Neurosciences
The Centre for Neurosciences at Meitra follows a holistic approach in handling all levels of difficulties related to the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nervous system and muscles. We emphasize exceptional and vigilant care to solve simple to complex problems. The centre has already introduced some of the novel facilities for the first time in the region. A team of expert neurologists and neurosurgeons is all set to elevate innumerable lives to the happiness of living a life. Considering incurable conditions, our care unit is designed with a concept of treating everyone equally and respectfully. Those who come here never return home as patients, but as those who embrace life at its fullest.

Dr. Shyam Sundar S

Senior Consultant & Department Head – Neurosurgery

Being a Neurosurgeon with 15 years of experience, Dr Shyam Sunder S specializes in minimal access procedures like endoscopic and key hole brain and skull base surgeries, including pituitary surgeries. He is one of the pioneers in the state in the field of endoscopic skull base work. He specializes in highly advanced neurosurgical work for brain and skull base tumors, involving brain mapping and monitoring and awake surgeries. He also specializes in vascular surgery of the brain like aneurysm, vascular malformations, carotid endarterectomies and vascular bypass. Surgery for functional and pain disorders like trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm and surgery for epilepsy also are in his forte. He is also involved in spine surgery work especially in the area of tumors arising from within the spinal cord or the nerves.

A Sugita Scholar from the university of Nagoya, Japan, he did his medical training (MBBS, MS General Surgery and MCh Neurosurgery) from Government Medical College, Trivandrum.

He is a member of various societies in Neurosciences and is a board member in a few.

 

Expertise

  • Minimally invasive / key hole and endoscopic brain and skull base surgery, including pituitary surgeries.
  • Neuro oncology : brain mapping and monitoring and awake surgeries
  • Neurovascular surgeries : Aneurysms , vascular malformation , carotid endarterectomies and vascular bypass
  • Functional neurosurgery and surgery for pain disorders, surgery for epilepsy, trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm and other pain procedures.
  • Spine surgery of tumors arising from within the spinal cord or the nerves.

Experience

  • Additional Professor – Dept. of Neurosurgery at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi
  • Consultant Neurosurgeon – Aster Medcity, Kochi ( 2014 – 2017 )

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