Dr. Raghuram G. is working as the Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spine Surgeon in the Yeshwanthpur, Hebbal, and Whitefield facilities of Columbia Asia Hospital since 2009. He has been part of the team that was instrumental in starting a “Movement Disorders and Parkinson’s Disease Clinic,” in Columbia Asia Hospital, which is one of the few centers in India performing deep brain stimulation surgery (DBS) for movement disorders including Parkinson’s disease, with excellent outcomes.
It was at Jaslok Hospital and Research Center in Mumbai and Lokamanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai, which are the oldest tertiary referral care centers, having a dedicated neurosurgery OT, with the state-of-the-art facilities for treating advanced and complex neurosurgery problems, that Dr. Raghuram trained in all aspects of neurosurgery such as vascular, skull base, pediatric neurosurgery, minimally invasive neurosurgery, trauma surgery, epilepsy surgery, and functional neurosurgery.
His neurosurgical areas of interest being functional neurosurgery and minimally invasive neurosurgery, Dr. Raghuram is trained to perform many kinds of complex brain surgeries including skull base surgery and endoscopic surgeries, with great clinical precision. His proficiency in conducting neurosurgical and neuronavigation procedures, dedication to patient’s well-being, and passion for teaching postgraduate students and nursing staff, aided by his interesting case presentations have won him profound reverence from his peers.
Over the years, Dr. Raghuram has been performing innumerable complex brain surgeries and all types of spinal surgeries including advanced minimally invasive spine surgeries. Dr. Raghuram’s medical career began after his basic graduation (MBBS) from the well-known M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, Bangalore University, India, in 2000. Following his DNB (Neurosurgery) from the prestigious Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai and Lokamanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai, in 2007, he went on to do his Fellowship in Streotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Tokyo Medical University, Japan in 2011. As an undergraduate, Dr. Raghuram has had many outstanding academic achievements that include: obtaining second rank for the Bangalore University, 2 gold medals from the said university, best outgoing student award, 2 gold medals from the M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, etc.
During his neurosurgical career, Dr. Raghuram has organized and participated in a number of workshops, conferences, CME meetings, and neurosurgical seminars. He has presented an number of papers nationally and internationally, notable being, a paper on DBS for Meige syndrome in the world society meet, in 2013, in Tokyo and two papers in the world society of stereotactic and functional neurosurgery meet, in 2015, in Mumbai. He has the honor of being a faculty at many meets and has given many guest lectures of interest.