Dr. Krishan Yadav | Senior Consultant - Neurosurgery | Kauvery Hospital
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Dr. (Air Cmde) Krishan Yadav

Senior Consultant

Qualification

MBBS, MS ( General Surgery) , MCH ( Neurosurgery)

Location

Kauvery Hospital - Marathahalli

Brief Profile

An alumunus of AFMC Pune, I worked in armed forces medical services, in various medical and admin. posts (unit mo, graded specialist, classified specialist, senior advisor & consultant neurosurgery) for 32 years. During this long and fruitful journey, had vast experience of treating over 75,000 Neurosurgical patients with satisfactory Surgery of over 4,500 cases of Brain & Spine conditions. These included an array of neurosurgical conditions ranging from head & spine injuries to brain & spinal tumors, neurovascular, paediatric, endoscopic, skull base, functional & stroke surgeries. Also, mastered endoscope, microscope, spinal instrumentatation, deformity correction & other advances in Neurosurgery.

A qualified and recognised professor, PG teacher, examiner, assessor, and paper setter for neurosurgery and surgery by various Indian universities and DNB New delhi. Also have numerous publications, chapter in books, reseach work, conference presentations, guest lectures, chairing of sessions, conducted CMEs/Updates/ Workshops & member of many prestigious national and international societies. Have trained a large number of junior neurosurgeons with pride & satisfaction.

My mission ahead is to provide the highest quality of specialised care with compassion, to the patients with neurosurgical and spinal ailments. The practice and advances of modern science should reach more and more patients. My team, working as a mission, should be able to deliver the highest quality of care and comfort to my patients. And therefore, my hospital/center should remain/become one of the centres of excellence in this difficult but important field of Medicare.

Experience

  • Senior Consultant & Prof (Spine & Brain) HOD Neurosurgery Shri Devraj Urs Medical College & RLJ Hospital Kolar Bangalore - Jul 2022 – Feb 2023
  • Consultant, Prof & HOD Neurosurgery Command Hospital Air Force, Bangalore, India - Feb 2021 - Jul 2022
  • Consultant, Prof & HOD Neurosurgery Command Hospital Eastern Command Kolkata - Jan 2020 -Feb 2021
  • Senior Advisor, Prof & Head Neurosurgery Command Hospital Air Force, Bangalore, India - May 2015 -Jan 2020
  • Senior Advisor, Associate/ Prof & Head Neurosurgery Command Hospital Southern Command Pune & AFMC, Pune,India - Jun 2010 -Apr 2015
  • Classified Specialist & Asst Prof Neurosurgery Command Hospital Air Force, Bangalore, India - Apr 2006 -Jun 2010
  • Classified Specialist & Asst Prof Neurosurgery Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India Jan 2006 -Apr 2006
  • Senior Resident, Neurosurgery Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India Jan 2003 -Dec 2005

Expertise

  1. Operated above 4500 Neurosurgical (Spine & Brain) cases, over 21 years
  2. Includes Electives & Emergencies as primary /assistance/guide Neurosurgeon
  3. Cranial surgeries experience include:   
    1. Tumours such as Gliomas and Meningiomas etc
    2. Skull Base tumour including Pituitary surgeries
    3. Posterior fossa tumours including CP angle tumours
    4. Pineal region and Ventricular region tumours & bleeds
    5. Vascular – Aneurysms, AV malformations & ICH
    6. Hydrocephalus (ETV & VP shunt) surgeries
    7. Stroke - Decompressive surgeries
    8. Trauma surgeries (EDH, SDH, ICH etc)
  4. Spinal surgeries done include:
    1. Tumours – Intramedullary, Extramedullary & IDEM SOLs
    2. CV junction abnormalities (Atlanto-axial dislocations etc)
    3. Spinal dysraphism related surgeries including Myelomeningoceles
    4. Trauma surgeries (Fixation & Fusion with Screws / Rods / Plates etc)
    5. Spondylolisthesis & deformity correction surgeries
    6. Pott’s spine and other decompressive surgeries
    7. Cervical PIVDs (ACD with fusion- Cages & Artificial discs)
    8. PIVDs: Dorso-Lumbo-Sacral (Laminectomy & Discectomy – MLD/ILD/Open)
  5. Miscellaneous group of surgeries include:
    1. Stereotactic surgeries
    2. Gamma Knife surgery
    3. Epilepsy surgeries
    4. Nerve injury and repairs 
    5. Endoscopic surgeries
    6. Endoscopic surgeries
    7. Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty procedures
    8. Cranioplasties (Bone, Cement, Titanium)

