Dr. Swaroop Gopal

Dr. Swaroop Gopal - Best Neurosurgeon at Sakra World Hospital

Dr. Swaroop Gopal

Senior Consultant - Neuro Surgery & Director - Neurosciences

M.Ch (Neurosurgery) FASS (USA)

Department - Institute of Neurosciences

Dr. Swaroop Gopal is Senior Consultant and Head of Neurosurgery, with over 20 years of Neurosurgical experience. Operative neurosurgery is his “Forte”. His surgical experience grosses to more than 20000 procedures for both brain and spine problems. On an average about 500 procedures every year. He has been an independently functioning neurosurgeon since 1993. He Sub-specializes in Vascular Neurosurgery, Endovascular Neurosurgery, Neuro-Oncology, and Neuro Endoscopy.Specially interested in surgery for stroke prevention. His passion is Vascular Neurosurgery and surgery for Stroke prevention.

 He has operated upon all varieties of anterior circulation and posterior circulation aneurysms, more than 500 until date. Multiple aneurysms, bilateral aneuryms, giant aneurysms and aneurysmal surgery under hypothermia and low flow state have been encountered. He has also performed a reasonable quantum of AVM surgery both supra and infratentorial. He also has a large experience of all Brain bypass procedures, low flow to high flow. Extracranial vascular surgery also enthralls him. He is one of the few neurosurgeons in the country routinely performing carotid endarterectomy. He is also a trained Endovascular neurosurgeon and performs about 75-100 angiographic procedures every year including diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. He has also performed Aneurysm coiling, intracranial stents, flow diversion, AVM embolization, carotid stenting with distal protection. Diagnostic stereotaxy has been a routine part of his armamentarium since 1993. He has an experience of more than 300 stereotactic biopsies, stereotaxy guided craniotomies, and stereotaxy guided catheter placements for drainage purposes and infusion therapies for trial-related medication infusion.

  • Silver Jubilee Gold medal (NIMHANS),
  • Hargobind Foundation traveling Fellowship (UK), International Cancer Research Foundation Fellowship (UK),
  • Endovascular training (USA),
  • High credentials during MBBS, College and School,
  • Performed the first Brain-bypass procedure in Karnataka state in 2008,
  • Has the largest experience in Brain Bypass procedures in the state,
  • Performed the first Brain-bypass procedure in Karnataka state in 2008,  
  • Has published more than 100 publications and presentations in both international and national journals,
  • Have morbidity and mortality rates which are lower and comparable internationally,
  • Member of several International and National Neurosurgical Societies

  • Neurovascular surgery
  • Endovascular neurosurgery
  • Neuro endoscopy procedures Cranial and Nasal
  • Stereotaxy.
  • Carotid Endartectomy
  • Aneurysm coiling
  • Embolization
  • Cerebrovascular - aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) and stroke
  • Neuro-oncology (brain tumors)
  • Spinal neurosurgery
  • Functional and epilepsy neurosurgery
  • General neurosurgery
  • Trigeminal neuralgia and nerve compression syndromes
  • Peripheral nerve injury
  • Extra cranial vascular surgery
  • Neuro Interventional procedures
  • Radiosurgery

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