initial five years with Prof. B. Ramamurthi, I
went abroad and worked in Dublin and various centers in England. I obtained
F.R.C.S and Diplomate of National Board during my
stay in England.
On my return to India in 1993, I joined Apollo
hospital, Chennai (Madras) as a consultant Neurosurgeon and started
Aneurismal surgery, anterior approaches to the spines, Transoral and Transnaso-sphenoidal
procedures in the city of Madras (Chennai) on a regular basis. Later,
I rejoined VHS as well.
I was refused admission to
neurosurgical post graduate course in Madras for years, at a time
when it was one of the easiest things for a medical graduate. That,
perhaps, was the reason for my going abroad and certainly is the reason for
This is a collection of lecture notes by various
contributors. I do not think references really help the readers; instead, I
have provided a search engine for
Evidence based information thanks to Google, with a collection of
premier Neurological journals at the end of each chapter. I do hope it will
be of help to the young neurosurgeons.
'Only union of
Medicine and Surgery constitutes the complete doctor;
the doctor who lacks the knowledge of one of these
branches is like a bird with only one wing'.
- Sushrutha...ancient Indian Surgeon (click for his legacy).
I started this site in mid 2001 with frequent updates since;
I still have some more to add. You may review how it was thru'
I thank my friends for helping
me host this site.
Thanks for visiting.