Publications

  • Original Article: Pathological Laughter, multiple sclerosis, behaviour abnormality MN Swamy, S Johri, SP Gorthi, AK Dubey, JR Sharma, KK Yadav Medical Journal Armed Forces India (MJAFI) Year: 2006 | Vol. 62 | Issue 4 | Pages: 383-384
  • Recombinant Factor VIIa in expanding ICH due to DIC following severe head injury: Gupta S, Pathak HC, Yadav KK, Ganjoo RK, Behl AK, Datta SGS, Roy T. Neurology India Dec 2008. (Abstract presented in NSI 2008).
  • Original Article: Adrenal Hemangioblastoma presenting as Phaeochromocytoma A rare manifestation of extraneural hemangioblastoma. Deb P, Pal S, Dutta V, Srivastava A, Bhargava A, Yadav KK. Year: 2012| Endocr Pathol. 2012; 23:187-90.
  • Original Article: Hyperperfusion Syndrome after Carotid Artery Stenting D.S. Chadha, Navreet Singh, A.K. Tewari, R.S.V. Kumar, K.K. Yadav Medical Journal Armed Forces India (MJAFI) Year: 2013 | Month: Jul; | Volume: 71(Suppl 1) :| Pages S156–S159.
  • Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma in a young individual associated with HTN Krishan K Yadav, Sanjay Kumar, Saurabh K Verma, Amit A Wagh Indian Journal of Neurosurgery (IJN) Year: 2014 |Page: 171-173| Vol. 3 | Issue 3.
  • Original Article: Sequential evolution of extrapontine and pontine myelinolysis: Role of hypokalemia S.K. Verma, M.N. Swamy, K.K. Yadav, N. Basantani The Indian Journal of Neurotrauma (IJNT) Published Online: March 06, 2015.
  • Rare case of Interhemispheric epidermoid in relation to corpus callosum: Yadav K.K, S. Kumar, and S.K. Verma (IJAR) Indian Journal of Applied Research Year: 2015 | Volume: 5 | Issue: 1 | ISSN - 2249-555X.
  • Rare case of radiologically distinct but pathologically admixed vestibular Schwannoma & Meningioma in the Cerebellopontine angle: A case report Journal of Cancer Research & Therapeutics (JCRT) SK Verma, S Kumar, P Deb, KK Yadav Year: 2015 | Volume: 11 | Issue: 4 | Page: 1029.
  • Seizures: A Manifestation of Corpus Callosum Cavernoma Saurabh Kumar Verma, Krishan Kumar Yadav, Neeraj Basantani, Salil Gupta Indian Journal of Neurosurgery (IJNS) Published: IJNS 2016; 05(03): 183-184.
  • Idiopathic bilateral chronic SDH with left ICA infarct in a 3 months infant:Case report Mahesh Kumar, Krishan Yadav, Saurabh Kumar Verma, Vikas Maheshwari J Pediatr Neurosci. Doi: 10.4103/1817-1745.199466 Year: 2016 | Volume: 11 | Issue: 4 | Page: 364—366.
  • Original Article: Drezotomy Revisited: Our Initial Experience Verma S.K, Kumar S, Yadav K.K Indian Journal of Applied Research (IJAR) Year: 2016 | Volume: 6 | Issue: 9 | ISSN - 2249-555X |.
  • Original Article: A Prospective Study of Neuropsychological Deficit & Effects of Computer Cognitive Retraining in Traumatic Brain Injury Shubhranshu Nath, Krishan Kumar Yadav, Kalpana Srivastav, Divina Kumar K. J Journal of Evidence Based Medicine & Healthcare (JEBMH) Year 2017 | Month: November | Volume: 4 |Issue: 91 |Pages: 5502-5506.
  • Original Article: Recurrent Intra-Medullary Epidermoid Cyst of Spinal CordKrishan K Yadav, Saurabh K Verma, Sanjay Kumar Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics (JCRT) Year 2018 | Month: November | Volume: 4 |Issue: 91 |Pages: 5502-5506.
  • Original Article: Spinal Epidermoids - Rare Tumors Posing a Diagnostic Dilemma *** Sanjay Kumar, Krishan Kumar Yadav, Saurabh Kumar Verma Clinical Neurology and Neuroscience (CNN) Year: 2018 | Month: December | Volume: 2 |Issue 4 | Pages: 56-60.
  • Original Article: Is Crush Cytology of Central Nervous System Lesions Relevant in Surgical Practice Today Krishan Kumar Yadav, Rashmi Bhatti, Nikhil Moorchung, Ajay S Carvalho Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice (JNRP) Year: 2019 | Volume: 10 | Issue: 1 | Page: 34-38.
  • Original Article: Cranioplasty: Techniques and Outcomes at a Tertiary Health Centre Jimish B. Desai, Krishan Kumar Yadav, Manoharan DwarkSudhan International Journal of Scientific Research (IJSR) Year: 2019 | Volume: 8 | Issue: 12 | PRINT ISSN No. 2277- 8179|DOI:10.36106/ijsr.
  • Original Article: IV Neurocysticercosis with Trapped Lateral Temporal Horn Gp Captain Krishan Yadav, Surg Cdr Roma Rai International Journal of Scientific Research (IJSR) Year: 2020 |Volume-10 | Issue-1 |PRINT ISSN No. 2249-555X | DOI: 10.36106/ijar.
  • Original Article: Predictive Factors of Inadvertent Durotomy in Lumbosacral PIVD Surgeries: A Retrospective Review at a Tertiary Care Centre in India Ajay Sebastian Carvalho, Kishan Kumar Yadav, Arjun MN, Ashok Kumar, Nepal Journal of Neuroscience Year: 2020 | Volume 17 | Number 3 |2020;17(3):12-16
  • Synovial Sarcoma of the Spine: A Rare Intradural Extramedullary Tumour Ajay Sebastian Carvalho, Kishan Kumar Yadav, Vijay Kumar Gupta Nepal Journal of Neuroscience Year: 2020 | Volume 17 | Number 3 |2020;17(3):45-49.
  • Original Article: Study of low back pain in Indian armed forces: Issues and future challenges Col Shashivadhnann, Gp Capt KK Yadav International Journal of Orthopaedics and Bone Disorders Year: 2020 | Volume 2 | Issue 1 | Pages 01-04.
  • Original Article: Bony Union and Flap Resorption in Cranioplasty with Autologous Subcutaneous Pocket Preserved Bone Flap: Ambidirectional CT Scan-Based Study. Sudip Kumar Sengupta, Andrews N Kumar, Vinay Maurya, KK Yadav Indian Journal of Neurosurgery (IJNS) Year: 2020 |Indian J Neurosurg 2021;1:26–36..

