“Neurosurgery Department at the KEM Hospital is third oldest Department of Neurosurgery in the country and oldest in the western India. it was started by Dr. Ram Ginde in 1951, but was given its international standing by none other than Dr. Homi Dastur. this was taken to even greater heights by Dr. Sunil Pandya who followed Dr. Dastur as HOD.”
It serves patients from all sections of society dealing with a wide range of neurosurgical & spinal cord aliments.
Presently department is headed by Professor Dr. Aadil. S. Chagla who is one of the youngest professor in country in year 2003. all subspecialities of neurosurgery are managed in this department.
|1.||Dr. Aadil S Chagla||Professor & Head of Department||Vascular Surgery, Skulllbase Surgery, Craniovertebral Junction Anomalies, Intracranial Tumors, Craniopharyngioma, Intra Medullary Spinal cord Tumor.|
|2.||Dr. Dattatraya Muzumdar||Professor||Pediatric Neurosugery, Myelodysplasia Epilepsy|
|3.||Dr. Nitin Dange||Professor (Additional)||Interventional Neurosurgery(Endovascular Neurosurgery)|
|4.||Dr. Amit Mahore||Associate Professor||Spine, Craniovertebral Junction Disease|
|5.||Dr. Survendra Rai||Assistant Professor||Endoscopy|
|6.||Dr. Abhidha Shah||Assistant Professor||–|
More than 150 scientific published papers in the last ten years in
The journal of neurosurgery [USA],
British journal of neurosurgery,
Most active academic neurosurgical unit in India
Department of Neurosurgery, KEM Hospital had held National level Conference recently for first time in history of Neurosurgery not only in country but also in world.
7 Workstations which were held are given below-
Following workstation, extensive live demonstration of Neurosurgical technique in 6 cases were shown on single day. Academic feast was arranged by the faculty and preceded by young Neurosurgeon Best Award Paper.
This is also a first time tribute to a teacher Dr.(Prof) B. S. Das from Orissa, which was expressed as a theme of the meeting