- which caters to all types of serious head and spinal injury cases, backed by experienced and trained nursing staff to provide the best care. This department has been forerunner in Mysuru, in managing all types of complicated brain and spinal cord diseases, and has etched a well deserved name and fame in this part of the world. We work in collaboration with emergency medicine ,interventional neuroradiology and physiotherapy department to give the best outcomes to our patients. We have associated with various government financial aid schemes and insurance providers so as to provide best neurosurgical care at affordable prices and take the pride of being the most sort out Neurosurgery department for tertiary level care for surrounding other district patients. Our plans for the future are to start and become one of the top institutes in providing Neurosurgery residency programmes.