Dr. Satish Rudrappa

Best Neurosurgeon at Sakra World Hospital - Dr. Satish Rudrappa

Dr. Satish Rudrappa

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

M.Ch(Neuro), FASS(USA), Diploma of Fellowship FRCS (Glasg)

Department - Institute of Neurosciences

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Dr. Satish Rudrappa is one of the most eminent and distinguished Senior Neurosurgeons in India. He has done his M.B.B.S from Karnataka Medical College, Hubli in the year 1990. He completed M.Ch (Neurosurgery) at the prestigious National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in the year 1995 where he was awarded gold medal for “Best Outgoing Student”.   This was followed by a Fellowship in Complex Spine Surgery from Detroit Medical Centre, Detroit, Michigan, USA, Thoracoscopic Spine training from Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, USA and a Fellowship of Microvascular Anastomosis at Henry Ford Hospital, USA.   Dr. Satish.R was a visiting Prof. of Neurosurgery at Louisiana State University, Shreveport, USA, and has extensively worked and taught skull base surgical skills and cadaver dissection techniques.    At present he is the Director of Institute of Neurosciences, Senior Consultant Neurosurgery & Head - Department of Spine Surgery at SAKRA WORLD HOSPITAL, BANGALORE.

  • Has performed more than 6200 brain surgeries & 5800 complex spine surgeries. (Microsurgery), with an overall experience of more than 12000 procedures for Brain and Spine.
  • He was the first person in India to perform Image Guided Spine and Brain Surgery.
  • He has given more than 200 presentations in various medical forums at National & International levels and has multiple publications in peer reviewed International Journals.
  • He is the Trustee of 'Sukriya' an NGO that mainly offers medical help to the economically weaker sections suffering from curable illness.
  • He was awarded the Silver Jubilee 'Gold Medal' for the best outgoing student from NIMHANS University.
  • "Lee Foundation Award" from Singapore. - Kempegowda Award 2011 for Community Service.
  • "Paul Harris Fellow" from Rotary International. - Distinguished Rotarian 2013 for rendering excellent community services.
  • Awarded as one of the Navarathna of Rotary International Dist. 3190 for community services.
  • "Rotary Ratna Award" 2016 in recognition of being an Exemplary representative of his vocation, Living up to the highest ideals of rotary and for selfless service to Rotary International 3190.   
  • He is now a visiting Professor of Neurosurgery at Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan and from 2016 onwards he is the “Education Officer (Neurosurgery)”  of AOSpine Asia Pacific and Director of AOSpine Referral Center.

Skull Base tumor surgery, Brain Tumor surgery, Epilepsy surgery, Complex Spine surgery with or without Instrumentation, Craniovertebral Anomalies, Complex Spine & Reconstructive surgery, Spinal Cord Tumor surgery.

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