Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute (MGMCRI)

A constituent college of

Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV), PUDUCHERRY



our team consists of efficient Neurosurgeons, neuro-nurses and technicians. A multi-disciplinary approach utilizing various departments provides inclusive patient care.

Surgeries offered and conditions treated

The High-end surgeries offered include Aneurysm surgery, Endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery, Microvascular decompression, Epilepsy surgery, Spine surgeries and surgery for Acoustic Neuromas among others.

The detailed list of conditions treated include:

Head injury (Round the clock emergency care)

  • Intacranial Bleed
  • Skull fractures
  • CSF rhinorrhoea
  • High tech ICU care for severe head injury
  • Critical Care for head injury patients
  • Intracranial pressure monitoring
  • Titanium Cranioplasty

Spine conditions

  • Neck pain, Arm pain, difficulty in walking due to cervical disc herniation and cervical spondylosis
  • Spondylosis
  • Back pain, Leg pain due to lumbar disc prolapse, lumbar canal stenosis and listhesis
  • Lumbago
  • Sciatica
  • Anomalies of the cranio-vertebral junction
    • Atlantoaxial subluxation
    • Basilar invagination
    • Chiari malformation
  • Difficulty walking due to compressive myelopathy
  • Syringomyelia
  • Spinal trauma
  • Spinal instability needing
  • instrumentation and fusion
  • Infections of the
  • spine including Tuberculosis
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Spinal column injuries
  • Tumours of the spine (intra-dural and extra-dural) including
    • Schwannoma
    • Neurofibroma
    • Meningioma
    • Metastases
    • Astrocytoma
    • Ependymoma
    • Tumours of the spinal column

Tumours and lesions of the scalp and skull

Brain tumours (meningeal, parenchymal, intraventricular, nerve tumours)

  • Gliomas
  • Metastases
  • Meningiomas
  • Vestibular
  • schwannomas /Acoustic neuromas
  • Pituitary tumours
  • Craniopharyngiomas
  • Skull base tumours
  • Other brain masses


  • Ventriculoperitoneal shunt
  • Thecoperitoneal shunt
  • Ventriculoatrial shunt

Cerebrovascular conditions

  • Aneurysms
  • Arteriorvenous malformations
  • Cavernous malformations
  • Intracranial hematomas
  • Stroke surgery


  • Tuberculous meningitis with hydrocephalus
  • Tuberculoma
  • Brain abscess
  • Subdural empyema
  • Skull osteomyelitis

Paediatric specific Neurosurgical conditions

  • Hydrocephalus
  • Chiari malformation
  • Tethered cord syndrome
  • Lipomyelomeningocoele
  • Split cord malformation
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Encephalocoeles
  • Brain tumours

Conditions in the elderly

  • Chronic subdural hematoma
  • Tumours
  • Normal pressure hydrocephalus (Programmable ventriculoperitoneal shunt)

Functional Neurosurgery

  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Glossopharyngeal neuralgia
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome