Sakra Institute of Neuro sciences

The Sakra Institute of Neuroscience aims at fostering talent and collaboration among people with a passion for understanding the complex nature of the nervous system and applying this knowledge to enhance human health and quality of life. The institute has made significant advancements in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of strokes, brain and spinal tumours, acoustic tumours, aneurysms, epilepsy, traumatic injuries, neurovascular diseases, pain, and trauma. Under the umbrella of Sakra Institute of Neurosciences, the two distinct departments provide a comprehensive array of neurosurgical and neurological services for the people of Bangalore and beyond.


Technology and Infrastructure:

The acquisition of state-of –the –art equipment such as Neuro Navigation System, Biplane Hybrid OT, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, 3 Tesla MRI, 128 slice CT scan, Electroneuromyography, and Polysomnography has enabled us to tackle grievous and complicated neurological condition with utmost ease and accuracy. The well-planned integration of skilled specialists, neuro-nurses, neuro-intensive technicians, neuro anesthetics and neuro-counsellors have standardized the treatment protocols and raised the quality of care to the highest pinnacle. Endoscopic and micro-surgical procedures are being utilized to tackle pituitary tumours that extend into the cavernous sinus- a unique approach practised only at our institute. We have achieved enormous success in preserving critical structures by employing radio-surgery techniques especially in large acoustic and other skull based tumours. Our team of specialists are focused on using minimally invasive surgical techniques to limit unwanted complications and provide quick and comfortable recovery period to the patients.


Clinical Approach

We are specialized in performing a full spectrum of neurosurgeries in patients of all ages from newborns to elderly. We have mastered the art of eliminating the toughest of problems with utmost efficiency and accuracy which is evident in the success rate of all surgeries which is at 90-95% currently. We run a coveted comprehensive, integrated  and evidence-based  neurorehabilitation program comprising of a multi-disciplinary team of highly skilled  professionals that include psychiatrists, physiotherapists, neuro-psychologists, speech therapist, prosthetic engineers, vocational therapists, case managers, rehab nurses and medical social workers, who strive towards teaching and re-training patients in mobility skills, communication and cognitive processes. Biodex Body Weight suspension with Gait evaluation and training is a unique facility available for rehabilitation in advanced neurological cases. Sakra Institute of Neuroscience is one the hospitals in the region to provide 24/7 support for interventional stroke management which has made a great deal of difference for stroke patients.


Team of experts

Our team of specialists with a combined experience of more than 30 years has performed over 40,000 surgeries with a remarkable rate of success that has enabled patients to return back to their daily routine in a matter of few days. Sakra Institute of Neurosciences is in constant pursuit to achieve the highest position in terms of quality of care and has attracted talented professionals to provide personalized care and innovative solutions to neurological problems at varying levels of complexities. 


Dr. Satish Rudrappa

Director - Neurosciences, Senior Consultant Neurosurgery, Head - Dept. of Spine Surgery,

Dr. Swaroop Gopal

Senior Consultant - Neuro Surgery & Director - Neurosciences

Dr. Shiva Kumar R.

Senior Consultant - Neurology & Epileptology

Dr. C Udaya Shankar

Senior Consultant - Neurology

Dr. Bawani Anand

Senior Consultant - Neurology

Dr. N Chandrashekar

Consultant - Brain & Spine Surgeries And Neuro Trauma

Dr. Ramachandran

Associate Consultant - Spine Surgery


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