Neuro Surgery

About the Department

Department of Neurosurgery handles a wide spectrum of neurosurgical interventions. Our mission is to provide top-notch treatment of neurosurgical disorders at affordable costs. Our Department is equipped with State-of-the-Art operating theatres, dedicated neurosurgical intensive care unit and an established neuro-rehabilitation program for postoperative patient care. The team consists of senior consultants with expertise in various dimensions of advanced micro-surgical techniques and is backed with experienced and qualified support staff team.

Highlights of the Department

  • Neuro-Vascular and stroke surgery
  • Complex Skull base tumour surgery with minimal morbidity-cranial nerve monitoring and the GPS-like precision of the Stealth Neuro-Navigation system enables delivery of the highest quality of surgical care
  • Endoscopic pituitary adenoma/skull base tumour resection enables removal of large tumours through the nose without a scar
  • Complex spine surgery
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Stereotactic surgery through a keyhole in the skull in order to biopsy deep seated tumours
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Radiosurgery-Incision less surgery, are employed in treatment of Brain Tumours and AVMs specially focused beams of high dose radiation
  • Special Spine Clinic is held on Tuesday afternoons 3-5 pm


Name :-Dr. Thimappa Hedge

Designation :-

Senior Consultant

Qualification :-MBBS, MCh

About Dr. Hegde

Dr. Hedge is Director Narayana Institute of Neurosciences and Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon at Narayana Health City, Bangalore. Dr. Thimappa Hedge, received his training in Neurosurgery at the prestigious NIMHANS, Bangalore where he worked for over 20 years. He has a fellowship in skull base surgery from Washington DC and has authored numerous publications chronicled in international journals. Dr Hedge was invited to the Vatican to speak at an International Meeting at Vatican City and had the distinct honour of an audience with the Late Pope His Holiness, John Paul II

Areas of expertise and interest

  • Stereotactic and Functional surgery
  • Spinal Surgery and fusions
  • Neurotrauma
  • Neuro-endoscopy
  • Neuro-oncology


Name :-Dr. Shibu Vasudevan Pillai

Designation :-Senior Consultant

Qualification :-

MBBS, MCH, Fellowship in Neurotrauma, Fellowship in Paediatric Neurosurgery

About Dr. Shibu

Dr. Shibu Pillai is Head of the Department of Neurosurgery and Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon at Mazumdar Shaw Medical Centre, Narayana Health City, Bangalore. Previously he worked as an Associate Professor at NIMHANS, Bangalore, prior to joining Narayana Health in 2011. He received his basic medical training at the Kottayam Medical College. He completed his neurosurgical training at the prestigious National institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, where he was the Gold medallist and best outgoing student in 2000. He received additional fellowship training in Paediatric Neurosurgery at the British Columbia’s children’s Hospital in Vancouver, Canada, and in Neurotrauma at the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

Areas of expertise and interest

  • Paediatric Neurosurgery
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Functional Neurosurgery for movement disorders like Parkinson’s disease and spasticity
  • Radiosurgery and Acoustic Schwannoma surgery



Name :-Dr. Komal Prasad C

Designation :- Senior Consultant

Qualification :-MBBS,MS,DNB,MCh

About Dr. Komal

A Mysore Medical College alumnus, Dr Komal received his neurosurgical training from SCT Institute, Trivadrum, and NIMHANS in management of traumatic brain injuries. He completed his senior residency at JIPMER,Pondicherry. Dr Komal is an assessor for NABH quality council in India. Additionally Dr Komal has a postgraduate diploma in hospital and healthcare management.

Areas of expertise and interest

  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Neurovascular Surgery
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Neuro-endoscopy
  • Spinal Surgery


Name :-Dr. Kiran M

Designation :- Senior Consultant

Qualification :-MBBS, MS, MCh, DNB

About Dr. Kiran

Dr. Kiran received his neurosurgical training from Bombay Hospital and completed his senior residency from NIMHANS, Bangalore. Prior to joining Neurosurgery department at NH health City, Dr Kiran was an Associate Professor at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences.

Areas of expertise and interest

  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Advanced Spine Techniques
  • Image Guided Surgeries


Name :-Dr. Susheel Wadhwa

Designation :- Associate Consultant

Qualification :-MBBS, DNB

About Dr. Susheel

Dr. Susheel Wadhwa is a Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spine Surgeon at Narayana Health City Hospitals, Bangalore. He completed his post graduate super specialty training in Neurosurgery at Narayana Hrudayalaya.

Areas of expertise and interest

  • Minimally invasive Brain and Spine Surgery
  • Vascular Neurosurgery
  • Neurotrauma
  • Skull base surgery

Services and Facilities

  • Cerebrovascular
  • Intensive Care Management
  • Cranial Tumors
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Paediatric Neurosurgery
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Spinal and Peripheral nerve surgeries
  • Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery