Dr. K R Suresh Bapu

MS, MCh (Neuro)
Director & Senior Consultant – Institute of Neuroscience
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    • Established Micro Neurosurgery in South Tamilnadu, India and as Asst. Professor and later as Professor of Neurosurgery, he trained many young neurosurgeons at Government Medical Colleges between 1982 and 2006.
    • First to perform STA-MCA anastomosis in 1984 in South Tamilnadu.
    • Examiner for MCh and DNB Neurosurgery for MGR Medical University, Nizam’s institute - Hyderabad, Christian Medical College - Vellore, Tribhuvan university of Medicine, Kathmandu-Nepal

Overview

Dr. Suresh Bapu has done his MBBS and MS from Madurai Medical College. One of the first few Neurosurgeons to get training in MicroNeurosurgery under Prof. Gazi Yasargil of Zurich, Switzerland in 1981-82. Before joining SIMS Hospital he was working as Additional Professor of Neuro Surgery, Madras Medical College, Chennai and he was a visiting consultant at Apollo Specialty Hospital. He has undergone special training programs in neurosurgical procedures from various centres in Switzerland, USA and Japan. He specialised in Micro Neurosurgery of brain tumours, Aneurysms and AV Malformations.

Honors and Awards

1973 Madurai Medical College

Best Outgoing Student Award

MGR Medical University

Best Teacher Award

  • Surgery for Aneurysms & AVMs
  • Endoscopic excision of the Colloid cyst
  • Endoscopic surgery for Pituitary tumours and skull base tumours
  • Total excision of Cerebello-Pontine angle tumours with preservation of Facial nerve
  • Surgery of Low-grade glioma in the eloquent brain with neuronavigation and neurophysiologic monitoring including awake procedures
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Microsurgical excision of spinal cord tumours
  • Annual Congress of Neurological surgeon, Washington DC, the USA in Oct 2011 – Selective Annulectomy and adequate Nuclear debulking in Open Lumbar Microdiscectomy.
  • Invited to give Prof B Ramamurthi Oration held at Institute of Neurology, Madras Medical College, Chennai on 9th Dec 2013 & spoke on “Changing Scenario in Neurosurgery”
  • Invited Chief Faculty for Cadaveric Workshop on “Skull Base Approaches” organized by Codman Company held at M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore on 28th & 29th June 2014.
  • Faculty - Annual Meeting of Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Oct 2014, Boston, Presented paper in International Forum on “Surgical Morphometry of the cervical spine for lateral mass and pedicle screws: A Technical Note”
  • Invited Faculty for “Live Neurosurgery Workshop” of 63rd Annual Conference of Neurological Surgeons of India, Coimbatore, December 2014 and performed two surgeries as Live Demo: Endoscopic Excision of Pituitary Adenoma and Microvascular Decompression for Hemifacial Spasm.
  • Invited Speaker for the conference on “State of Art – Indian Neurosurgery” held at Mumbai on 29th, 30th April & 1st May 2016 and spoke on “Uninostril 2-hand, 3-4 finger technique in Endoscopic Pituitary surgery”
  • Organising Chairman for NeuroVascon 2018, the annual Conference of Cerebrovascular Society of India held at ITC Grand Chola, between 7th and 9th September 2018 and spoke on “Economic Factors in Coiling Vs Clipping”
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology, volume 35, Number 4. August 2011 PP 214-218 on “What comes down must go up – Chiasmal Prolapse – A Report”
  • TNOA Special issue on Neuro-Ophthalmology, Sep 2011 on “Programmable devices in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension”
  • One of the Contributors for Elsevier’s Clinical Manual of Surgery edited by Dr. Devaji Rao launched on 9th November 2014 and authored Chapter 17 on Brain, Chapter 8 on Head Injuries, Chapter 30a and 30b on Spine and Spinal Cord
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