Neurosurgery is a specialization in medicine that involves diagnosis, treatments and rehabilitation of disorders and conditions on the nervous system, especially the brain, spinal column (cord), including the peripheral nervous system (outer ganglia and nerves of the brain and spinal column).
The neurosurgeon is a general practitioner who gives diagnosis and provides surgical treatment of disorders such as brain and spinal infections, congenital anomalies, tumors, trauma, stroke, vascular disorders, and spinal degenerative diseases. He or she should be board certified or licensed to practice to be able to perform neurosurgical procedures and have at least ten years of clinical experience.
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The Best Neurosurgeon in India
Although Dr. Satish Rudrappa hails from Bangalore, India, he took his Masters of Surgery from the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences and Spine Surgery Clinical Fellowship from Wayne State University, USA.
His surgical career has spanned for over 17 years and he has acquired expertise in performing Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeries, Spine Tumor Surgeries, Intramedullary Tumors, Spine Deformity Correction, Craniovertebral Anomalies, Skull Base Surgeries, Complex Spine and Reconstructive Surgeries, and Trauma Care.
He is also a visiting professor for Spine Surgery at AO International, Switzerland and an Asst. Prof. of Research at the Louisiana State University, Shreveport, USA.
He has won numerous accolades as the Best Outgoing Student in Neurosurgery, a Spine Fellowship Award from the LEE Foundation, Singapore, and the Kempegowda Award for Community Service, from the Mahadevapura Constituency in Bangalore, India.
Dr. Satish Rudrappa is currently a Neurology and Trauma Care Specialist at the Manipal Hospital in Bangalore, India.
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