Research

Research completed or undertaken – AFMRC/ICMR/PG/Departmental

  • A Prospective Study of Neuropsychological Deficit & Effects of Computer Cognitive Retraining in Traumatic Brain Injury - (Co-workers: Shubhranshu Nath, Kalpana Srivastav, Divina Kumar K. J, Dept of Neurosurgery & Psychiatry) - COMPLETED
  • Study of various hormonal levels in patients of acute head injury (Co-workers: Col Prabal Deb & Surg Cdr V Manu, Dept of Neurosurgery & Pathology) - COMPLETED
  • Correlation of BRAF gene and IDH1/IDH2 expression with tumour type and grade in gliomas (Co-workers: Col Prabal Deb & Surg Cdr V Manu, Dept of Neurosurgery & Pathology) - COMPLETED
  • Prognostic molecular & genetic markers in glioblastoma multiforme (WHO - Grade IV): In Collaboration with NCCS, Pune
  • Crush Cytology & it predictive role in management of CNS Tumors (Coworkers: Col N Murchung, Dr Rashmi Bhatti, Gp Capt D Muthreja & Lt Col AS Carvalho, Dept of Pathology & Neurosurgery) - COMPLETED
  • Comparative study of Cranioplasties - Post Severe Head Injuries (Coworkers: Wg Cdr Jimish Desai & Wg Cdr MD Sudhan, Dept of Maxillofacial Surgery & Neurosurgery) - COMPLETED

Extramural Collaborative Projects with NCCS, Pune:

  • Elucidation of Signaling events and Epigenetic Mechanisms contributing to Therapeutic Resistance in Glioblastoma (Dr Anjali Shiraj, Col Prabal Deb, Gp Capt KK Yadav)
  • Cis-acting pair of novel non-coding RNAs - Ginir and Giniras in Cell growth Regulation and Transformation of mouse & human cells (Dr Anjali Shiraj, Col Prabal Deb, Gp Capt KK Yadav, Col Vishal Sodhi, Maj Gen Velu Nair, Brig V Srinivas)
  • Deciphering Biology of low-Grade Glioma and Primary and Secondary Glioblastoma: Signaling, Epigenetics and Therapeutic Resistance (Dr Anjali Shiraj, Col Prabal Deb, Gp Capt KK Yadav)

