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Dr. N.K Venkataramana
Neurology (Nervous system)
M.B.B.S., M.Ch.

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Dr. N.K Venkataramana

Name : Dr. N.K Venkataramana

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Credentials : M.B.B.S., M.Ch.

Designation : Vice-Chairman(BGS Global Hospitals) and Chief Neurosurgeon

Experience : 27+ Year(s)

Main Speciality : Neurology (Nervous system)

Special Interest : Parkinson Disease , Pediatric Neurosurgery , Spinal Disorders , Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Dr. N. K. Venkataramana is a renowned neurosurgeon well known in national and international circles. He has received micro neurological training from Nordtstud Krankenhause, Hannover, Germany. After a successful career as Asst. Professor in Neurosurgery at NIMHANS he started the Manipal Institute for Neurological Disorders in 1991 with complete Neurosurgical facility. He participated in several clinical research programmes and initiated neurosurgical teaching programmes. He is instrumental in establishing Advanced Neuroscience Institute at BGS Global Hospitals.

He has many academic distinctions to his credit and has 45 publications in reputed journals and chapters in various text books. He plays an active role in various Scientific Societies of the Country in Neurosurgery. He is the President of Indian Society for Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery. He has conducted several CME programmes, delivered invited lectures and orations at National and International levels.


  • First neuroendoscopic Surgery in Karnataka

  • First CT Guided stereotactic Surgery in Karnataka

  • First Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery for Parkinsons Disease in Karnataka

  • First Disc Nucleoplasty for lumbar and cervical disc prolapse in India

  • First Transplantation of autologous bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells for Parkinsons Disease

  • First Transplantation of bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells for Head Injury

  • Introduction of Microdialysis for brain - First in Asia

  • Introduction of stemcell thrapy for cerebral palsy

  • Introduction of Microdialysis for brain - First in Asia

  • Recognition

  • Citation in Marquis -Whos Who 2001

  • Citation-Best citizens of India by India Publishing House

Awards & Honours:

  • Silver Jubilee Award for best outgoing student in M Ch (Neurology)

  • PRS Shetty Endowment Gold Medal for young Surgeons from Rotary International

  • BC Roy Doctors Day Award by IMA, 2002

  • Outstanding Public Service Award by Rotary Club, 2003

  • Best public Service Award by Lions Club International, 2005

  • Best Contribution to profession- Neurosciences Award by Rotary Club, 2006

  • Rajiv Gandhi Shiromani Award, 2006

  • Chanakya Award for social Leadership, PRCI, 2007

  • Karnataka Rajyotsava Award, 2008

  • NTR Award

  • Bharat Ratna Sir M Vishweshwaraya Global Leadership Award for excellency in Environment-Social Work, 2011


  • Assistant Professor, NIMHANS

  • Consultant Neurosurgeon, Manipal Hospital

  • Director: Manipal Institute for Neurological Disorders

  • Education:

  • Medical School: SVMC, Tirupati

  • FellowShip: Micro Neurosurgery Fellowship, Hanover, Germany, Neuro Endoscopy Fellowship, Mainz, Germany

Key Positions Held / Memberships

  • Founder of Comprehensive Trauma Consortium

  • Neurological Society of India

  • Indian Society for Sterotactic and Functional Neurosurgery

  • Indian Society for Paediatric Neurosurgery

  • Indian Society for Cerebro Vascular Surgery

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons

  • International Society of Paediatric Neurosurgery

  • New York Academy of Sciences

  • Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons

  • Indian Society of Palliative Medicine


15,000 surgeries performed over the past 25 years


  • Micro-Neurosurgery

  • Neurological Disorders

  • Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery

  • Disc Nucleoplasty for Lumbar

  • Cervical Disc Prolapse

  • Skull Base Surgery

  • Craniofacial Reconstruction Surgery

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • Spine Deformities

  • Spinal Instrumentation