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Dr. Ravi Shankar is a nationally & internationally trained Brain and Spine Surgeon with more than a decade of practice. He did his M.Ch. in Neurosurgery
from prestigious G.B. Pant Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (GIPMER), Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi.
neurosurgery demands expertise of a very high order, Dr. Ravi underwent advanced neurosurgery Fellowships with world-renowned surgeons including
Prof. B. K. Misra considered to be an authority on cerebrovascular and skull base surgery, as well as Prof. Juha Hernesniemi (Finland).
This training was interspersed with, and followed by independent cranial and spine surgeries at various hospitals during and post-MCh and fellowship
He has done M.B.B.S from V.S.S. Medical College, Sambalpur with Gold Medal for topping University and then M.S. (General Surgery) from GSVM Medical College,
He is one of a select few selected from around the world for the prestigious International Microsurgery & Cerebrovascular fellowship at Helsinki,
He has worked in Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai and Fortis, Gurgaon. After that he worked as teaching faculty of Neurosurgery at V. M. Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi with special interest in minimal invasive brain and spine surgeries, endoscopic Neurosurgery, Functional Neurosurgery & cerebrovascular/skull base surgery. He is one of the very few neurosurgeons in India
called Dual Trained Neurosurgeons i.e. one doing both open and endovascular Neurosurgical techniques.
Dr. Ravi Shankar was also involved in International project to determine the outcome of treatment of different Aneurysm treated via open or Endovascular method in a multicentric trial.
His stint at Safdarjung hospital has been marked with many innovations like Radial artery/Saphenous vein bypass for giant complex aneurysm, Endoscope assisted aneurysm clipping. He is also recognised in the Neurosurgery circles for successfully applying and popularizing the techniques learned under internationally recognized masters during fellowship in India & abroad.
Dr. Ravi has been invited as a faculty member to deliver talks on cerebral revascularization and other topics at national level meetings. He has authored and co-authored a number of publications, both in the form of articles in national and international journals. He has been at the forefront in organising conferences of varying magnitudes and has been appointed as team leader of various committees, for organising scientific programmes.
Presently he is serving as a Consultant in the Department of Neurosurgery at Medics Super Speciality Hospital, Lucknow . He plans to continue his work as a Neurosurgeon at Institute of Neurosciences, Apollomedics Super Speciality
Hospital, Lucknow in & contribute to the development of Neurosurgery at the hospital.He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Safdarjung Hospital is a Central Government Hospital under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and has a capacity of over 1500 beds. Vardhman Mahavir Medical College which is associated with the hospital runs graduation, post graduate and postdoctoral courses in various specialities of medicine.
Based on the needs and developments in medical care the hospital has been regularly upgrading its facilities from diagnostic and therapeutic angles in all the specialties. The Neurosurgery department has high end operating microscopes; endoscopes for cranial and spinal surgeries; digital neuronavigation for precision neurosurgery amongst other facilities.
Helsinki Hospital was established in 1932 for the purpose of providing patient care, research, and medical education in an ideal medical setting. The hospital blends high quality patient care with advanced medical research and education. Currently regarded as one of the best hospitals in the world for
neurosurgery, its 30 plus team of neurosciences manage all complex neurosurgical cases. The Institute is headed by Prof. Juha Hernesniemi, a world known authority in cerebrovascular surgery. Prof. Hernesniemi has authored many books on neurosurgery and has mentored some of the finest neurosurgeons of the world.
The G.B. Pant Hospital established in 1964 is a tertiary care referral center meant to provide state of art super-specialty medical and surgical care in the field of Cardiology, Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Neurology, Neuro-Surgery, Gastroenterology, Gastrointestinal Surgery and Psychiatry. The bed strength of this institution has been raised to over 500 beds. It is one of the reputed centre for post-doctoral teaching and training Institution is recognized by the Medical Council of India and University Grants Commission as an independent post graduate College affiliated to Delhi University. The institution offers postdoctoral D.M. degrees in Cardiology, Neurology and Gastroenterology and M.Ch. degrees in Cardio Thoracic Surgery, NeuroSurgery and Gastrointestinal Surgery.