Books

  • Book - “Manual of Trauma Surgery, 1st Edition”, Published AFMC, Pune, 2013 Chapter - Head injury and its management.
  • Book - Armed Forces – Medical Officers Junior Command Course book, 2013 Chapter - Management of Head Injuries
  • Book - Armed Forces – Medical Officers Junior Command Course book, 2013 Chapter - Management of Spinal Injuries
  • Book - Understanding and Treating Head Injuries, published by “Nova Science Publishers Inc.”, USA, 2019 Chapter - Pre-hospital care concept & challenges in war/conflict zone settings in TBI cases
  • Book -Tracheostomy, published by “Nova Science Publishers Inc.”, USA, 2021 Chapter - An Overview (Including History) of Tracheostomy
  • Book -Tracheostomy, published by “Nova Science Publishers Inc.”, USA, 2021 Chapter - Difficult Tracheostomy: Techniques and Concepts
  • Book - Advances in Neurosurgery, published by “Nova Science Publishers Inc.”, USA, 2022 Chapter - 3 D Printing in Neurosurgery
  • Book - Advances in Neurosurgery, published by “Nova Science Publishers Inc.”, USA, 2022 Chapter - Advances in Anterior approaches to cervical disc diseases
  • Book – Approach to Pediatric Neurosurgical Emergencies, Proof reading stages Chapter - Understanding Paediatric Head Injuries
  • Book – Approach to Pediatric Neurosurgical Emergencies, Proof reading stages Chapter – Spina Bifida – Emergency Perspectives

Awards & Achievements

  • Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Commendation 2010
  • Among 03 selected to represent India @ Military Med. Conf. Basel 2018
  • Awarded the Fellowship of the Association of Surgeons of India 2018.
  • Empanelled as Adviser / Subject Expert by the UPSC, New Delhi 2021

Other Notable Acheivements

  • Conducted “Quiz for the Young Neurosurgeons” at the 2nd Annual Conference of the Neuro-Spinal Surgeons Association (NSSA) held at Pune, Sep’2013.
  • Conducted Road Safety Awareness Campaign (Pre-Conference @ NSICON 2019) Dec 2019, AANSIM, Powai, Mumbai
  • Referee / Review Panel/Judge - Medical Journal Armed Forces India & other recognized medical Journals & Posters in conferences
  • Chief Trauma Coordinator (2015 - 2019) @ Command Hospital Air Force Bangalore & Command Hospital (SC) Pune
  • Chief Guest Panel & Price Distribution @ Bangalore Medical Conference – Oct 2022 @ CHAF, Bangalore
  • Chief Guest & Special invitee – Jul 2023 @ the annual event of the Rotary Club Indira Nagar Bangalore

Affiliation and Membership

  • Association of Surgeons of India
  • Neurological Society of India
  • Neuro Spinal Surgeons Association India
  • Association of Armed Forces Surgeons
  • Aerospace Society of India
  • Skull Base Society of India
  • Neurotrauma Society of India
  • Indian Society of Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery
  • Global Neuro, Switzerland (AO)
  • American Association of Neurosurgeons (AANS)

Academics & Training Exposure

  • Recognised PG teacher & Professor (Neurosurgery) (2012- till date)
  • Professor, PG Teacher & HOD Neurosurgery
    1. (2012 -15) - AFMC & CH (Southern Command) Pune
    2. (2015 -20) - Command Hospital Air Force Bangalore
    3. (2020 -21) - Command Hospital (Eastern Command) Kolkata
    4. (2021 -22) - Command Hospital Air Force Bangalore
    5. (2022 -23) – SDUMC & RLJ Hospital, SDUAHER, Kolar Bangalore
  • PG Examiner & Convenor of exams for M. Ch Neurosurgery examinations held in Aug 2012, Dec 2013, Aug 2014, Jun 2021 & Jun 2022 at AFMC Pune, MUHS Nashik, (Mah)
  • Paper Setter (Neurosurgery)/Neurology/(BMT) (2012 – till date) - MUHS Nashik, Maharashtra, NIMS Jaipur & DNB Exams
  • Recognised Assessor Neurosurgery (2011-15) – DNB/NBE, New Delhi
  • Examiner & Convener at AFMC, Pune (Jun 2014, 2015) - DNB/NBE, New Delhi
  • Recognised PG Inspector (Neurosurgery) (2015) - MUHS Nashik, Maharashtra
  • Recognised PG teacher – MUHS Nashik, WBUHS Kolkata & RGUHS Bangalore
  • Thesis Guidance - Patterns of Spinal Injuries- Dr AlokAnshu - RGUHS, Bangalore
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