10 Best Neurosurgeon in India

Neurosurgery is concerned with the surgical treatment and rehabilitation of disorder concerned with the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves and cerebrovascular system. Hence to deal with such complex parts, we need the best neurosurgeon in India.

By Pankaj Kamble

Updated on 22nd, May'20

Many people refer neurosurgery as brain surgery, but the neurosurgeons also operate on the spinal cord or the peripheral nervous system. The speciality of a neurosurgeon is their ability to work on the structures that support on the nervous system. 


The Best Neurosurgeons in India are well trained and experienced to provide good healthcare facilities to the patients.

Following is the list of top neurosurgeon in India:

1. Dr. V S Mehta

Dr. V S Mehta

From being a globally known neurosurgeon to a devoted specialist in the field of neurosurgery, Dr V S Mehta is among the best neurosurgeon in India. Honoured with awards like PADMA SHREE and Swasthya Bharat Samman by L.I.C. Zee News Dr V S Mehta has always been in the foremost position.


He completed his MBBS from Sawai Man Singh Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan in 1981, MS from Sawai Man Singh Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan in1984 and MCh from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 1987.He has over 37 years of experience in the department of neurosurgery. He also holds Professional Membership in Medical Council of India (MCI).


2. Dr. Mahesh Chaudhari

Dr. Mahesh Chaudhari

With over 40 years of clinical experience, Dr. Mahesh Chaudhari is currently serving as a Consultant Neurosurgeon at S L Raheja Fortis and Bombay Hospital. He is one among the top-ranked neurosurgeon in India. As far as his qualifications are concerned, he did his MBBS in 1976 and M.S. Neurosurgery in 1983 from Grant Medical College and Sir Jamshedjee Jeejeebhoy Group of Hospitals and M.Ch (Neurosurgery) from University of Mumbai.

In addition, he did a one-year fellowship in Japan for ‘Vascular Microneurosurgery’ at a Stroke Centre. To just give you a gist of his clinical experience, Dr. Chaudhari has been in a supreme position at various hospitals in India, especially Mumbai. Moreover, his area of specialization includes Skull base surgery, Endoscope assisted transphenoidal pituitary tumor surgery, Microvascular Decompression for cranial nerves in neuralgias, Sterotaxic Biopsies, Skull Base Tumors, Preservation of Facial nerve and hearing in Acoustic Neuroma surgery.


3. Dr. Keki Turel

Dr. Keki Turel - Best Neurosurgeons in India

Dr Keki Turel is one of the best Neurosurgeons in Mumbai at Breach Candy hospital and Bombay Hospital & Medical Research Centre. He has over 48 years of experience in Neurosurgery. He completed his MBBS from the University of Bombay in 1969, MS in Neuro Surgery from the University of Bombay in 1975 and FICS from International College of Surgeons, Chicago, the USA in 1983. He is an expert in Micro-neurosurgery, Spinal surgery, cranial surgery and Skull Base Surgery. “Head injury” and “brain the master of life” are some of his publications.

Dr Keki Turel was honoured as International Man of the Year 1996-97 an award conferred by International Biographical Centre in England 'In recognition of his exemplary services to the Field of Medicine'. He was also Awarded as “Mumbai’s Top Doctors” by Inter-Novation Inc 2011 and 2012 which makes him best among the best neurosurgeon in India.


4. Dr. Rana Patir

Dr. Rana Patir - Best Neurosurgeons in India

Dr Rana Patir holds an experience of 27 years in this field. He is the present Chairman at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon. He holds more than 10,000 neurological procedures to his credit which makes him one of the top neurosurgeon in India.


Dr. Rana Patir has completed his MBBS from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 1990, MS from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 1983 and MCh in Neuro Surgery from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 1989.He is a member of Delhi Medical Council and Medical Council of India (MCI).Dr Rana Patir has previously served as a Director in Neurosciences at Max Super Specialty Hospital.


5. Dr. R Srinivasa

Dr. R Srinivasa

With an experience of 41 years, Dr R Srinivasa ranks as the top neurosurgeon in India. He is a prominent expert in varied areas of neurology. He is currently working at Srinivasa Neurologics. He completed his MBBS from J.S.S Medical College, Mysore, in 1972, M.D. from (AIIMS) - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 1978 and DM in Neurology from National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in 1981.


Dr R Srinivas received best clinician award in 2004 also was honoured by Lifetime Achievement Award for contribution in Neurology in 2014. Along with performing several studies in various disciplines in neurology, he is actively involved in teaching and training postgraduates too.


