Every year 26 th March is observed as PURPLE DAY or WORLD EPILEPSY AWARENESS DAY to create awareness among the public about epilepsy
The Neuro Sciences Department of Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences in Whitefield has organized a large EPILEPSY AWARENESS PROGRAMME by wearing PURPLE on 26-3-13. On this occasion, the DIRECTOR of the Hospital Mrs. Kalpaja D released purple Balloons and a painting competition for SPECIAL CHILDREN was held with epilepsy as the theme. Continue reading →
The Department of Neurosurgery of Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences, recently completed 200 major Neurosurgical procedures in 180 days. The Neurosurgery team of Dr. H. V. Satish Babu, Prof and Head and Dr. Ravi Khetan, Neurosurgeon along with the Anesthetists, OT, ICU & Ward and Neurosciences staff feel grateful to the Chairman Dr. D. K. Audikeshavulu and Director Mrs. D. A. Kalpaja for providing world class infrastructure to achieve this extra-ordinary feat of providing state-of-the art neurosurgical care at Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences, Whitefield. During this period complex neurosurgical procedures like Vestibular Schwannomas, Post Fossa tumors, complex spinal surgeries, spine tumors, brain and spine injuries, pediatric neurosurgery and many other complicated surgeries were carried out by the team.
Vydehi Institute of Neuro Sciences will function shortly. This centre will offer State of the Art comprehensive & contemporary Neuro care at an affordable cost. Neuro surgery, Neurology, Neuro Anesthesia, Neuro Radiology, Neuro Rehabilitation, Neuro Electrophysiology and Neuro Research will function under one roof. This kind of centre will be unique one among medical college hospitals and will benefit local, regional & national patients to avail of affordable Neuro care. The faculty shall include
– Dr. H. V Satish Babu, Professor & HOD Neuro Surgery
– Dr. Amaresh D, Asst Professor, Neuro Surgery
– Dr. P. C. Mohan, Professor & HOD Neurology
– Dr. Nithin Kumar, Asst Professor neurology
Neuro Surgery Department at Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre has been reorganized. Eminent Neuro surgeon Dr. H.V. Satish Babu will be the Professor & Head of the Department, Neurosurgery Division. He is trained in brain and Spinal surgery from the world renowned neurosurgical centre of Christian Medical College Vellore.
Doctor has presented various papers of these “Tracing sympathetics to a single thoracic segment in Macaca Radiata using Horse radish peroxidase enzyme”, “Surgical Management of Intramedullary Glial tumors – A Vellore experience”, “Protocol based management of acute head injury patients”, and “Acute spinal injuries – management dilemmas”, are note worthy.
He has received the Best Paper award for Allied Neuroscience from Neurological Society of India for his study on localization and arrangement of the sympathetic neurons in a thoracic segment of monkeys (macaca radiate) spinal cord using horse radish peroxidase enzyme. He has rich surgical experience in Cranial Surgeries, Spine Surgeries, Trauma, Stereotaxy, Radiosurgery, Radio Frequency lesion and functional Neurosurgery.
Doctor is responsible in setting various well equipped Neuro Trauma Centre in Bangalore. He has represented the institute in numerous National & International Neurosurgery conferences. His main interests are Neuro Critical Care, Spine Care and minimally invasive Neuro Surgery.
He is founder member of Indian Trauma Surgeons Society and presently the join secretary of the society.