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About Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery is a branch of surgery that deals with neurological problems and corrects them with the help of surgeries. The most common being tumors, aneurysm etc. These procedures require a highly skilled and a trained surgeon. The doctor treating such problems is referred as a neurosurgeon.

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Dr. Gurneet Singh Sawhney

Neuro and Spine surgeon | Consultant


Mumbai, India

Dr. Gurneet Singh Sawhney is an acclaimed neuro and spine surgeon with over 14 years of experience of clinical work, research and teaching. In his embellished career. Dr. Guneet has published various research studies, participated in conference, and held a faculty position at various hospitals. He has been widely credited for his role in imparting expert medical services, disease management, neurological treatments and research. Dr Sawhney is well-recognized for his excellent surgical results and skills in the field of Functional Neurosurgery. He obtained Fellowship in Functional Neurosurgery from Japan in 2019- 2020 and Fellowship in Epilepsy Neurosurgery from Japan in 2019- 2020. His expertise lies in the area of neurooncology including treatment of skull base and deep-seated tumors, neuroendoscopy procedures such as Endoscopic pituitary surgery, vascular neurosurgery and management of Neurotrauma and emergency neurosurgeries. He also has a vast experience of performing various aneurysm and AVM surgeries, along with simple and complex spine surgery including CVJ and minimally invasive spine surgery. Dr. Guneet has completed special hands-on training for MISS and a Fellowship in Neuroendoscopy from Jabalpur in 2017. He has also done a certificate course in “Pain and Palliative” at St. John’s Hospital in 2008.He participates in various seminars and workshops such as the Cadaveric Workshop for Minimally Invasive Spine – Interlaminar Endoscopic (Destendau) Procedures, in MIS Live Cad 2017 Bangalore. Dr. Sawhney was recognized as one of the “Best Neurosurgeons in Mumbai” by India Today Magazine in their September 2020 edition. He has also been awarded the “Most Promising Neurosurgeon in Maharashtra – 2016” by Times Group for his exemplary work in rural India. He has many scientific publications such as “SDH in Bleeding Diathesis – A Management protocol” in Indian Journal of Surgery and “Vein Transposition Fistulae, The St. John’s Experience” in Indian Journal of Organ Transplantation (2008).

Clinical Focus

  • Neuroendoscopy which allows access to the brain through a coin sized hole in the skull or nose. It can be used to remove tumours with minimal complications, risk, pain & scarring.
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Functional Neurosurgery encompassing Epilepsy surgery, Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) – for movement disorders Parkinsonism, Dystonia, Essential Tremors and also for obsessive-compulsive disorder.
  • Vascular Neurosurgery including stroke surgery, intracerebral bleed (Brain Hemorrhage), aneurysm, AV malformation, endovascular and open techniques.
  • Neuro – oncology including all kinds of malignant and benign brain tumours in both adults and pediatrics.
  • Stereotactic neurosurgery for keyhole biopsy and surgery for deep brain and brainstem tumours.
  • Management of complex brain and spine trauma


  • The “Best Neurosurgeons in Mumbai” in the September 2020 edition of India Today Magazine
  • The award for the “Most Promising Neurosurgeon in Maharashtra – 2016” by Times Group for eminent work in rural India
  • One of the finalist in Torrent Young Neurosurgeons Scholar Award at the All India Level.
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Dr. Alok Sharma

Neurosurgeon  | Director & Consultant

M.B.B.S, MS, M.Ch

Mumbai, India

Dr. Alok Sharma is an exceedingly skilled and renowned neurosurgeon with specialization in Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine (Stem Cells).

Dr. Sharma holds expertise in the area of Stem cell therapy, Neuroprotection for CNS injury, , Neurotrauma (Head injury & Spinal cord injury), Neural transplantation, Central nervous system regeneration, Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery, Neurostimulation, Neuropsychiatric surgery and many more.

He is an extremely accomplished surgeons with various awards and accolades under his name and has performed over 8000 surgeries in his vast experience of 27 years.

He has successfully did India's first "Motor Cortex Stimulation operation" for intractable pain following Thalamic Intracerebral bleed, 2006 along with "Dorsal Column Stimulation Operation" for Persistent Vegetative Coma, 1999.

He is the Founding President of the "Stem Cell Society of India" and Vice President of "International Association of Neurorestoratology."

Clinical Focus

  • Stem cell therapy
  • Neuroprotection for CNS injury
  • Neurobiology of the brain
  • Neurotrauma (Head injury & Spinal cord injury)
  • Neural transplantation
  • Cerebrovascular surgery for CVA
  • Central nervous system regeneration
  • Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neuropsychiatric surgery
  • CV Junction surgery
  • Paraplegia / Spasticity
  • CNS Infections


  • Sushrut Award - 2010
  • National Healthcare Excellence Award - 2016
  • Rose of Paracelsus Award - 2016
  • The Best Stem Cell Therapy centre in India by National Healthcare Excellence award - 2016
  • The Best Stem Cell Therapy Center in Maharashtra by Navbharat Healthcare Excellence award - 2017
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