1. Dr. Krishna Chaitanya

  2. Senior Consultant – Neurosurgery

  3. Department

  4. Neurosurgery, Spine Care

  5. Qualification

  6. MBBS MS MCh

  7. Location

  8. Electronic City

Brief Profile

Dr. Krishna Chaitanya is one of the most renowned Neurosurgeons in Bengaluru with 12+ years of experience. He has performed over 6000 surgeries. His expertise lies in brain-related surgeries such as Tumor Surgery, Deep Brain Stimulation, Vascular surgery for spine, and the Correction of Cranio - vertebral junction disorders. He contributes to several prestigious journals.

Educational Qualifications

  • MBBS, JIPMER, Pondicherry
  • MS (General Surgery) , JIPMER, Pondicherry
  • MCh (Neurosurgery), SMS Medical College, Jaipur

Experience

12+ years

  • Senior Consultant-Neurosurgery, Brains Hospital, Bengaluru
  • Consultant- Neurosurgery, Sagar Hospitals, Bengaluru
  • Consultant- Neurosurgery, Apollo Hospitals, Bengaluru
  • Associate Consultant-Nurosurgery, Apollo Hospitals, Bengaluru
  • Consultant-Brain & Spine Surgery, BGS Global Hospitals, Bengaluru
  • Consultant-Brain & Spine Surgery, Fortis Hospital, Bengaluru

Expertise

  • Performed all kinds of neurosurgical procedures.
  • Posterior fossa approaches for vestibular schwannoma, cerebellum tumours, for lateral approaches for foramen magnum lesions, micro-vascular decompression of the 5th nerve, anterior skull based-approaches.
  • Vascular surgeries like aneurysmal clipping, AVM excision, Carotid endarterectomy
  • Spine surgeries for degenerative conditions such as microdiscectomies, fusion procedures for cervical and lumbar, disc arthroplasties, minimally invasive spinal surgeries, traumatic spine conditions, deformity correction like kyphosis and scoliosis
  • Correction of Craniovertebral junction disorders
  • Endovascular procedures including therapeutic interventions like carotid stenting for icastenosis, coiling for aneurysms, embolization of AVM and dural av fistula and diagnostic endovascular procedures.
  • Assisted in endoscopic procedures like endoscopic third ventriculostomy, and trans- nasal pituitary tumor excisions.
  • Other Procedures -Vascular Neurosurgery, Skull Base Neurosurgery, Complex Spine Surgery and Endovascular Surgery

Accomplishments

  • Approximately 6000 procedures performed so far including Brain, Spine, Peripheral Nerve and Endovascular procedures

Research & Publications

Pursued thesis in the “Effect of near infra-red radiation on wound healing”

Papers Published:

  • Case reports - Post traumatic Intradiploic cysts, CP angle lipomas, Penetrating Injuries to the spine, Recurrent spinal hydatidoses
  • Bilateral Transplantation of Allogenic Adult Human Bone Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells into the Subventricular Zone of Parkinson’s Disease: A Pilot Clinical Study

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Indian Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Surgeon Society of India
  • Neurological Society of India

Special Training

  • Attended “spine instrumentation in deformity correction training” at Gangnam Severance Hospital, Korea

Academic Exposure

  • Attended “spine instrumentation in deformity correction training” at Gangnam Severance Hospital, Korea

Non- Neurosurgical Academic Pursuits

  • Astrophysics
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Mathematics

Innovation

  • Currently exploring objective ways of treating diseases of the spine using “finite element analysis”
  • Exploring mathematical basis in the workings of the brain
OP Timings
Sunday 10am - 6pm
Monday 10am - 6pm
Tuesday 10am - 6pm
Wednesday 10am - 6pm
Thursday 10am - 6pm
Friday 10am - 6pm
Saturday 10am - 6pm

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Kauvery Hospital
Electronic City

Address:

#92/1B, Konappana Agrahara,
Electronic City Phase-1,
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560100.

For Appointments:

080 6801 6801

Email:

wecare@kauveryhospital.com