National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore

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Department of Neurosurgery


Department of Neurosurgery

The department of neurosurgery provides state of the art care for patients suffering from surgical diseases of the nervous system. These diseases affect the brain, spinal cord, spine and peripheral nerves. The department is one of the largest in the country and caters to a diverse population of patients spread across the country. The trauma services offered by the department cater to patients from Bangalore and surrounding districts. The department offers surgical services through seven well equipped operating rooms which contain state of the art equipment required for performing microsurgical procedures.


=> Comprehensive care of neurosurgical patients using latest technological advances
=> Inclusive training of neurosurgery residents
=> Participation in contemporary neurosurgery research


The department of neurosurgery actively pursues various research areas. Clinical research in the form of patient studies, animal studies on various aspects of surgical technique, studies on brain function are performed by various faculty of the department. A large pool of patient data is available from which various factors affecting disease process are studied. A vibrant residency research program exists in which residents are allowed to participate in niche areas of neurosurgical research. The findings of such studies are presented in various fora and are well received in the neurosurgical community.

Courses offered

=> Master of Surgery (MS in General surgery)

Contact Details

Department of Neurosurgery
Hosur Road,
Bangalore - 560029,

Phone: +91-80-26995402 / 5403


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