Department is regarded as one of the best centers in the country with a legacy of integrity, innovation, excellence, and dedication. Swami Rama Himalayan University is the first university in Uttarakhand to offer M. Ch course in neurosurgery, the course is of 3 years duration. The Department of Neurosurgery has been permitted by Medical Council of India to start M.Ch program with an intake capacity of two candidates per year. The selection for the course is through NEET-SS (National Eligibility Entrance Examination Test-Super Specialty). TheDepartment of Neurosurgery at Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Swami Rama Himalayan University, provides state-of-the-art Neurosurgery and pain management services for patients with disorders of the brain, spine, peripheral nerves and for patients with traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries. Department is backed up by high-end Neuro-Intensive Care facilities, Medical and Radiation Oncology. The Institute is harnessed with the latest equipment for accurate diagnosis and treatment including high-end MRI, Ultrafast CT scan, Cath Lab, Ultrasound, EEG, EMG, NCV and many more.

Neurosurgery is well equipped with ultra-modern technology and equipment i.e. the Leica operative microscope, Aesculaphigh speed drill, microsurgical instruments, Sugita head clamps, Operating table, C-arm, Stereotactic frame, Neuroendoscope, bone scalpel Cavitron ultrasonic surgical aspirator (CUSA) and Erbe Neurosurgical Diathermy. Department is performing complex brain tumor surgery, skull base surgery, deep brain stimulation, stereotactic neurosurgery, and advanced spinal surgeries.

The M.Ch Neurosurgery involves a training period of three years. By the end of the training program, the resident should be well-versed in the theoretical aspects of neurosurgery, competent to manage a wide range of emergency neurosurgical presentations with sound technical operative skills and surgical judgment and well versed with microsurgical skills and be able to critically evaluate neurosurgical clinical and basic research.
Program is structured into six sections of six months each with evaluation at the end of each section. All residents will go through the various rotations sequentially, gaining experience and responsibility as they progress. The structured nature of the program allows the trainees to plan their time, studies, and research efforts. This structured training programme leads to a more predictable and productive training experience.

FACULTY 

Prof. Yashbir Dewan - HOD, Neurosurgery

  • Professor and Head of Neurosurgery
  • Visiting Professor Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred, Melbourne, AU
  • President, Elect Neurotrauma Society of India
  • President Neuro Spinal Surgeons Association of India
  • Editor Indian Journal of Neurotrauma
  • Secretary Neurotrauma Society of India
  • Executive Member Skull Base Society of India
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Dr. Ranjit Kumar

Dr. Ranjit Kumar, M.Ch. Associate Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Himalayan Institute received his basic medical training leading to MBBS from prestigious, RG Kar Medical College, Kolkata. He went on to specialize in Neurosurgery (M.Ch, Neurosurgery) from the renowned, Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi. He worked at AIMS, Kochi, Kerala for a short time and joined the Department of Neurosurgery, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences in 2009. His area of expertise includes Epilepsy surgery, Movement disorder surgery, Endoscopic skull base surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery, and scoliosis correction surgeries. Dr. Ranjit has received Swami Rama best Clinician award in 2015. He has been the chief guide and co-guide for several research projects and publications at the Institute. He has worked as the investigator in STICH II trial.

Dr. Brijesh Tiwari

Dr. Brijesh Tiwari, M.S., M.Ch. Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery did his MBBS and MS, General Surgery from Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh. He got his super-specialty training in Neurosurgery from the renowned Christian Medical College, Vellore. He served as Assistant Professor for one and half years at CMC Vellore, before joining the department at Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences in 2017. Dr. Tiwari has got a brilliant academic track record, he completed his graduation, post-graduation and super-specialty degrees in the first division and is the recipient of many awards and honors during his basic medical and Neurosurgery training. He has a special interest in Pediatric Neurosurgery, Pituitary surgery, Open and endoscopic spine surgery, especially Cervico-Vertebral junction anomalies, Vascular surgery, Brachial plexus, and peripheral nerve surgery.

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Dr. Sanjeev Pandey

Dr. Sanjeev Pandey, M.S., M.Ch. is working as Assistant Professor at Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Jolly Grant, Dehradun. He did his MBBS from LLRM Medical College, Meerut and post graduated in General Surgery from Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College, Kanpur. He got his super-specialty training in Neurosurgery from the renowned Christian Medical College, Vellore. He served as Assistant Professor for one year at CMC Vellore, before joining the department at Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences in 2018. Dr. Sanjeev Pandey got his graduation, post-graduation and super-specialty degrees in the first division. He got a certificate of honor in several subjects during his graduation. He is a Gold Medalist in M.S, General Surgery. The base of skull surgery, neurovascular surgery and Cervico-Vertebral junction anomaly surgery are his area of interests.

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Neurosurgery Department