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Dr. Krishna Chaitanya

Senior Consultant – Neurosurgery

Qualification

MBBS MS MCh

Location

Kauvery Hospital - Electronic City

Brief Profile

Dr. Krishna Chaitanya is one of the most renowned Neurosurgeons in Bengaluru with 12+ years of experience. He has performed over 6000 surgeries. His expertise lies in brain-related surgeries such as Tumor Surgery, Deep Brain Stimulation, Vascular surgery for spine, and the Correction of Cranio - vertebral junction disorders. He contributes to several prestigious journals.

Educational Qualifications

  • MBBS, JIPMER, Pondicherry
  • MS (General Surgery) , JIPMER, Pondicherry
  • MCh (Neurosurgery), SMS Medical College, Jaipur

Experience

12+ years

  • Senior Consultant-Neurosurgery, Brains Hospital, Bengaluru
  • Consultant- Neurosurgery, Sagar Hospitals, Bengaluru
  • Consultant- Neurosurgery, Apollo Hospitals, Bengaluru
  • Associate Consultant-Nurosurgery, Apollo Hospitals, Bengaluru
  • Consultant-Brain & Spine Surgery, BGS Global Hospitals, Bengaluru
  • Consultant-Brain & Spine Surgery, Fortis Hospital, Bengaluru

Expertise

  • Performed all kinds of neurosurgical procedures.
  • Posterior fossa approaches for vestibular schwannoma, cerebellum tumours, for lateral approaches for foramen magnum lesions, micro-vascular decompression of the 5th nerve, anterior skull based-approaches.
  • Vascular surgeries like aneurysmal clipping, AVM excision, Carotid endarterectomy
  • Spine surgeries for degenerative conditions such as microdiscectomies, fusion procedures for cervical and lumbar, disc arthroplasties, minimally invasive spinal surgeries, traumatic spine conditions, deformity correction like kyphosis and scoliosis
  • Correction of Craniovertebral junction disorders
  • Endovascular procedures including therapeutic interventions like carotid stenting for icastenosis, coiling for aneurysms, embolization of AVM and dural av fistula and diagnostic endovascular procedures.
  • Assisted in endoscopic procedures like endoscopic third ventriculostomy, and trans- nasal pituitary tumor excisions.
  • Other Procedures -Vascular Neurosurgery, Skull Base Neurosurgery, Complex Spine Surgery and Endovascular Surgery

Accomplishments

  • Approximately 6000 procedures performed so far including Brain, Spine, Peripheral Nerve and Endovascular procedures

Research & Publications

Pursued thesis in the “Effect of near infra-red radiation on wound healing”

Papers Published:

  • Case reports - Post traumatic Intradiploic cysts, CP angle lipomas, Penetrating Injuries to the spine, Recurrent spinal hydatidoses
  • Bilateral Transplantation of Allogenic Adult Human Bone Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells into the Subventricular Zone of Parkinson’s Disease: A Pilot Clinical Study

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Indian Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Surgeon Society of India
  • Neurological Society of India

Training & Academics

  • Attended “spine instrumentation in deformity correction training” at Gangnam Severance Hospital, Korea

Academic Exposure

  • Attended “spine instrumentation in deformity correction training” at Gangnam Severance Hospital, Korea

Non- Neurosurgical Academic Pursuits

  • Astrophysics
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Mathematics

Innovation

  • Currently exploring objective ways of treating diseases of the spine using “finite element analysis”
  • Exploring mathematical basis in the workings of the brain
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