6. Dr. S K Sogani

Dr. S K Sogani

Dr S K Sogani completed his MBBS from Jiwaji University, Gwalior in 1977, Ms in surgery from Jiwaji University, Gwalior in 1980 and neurosurgery from all India Institute of medical sciences, New Delhi in 1983. He has over 36 years of experience in neurosurgery and spine surgery which makes him a pioneer.


He is currently serving in the department of neurosciences at Indraprastha Apollo hospitals, New Delhi. He has been honoured by multiple awards like the pride of India gold award in 1992, Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini award in1992 and Rajiv Gandhi Excellence award in 1991 which makes him one of the best neurosurgeon in India. He specialises in intracranial surgery and Spine surgery. He holds a life membership in Trauma Society of India and Society of Neuro-Oncology, USA.


7. Dr. Siddhartha Ghosh

Dr. Siddhartha Gosh

Dr Siddhartha Ghosh is a well-known Neurosurgeon in Chennai and is currently practising at Apollo Speciality Hospital in Vanagaram also at Chennai,Apollo First Med Hospitals in Kilpauk. He completed his MBBS from National Medical College, Calcutta University in 1981, MCh in Neuro Surgery from C M C Vellore, DR.MGR Medical University in 1989.


Dr Siddhartha is one of the chief neurosurgeon in India. He has various awards added to his name like Best Doctor Award, by MGR Medical University in the year – 2012, Life Time Achievement Award, by Velammal International School on August 15th, 2014 also Life Time Achievement Award, by Lions Club Chennai January 26th, 2015. Dr Siddhartha Gosh is an expert in multiple sclerosis and laminectomy.


8. Dr. Alok Sharma

Dr. Alok Sharma

When talking about Dr Alok Sharma he is globally known Neurosurgeon, Neuroscientist and a Professor. He is currently working as a consultant in neurosciences department of Fortis Hospital, Mumbai. He has over 26 years of experience in the field of Neurosurgery. Dr Alok Sharma completed his graduation and Post-graduation from Seth G.S Medical college & KEM hospital, Mumbai.

Dr Alok Sharma has written over 14 books and holds over 100 publications. He has organized over 25 National and International conferences in a Varied aspect of neurosurgery. He is also considered to be one of the best neurosurgeon in India in the field of Spine Surgery.


9. Dr. Satish Rudrappa

Dr. Satish Rudrappa

Dr Satish Rudrappa a Neurosurgeon in India who is among the most renowned Neurosurgeon in Bangalore. He completed his MBBS from Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College at Gulbarga in 1990, MCh in Neuro Surgery from National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in 1995.Fellow in Spine Surgery from Wayne State University at Detroit, Michigan, the USA in 1998.


Dr Satish Rudrappa has performed more than 5000 brain surgeries and 5300 complex spine surgeries which includes Skull base tumours, spine surgeries with or without instrumentation and spinal cord tumours. He is the first person in India to perform brain surgery and image-guided spine. Currently, he is a senior consultant neurosurgeon and head dept of spine surgery at Manipal Hospital, Bangalore and Sakra world hospital in Bangalore. Dr Satish Rudrapppa holds a “Silver jubilee” Gold medal award for the Best outstanding student, NIMHANS university in 1996.He is also a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA) and AO Spine international.


10. Dr. Arun Saroha

Dr. Arun Saroha

Dr. Arun Saroha is a highly qualified and a well- known Neurosurgeon in Delhi with an experience of 24 years. He did his graduation and post-graduation from the famous Rabindranath Tagore Medical College, Udaipur and then completed his MCh in Neurosurgery in 2001 from the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh. He specializes in the field of Neurosurgery as well as Spine surgery. 


He is currently practicing in Max Hospital, Gurgaon and Saket. He was associated with some of the best Neurosurgery Hospitals like Paras Hospital, Artemis Hospitals, and VIMHANS.


Dr. Arun Saroha provides a wide range of services like brain tumor surgery, peripheral Neurosurgery, Spinal tumor surgery, Deep Brain Stimulation, Stem Cell Treatment for various Neurological disorders. He has been bestowed with the Delegate-Eurospine-2013 award, Faculty-ASSICON-2012 award, AO Spine-2008 award, Faculty for training in Neurosurgeons at Al Kindi University, Baghdad in 2012-award. He has also attended various National and International conferences and he has memberships in North American Spine Society (NASS), American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), and EUROSPINE Society.

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